Hurricane Harvey

D’Iberville students help out Harvey victims

Students with the D’Iberville High School yearbook staff put together a community project to help students affected by Hurricane Harvey. They adopted a different staff in Texas called the West Orange Stark High School. The care packages consisted of candy,…

Papa John’s hurricane relief donation drive

Papa John’s in South Mississippi is teaming up with the Biloxi Police Department to bring much needed supplies to Beaumont, Texas. The town is still reeling from the destruction of Hurricane Harvey weeks after the natural disaster struck land. The…

Rock out and Help out

We’re less than twenty days away from the Gulfport Music Festival and it’s time to rock out for Rockport, Texas. Alpha Media reached out to the first responders who participated in the city’s initial relief trip about partnering to bring…

South Mississippi Papa John’s help out Texas

Papa John’s in South Mississippi and the Biloxi Police Department are partnering to collect items for Beaumont first responders and their families. Beaumont, Texas sustained over 47 inches of rainfall and a widespread of flooding that lasted for several weeks…

Biloxi firefighters head to Rockport

Hurricane Harvey is gone, but the damage remains in several cities in Texas. News 25’s Laurene Callander caught up with members of the Biloxi Fire Department who hit the road to Rockport this morning to lend a helping hand to…

Supplies from Waveland headed to Beaumont

An 18-wheeler packed full of donations and supplies is set to head out to Beaumont, Texas for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Infinity AP in Waveland began collecting donations from the community earlier this month and their goal was to be…

Relief efforts in Texas

A crew with the Biloxi Fire Department is on the road to Rockport to get a head start in relief efforts in Texas. Recruits packed the trailer alongside the two men traveling to Rockport with 12 mattresses, a refrigerator, tent,…

Biloxi relief teams ready for Rockport, Texas

Relief teams are leaving for Rockport, Texas tomorrow and Friday to provide more helping hands to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Biloxi officials will head over to Texas with three trailers full of tools and supplies to provide help that…

Shuckers ask fans to donate Hurricane supplies

The Biloxi Shuckers are asking fans to step up to the plate and join them in helping hurricane victims. The Shuckers just finished helping their rival team from Jacksonville, Florida make hotel reservations on the Coast in the wake of…

Biloxi officials ready for Rockport

Relief teams are leaving for Rockport, Texas tomorrow to provide more helping hands to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. News 25’s Taylor Rubach joins us with officials from the Biloxi Fire Department and tells us more about their plans for…

Funeral for Harvey victim Sgt. Steve Perez

A Houston, Texas police officer who died during the floods of Hurricane Harvey was laid to rest today. Sixty-year-old Sergeant Steve Perez was laid to rest at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. A motorcade of officers led the procession…

New Life Disaster Relief ready to help Harvey victims

One local ministry is coming together to help in disaster relief for Hurricane Harvey victims. New Life Disaster Relief was there helping rebuild after Hurricane Katrina and now they’re ready to help those affected by Harvey. News 25’s Taylor Rubach…

Bay St. Louis Fire Department donation drop off

As clean-up efforts continue in Texas from Hurricane Harvey, South Mississippians are stepping up to help. The firefighters for the Bay St. Louis Fire Department have set up a donation drop off at the station on Main Street. The firefighters…

Harrah’s presents a check to the American Red Cross

Today, Harrah’s Gulf Coast proudly presented a $40,000 check to the American Red Cross. The contributions to help further the organization’s mission in Texas were raised by ticket sales to the Little Big Town concert hosted at the Great Lawn.…

Biloxi church sends water supply to Houston

South Mississippians know all too well that hurricanes and tropical storms are far from being over once they push through an area. This is just one reason why members of one Biloxi church have set out on a mission to…

Operation BBQ Relief

The Shed Barbecue and Blues Joint in Ocean Springs is part of Operation BBQ Relief and sending semi-trucks full of items to Hurricane Harvey victims. The Shed has been a part of Operation BBQ Relief since 2011, lending a helping…

Harvey donation drive at the Scarlet Pearl Casino

South Mississippians did not hesitate to reach out to Texas when Hurricane Harvey hit. Many businesses, small or large, felt the need to step in and do what they can to assist those in need and the Scarlet Pearl Casino…

D’Iberville Fire Department accepting donations

The D’Iberville Fire Department opened its station as a location to donations for Harvey victims. Hundreds of items filled the semi-truck from Gollott and Sons with cleaning supplies, non-perishable food items, water, and hygiene items. The Shed BBQ in Jackson…

Gulfport helps out Texas community

Gulfport officials made it to Rockport, Texas on Tuesday and today they met with the sheriff’s Office for a relief effort meeting. The Rockport Police Department toured the city with Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes, showing the destruction of Hurricane Harvey.…

Big Mike’s Speakeasy taking donations

One local business is continuing to lend a hand to Texas as they recover post-Harvey. Starting tomorrow around 11 through Saturday, a U-Haul truck will be parked outside of Big Mike’s Speakeasy in downtown Gulfport. Pokey Bennett says his business…

Video from local team helping Harvey victims

A small team of medical professionals from the Biloxi VA have finally made it to Houston and are helping Hurricane Harvey victims. Flooded highways slowed the team down, but didn’t stop the group from making it to the Houston VA…

Relief trip to Rockport

From Gulfport to Rockport, the relief team rolled out early this morning to help our neighbors to the west recover after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. News 25’s Laurene Callander reports on why the first responders and city leaders are…

Prayer service for Harvey victims

It’s a community wide prayer service for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and recovery put on by the Gulfport Ecumenical Fellowship. News 25’s Taylor Rubach attended the prayer service and has more on the community’s outpour of support. Songs of…