When four-year-old Luna Gonzalez and her twin sister Gianella let their balloon go four months ago, their family had no way of knowing that the fun holiday activity would lead to a new friendship hundreds of miles away.
Media outlets across Central Ohio are reporting that a 15-year-old girl was shot and killed by Columbus police as the nation waited for the verdict in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd.
Throughout Ocean Springs, campaign signs for the two candidates running for mayor, Kenny Holloway and Melanie Allen, are on almost every corner. The primary runoff election is on April 27 with the winner becoming mayor of Ocean Springs.
The 12-mile Turkey Creek is part of a 17,000-acre floodplain that is critical to draining rain waters from Long Beach to Bayou Bernard. There have been numerous studies and plans made but little action to prevent the creek from flooding the communities that surround it.