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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
SAUCIER, MS (WLOX) -
It's said to be the most wonderful time of the year and many of the people you met in Saucier will gladly agree.
"We love Christmas. That's our favorite time of the year. The best time of the year," Debbie Bond said.
The excitement is understandable. When you're surrounded by decorative floats, Christmas décor and even holiday themed animals you can't help, but get into the spirit of the holiday spirit.
To ensure that no one has trouble jumping on board with the season joy, the good folks of Saucier brought Christmas to the community.
"We really have a lot of fun. We throw all sorts of stuff. Kids can catch beads and even coloring books. It's really fun," Bond said.
The parade's Grand Marshall Mary Aycock, manages the local food pantry. She was asked to lead the parade by local firemen who wanted to honor her for her contributions to the city. She says she had no problem leading the way.
"I'm glad to see that Saucier is continuing to have a parade, and I hope it will grow in the future. It's something good an positive for the community. We get a lot of negative news here in Saucier, and I'm glad to see something positive," Aycock said.
A group also honored to be a part of the holiday march, the Harrison Central Junior ROTC Corps.
"We're here to support the parade and throw candy to the kids. Just have a good ol' time and celebrate Christmas," Brett Williams said.
For those who are still having a hard time getting into the spirit, the parade's Grand Marshall has a message for you.
"Christmas is God's blessing to the world. It is truly God's blessing to the world. If people can't be happy at Christmas time, they're in trouble," Aycock said.
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