Moss Point man found drowned after going overboard

May 21, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

The body of a drowned man has been found in the Escatawpa River.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department says the body of Timothy Gordon Sr. of Moss Point was found about 12 p.m. Saturday, the Mississippi Press reports.

Gordon and Curtis Goleman, a Grand Bay, Ala., resident, were on the Escatawpa River about 5 p.m. Friday when their boat hit something and both men were thrown overboard. Gordon was not wearing a life preserver.

Flooding main concern as recovery starts

September 5, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Isaac is gone and now the focus turns to cleanup with an eye to rising rivers in south Mississippi.

In Jackson County, Emergency Management Director Donald Langham said local officials will being documenting Isaac’s damage.