BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – Trailing #19 Mississippi State 5-1 in the bottom of the first, Matt Riser took it upon himself to re-focus his Southeastern Louisiana squad. “You’re dealing with 18 to 22 year old young men who have the attention span of a gnat sometimes,” the Picayune and PRCC... Read More.
Ole Miss latched onto Matt Luke’s Mississippi ties when he was elevated to the top job in July 2017 following Hugh Freeze’s resignation, but there’s still work to be done for the Rebels on the recruiting trail. The school doubled down on that Magnolia State connection when the Gulfport... Read More.
The USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) set sail from Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula on Friday. The guided missile destroyer is headed to Charleston, South Carolina, where it will be the latest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer commissioned into the U.S. Navy on March 24. The ship is named after Medal of... Read More.
Hancock High School junior receiver Brooks Rayburn had been hearing from several top college football programs, but he had yet to receive that first offer. It finally arrived on Saturday — the University of Kansas. “Getting my first Division I offer was pretty awesome and it came from a... Read More.
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) – Arlington Elementary School in Pascagoula officially has new additions to its playground. Parent and teacher volunteers worked hard Friday and Saturday to put the final touches on the project. A ribbon cutting was held Saturday afternoon. The school was able to afford the new equipment... Read More.
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – Dozens of singers from along the Coast made their way to Edgewater Mall on Saturday to compete for the chance to sing the National Anthem at a Shuckers game at MGM Park. Olivia Hernstrom may be just 11 years old, but she’s hoping her big voice... Read More.
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) – Officials report finding fewer contraband items after a second shakedown at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution. This shakedown is a part of Operation Zero Tolerance. “I hope the drop in the amount of seized contraband means that our staff and inmates are getting my administration’s message... Read More.
HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – The family of an Ocean Springs man who was killed at a Mardi Gras parade in Biloxi last year has filed a $5 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city. Braydon Hester, 20, was at the Gulf Coast Carnival Association parade on Feb. 28,... Read More.