harrison county

US 90, sand beaches remain closed following Ida

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has not yet re-opened U.S. 90 following Hurricane Ida. Conditions on sections of the highway remain hazardous.  Non-official traffic on Highway 90 impedes MDOT’s ability to return the roadway to safe conditions. Also, the Harrison…

Saucier man charged in murder case

Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson said in a press release Monday that a Saucier man has been charged in the murder of his girlfriend. Peterson said that on Friday, his office received information from the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office. He…

Kayaker rescued from rain-swollen Tuxachanie Creek

Rescue teams from several fire departments in South Mississippi rescued a kayaker from the Tuxachanie Creek on Sunday. Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan said the 26-year-old D'Iberville man and another kayaker overturned in the rain-swollen Tuxachanie. One kayaker was…

Family escapes house fire on West Wortham

A family escaped a fire in their home Wednesday night off West Wortham Road. Twelve firefighters and seven trucks from Harrison County Fire Rescue and CRTC responded to a report of a house on fire on West Wortham. When firefighters…