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The Hancock Youth Leadership Academy (HYLA) held a graduation ceremony for its eighth class of high school seniors on Wednesday, April 28th, at the Robert V. Magee Auditorium. Jay Ladner, head coach of the University of Southern Mississippi’s men’s basketball team, was the guest speaker. The…

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North Bay Elementary recently participated in the Promote the Vote Art Contest sponsored by the Mississippi Secretary of State's office. NBE’s Karma Harper won second place and Bayleigh Hudgens received third place honors in the statewide contest. They and other winners were recognized durin…

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Our Lady Academy’s Graduation mass was celebrated on Friday, May 21, 2021, at Our Lady of the Gulf Church in Bay St. Louis. There were thirty-seven graduates in the Class of 2021, and Bishop Louis F. Kihneman, III was the principal celebrant.

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Faith Janae Anderson, daughter of Scott and Jane Anderson, was named Valedictorian of Our Lady Academy’s Class of 2021. She has achieved Principal’s Honor Roll throughout high school. While at Our Lady Academy, she was a member of National Honor Society, French Honor Society, National Art Ho…

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Sadie Pohl, a junior at Bay High School, has been accepted into the Summer Leadership Institute for High School Students. The program is a partnership between the University of Mississippi’s Lott Leadership Institute and the Division of Outreach’s Summer College for High School Students.

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A few times a year, the iconic Second Saturday Art Walk event in Old Town Bay St. Louis adopts a theme. The “SOUPer Mudfest Second Saturday Art walk” - one of the most popular events of the year in Bay St. Louis - will take place March 13, rain or shine.

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Friends of Jerry Dixon on Saturday rolled by Dunbar Village in Bay St. Louis to wish Dixon a Happy 81st birthday. Dixon said his secret to longevity is taking “one day at a time.” With tears in his eyes, Dixon described the parade as “very touching.” 

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The rain on Independence Day may have thinned out the crowd a bit, but it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of a group of local women who marched on Coleman Avenue In Waveland to commemorate a century of women earning the right to vote.

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Searching the USA for new examples of a specific art form is not only an educational adventure, but an exciting one as well. This exploration discoversPastel, an art medium in the form of a stick, consisting of pure powdered

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On Friday, Holy Trinity Catholic School hosted its annual Mardi Gras parade. In addition to parading through the streets of downtown Bay St. Louis, the members from the Krewe of Nereids 2020 royal court also paid a visit to the school and toasted the school’s own royalty. This year’s court i…

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The Krewe of Real People: Next Generation on Tuesday hosted its third annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras parade in Old Town Bay St. Louis, continuing the decades-old Real People tradition. This year’s king and queen were Dr. Myron Labat and Dr. Cherie Labat.

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The seniors from the Hancock County Senior Citizens Center on Thursday brought 57 handmade quilts to the residents of Dixie White House Nursing Home in Pass Christian. The seniors in the quilting class made each blanket, Hancock County Senior Citizens Director Arlene Johnson said. Johnson sa…

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The Hancock County Library System on Sunday hosted its 25th annual Holiday Tree Gala at the Bay St. Louis branch. Dozens of local businesses, civic and charitable groups and individuals decorated trees for the event, and guests enjoyed Christmas carols sung by the South Hancock Elementary Sc…

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Hundreds of locals flocked to Coleman Avenue on Saturday to see the Christmas parade and participate in numerous holiday activities during “Christmas on Coleman.”

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More than 200 of Hancock County's senior citizens on Wednesday –– decked out in their favorite western wear –– attended the 7th annual Hancock County Senior Citizens Prom at the Bay St. Louis Community Center.

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Last Thursday, North Bay Elementary students participated in a mock governor's election.