Friday, May 24 2013 6:49 AM EDT2013-05-24 10:49:03 GMT
It's a voyage that helps introduce tourists to those small waterfront towns that they may not ordinarily think to visit. A cruise ship docked in Biloxi on Wednesday night. Then on Thursday, passengersMore >>
It's a voyage that helps introduce tourists to those small waterfront towns that they may not ordinarily think to visit. A cruise ship docked in Biloxi on Wednesday night. Then on Thursday, passengers visited several attractions including the Biloxi lighthouse and the visitors center. The Grande Caribe set sail from New Orleans and will continue on until it reaches St. Petersburg. Crew members said it's the stops along the way that makes these small cruises stand out.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 5:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:38:18 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 >>
Socks, the dog reportedly burned this week by his owner, has died. That word comes from a George County Sheriff's deputy. Socks succumbed to injuries suffered after 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 >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:07 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:07:07 GMT
"Study the past if you would define the future." Those words were once said by Confucius and those are the words the Historical Society of Gulfport strives toward for its city. Wednesday, that societyMore >>
Hoping to highlight Gulfport's history, members will be making that building a museum and welcome center for the city.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday - she lost.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday, she lost.More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
LSU is just over a week away from by far its biggest game of the season, as top-ranked Alabama rolls into Baton Rouge and once again, the football team is dealing with some negative publicity.
Tyrann Mathieu, Jordan Jefferson, Karnell Hatcher and Derrick Bryant were arrested on drug charges Thursday.
Even though the former Tigers no longer suit up in purple and gold on Saturdays, fans were still passionate in their reaction.
Word of the arrests quickly became common knowledge at Walk-On's Bar and Grill, with some folks disappointed and others not surprised to hear the news.
"It just shows I can get kicked off once and say I will get help and get in trouble for it again and it's alright," said Joshua Ashcraft. "People just don't seem to get it."
"It gives us a negative image," said Garrett Remson. "We're trying to bounce back from all the negative and it happens again."
Most of the reaction from people centered on former defensive back Tyrann Mathieu, who just months after being kicked off the football team for failing a drug test, is now once again charged with drug possession.
"He was going to be a pro and he threw it all away over weed," said Dylan Viola.
"He threw away his college career and probably threw his first round pick," added Brand Applewhite. "He should have had an eye opener, but I guess not."
Still others remained optimistic the former players can bounce back from this run-in with the law.
"It's a sad thing that happened, but it's life and you live and you learn and that's it," said Lionell Sellers.
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