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Head Start in Harrison County trying to fill positions for fall

Jobs for qualified applicants are available now in Harrison County with the Mississippi State University Extension Service Early Head Start program. With locations in Gulfport, Biloxi and D’Iberville, the Head Start program needs preschool teachers, assistant teachers, bus drivers, custodians,…

Global Rocket Launch Day at Infinity Science Center

Infinity Science Center celebrated the anniversary of Apollo 11 in booming fashion. Children visited the center today to learn more about space, even shooting off a rocket or two! NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, “Fifty years ago this week, Neil…

PROSECUTORS TALK TO PARENTS

Keeping your children safe is something that is constantly on parents mind. The Lions Club of Ocean Springs decided to educate themselves further on how to do just that. The Lions Club held a meeting where guest speaker Angel Myers-McIlrath…

Hope Haven Children's Advocacy Center

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and for over 20 years one advocacy group in Waveland has played a vital role in serving abused and neglected children on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, News 25's Caroline Eaker joins us live…

Walk 4 Life

News 25's Bryan Kennedy interviews Tiffany Bell about 5K/10K Walk 4 Life on May 13th at Coldwell Banker Alfonso Realty Check-in at 7:30 to 8 am then starting at 8:30 am.

"Memorandum Of Understanding"

News 25's Bryan Kennedy interveiws Dr. Chandler about the "Memorandum Of Understanding" event April 13th at 5:30 pm at Climb CDC at 1316 30th Ave Gulfport Mississippi 39501.

Banning Smoking With Children In Car House Bill 377

A state lawmaker wants to fine anybody smoking in a vehicle with a passenger under the age of six. Representative John Hines of Greenville has filed House Bill 377 which would fine such smokers $25. If the bill passes, a…

Holiday Kroc Camp

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Angelia Grandberry about Holiday Kroc Camp happening November 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 25th. at the The Salvation Army.

Family Reading Time At The Mary C.

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Stacy Howell about the Family Reading Time At The Mary C. this September 8th, 15th, 22th, 29th and October 6th, 13th at 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Mary C O'Keefe.

Disability Friendly Playgrounds

Disability connection wants to make sure there's a park where every child can play, regardless of their disability. Three years ago the organization opened its playground on Highway 53 at Bruce Ladner Memorial Park. Now they have plans for phase…

CASA Of Harrison County

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Roy Kitchell about CASA Of Harrison County Services and need for volunteers. More Info: casaharrisoncounty.org

Bill On Vaccination Requirements

A bill that would let physician’s exempt children from Mississippi’s vaccination requirements is advancing in the state house. Under current law, the state health department must approve requests for vaccination exemptions. Top health officials want to keep it that way.…

MS Ranks #1 in Number of Children Vaccinated

Mississippi is near the bottom on a lot of lists, but we're number one in the number of vaccinated children, but at least one group is lobbying to leave the choice to vaccinate or not up to the parents.