Marion Langdon, 72, of Long Beach started her college career in 1963 but stopped studying in 1971. She returned to the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in 2007 and 10 years later got a degree. She said they made her get a degree because she had too many credits.
The father of one of the sailors riding on the USS Fitzgerald talks about the day the ship collided with a container ship in June 2017 off the Coast of Japan, killing seven sailors, and the ship’s new captain thanks South Mississippi for supporting the ship.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald departed Fleet Activities (FLEACT) in Yokosuk, Japan on Nov. 24, 2017 to meet the heavy lift transport vessel Transshelf and begin her journey to Pascagoula, Mississippi for further repairs.
Krewe of Salacia is one of two all-female Mardi Gras krewes rolling this season. Krewe of Salacia will roll with the Krewe of Nepture parade on February 10. The krewe's special collectible throw will be decorated bikini tops.