Hurricane Katrina

Institute for Marine Mammal Studies remembers Hurricane Katrina

Fifteen years ago, South Mississippians were dealing with the highly catastrophic Hurricane Katrina. Workers with the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies were searching for dolphins washed out to sea during the storm. “There’s always a silver lining.” Especially when you…

City of Biloxi held a wreath ceremony at Katrina Memorial

Biloxi City officials remembered Hurricane Katrina with a wreath ceremony on Saturday. The ceremony started off with a prayer, followed by a wreath ceremony, honoring those who lost their lives in the tragedy. Hurricane Katrina took 236 lives in Mississippi…

City of Pass Christian remembers Hurricane Katrina

Saturday communities along the Coast held ceremonies in recognition of the 15th anniversary of the day Hurricane Katrina made landfall. Pass Christian Mayor Chipper McDermott hosted a Katrina Memorial Ceremony in War Memorial Park overlooking the Gulf, the body of…

Mississippi Power employees reflect on Hurricane Katrina

Ninety-five years and going strong! That’s how long Mississippi Power has been serving its customers, now including 190,000 customers in 23 Mississippi counties. With the 15 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaching, and a possible deployment unfolding to help those…

News 25 visits Hurricane Katrina Memorial

News 25’s Lorraine Weiskopf strolled along the historic downtown Biloxi walking tour, making her first stop at the Katrina Memorial. There she chats with local historian Jane Shambra who has been working with the Biloxi Library System for the past…

Mississippi Power remembers Hurricane Katrina

Since the 15th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is coming up, Mississippi Power is remembering their response to the tragedy. On August 29th, 2005, Hurricane Katrina ripped across the Mississippi Gulf Coast causing extreme damage. Mississippi Power reflects on the heroic…

Salvation Army to observe Hurricane Katrina 15th anniversary

Recalling their relief efforts during the aftermath of hurricane Katrina, The Salvation Army today continues sharing HOPE in the community that saw so much destruction. On Friday, August 28, The Salvation Army Kroc Community Center, Biloxi’s hidden gem and the site…

Impacts of Katrina still felt in Waveland 14 years later

Fourteen years ago today, early in the morning, a Category 3 storm with winds near 127 miles per hour made landfall right here on the Gulf Coast, forever etching the name Katrina in the minds of those hardest hit. “Nobody…

The Hurricane Band and Hope

As Coast residents remember the 14th anniversary of Katrina’s landfall, the band of one high school that came to be as a result of Katrina is focusing on the area’s resiliency and hope. West Harrison High School was built with…

Remembering Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina will remain in the minds of those who lived through it for the rest of their lives, especially on days like today. It’s been 14 years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall. This morning at the Ground Zero Museum…

Hurricane Katrina Memorial Service planned at Ground Zero Museum

In remembrance of the 14th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Ground Zero Hurricane Museum in Waveland will be hosting a memorial service. The museum features multiple exhibits displaying the effects that the storm had on the City of Waveland. The…

Waveland Town Green ribbon cutting

It’s an exciting day over in the City of Waveland. The city has cut the ribbon on their new town green. The green space is located next to the Ground Zero Museum on Coleman Avenue. Mayor Mike Smith said, "Where…

Hurricane Katrina anniversary week

This week marks the 14th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall on the Gulf Coast. Referred to as one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the country, Katrina caused the state $30 billion in damages. Biloxi experienced the…

Hurricane Katrina settlement money pay back

Though Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Coast nearly 14 years ago, people in Mississippi are still feeling the financial effects. Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that more than $5.7 million from settlements in the Homeowner Assistance Program cases were…

Remembering Hurricane Katrina at Oak Crest Mansion Inn

Sean Pittman is the artistic director of the play ‘Katrina Cottage,’ a play that makes you think back to 13 years ago when the natural disaster hit. Tonight, a little girl who was born two days after Hurricane Katrina dances…

Harrison County remembers Hurricane Katrina

State and local officials gathered today in Harrison County to remember Hurricane Katrina. Since then, the Coast and community is stronger and emergency action plans are ready to go. August 29th, 2005 is a day that most knew would be…

Prayer service for police, fire, and city workers in Biloxi

Even though none of the students at Nativity BVM Elementary in Biloxi were alive when Katrina hit, they still paid their respects and took part in a prayer service this morning to thank first responders and city leaders who put…

IMMS remembers Hurricane Katrina

Following Hurricane Katrina, many businesses were left destroyed and closed up shop, but for some they rebuilt bigger and better. One of those was the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, formerly known as Marine Life Oceanarium. It was originally located…

Remembering Hurricane Katrina

Today marks 13 years since Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Coast, devastating the lives of many Mississippians. This morning, community members gathered at Waveland’s Ground Zero Hurricane Museum to pay tribute to those who were lost in Hurricane Katrina’s path…

13 years since Hurricane Katrina hit the Coast

The peak of hurricane season is right around the corner and the 13th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is tomorrow. It was a day that devastated the lives of many on the Gulf Coast and a day that Harrison County Emergency…