CASA of Hancock County

Eighth annual Light of Hope Ceremony

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Youth Advocates gathered in Diamondhead tonight as they continue their mission to combat abuse. CASA of Hancock County recognized individuals who go above and beyond to protect children in their communities at…

Keeping #eyesonkids during COVID-19 pandemic

April is ‘National Child Abuse Awareness Month’ and in the age of Coronavirus and social distancing, community awareness is needed now more than ever. CASA of Hancock County volunteers continue to do their part in helping children at risk of…

CASA of Hancock County Mardi Gras Gala

They’re stepping up to the throne while lifting up children in need on our Coast. CASA of Hancock County’s ninth annual Mardi Gras Gala is coming up and joining us to tell us how you can get involved is this…

Weather causes events to reschedule

Tropical Storm Barry's approach has caused at least two popular South Mississippi events to reschedule. One of them, a birthday celebration that had been planned to take place today. The 162nd birthday celebration for George Ohr, the famous "Mad Potter,"…

CASA’s Light of Hope

Throughout the month of April, CASA of Hancock County is bringing awareness and standing up for children who have been abused or neglected. With April being National Child Abuse Prevention Month, there are some events that you can take part…

Fourth annual Superhero 5K

South Mississippi has some of the highest rates of child abuse in the state. CASA of Hancock County has a creative way to bring awareness. Battling the fog, some runners dressed like their favorite superheroes and competed in the annual…

CASA’s fourth annual Superhero Run

Get you capes and your running shoes ready. CASA of Hancock County is calling all superheroes for their fourth annual 5K race and kids ‘fun run’ in Waveland. Runners still have time to register if they haven’t already signed up.…

4th annual Superhero 5K Race

It’s up, up, and away with child abuse in April. Join CASA of Hancock County in lifting up a child’s life this weekend. The fourth annual Superhero 5K Race takes place Saturday, April 6th at the new lighthouse on the…

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

Child Abuse Awareness Month is just days away and one local organization is continuing efforts to help children who are abused or neglected. Court Appointed Special Advocates of Hancock County, also known as CASA, is preparing for a busy April.…

Misfits Street Krewzers annual Car Show

On Saturday, the Misfits Street Krewzers held their annual car show. It was held on the grounds of Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church in Bay St. Louis. This family event featured food, music, and fun for everyone. The…

Faith Based Outreach Breakfast

This morning, CASA of Hancock County hosted a Faith-Based Outreach Breakfast. The goal of the event was to educate and mobilized the faith-based community to support Hancock County’s at-risk children. Attendees had a chance to learn how the CASA program…

CASA of Hancock County’s pop up dinner

CASA of Hancock County had their pop up dinner tonight hosted by the Lazy Magnolia Brewery who made CASA of Hancock their charity of choice for the next year. C & C Italian Bistro served up a seven course meal…

CASA of Hancock County 5th annual Poker Run

CASA of Hancock County’s fifth annual poker run is set for this Saturday, July 14th. The poker run will take place at the Bay St. Louis Municipal Harbor and costs $20 per hand. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and check…

Foster Children’s Christmas Party

The Hancock County Youth Court, CASA of Hancock County, and CPS held their annual Foster Children’s Christmas Party at the Bay St. Louis Community Center Sunday. Hundreds of foster children and their families had a chance to enjoy some holiday…

Light of Hope Event

CASA of Hancock County held its Light of Hope community awareness event at Diamondhead City Hall this evening. The event aims to educate the community on the plight of abused and neglected children along the Coast and throughout the country.…

Light of Hope Ceremony

CASA of Hancock County took the time to address two issues they feel are far too common within the community: child abuse and neglect. News 25’s Kendra Turley takes us inside tonight’s educational ceremony in Waveland. Earlier this month, a…