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Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dies at 68

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louie Anderson, whose more than four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” died Friday. He was 68. Anderson died at…

Melanoma Monday: Skin Cancer Awareness

There has been an increase in melanoma skin cancer cases per year. It’s estimated in 2021, there will be 200,000 cases diagnosed in the U.S. Early detection allows for more treatment options to patients and when caught early it…

Gautier K9 officer diagnosed with stage 4 cancer

The Jackson County community is asking for help in any form for Gautier K9 Officer Ben McQuagge. McQuagge was recently diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. He, his wife, and two children brought an old house in Vancleave in hopes…

No Shave November

Last week began a month long initiative for men and women to forgo shaving or grooming and grow out their hair for an entire 30 days. But ‘No Shave November’ is not just about creating a scruffy look, it’s about…

Surviving childhood cancer

One of the hardest battles many people face is against cancer, but it’s especially difficult if the battle happens during a person’s childhood. September is ‘National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.’ Meet Rebecca Morrow.  “I had acute lymphoblastic leukemia.” Today, Rebecca…

Gulfport boy battling rare cancer

The life of one local boy and his family has been turned upside down with his recent cancer diagnosis. “You can’t put into words when someone tells you that your son has cancer.” Thirteen-year-old Austin Guidry has been in and…

Local woman looking for a donor

How closely do you pay attention to the signs on the side of the highway? Well, there is a sign near the Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi that could save someone’s life. To the average person, this may just seem…

Cancer comes back for Pass Christian teacher

A special teacher and coach at Pass Christian High School is having to undergo cancer treatments after being diagnosed for the second time. Several other teachers, along with the community, are teaming up to make sure she’s not alone in…

Gulfport alum, Yankees pitcher hosts fundraiser camp

On Saturday, New York Yankees Pitcher Jonathan Holder took a stand in the fight against cancer alongside his 22-year-old cousin Hope Broadus and the two-year-old she used to babysit, Sumner Holland. The former Gulfport Admiral used his influence as a…

Jonathan Holder striking out cancer

As Jonathan Holder’s impact on Major League Baseball continues to grow so does his platform as a professional athlete. The Gulfport alum is already giving back to a cause that’s near and dear to his heart by throwing cancer a…

Jonathan Holder striking out cancer

On Saturday, New York Yankees pitcher and Gulfport alum Jonathan Holder hosted a fundraiser camp at St. Patrick High School. The session was $100 to attend and one hundred percent of those proceeds will go directly towards Hope Broadus and…

Men's Cancer Awareness

News 25's Kristen Durand interviews Heather Leblanc and Tim Jones about the Men's Cancer Awareness fundraiser on November 10th, 6 pm until 10 pm at the Gulf Hills Resort and Conference Center. Tickets are $25 dollars per person.

Big check goes to helping local cancer patients

Cancer patients in need are getting some extra help thanks to a big donation in memory of a man who recently lost his life. A check presentation to Gulfport Memorial Hospital Foundation was made in memory of Rick Amos who…

Cover Your Bases Sun Safety

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Jenifer Truong and Liz Gaulke about the free skin cancer screenings at MGM Park Friday June 9th.

Jimmy's Journey Bingo Fundraiser

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Susan Kulick about the Saturday June 10th beginning at 6 pm at the Ocean Springs Civic Cener. For more information please visit getawayfromcancer.org

Trike-A-Thon for Ariana

Sacred Heart pre-k students were triking around the school parking lot, raising awareness and funds for their classmate Ariana Farragut who is fighting a rare form of brain cancer. The public was invited to come out and donate for Ariana…