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 >>
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -
Work has begun on the 2013 edition of the St. Jude Dream Home. Again this year it is in the Tradition Community off of Highway 67. The home, when finished, will be about 3,400 square feet heating and cooled, with a large outdoor kitchen and several patios.
Randy Mason of Mason Trendsetters, is the general contractor.
"This house has more heart than any home I have ever built," Mason said.
The long time contractor is donating his time.
The work that St. Jude does, has a special place in his heart. Mason and his wife lost a 10-year-old granddaughter to cancer a few years ago.
"It just means a lot to me to be able to be part of making sure we can help kids and other families so they do not experience the kind of loss that we suffered," he said.
Ticket sales from last years home raised about $700,000. Real estate agent Jacki Dalexander is working with Mason on the home. She said they are hoping to set an all time record for ticket sales of a St. Jude home on the coast.
Most of the materials will be donated by various companies and organizations in South Mississippi.
Each ticket costs $100 and the lucky winner will walk away with a home valued at about half a million bucks.
Tickets go on sale January 24, and the drawing will be held April 14.
Fundraisers like this are vital to St. Jude. It costs about $1.8 million a day to run the hospital. Best of all, no patient ever pays a dime.
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