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Air pollution problem in Pascagoula

Concerned citizens in an area of Jackson County have decided to take their life and safety into their own hands. Residents of the Cherokee neighborhood in Pascagoula have joined forces with the Gulf Restoration Network to attempt to resolve ongoing issues with Halter Marine over environmental concer

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-20 23:44:18

Boyfriend found guilty of killing Pascagoula native Jessie Bardwell

A Jackson man has been found guilty of murder in the killing of Pascagoula native Jessie Bardwell, 27, the Dallas Morning News reported. A jury in Richardson, Texas, returned the guilty verdict Wednesday afternoon against Jason Lowe, 28, who is originally from Jackson. Valerie Wigglesworth, a report

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-20 20:40:00

Bozo's burglary in Pascagoula

The hunt for the Bozo's burglar in Pascagoula continues today. Just last Thursday around 9 p.m., a man wearing a green t-shirt and hat was seen breaking in the front door and walking through the seafood market with a backpack. Surveillance footage shows the man reaching for the cash register, where

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-19 02:13:00

Rep. David Sessions seeks Alabama state Senate seat

David Sessions Alabama State Rep. David Sessions, R-Grand Bay, is seeking the state Senate seat being vacated by Bill Hightower, who is running for governor. Sessions, in a news release Wednesday, announced he will seek the state Senate District 35 seat that covers south Mobile County from Grand Bay

AL.COM - 2017-09-20 18:35:37

"I was like, we're going to die," Students say MCPSS bus driver tried to beat train

A Mobile County Public School bus driver is on administrative leave. Students say she tried to run across the tracks and beat a train on their ride home. Two Grand Bay middle school students say they had a scary bus ride home Tuesday. "I was like we're going to die," one 7th grader said. "We we're g

LOCAL15TV.COM - 2017-09-20 21:19:33

Indoor softball facility, new gyms coming to Coast schools

Local school districts are investing millions of dollars in new athletic facilities for use by the students and in some cases for community events. These projects top the list of $3.6 million in commercial development in South Mississippi over the past two weeks. Building permits have been issued fo

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Graphic testimony heard after man accused of killing Jessie Bardwell takes the stand

A man accused of killing a woman with Pascagoula roots took the stand yesterday in a Richardson, Texas courtroom. Jason Lowe, 28, is accused in the May 2016 slaying of Jessie Bardwell. Lowe was Bardwell's boyfriend at the time of her death. Bardwell, 27, had moved to Richardson, a suburb north of Da

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 16:16:00

Pine Belt high school football schedule (Week 6)

Region play begins Friday for schools in classes 1A, 5A and 6A in Mississippi. That means Hattiesburg, Oak Grove, Petal, Sacred Heart, Lumberton, East Marion, West Jones, South Jones, Laurel and Wayne County will start fighting for playoff spots this week. PCS began district play last week. Here i

HATTIESBURG AMERICAN - 2017-09-19 12:56:07

One in critical condition after shooting in Moss Point

Authorities in Moss Point are actively investigating a shooting which occurred Monday on Tela Drive. At 11:30 p.m., police received a call of a man suffering from a single gunshot wound to his pelvis while at his residence. Officers responded to the scene. Witnesses told officers that an unknown bl

WXXV25.COM - 2017-09-19 20:08:21

Man critically wounded in shooting, Moss Point police chief says

A Moss Point man was critically wounded in shooting Monday, police say. Moss Point Police Cheif Calvin Hutchinson said DeMarkese Williams, 28, is in critical condition after receiving a single gunshot wound to his pelvis. The shooting happened at 4207 Tela Drive. Hutchinson said Williams was robbed

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 16:27:00

Gautier taxpayers will soon be digging deeper into their pockets

Taxes are going up in Gautier and not by a little. The city is increasing the millage rate by 3.3 mils, and the Pascagoula-Gautier School District is increasing taxes by almost 4 mils. That means the owner of a 200,000 home in the city will see a tax increase of about $160 a year. Why are school t

WLOX - 2017-09-19 20:18:02

They're raising taxes, too? Gautier leaders left out of the loop on school's increase

Gautier residents are getting hit with a double tax increase - voted in by two entities, two days apart. The city advertised its plans to increase taxes in order to offer firefighters, police and key city jobs a raise. The City Council voted in a hike of 3.3 mills, about $66 a year for a $200,000 h

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-18 20:15:00

A look at other children diagnosed with rare brain tumors in Jackson County

Though three Ocean Springs-area children have suffered from the rare and inoperable brain tumor known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, at least two other Jackson County children have died of a brain tumor and two more have been diagnosed with tumors. Here's a look at those cases:Gracie

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Nobody knows - not even doctors - what causes a rare brain cancer that kills children

Parents want to know why their three children have suffered from the same rare and deadly brain tumor in a relatively small geographic area of Ocean Springs. An Ocean Springs pediatrician reported the third case of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, to the Mississippi State Department of He

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Energetic 6-year-old had his first kiss before a rare brain tumor took his life

From the time he could crawl, Jaxon Schoenberger loved sports. His parents say it was fitting that the little athlete's first word was "ball." "All day every day, it was sports," said his father, Tyler Schoenberger. "He wanted to practice baseball constantly or throw the football for hours. He was

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

A rare brain tumor is killing their 7-year-old. Still, they hope for a miracle.

Angel Myers is lying beside her daughter, longing for the healthy little girl she used to be. She wants "my Bug" back. The little girl who accessorized her princess gowns with sparkly necklaces for fashion shows in the living room. The caped and masked Ninja child who snuck over to crank up the the

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Kids nearby have the same rare tumor that killed his daughter. He wants to know why.

A portrait of the little girl with brown eyes and hair pulled back in a bun for a dance routine hangs on a wall in her parents' doughnut shop. The dates of Sophia Mohler's birth and death are inscribed on a small gold plate at the bottom of frame. June 4, 2002 - September 7, 2010. The photo is a tr

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

A close-knit community wrapped its arms around the Myers family when they needed it most

The pillow Sophia Myers carries with her wherever she goes is colorfully etched with messages from friends offering hope and encouragement to the 7-year-old who is suffering with a deadly brain tumor. "Love you, Sophia," one friend writes, "Feel better soon sweet girl." Another says, "I miss you So

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Tractor rig hits historic bridge that's now closed

VANCLEAVE, Miss. (AP) - The historic Red Creek Bridge will remain closed while state engineers inspect it following a crash that damaged its steel trusses and left a hole in the bridge deck. The Sun Herald reports Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Chase Elkins says a track hoe was being pulled by

MERIDIAN STAR - 2017-09-20 07:03:19

Cocaine - lots of it - was thrown out a window at a traffic stop, affidavit says

A man who told officers he was returning to Houston for disaster relief work threw more than 5 pounds of cocaine out of his window during a traffic stop, an affidavit said. Derrick D'Angelo Edwards, 41, threw the cocaine out of his passenger window Thursday night during a traffic stop on Interstate

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-09-19 10:00:00