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The Shed in Ocean Springs won first place in both the Whole Hog and Poultry categories this weekend at the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.More >>
A South Mississippi BBQ joint is bringing home top honors from a prestigious competition. The Shed in Ocean Springs won first place in both the Whole Hog and Poultry categories this weekend at the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.More >>
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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 >>
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We are nearing the end of the Spring season and for the Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) they are in the middle of kitten season. They are over their capacity of cats storing some in boardMore >>
We are nearing the end of the Spring season and for the Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) they are in the middle of kitten season.More >>
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials...More >>
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.More >>
It's been less than 10 months since the world record for a lottery prize. On Saturday night, it could conceivably fall once again.More >>
It's all about the odds, and one single ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials disclosed Sunday.More >>
LONG BEACH, MS (WLOX) -
Harry Stamps probably never thought his life story would be the type of thing to go viral online, but that's exactly what's happening with the Long Beach man's cleverly written obituary.
The 80-year-old Mr. Stamps was a former government and sociology professor for Gulf Coast Community College, who also served his country in Korea. He taught thousands of Mississippians during his life, but it's his obituary that's giving the world one last lesson in how to love yourself, and leave a little happiness behind, even to those who never knew you.
Besides being remembered as a "ladies' man, foodie, natty dresser, and accomplished traveler," Harry Stamps is also being hailed for his signature BLT sandwiches, his "life-long love affair with deviled eggs," and " buttermilk served in martini glasses garnished with cornbread."
"He excelled at growing camellias, rebuilding houses after hurricanes, rocking, eradicating mole crickets from his front yard, composting pine needles, living within his means, outsmarting squirrels, never losing a game of competitive sickness, and reading any history book he could get his hands on. He loved to use his oversized "old man" remote control, which thankfully survived Hurricane Katrina, to flip between watching The Barefoot Contessa and anything on The History Channel," the obit read.
It went on to detail how he "particularly fancied smart women, and married his main squeeze Ann Moore, a home economics teacher, almost 50 years ago, with whom they had two girls Amanda Lewis of Dallas, and Alison of Starkville."
"Harry took fashion cues from no one. His signature every day look was all his: a plain pocketed T-shirt designed by the fashion house Fruit of the Loom, his black-label elastic waist shorts worn above the navel and sold exclusively at the Sam's on Highway 49, and a pair of old school Wallabees (who can even remember where he got those?) that were always paired with a grass-stained MSU baseball cap."
And here's the part where Harry really would have wanted you to pay attention: He particularly hated Day Light Saving Time, which he referred to as "The Devil's Time."
Harry's passing on Saturday, the very day he would have had to spring his clock forward, is viewed by his family as his final protest. In fact, they're even asking that in honor of Harry, you write your Congressman and ask for the repeal of Day Light Saving Time.
"Harry wanted everyone to get back on the Lord's Time."
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