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Biloxi resident celebrates 100th birthday

A Biloxi church-goer celebrated her centennial birthday over the weekend. Bobbie Barbee turned 100-years-old Saturday and had a party at Parkway Baptist Church. Bobbie and Pastor Argile Smith invited News 25…

85th birthday drive-thru celebration

Living to be 85-years-old is a milestone to celebrate and the Barnett family couldn’t go without honoring their mother Irene’s special day. The backbone of the family is what they call her and they say she’s the…

Local woman celebrates 92nd birthday in Gulfport

It’s a special day for a special lady. Today, Mrs. Ethel Mae Goff celebrated her 92nd birthday. It was a celebration for the books as Mrs. Ethel Mae Goff enjoyed friends and family at her 92nd birthday party. “So happy…

Local woman turns 100-years-old

A local family celebrated the New Year with one member celebrating the milestone of a lifetime! As we turn the calendar on a new year and new decade, Ernestine McLeod is celebrating a century filled with love and family. Hubert…

U.S. Navy celebrating 244th birthday

October is a very busy month, especially for celebrations. This weekend could be the biggest. On October 13th, the Navy will celebrate its 244th birthday. Here to tell us more are Navy Chiefs Brandon Hoover and Rose Chang with the…

U.S. Army celebrates birthday

The U.S. Army hit a big milestone today and members of the branch on the Gulf Coast are celebrating. Remembrance. Celebration. Life. Those are the values being put on display by members of the U.S. Army as they celebrate the…

Local veteran celebrates 102nd birthday

A special birthday party happened this afternoon for one Navy veteran on our Coast. “I don’t feel like I’m 102, that’s a big number. I feel great.” Marion Ritchie was born in 1917 and served as a Navy Yeoman’s Captain…

City of Biloxi celebrates 320th birthday

From cupcakes to barbecue, the city of Biloxi had a wonderful time celebrating 320 years. News 25's Jaylon Morris had a blast, and will fill you in on all the birthday festivities. Biloxi, 320 looks so good on you. And…

Local woman celebrates 95th birthday

Today is a very special day for a woman raised on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Arleaner Washington celebrated her 95th birthday. The City of Gulfport not only said happy birthday, but they thanked Mrs. Washington for dedicating her life to…

Local woman celebrates 100th birthday

A South Mississippi resident celebrated her 100th birthday over the weekend with her children and grandchildren. While her birthday is January 12th, on the 5th was the celebration of 100 years of life for Helen Elizabeth Goff. Helen is a…

Biloxi resident turns 100

It was a big day for a Biloxi resident this afternoon as he reached a milestone: his 100th birthday. It’s not often someone can say they’ve had 100 birthdays, but for Biloxi resident Bob Leslie, he celebrated that milestone surrounded…

WWII vet celebrates turning 101

It’s a huge milestone for one of the veteran’s at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport. The oldest resident, a Navy WWII veteran, turned 101 years old today. Navy World War II veteran Miss Marian Ritchie walked out of…

Biloxi resident turning one hundred years old

If Mardi Gras wasn’t enough of a party, a special Biloxi native will be turning one hundred years old right on Fat Tuesday. The long-time Biloxi resident was honored at City Hall tonight. It’s a very special night for soon…

St. Alphonsus teacher’s birthday celebration

Today was a very special day in Ocean Springs at St. Alphonsus Catholic School. Teacher Ms. Loraine Schneider turned 86-years-old. Her students took the time today to wish her a happy birthday. It was only fitting that Ms. Loraine Schneider’s…

Civil Rights leader celebrates 98th birthday

Today a Lakeview nursing resident is celebrating her 98th birthday. Ernestine McLeod got to ring in her 98th year surrounded by family and friends. McLeod was a community leader and voice for the black community during the Civil Rights Movement.…