BAY ST. LOUIS -- On Wednesday afternoon, 31 young women practiced the fine art of shaking hands while simultaneously receiving a diploma in Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church. It was in preparation for Friday night's graduation of the Class of 2016 of Our Lady Academy.
Drug courier from Houston admits she was delivering a load of cocaine. She had told a state trooper in Harrison County she was bound for Charlotte, N.C. She had no luggage, but she had a bus ticket from Houston to Mexico for a trip the next night.
A Biloxi man admits he helped his cousin steal alcohol from Keesler Air Force Base. He also took it to sell at other places. His cousin worked for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, a retail store.
When Ocean Springs High¿s top graduates boasted about their 2016 senior class, saying it was the best ever, they had documentation to back up their claim. The school graduated 390 students in its commencement program Thursday at the Coast Coliseum.
A Drug Court graduate said she had lost hope until she entered the program and received help for her addiction. A total of 34 people graduated Thursday from a program that took up three to five years of their lives. Graduates say their guilt and shame has turned to hope.