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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 >>
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The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday. The HSSM assisted the Humane SocietyMore >>
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
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Monday, May 20 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:41:59 GMT
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday. Once deputies arrived to the home theyMore >>
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday.More >>
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -
"Happy Mardi Gras," said parade spectator Marie Hall.
Those words echoed through the crowd as hands were raised, ready to catch and throw beads.
For first timers to Mardi Gras veterans, it was a day of excitement.
"My goal is just to have fun," said Hall.
Hall travels to the Coast from Florida every year to spend time with her grandsons.
They brought special gear for the occasion.
"Well they do this," said Hall's grandsons as they flipped open their glasses.
As the parade rolled through downtown Gulfport, royalty lead the way.
King Jupiter was represented by Tony Marengo.
Queen Leda was represented by Anne Garner.
Some danced to the music and others had a unique method of getting beads.
Vehicles were dressed up with beads and some people seemed weighed down by the amount around their necks.
People caught the beads and others were hit by them flying through the air.
Beside the floats, there was another show full of clowns.
"Dear Jesus, I repent of my sins," said the clowns to a crowd.
The men traveled from across the country with No Greater Love Ministries.
"Jesus, Jesus," sang the clowns to children.
Their goofy rendition had a deeper meaning, aiming to spread the message of Jesus Christ.
That message was heard loud and clear by 9-year-old Keeleigh Stockstill.
"Jesus is in your heart so it's real fun," said Keeleigh.
It was a day full of color and fun, making one and all say they'll be back next year.
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