Stone County’s Kevin Conard remembered for his impact on the community

He was more than just a coach and teacher to his students. Kevin Conard was a mentor who left a lasting impact on the Stone County community. He died unexpectedly earlier this week.

Man hospitalized with flesh-eating bacteria after golf cart crash on beach

The man and his wife, a medical professional, went to multiple hospitals before he received treatment for the potentially life-threatening infection.
  • National

Pipeline operator says ‘normal operations’ have resumed

Gas shortages have been improving since a peak on Thursday night.


  Beloved Ocean Springs bar Kwitzky’s Dugout closing after 16 years

  Stone High honors athletic director Kevin Conard after sudden passing

  Coast health system celebrates National Hospital Week with optimism, some concerns

  Vancleave woman killed in crash remembered for her generous, giving spirit

  DPS’ mobile driver’s license program delayed until next year, will not meet statutory deadline

While waiting for a driver’s license in Mississippi has improved significantly, residents will have to wait even longer to get that ID in digital form.
  • Coronavirus

Virus testing strategies, opinions vary widely in US schools

Education and health officials around the country have taken different approaches to testing students and staff members.

  Coast teen overcoming the odds in fight with cancer as she checks off her bucket list

  Coast businesses cautiously optimistic as safety restrictions begin to ease

  Gulfport police honor officers who died in the line of duty

Colorado man has truck stolen in Jackson with pet dog still inside: ‘I can’t go home without him’

  Great Southern Golf Club has new owner, but future remains uncertain

Miss. Medical Marijuana Association: Supreme Court ruling devastating to patients, voters

  Investigators seek answers in Jackson County 1993 cold case

Hard hat from Seacor Power found on Texas coast 600 miles from vessel

  • Coronavirus

CDC: Schools should require masks until end of school year

The recommendation to continue COVID-19 prevention strategies like the use of face masks and social distancing is aimed at providing safe in-person instruction.


  Mississippi Gulf Coast men’s tennis looking to make big impact in national tournament

Egg Bowl returns to Thanksgiving night this year

The Egg Bowl is returning to Thanksgiving night.


  Mississippi Supreme Court overturns voter-approved medical marijuana Initiative 65

One person killed in crash on Tradition Parkway

  201 COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths reported Friday in Mississippi

  Hundreds fill Coast Coliseum for MGCCC’s in-person graduation

  Tomcat for Life: Stone County mourns loss of athletic director Kevin Conard

Stone High Athletic Director Kevin Conard died suddenly Wednesday afternoon while cutting his grass.
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WWII veteran, 95, becomes oldest organ donor in US history

The liver transplant recipient, a woman in her 60s, is doing well.

  Bridging the great health divide: Stroke care in Mississippi

  Living the American dream: Immigrants take oath of citizenship in Gulfport

  MSDH announces support of COVID immunization effort for 12-15 year olds

  Biloxi NAACP demanding footage of crossfire between police, murder suspect