Rocks Win South State Rocks smash Purvis 48-14 to claim South State High school football championship. Will play Saturday, December 6, in Starkville for overall state title.
Read all the details in Saturday's Sea Coast Echo. Nov 28, 2014, 22:39
Man charged with molesting Hancock County Sheriff's Deputies on Monday arrested a Picayune man who had allegedly molested a girl numerous times over an eight year period.
Hancock County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Glenn Grannan said Tuesday that Harry Daigle, 54, was arrested and charged with two counts of molestation and one count of sexual battery. Nov 26, 2014, 09:53
Díhead man arrested on drug charges Hancock County Sheriff's Deputies last week arrested a Diamondhead man who has been allegedly involved in narcotics trafficking from Colorado to Mississippi. Nov 26, 2014, 09:52
Schmidt elected Chris Schmidt on Tuesday won a three-county runoff for the Circuit Court Place Two seat, soundly defeating Robert "Fant" Walker by a total of 7,709 votes to 5,020, according to unofficial results. Nov 26, 2014, 09:50
Waveland firefighter Donald Peters was injured Saturday while responding to a blaze reported at Ray's Quick Lube on Hwy. 90.
A Waveland firefighter was injured Saturday afternoon while responding to a report of a blaze at a Hwy. 90 business.
Witnesses at the scene said Firefighter Donald Peters was hurt while responding to a fire at Ray's Quick Lube at McLaurin and Hwy. 90.
Reportedly, when Peters went into the building, smoke obscured the oil changing pit in the floor and fell in.
The accident occurred a little before 3 p.m.
The fire was quickly extinguished and Peters pulled from the pit.
He was conscious and talking with other firefighters and the EMT crew from American Medical Response, but appeared to have an injured leg. Nov 22, 2014, 15:48
9-year-old boy shot in groin in local accident A nine-year-old child last Friday accidentally shot himself in the groin during a family gathering in Bay St. Louis, authorities said Thursday.
Bay St. Louis Lt. Detective Robert O'Neal said Thursday that police responded to a report of an accidental shooting on Bay Oaks Drive about 10:50 p.m. on Friday Nov. 18.
"There was a family gathering at the home," O'Neal said. "During the gathering, some of the children went to a vehicle outside to listen to some music. There was a .22 caliber revolver in the car and one of the kids began playing with it. The gun accidentally went off and struck the child in the groin area." Nov 22, 2014, 00:10
Bay firefighters try to tame this raging blaze at a home on Oliver Street in Bay St. Louis early on Thursday morning. One of the home-owners, Whitney LaFrance, was injured in the fire.
Separate house fires in Bay St. Louis on Thursday and Friday destroyed homes on Oliver and Hibiscus streets, respectively.
Bay Fire Chief Pam San Fillippo said Thursday that BFD received a report of a structure fire on Oliver Street shortly after midnight Thursday morning.
Two people, later identified as Whitney and Anthony LaFrance, were inside the home when the fire started, officials said.
The couple was able to escape the burning home; however, Whitney LaFrance suffered minor burns and was taken to the hospital by ambulance, officials said.
When officers and fire personnel arrived, the home was "fully-involved" and flames were already showing through the roof of the elevated home, San Fillippo said. Nov 22, 2014, 00:09
Bay to sell properties to pay for projects The financially-strapped Bay St. Louis City Council this week voted to surplus and sell two more properties to help pay for capital improvement projects, including extending sidewalks down Old Spanish Trail in the city's Ward Three.
About 40 Ward Three residents showed up for the public forum at Tuesday's council meeting to urge the council to finish the sidewalk project in the "Back of Town" neighborhood and, literally, get the kids off the streets.
"My concern is mostly for the children," resident Diane Frederick told the council. "More than 10 years ago, a child was killed at Bay Pines." Nov 22, 2014, 00:08
Runoff elections set this Tuesday Runoff elections for an open circuit court judge spot and a seat on the Bay-Waveland School Board will take place Tuesday at all Hancock County polling places.
In the race for the Circuit Court Place Two judicial seat, Chris Schmidt will take on Robert "Fant" Walker.
The circuit court judge represents Hancock, Harrison, and Stone counties.
Schmidt is a former assistant district attorney. Walker is currently serving as a municipal judge in Gulfport.
All registered voters in Hancock County can cast ballots in Tuesday's election.
In the Bay-Waveland School District race, only voters in that area will be allowed to cast ballots. Nov 22, 2014, 00:07