Archive by category ''Coast Characters
OCEAN SPRINGS -- For 43 years, Glenn Ryan spent his Friday nights in high school stadium press boxes across Mississippi. Some were so nice, the announcers had assistants. Others lacked power or were so small he would sit outside to get fresh air.
BILOXI -- Running may have saved Michael Whigham's life.
KILN -- By the time she retired from Hancock North Central Elementary in 2001, Gaynell Blaize had taught countless numbers of fifth graders the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence, the significance of Native Americans and Pilgrims and the names of the U.S. presidents.