2 months ago
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Airman Takes Girl He Saved After Katrina To Ball

It is a very rare friendship…formed more than a decade after a United States airman rescued a little girl from Hurricane Katrina’s devastation. This weekend he drove from his station in San Antonio California to Hancock County to attend her junior military ball. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson takes us to their reunion. Master Sgt. Michael […]
6 months ago
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Swingster Building Comes Down In Ocean Springs

The Swingster building in downtown Ocean Springs is now a pile of debris along Government Street… Crews demolished the building which has been vacant for about seven years. The Swingster Company leased the county-owned building until the 1990s. After being vacant for years it became a housing facility for volunteers after Hurricane Katrina. Although the […]
9 months ago
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Gulf Coast Standing Strong after Hurricane Katrina

Eleven years ago today Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast. The storm destroyed buildings and flooded thousands of homes in the region. News 25’s Kendra Turley shows us how the Coast and its residents are still standing strong years later. Biloxi resident Isabel Kessler said, “When the storm was coming in, we were […]
9 months ago
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Hurricane Katrina 11th Anniversary

Eleven years ago today, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast. At 7:10 a.m. eastern on August 29th, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall as a strong Category 3 hurricane in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi with sustained winds of more than 125 miles per hour. The storm destroyed buildings and flooded thousands of homes in […]
10 months ago
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$1.2 Billion Settlement in New Orleans

The City of New Orleans has reached a $1.2 billion agreement with federal authorities to repair roads and other infrastructure damaged during Hurricane Katrina. Mayor Mitch Landrieu said there have been many discussions to determine what damage could be attributed to the 2005 hurricane. The $1.2 billion settlement brings the total amount of funding to […]
10 months ago
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New Hurricane Katrina Exhibit At Museum

A local museum director says visitors should learn about what it was like to overcome hurricane Katrina. A new exhibit at the Ohr-O’keef Museum Of Art in Biloxi gives people the chance to travel back in time to when hurricane Katrina ripped through our coast. The exhibit is a condensed version of last year’s exhibit, […]
2 years ago
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“Katrina Fatigue” Exhibit at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center

The tenth anniversary has come and gone and now the Mary C. O’Keefe Museum in Oceans Springs is putting Hurricane Katrina to bed.
2 years ago
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Katrina Memorial Observance

Thousands throughout our area took time out to reflect this weekend on the ten year anniversary of the biggest natural disaster our nation has ever seen.
2 years ago
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Salvation Army Commemorates Katrina

As the Salvation Army celebrates its 150th anniversary, tonight the Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter decided to also commemorate the recovery of the Gulf Coast after Katrina.
2 years ago
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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves Says Progress is Key

While we’ve come so far since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina ten years ago, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves says it’s important we keep moving forward.