Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:34:41 GMT
NOTE: Photos and videos will be added to this story later in the evening. The Walthall County Sheriffs Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppyMore >>
Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains were mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.More >>
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 >>
Monday, May 20 2013 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-20 20:42:47 GMT
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 >>
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.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
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 >>
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -
Pascagoula is now one step closer to having its own museum to display and preserve more than 300 years or maritime history in the state. Thursday, the Mississippi Maritime and Warship Museum leaders signed papers to take ownership of two buildings at the old Pascagoula High School.
"Our history goes back 300 years. Now we want to take it and put it in the right context for students and the next generation of children," Group Member Robert Hardy said.
The old school buildings will provide a fresh new start for a vision that's been years in the making.
"This project started back in '07. The City of Pascagoula was contacted to see if we had any interest in creating a maritime museum, including the USS Ticonderoga, which was designed here at Ingalls. We have been working on this project ever since," President Pat Keen said.
It will cost around $800,000 to rehab, but group members are counting on grant funding and contributions from the public to help.
"In the first phase, this will allow us to get going and collect memorabilia and develop a world-class museum. We hope in another three, four, five years we can move to Lowery Island, where we can develop a new world-class museum to bring in the Ticonderoga or another big ship," Vice-President Jack Hoover said.
The team was also excited to show its first donation.
"This is called Engagement at First Light. It's an oil painting," Hoover said.
These maritime enthusiasts are confident this painting will be the first of many as they continue to turn this place into museum of great history.
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