It's WLOX News Director Brad Kessie. Wait until you see the buzz around Gulfport's Jones Park. Organizers of this weekend's Gulfport Music Fest are setting up stages and tents. They expect thousands of people to gather on the waterfront for three days of great entertainment. You'll see the music fest preparations on WLOX News at 6:00.
Be sure to watch Thursday's 4 O'clock Show and WLOX News at 5:00. Dave Elliott will be at Jones Park to Celebrate Mississippi. He'll talk with one of the entertainers on the weekend lineup. And he'll take us behind the scenes for a sneak peek at Gulfport's second music festival. Our trip to Gulfport is part of the WLOX celebrating 50 years together with our neighbors' campaign.
Tonight, we meet an artist who's been using her talent to decorate schools for more than 40 years. Susie Necaise creates elaborate props, sets and other decorations for school plays, programs and hallways by using of cardboard. You'll see only see the talented artist if you watch WLOX News at 6:30, on Cable One channel 61, digital channel 457, or channel 13-2.
For years, Ocean Springs debated whether a sportsplex could be built on Highway 57. The city finally signed off on the often controversial project. And next month, the fields should be finished. Tonight, some Ocean Springs kids will be out at the park to see where they're about to play their games. Elizabeth Vowell takes you to the sportsplex on WLOX News at 10:00.