Former Ocean Springs Hospital administrator Dwight Rimes wants women in Mississippi to be told by their doctors if they have dense breasts. His wife is now battling Stage IV breast cancer after getting annual screenings as required. She has dense breasts, which make detecting cancer via mammograms more difficult.
Jaxson Shuts, a kindergartner at Lyman Elementary School, was selected by Kidds' Kids for an all-expense trip to Walt Disney World. He and his family will be leaving on November 6. The late nationally-syndicated radio host Kidd Kraddick's program provides chronically or terminally ill children and their families an opportunity to enjoy a week of fun at Disney World.
Kelvin Fairley and his wife, Natasha Krikorian, respond to police video released Wednesday evening by Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania of them being mistakenly pulled over and held at gunpoint last weekend.
Sophia Myers died Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, less than a month from her eighth birthday. She had been diagnosed in February with DIPG, a rare form of brain cancer. Sophia captured the hearts of people across South Mississippi and the country as she bravely fought against the fatal disease while her parents, Angel and Josh Myers, did all they could to make her final days happy and comfortable.
Navy Veteran Rob Adams watched Tuesday as a crew from J.E. Borries Inc. of Pascagoula lifted his boat off the pier at the Pass Christian Harbor where it has been stranded for more than a week after the storm surge from Hurricane Nate left him stranded. Adams had taken a friend’s boat to safe harbor before the storm and wasn’t able to rescue his. The community has rallied around Adams to help him get his boat back and get an place to live on land.
Retired SeaBee Rob Adams and his dog, Sadie, lived in the Pass Christian Harbor on his 28-foot cabin cruiser until Saturday when the storm surge from Hurricane Nate left his boat sitting on one of the piers. Adams had spent Friday moving a friend’s boat to safe harbor, and when he was on the way to get his, the tow boat’’s engines died forcing him to swim to shore.