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Mardi Gras

Beads, baubles light up the night at Ocean Springs parade

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.

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Gulf Coast completes sweep over East Central

PERKINSTON-- Mississippi Gulf Coast got a key MACJC South Division victory Thursday in Perkinston, completing a sweep of East Central with a 94-79 victory. The Bulldogs (16-3, 7-3 South) moved ahead of the Warriors (11-8, 6-4), and they remain in a second-place tie with Pearl River, a game back of Jones. Davion Cole-Johnson had 20 points. Anfernee Hampton had 18 points, with Deshawn Jones adding 16, Zach Parker 14 and Eliel Gonzalez 12.


Abby: Clutter of Holiday Decorations Crushes Man's Christmas Spirit

DEAR ABBY: Every December my wife virtually buries our home in Christmas decorations. It's not just the tree and stockings in the living room; she's not happy until there are Christmas towels and Christmas soap in the bathroom and another tree and knicky-knacky stuff downstairs. Not even a doorknob is safe from decoration.

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Could 'Project Crawfish' reel in promised state port jobs?

GULFPORT -- The president and CEO of global maritime company Edison Chouest, Gary Chouest, is expected to join Gov. Phil Bryant on Monday morning at state port offices to sign final agreements for expansion of Topship LLC's planned operations at the inland port, which the state says will create up to 1,000 jobs in exchange for millions in incentives, a state loan and federal Katrina funds.