Author: Caroline Eaker

Senior Health and Wellness Fitness Expo

You are never too old to learn more about your health! That’s exactly what dozens of senior citizens did this morning at the Donal M. Snyder Community Center in Biloxi. Seniors had a chance to browse tables with healthcare information…

Ship Island Restoration Project

Visitors who make their way to Ship Island will see a first in 50 years! The massive split on the island, known as the ‘Camille Cut’ has been filled. This morning, the National Park Service and the U.S. Army Corps…

Biloxi National Cemetery Cleanup

Hundreds of volunteers flooded the Biloxi National Cemetery early this morning to collect flags placed on graves for Memorial Day. More than 20,000 flags needed to be picked up, giving our community yet another opportunity to honor our fallen heroes.…

The ‘Murph Challenge’

Most people spent today throwing back a few beers and grilling burgers, but for some people the highlight of Memorial Day came with the accomplishment of completing an intense workout. This morning, over 100 people came together at Crooked Letter…

Whataburger Fundraiser for the Salvation Army

What a deal at Whataburger! The popular restaurant is paying it forward and helping out the Salvation Army in Mississippi. For the next three weeks, just a one dollar donation can get you a coupon for a free Whataburger with…

D’Iberville High School Senior Walk

This morning, the graduating seniors of D’Iberville High School took a brief walk back in time. Decked out in full cap and gown, the 2019 senior class returned to their old stomping grounds at D’Iberville Middle School to walk the…

Attendance Incentive Program

Getting up for school bright and early every day can be tough, but one group of students from Pass Road Elementary made showing up to class every day a priority. This morning their dedication was rewarded, the Bannister Foundation took…

Crawfish boil fundraiser

Crawfish and more crawfish is exactly what is on the menu for Climb CDC’s inaugural Crawfish Boil and Cookout. The festivities will kick off at Climb CDC on Friday at noon. With just a $20 donation you can enjoy an…

‘Click it or Ticket!’

It takes just two seconds to buckle up when going for a drive, but for whatever reason, many people skip this potentially life-saving step. Which is why, starting today, the Biloxi Police Department will be taking part in the ‘Click…

Drowning due to strong currents

Just in the past four days we have lost two South Mississippi residents due to drowning after being pulled under by currents. Thursday night, the body of Long Beach High School senior Peyton Henson was pulled from Wolf River and…

Students lend a hand during community cleanup

Over at DeLisle Elementary, students were taking part in their annual field day, but some students decided to forgo the fun to lend a helping hand. Dressed in full field day attire, a group of students walked across the street…

Waste Management Community Cleanup Project

Officials at Waste Management are no strangers to picking up trash, but this morning they picked up their garbage grabbers for a good cause. Waste Management employees spent the morning at a vacant lot located near the intersection of Cuevas…

‘Reunion at the Union’ in Biloxi

Biloxi Mayor FoFo Gilich’s vision of returning Howard Avenue to all its former glory has been complete for a few months, but now it’s time to celebrate. Tomorrow, the city and Merit Health Biloxi will formerly mark the reopening of…

Biloxi’s annual Fallen Officer Ceremony

This morning, the Biloxi Police Department honored their brothers in blue who have been killed in the line of duty. Five flags with five names of fallen officers across them hung over the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center during Biloxi’s annual…

Breakfast with the Mayor in Pass Christian

Pass Christian Mayor Chipper McDermott addressed a full house at the Pass Christian Yacht Club this morning, saying the city is on the right path. Mayor McDermott says the city has seen a lot of growth in the past few…

Former co-workers remember Officer McKeithen

This morning, the Biloxi Fire Department Honor Guard and Biloxi police officers led a small procession from Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home to First Baptist of Biloxi where thousands of people gathered together to honor Officer McKeithen. One of the thousands…

Out of town officers honor Officer McKeithen

During the morning procession, officers from out of town traveled to the Coast to pay their respects to Officer McKeithen. Some traveled as far as Bellevue, Washington to South Mississippi in support of the brotherhood between those in blue. Officer…

Honoring fallen Officer McKeithen

The Coast is bracing to bury one of our brothers in blue, Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen, a 24-year veteran law enforcement officer who was gunned down in the parking lot of police headquarters last Sunday night. News 25’s Caroline…

Special Olympics Torch Run

Police officers from across South Mississippi laced up their tennis shoes this morning for a good cause: the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics of Mississippi. The relay started in Moss Point bright and early and officers passed…