Escatawpa

Two-year-old drowns in pond in Escatawpa

A two-year-old child died Wednesday morning after being found in a pond by relatives. Sheriff Mike Ezell says the child wandered out of a home on Ann Road in Escatawpa. The pond was on the same property. When deputies and…

Moss Point man and woman charged in burglaries in Escatawpa

A Moss Point man and woman have been charged in burglaries that occurred earlier this month in Escatawpa. Forty-three year-old Larry Adams is charged with one count of residential burglary and another count for commercial burglary. Thirty-four year-old Anita Byrd…

Moss Point pair charged in burglaries in Escatawpa area

A man and a woman from Moss Point are charged in burglaries that happened earlier this month in the Coda Road area of Escatawpa. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said Larry Paul Adams, 42, is charged with residential burglary and…

Fifteen year old arrested in stabbing

Fifteen year old Tyler Reed has been arrested following a stabbing in Escatawpa on Christmas night. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell says Reed is charged as an adult with aggravated assault after allegedly stabbing 37 year old David Woodard in…

The road to storm recovery

Early Sunday morning a tornado ripped through parts of the Escatawpa community, leaving damage on all levels. The EF-1 tornado’s winds rose to 110 miles per hour during its mile stretch of an Escatawpa community, leaving damage to 16 homes.…

Tornado hits neighborhood in Escatawpa

South Mississippi felt the impacts of the storm system. A tornado hit Escatawpa early Sunday morning. The EF-1 tornado touched down shortly before 3 a.m., making its way past homes just off Highway 613 in Jackson County. The National Weather…

Jaxco Flooding Update

The Pascagoula River is still above the flood stage in Jackson County but waters are steadily going down. Residents have transitioned from preparing their homes to repairing them. Escatawpa resident, Ann Grensing,   spent the past couple of days, airing out…

Escatawpa in High Waters

Today’s rain had Escatawpa residents bracing for more flooding in their already saturated neighborhoods. Many people gathered free sand from the Escatawpa Fire Department and were on edge that today’s precipitation would force the Pascagoula River into their homes. On…