Ray Price is a New Orleans native and news has always been a big part of his life. While other two-year-olds were reading Dr. Seuss and watching Saturday morning cartoons, Ray was reading the Times-Picayune and watching early morning news shows.
He joined the WLOX News Team after graduating from Loyola University New Orleans. He is also a proud alumnus of Brother Martin High School.
Before coming to South Mississippi, Ray worked for the New Orleans Pelicans, and Crimestoppers of New Orleans. Ray also spent two years polishing his journalism skills as an intern at WDSU where he helped cover the Lafayette theatre shooting, high profile trials, and Mardi Gras.
Some fun facts about Ray: He is fluent in French, is a published fashion model and actor, has a twin sister, and loves to watch Jeopardy.
The Pascagoula River Tribe is trying to find ways to rediscover their native roots. The Live Oak Historical Festival featured stories, traditional songs, and ended things with a hoop prayer dance that people had the chance to learn on their own.
How do you get young people interested in maybe pursuing a career in the aviation or automotive industry? Put them right behind the cockpit of a plane if they want to be pilots or have them look under the hood of a flashy sports car.
On Saturday, the American Martial Art and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy opened its doors for a Parent & Child Anti-Bullying Workshop, teaching them how to protect themselves against common attacks like punches and rear tackles.