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The search in Moss Point is over. The body of 55-year-old boater Timothy Gordon has been pulled from the Escatapwa River. Now investigators are saying marijuana may have been involved in the accident.
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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 >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:04:19 GMT
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started three decades ago.More >>
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started at the school three decades ago. Thousands of students consider him the "coolest" teacher around.More >>
CENTREVILLE, MS (WAFB) -
Shattered pieces are what remain
after high winds dropped a huge tree on the house Dorothy Dixon has called home
for 50 years. Dorothy's shock is coupled with relief, thankful that neither she
nor her family members were nearby when the storm ripped through Centreville,
"My son's guitar is hanging and
if he would have been here he would have been on bed playing his guitar," said
Chris Bannan of the National
Weather Service surveys the path of destruction in Amite County and is
convinced it's the work of what he believes was at least an F-1 possibly an F-2
Across the county line in Wilkinson, John Templeton is already in
clean-up mode just hours after his property was ravaged by the tornado.
"The power company is working on
all the lines. That's all we can do," said Templeton.
The damage from the tornado in
Centreville is unmistakable but for Bannan and others who analyze these storms,
it's how the public heeded the warnings that made all the difference.
"So far we're finding people are
getting their information and getting it a lot of different ways," said Bannan.
"Right now we are only seeing one injury and people actually took precautions
and got into closets and center parts of their house which is very positive
from an aspect that we want to look at storm safety."
Looking at the bright side is
something Dorothy is doing as well, despite knowing she has to rebuild from
"It's going to take a while to
clean all this up. It's going to be hard but we can do it," said Dixon.
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