Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:13 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:13:35 GMT
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso around 9:30pmMore >>
One person is in critical condition and another behind bars after a shooting in Moss Point. According to Police Chief Keith Davis, a man from Pascagoula was shot twice in the upper torso area around 9:30 Monday night. Investigators say it happened on Church Street near the Hall Street intersection in a car.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:37:31 GMT
Some Jackson County supervisors don't want to see people carrying guns in parks and other public areas, despite a new gun law in the state.More >>
Some Jackson County supervisors don't want to see people carrying guns in parks and other public areas despite a new gun law in the state. As WLOX has reported, starting July 1st Mississippians will be able to openly carry a gun and other weapons with or without a permit. Some Jackson county leaders want to create a local ordinance to keep weapons in check.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:44 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:44:16 GMT
A fuel tank spewed gallons of gas into a street in D'Iberville Tuesday morning. D'Iberville officials said the truck was about to refuel the Shell station on Automall Parkway and Suzanne Drive when...More >>
A fuel tank spewed gallons of gas into a street in D'Iberville Tuesday morning. D'Iberville officials said the truck was about to refuel the Shell station on Automall Parkway and Suzanne Drive when the truck driver popped the tank and gas started spilling out.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 4:10 PM EDT2013-06-18 20:10:44 GMT
WWL-TV reports there has been a possible explosion in Washington Parish early Tuesday morning. The station stated on its website officials are on their way to the town of Isabel to investigate. According toMore >>
There was a gas line explosion early Tuesday morning, according to Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal. The gas fire is out, but trees in the area are still burning. More >>
This summer with gas prices climbing near four dollars a gallon you may be thinking what can I do with my family closer to home? We have the perfect answer for you- visit the Gulf Islands National Seashore. It is a gem.
Last year the seashore, which stretches from South Mississippi to Florida, was the ninth most visited national park in our country. Out of the five and a half million visitors, more than a million visited our Ocean Springs park or one of our barrier islands.
The camp grounds in Ocean Springs are first rate. Add to that the beauty of the bayou complete with song birds and an occasional alligator sighting and a museum spotlighting the importance of our marshes and estuaries, and you have an amazing experience.
Our barrier islands are some of the most picturesque in our country and accessible. There's a ferry to Ship Island and boaters can pull into the other islands.
Jim Dugan from Maryland visiting on the coast said it best, "You are not going to find many parks like this. It's very secluded. So it's one of a kind."
If gas prices do keep you closer to home this summer, you still have a wonderful place to enjoy nature, right on your front door step.
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