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  • Keesler Federal donates backpacks to coastal kindergarteners

    Keesler Federal Credit Union once again is providing a helping hand to Mississippi Gulf Coast kindergarteners – and their families – through its Backpacks for Bright Futures program. The credit union today distributed 6,100 backpacks and accompanying boxes of school supplies to 16 public school districts located in Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone and […] More

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    More rehabilitated turtles set to be released on Tuesday

    Six more rehabilitated Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles will be released back into the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday afternoon. The endangered turtles are the last of a group of 25 that were transported from New England to the Mississippi Aquarium back in December. The turtles, who all suffered from pneumonia due to the frigid eastern […] More

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  • Shark Week 2021

    Mississippi Aquarium celebrates Shark Week 2021

    Mississippi Aquarium is proud to announce its first Shark Week with special programs, special guests, and much more. Join us July 12-18 as we celebrate our friend the shark. “Our team is thrilled to host Mississippi Aquarium’s first celebration of Shark Week,” said Meredith Horn, Vice President of Guest Experience and Education. “The week will […] More

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  • PHOTOS: Mississippi Kids Fishing Rodeo

    The catch was brought in buckets, coolers, bags, and even piled high in wagons at this past weekend’s Mississippi Kids Fishing Rodeo. As part of the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, the Kids Fishing Rodeo provided pint-sizers a chance to show off their fishing prowess. Throughout the day Saturday, these kids were constantly reeling in […] More

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  • Devin Booker and the Suns aren’t going anywhere

    After falling short of a title despite a historic run, the Moss Point native is ready to get back to work.

    Devin Booker and the Suns aren't going anywhere

    Don’t get me wrong. Giannis Antetokounmpo’s NBA Finals Game 6 performance was absolutely incredible—so incredible that, in my opinion, it’s the best closeout performance in history. Nevertheless, this is a Mississippi publication, so we’re going to talk about the one Mississippian who played in this year’s NBA Finals: Devin Booker. Booker, a native of Moss […]

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  • Thunder’s, we hardly knew ye

    Thunder's Tavern

    Say it ain’t so. As I was traveling down South Market Street in Pascagoula a couple of weeks ago, something caught my eye: bulldozers were slamming into Thunder’s Tavern, surrounded by other heavy equipment and a team of workers in what appeared to be a demolition project. I did a double-take and drove back by.  […]

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  • Kayak Safety Course: Can you get back in your kayak after tipping?

    Could you get back in your kayak if it tipped over in open water? How should you dress for a day spent out kayaking? Which kind of kayak should you purchase? These were a couple of the questions posed to the participants at the American Canoe Association (ACA) Introduction to Kayaking and Kayak Safety class […]

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