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 >>
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 >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
While Mardi Gras Krewes of Jupiter and Juno rolled through downtown Baton Rouge, some people along the route were plagued with the urge to go to the bathroom... but with nowhere to go.
David Lee manages the Capitol Creamery on North Blvd. He says he had dozens of requests to use the restroom this past weekend. "I think they should have restrooms along the route," says Lee. Lee says he would support an ordinance requiring parades to provide the portable potties.
Metro Councilman John Delgado says he will look into an ordinance. Currently there is no provision for parade krewes to provide portable potties. "There've obviously been a lot of complaints about the parades this past weekend," says Delgado. "I know some of the larger parades, like Spanish Town, provides porta potties without being required by the council."
"We put out 75 port o'lets throughout the parade route, that's in reply to the community asking us for something along the way in that area for their convenience if you will," says Bill Brumfield board member to Spanish Town parade.
But Brumfield thinks the toilets are a good idea but he is against an ordinance that would allow the city to force the parades to provide the facilities. "I think each parade should take their own action and I don't want to say what we're doing, everybody has to," says Brumfield.
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