Doug Walker was the Assignment Manager at WLOX for 20 years, beginning in 1989, but has since gone back to his reporting roots. He also co-hosts WLOX News This Week, a weekly news magazine show with Dave Elliott.
Loaves and Fishes in Biloxi is celebrating its 35th year in operation. During that time, more than two million meals have been served. Each month, the soup kitchen provides 55,000 meals. Now, the operation needs your help.
The Pay Attention or Pay a Fine campaign runs through the end of October. And you can be sure you’ll see an increased law enforcement presence on the roads of South Mississippi during the next three weeks.
Tonight, family and friends are grieving the death of a 32-year-old man. His submerged SUV and body were recovered Monday morning from the murky waters of Parkers Lake, off Wade-Vancleave Road in Jackson County.
The late Frank E. Petersen Jr. was a unique military man. He was the first African-American Marine aviator and the service's first three-star general. His memory will live on forever on the high seas with the christening of the USS Petersen at Ingalls in Pascagoula Saturday.
In less than one week, uniformed officers with the Gulfport Police Department will have a bit more spending money in their pockets. A new step pay raise system is now in place, and yearly raises could be a much as $1,800 dollars, depending on longevity.
Friday, Elmer Stone has a permanent place in history. The name of the late Coast Guard commander and aviation pioneer will forever be on the side of the latest national security cutter being built at Ingalls Shipyard.