Hurricane Katrina

Former Gov. Haley Barbour hospitalized after wreck

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour was hospitalized Wednesday after wrecking his SUV while swerving to avoid a dog on a rural road, law enforcement officials said. Barbour, 75, had the wreck near Wolf Lake…

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…