PASCAGOULA -- For four decades, the Pascagoula Mardi Gras parade has provided family, fun and excitement for parade participants and spectators alike. This year, the parade's 40th anniversary, the parade continued the tradition with over 10,000 people watching along the parade route.
While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday's ceremony also offers a telling look at who's working behind the camera in Hollywood amid the industry's ongoing discussion about diversity.
OCEAN SPRINGS -- Revelers of the night braved the chill air to celebrate Mardi Gras with the Ocean Springs Carnival Association's night parade downtown Friday. Children were bundled cozily with winter jackets, scarves and mittens and their parents wrapped them in blankets as they waited for the parade to begin.