Harrison County

Saucier man charged with second degree murder

A Saucer man has been charged in connection with a shooting on Wednesday. 39-year-old Michael Yahne was charged with second degree murder. His bond was set at $1 million dollars. Sheriff Troy Peterson said deputies responded to a call of…

D'Iberville Elementary named a national Distinguished School

D’Iberville Elementary School in the Harrison County School District has been named the 2023 National Elementary and Secondary Education Act Distinguished Schools for Mississippi. A project of the National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators, the program recognizes up to…

Sheriff's deputy drowns while canoeing on Adams Lake

A Harrison County Sheriff's deputy drowned while canoeing at a lake at Windance this morning. Adams Lake lies between Windance and Lake Village Estates subdivisions in Harrison County. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson identified the deputy as Leroy Barnes, a…

Woman accused of shooting man during domestic dispute

A Harrison County woman is in jail, accused of shooting a man in a domestic dispute. Sheriff Troy Peterson said 39-year-old Edna Charlene Rivers was charged with aggravated assault-domestic violence. She was taken to the Harrison County jail and bond…

Overturned tractor-trailer delays traffic on I-10

Traffic eastbound on Interstate 10 between Menge Avenue and County Farm Road is delayed by a traffic accident. MDOT advises that a tractor-trailer is on its side in the eastbound lanes between mile markers 26 and 27. Mississippi Highway Patrol…

Lightning strike sparks fire at home in Saucier

No one was injured and one person escaped an early morning house fire in Saucier on Friday morning. Harrison County Fire Rescue reports the fire at the home on Old Highway 49 was started by a lightning strike. Harrison County…

Gulfport man charged with DUI causing death

A Gulfport man has been charged with aggravated DUI causing death as a result of an April 12 crash. Wilbur Gene Barr, 50, was booked into the Harrison County jail and is held on a $250,000 bond set by Justice…

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Saucier

The Mississippi Lottery says a South Mississippi sales outlet sold a million dollar ticket this weekend. The Robinwood One Stop on Highway 49 in Saucier sold a ticket that hit all five white ball numbers, but not the Mega ball.…

Gulfport man charged in Long Beach shooting

A Gulfport man has been charged with murder in a shooting that occurred on Sunday. Long Beach Police Chief Billy Seal said Jonathan McNair, 34, was charged  and taken to the Harrison County jail. His bond was set at $2…

Missing teen last seen in Gulfport

The Gulfport Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing teenager. 16-year-old Marian Nyeshia-Oshae Powell, of Gulfport, was last seen near Highland Avenue on November 17th wearing a black and yellow jacket. Powell has black hair…