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 >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:31:16 GMT
Coastal residents added their voices to those calling for the end of energy policies that hurt the environment. The Hands Across the Sand demonstrations took place on beaches around the world on Saturday.More >>
Coastal residents added their voices to those calling for the end of energy policies that hurt the environment. The Hands Across the Sand demonstrations took place on beaches around the world on Saturday. In South Mississippi, the concern centered around the state government's plan to allow offshore drilling off coastal waters.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.
Saturday, May 18 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-19 02:00:33 GMT
Life through the eyes of a child is often thought to be innocent and colorful. But, that life isn't the same experience for kids who are blind and visually impaired. That's why every year, MississippiMore >>
Every year, Mississippi Lions club puts on a Sea and Sun camp for kids ages 5 to 15 who are visually impaired, giving them the opportunity to experience the fun they often miss out on.More >>
LAS VEGAS (WLOX) -
Miss Mississippi Marie Wicks enters day two of the Miss America competition Wednesday in Las Vegas. Wednesday night, the Ocean Springs and Ole Miss grad competes in the talent portion of the competition. Marie is a brilliant classical pianist, so we are expecting this to be one terrific night.
Late Wednesday morning, we in the media will have an opportunity to meet the judges, including Good Morning America's Sam Champion, and the long time host of Entertainment Tonight, Mary Hart.
I will also have a chance to chat with Marie Wednesday, as she seeks to become the 92nd Miss America. More on that on our facebook page and here on WLOX.com.
Tuesday night, Marie competed in the preliminary event for both swimsuit and evening gown. Although she did not win, she looked beautiful, poised and confident.
Be sure to watch WLOX Saturday night for the Miss America pageant. You can root for Marie at home while we let those in the auditorium know that we Mississippians can be mighty loud.
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