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.
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.
As a dangerous situation was unfolding about a mile away from Neco’s Family Market in Pass Christian, the employees inside of the store were making sure the police officers working the scene were fed and hydrated after spending hours in the sun.
The beaches in Hancock and Harrison counties remain closed due to the toxic blue-green algae bloom, but some people could be seen casting their lines out into the Mississippi Sound on Saturday morning.
According to the American Radio Relay League, Field Day is the single most popular on-the-air event held annually in the U.S. and Canada. The point of the radio field day is to make contact with as many other radio operators in the span of 24 hours.
As a young fireman, Skellie thought about becoming a lieutenant and then battalion chief. But some changes happened where he ended up being on the administrative side of the department as an inspector.