Thursday, May 23 2013 3:58 PM EDT2013-05-23 19:58:59 GMT
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-old Brandon Pierce allegedly set his dog on fire Tuesday night. The suspect told deputies he torched the dog because he "wanted to help the dog go to heaven."More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 11:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 03:15:57 GMT
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night. Several WLOX viewers called our newsroom to tell us about it. One person called whileMore >>
Part of the coast is being invaded this week by termites. Millions swarmed across Harrison County Wednesday night.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 9:25 AM EDT2013-05-23 13:25:10 GMT
The search is on in north Picayune for two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee. Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were last seen leaving a mobile home on Pea Ridge Road in Picayune.More >>
Two fugitive brothers wanted out of Tennessee were captured around 6:30 Thursday morning according to Pearl River Sheriff's Department. According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jessy and Jeffrey Marchbanks were caught at the corner of Ozona Richardson Road and Richardson Road just after sunrise. That's the same general area authorities had searched Wednesday and early Thursday morning.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:19 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:19:04 GMT
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi. After receiving calls and posts from many of our WLOX viewers concernedMore >>
Don't panic. It's normal. That's what pest control specialists are saying about the swarms of termites spotted across south Mississippi.More >>
HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -
Hurricane Isaac has taken a toll on the Wolf River. Some people living off Tucker Road said the river hasn't been this high due to flooding in the past 30 years.
"This is the biggest flood I seen," Lewis Page said.
Some of those living on the Wolf River feel as though it's Katrina all over again.
"I mean Katrina was abnormal to this," Page said. "This one here, I mean Katrina water came in and out up in here, but this one here, it's holding."
"I think that this flood is going to break all records historically on the Wolf River," Joe Feil said.
Feil has lived and ran his canoeing business on the Wolf River for 30 years. As we rode by his home, it was hard to envision more than 13 feet of pilings were hidden underneath the water. He remembers back in 2005 when Katrina's surge came to the top of his shingles. Although that was a high surge, he said he has never seen flooding reach this high.
"I was in my house when the water started coming inside my house," Feil said. "It's just a sad, unavoidable thing. Nobody made the storm, it's just the way it is."
When water continuously crept in, Feil decided it was time to flee to safer ground.
"My plan from here is to wait for the river to go down. Look at what the damage is and see what can be done to get back in business," Feil said.
Page said he is still flooded out of his home, but plans to return as soon as he can.
"It's part of us living back here," Page said. "You know we love it back here."
There have not been any reports of people injured from the flooding in the Wolf River.
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