Bay Saint Louis, MS

5 teens arrested after allegedly shooting Uber driver, stealing car

SLIDELL - Five New Orleans teenagers were caught in Slidell and are accused of shooting a New Orleans Uber driver and stealing their car Tuesday. According to the Slidell Police Department, officers found the teenagers and the car near John Slidell Park. Officers found three guns in the car and said they believe the group was waiting at the park, scouting for another victim to carjack.
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Gulfport man charged with DUI causing death

A Gulfport man has been charged with aggravated DUI causing death as a result of an April 12 crash. Wilbur Gene Barr, 50, was booked into the Harrison County jail and is held on a $250,000 bond set by Justice Judge Louise Ladner pending an initial appearance. Harrison County Sheriff...
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Advocates condemn killing of Mississippi transgender woman

GULFPORT, Miss (AP) — LGBTQ advocates say the recent fatal shooting of a 27-year-old Black transgender woman along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast reflects a disturbing pattern of violence against an already marginalized group. According to the Human Rights Campaign, Shawmaynè Giselle Marie’s death on June 21 is at least the 18th violent killing of a transgender or gender-nonconforming […]

Long Beach Boys Basketball Coach Resigns

At the Long Beach School Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, June 28, the resignation letter of Long Beach High School’s Boys Basketball Coach; Nick Coln, was accepted by the board. Coln expressed his interest moving closer to home in North Mississippi and proceeding with a new opportunity. “Long...
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Pass Christian Is the Mississippi Beach Town You've Probably Never Heard Of

Affectionately known as "The Pass" to locals and devoted visitors, it's common knowledge that Pass Christian is the place where problems, stress, and worries of the world come to pass. Incorporated in 1848, the tiny Coastal Mississippi town of fewer than 7,000 people has kept a low profile over the years, with nearby Gulfport, Bay St. Louis, and Ocean Springs getting most of the out-of-town draw. However, those who are in on Pass Christian's secret are privy to miles of pristine white-sand coastline, beautiful historic architecture, and unbeatable small-town charm.

Shore Thing Fishing Report 6/30/2022

Speckled trout fishing may be hot - but it's hard to resist the lure of going after the "Big Fish." - by Sonny Schindler, Shore Thing Fishing Charters ​. You can still load up on speckled trout at the nearshore reefs, barrier islands and in the Louisiana Marsh. Honestly, I think the trout fishing is just going to keep getting better, too! Even with the incredible speckled trout fishing, we have been spending a few days chasing the “Big Fish.”

New law against catalytic converter theft effective Friday

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) - A new law to curb catalytic converter theft and more goes into effect Friday. “We all see it. It’s very common,” Gulfport Police Chief Adam Cooper told WLOX. “It’s a load on the person it happens to. It’s very expensive to get repaired because it’s an expensive item taken right off the car, and it’s not very well protected under the vehicle.”

Singing River Health System appoints new CEO

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - The first ever woman CEO of Singing River Health System has officially been appointed. The Board of Trustees announced Thursday morning that Tiffany Murdock will serve as Chief Executive Officer after serving as interim CEO since February. “On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we are...

Reward offered for informaton on 1999 cold case

A reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest in a 1999 cold case. Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers said in a press release that the family of Kevin Slater and its organization is offering the $5,000 reward. Slater was found shot to death in his car about...

The Grand Bay Watermelon Festival headlines this 4th of July Weekend’s 5 Things To Do, brought to you by Mountain Dew

First up we have the 48th annual Grand Bay Watermelon Festival coming up this Sunday and Monday at the Odd Fellows Festival Park from 3-7pm on Sunday and 10am-6pm on Monday, all being capped off by Fireworks in celebration of the birth of our nation! There will be all types of entertainment for the entire family to enjoy as well, with food trucks and of course watermelon! So make sure you come on out to the Grand Bay Watermelon Festival!
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Family in need after devastating fire destroys home

Picayune residents Teela Hayes, Arlando Bradford and their three children lost their home due to a fire that occurred the night of Friday, June 24. No one was harmed since the home was unoccupied during the fire but everything they owned was in it. Picayune Fire Marshal Josh Abercrombie said...

Ten Memorial residency students honored at White Coat Ceremony

Memorial Hospital’s second class of residency students received their white coats. This evening, residency physicians, their families, and hospital staff gathered for a white coat ceremony. Ten new residency students kicked off their journey as physicians to care for patients along the Coast. These new doctors come from all...

Celebrate 4th of July in the Magnolia State

July is just around the corner, and we’re ready to herald in the month with lots of red, white, and blue festivities, fireworks, and many events to honor Independence Day. If you don’t have your plans finalized yet, don’t worry! There are many exciting and fun events throughout the Magnolia State.

PHOTO: Hayden Dunhurst's Ole Miss career likely over with MLB Draft looming

Based on an Instagram story post from Hayden Dunhurst's personal Instagram account, it appears that the catcher's career in an Ole Miss uniform is likely over, with the Major League Baseball Draft coming in a few weeks. The Carriere, Mississippi native and former Gold Glove winner was previously drafted out...