The Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs hosted an excursion to Horn Island on May 14-15. SunHerald assistant editor Lauren Walck tagged along and captured these photos and video. Music provided by staff writer Wesley Muller.
Stephen Hagin was raised by his grandparents after his parents left him as a child. He had a normal childhood until, his relatives say, he began to change. He dropped out of high school and soon landed in juvenile detention. Eventually he became addicted to meth and is now in prison as a habitual offender.
A wreck between a tour bus and a Saturn at Teagarden and U.S. 90 in Gulfport on Tuesday closed the west bound lanes of 90 while Gulfport police investigated the scene. Gulfport fire department had to extricate the driver of the Saturn, who suffered minor injuries. There were no passengers on the bus.
The Sun Herald uncovered questionable spending practices at DMR as state and federal authorities investigated agency practices under former director Bill Walker. Walker and six other former DMR employees eventually pleaded guilty as a result of the investigations.
A woman in Sumrall, Mississippi, was shocked to discover water coming from her kitchen sink immediately turning to ice during freezing temperatures on January 2. Frigid conditions continued to grip southern Mississippi, with temperatures expected to remain 10 to 15 degrees below normal, according to the National Weather Service. Allison McKenzie said it was 17 degrees Fahrenheit. “It is so cold that the water I have running through the faucet is turning immediately to ice. This is INSIDE our kitchen. Y’all,” she wrote.