Suit: Mississippi flag’s rebel symbol ‘racially demeaning’

April 5, 2018 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A new lawsuit says the Mississippi flag is “racially demeaning and hostile” because it contains the Confederate battle emblem. The […]

Grand jury to get case of gun found in 5-year-old’s backpack

March 29, 2018 in News, The Buzz

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say the discovery of a loaded handgun in a 5-year-old student’s backpack may result in criminal charges for any adult who put it there. […]

Officials: 2 dead at motel; 1 victim’s wound self-inflicted

June 9, 2015 in News, The Buzz

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) – Jackson County sheriff’s deputies say they found two people dead in a motel room, and one victim’s gunshot wound was apparently self-inflicted. The bodies were […]

2 Pedestrians Killed on South Mississippi Highway

September 9, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

News Briefs From Across The State

By Lonnie Ross

4 year old boy killed, along with man from Ocean Springs
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) – Authorities say a man and a young boy were killed Friday night when they were trying to walk across a south Mississippi highway and were struck by a sport utility vehicle…

Food Network to feature ‘The Shed’ of Ocean Springs in new reality show

August 2, 2013 in Entertainment, National Entertainment, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

When Starkville-native Robbie Montgomery launched her “Welcome to Sweetie Pies” on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), it quickly became one of their most successful shows to date. And now with the Food Network premiering The Shed this Sunday night, television viewers will get another look at how good old-fashioned Mississippi country cooking is done.

Based in Ocean Springs, The Shed, is the dreamchild of founders Brad Orrison and his sister, Brooke Lewis.

For the Orrison family, barbecuing isn’t simply a habit; it’s a way of life, the Food Network said in a release. This loveably quirky and offbeat bunch is known for their over-the-top personalities and offers food to match, specializing in finger-lickin’-good ribs and from-scratch barbecue sauce.

Ocean Springs native crowned Miss Mississippi

July 5, 2012 in Entertainment, National Entertainment, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

  VICKSBURG – (AP) The new Miss Mississippi is a woman who plans to be a physician and who graduated from the University of Mississippi with a double major in […]

School’s chief pushes equity, inclusion

May 30, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

OCEAN SPRINGS – (AP) Ocean Springs schools Superintendent Robert Hirsch spoke no English when he began school in Columbus, Ga., at the age of 5. The son of an unwed […]

Ocean Springs man robs Subway at gunpoint

May 15, 2012 in News, Statewide News

By Monica Land OCEAN SPRINGS – A 23-year-old man is being held on a $75,000 bond after he allegedly held up a Subway restaurant at gunpoint. K’Darius Akeemy Lee was […]