Monday, May 20 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:54:08 GMT
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned. According to DMR Public Relations Manager Lauren Thompson said DMR received a report about the incident around 6:30 p.m.More >>
A Vancleave man was rescued around 7 Sunday evening after his kayak overturned.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:53 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:53:06 GMT
Community members and fellow classmates of Natalie Hightower are gathering tonight for a candlelight vigil in her honor. The 12-year-old Vancleave Middle School student underwent surgery this past MondayMore >>
They came, looking like a sea of orange--Natalie's favorite color, more than 200 strong.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:54 AM EDT2013-05-20 10:54:09 GMT
This morning a Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) team is meeting with law enforcement agents about assisting in an animal rescue. HSSM released few details on the Monday rescue. They wouldn'tMore >>
This morning a Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) team is meeting with law enforcement agents about assisting in an animal rescue.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:08:12 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
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.
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 >>
Ungrateful, unbelievable, hypocritical- that's how we and a lot of South Mississippians feel about our congressman, Steven Palazzo, voting against the hurricane Sandy relief bill which passed the U.S. House. The $10 billion aid package will help shore up the National Flood Insurance Program and pay New Jersey and New York residents who were insured and flooded. A larger Sandy relief bill will be considered later this month.
By voting against the Sandy relief, our congressman basically said south Mississippi doesn't care. While we agree that the national flood insurance program must be revamped, you should not penalize the people who are struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy.
When Hurricane Katrina slammed into Mississippi, New York's congressional delegation came here and saw our need. Has Mr. Palazzo been to New York or New Jersey? Has he offered those storm victims a ray of hope?
Federal aid was not only welcomed here after Katrina, it was vital to our recovery. Palazzo's vote clearly does not recognize that and makes the congressman appear to care more about his political agenda than helping storm victims.
Rebuilding after a natural disaster is not the time to vote as Palazzo said, on principle. Imagine if congressional leaders had voted on principle after Katrina, how devastating that would have been to our recovery.
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