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Gautier High students pay rousing tribute to veterans  WLOX

GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) -For almost two decades, the students at Gautier High School have pulled out all the stops to honor the military men and women who ...

Gautier High School Principal says student allegedly made threatening statement  WLOX

Thursday night, Gautier High School Principal Al Sparkman sent a phone message to parents of Gautier High School about a reportedly threatening statement ...

Gautier High students get safety shock with mock accident  WLOX

Friday, Gautier High School and city first responders pulled out all the bells, whistles, and sirens to create a mock accident for the students. Just a week before ...

Scholar Athlete of the Week: Chris Chandler  WLOX

He's a state champion power lifter and a leader on the gridiron. Gautier High School senior Chris Chandler is this week's Scholar Athlete of the Week.

Gautier High School celebrates its first graduates  WLOX

Gautier High School first graduating class reunited to celebrate a unique unveiling Friday.

High School Football Recap: Week 6  WDAM

Hattiesburg, Sumrall stay unbeaten in high school football; West Jones, Stringer pick up one-sided wins.

Gautier hires former Coast head coach to take over football program  The Sun Herald

Gautier High School has found its replacement for Chris Peterson to take over football program.

Coast superintendent has a message for culprits after 2 threats reported on same day  The Sun Herald

A Coast superintendent thinks social media is likely to blame for two threats reported to separate schools in his district on Monday, and he'll “chase every lead” ...

Gautier High student surprises school with 'promposal'  WLOX

Gautier High School student Parker Peterson, 16, knew he wanted to go to the prom this year with his best friend 17-year old Gabrielle Humber, and he knew he ...

Highest paying school district in Mississippi looking for teachers  WLOX

Dozens of education jobs are up for grabs in the best paying district in the state.

Experience wins judge race in Jackson, George, Greene counties. Plus, a school board shake-up.  Sun Herald

Attorney Tanya Hasbrouck wins the runoff for the Mississippi Chancery Court judge seat over Ashlee Trehern in Jackson, George and Greene counties on the ...

12 renovation projects in progress at Jackson County school  WLOX

One week before registration and a handful of schools in the Pascagoula-Gautier School District are getting upgrades.

Friday’s Gautier-Pascagoula football game changing sites  The Sun Herald

The installation of new artificial turf at Pascagoula's War Memorial Stadium forced the decision to change sites for the Gautier-Pascagoula football game.

Ocean Springs football star has seen his recruiting stock take a big jump  Sun Herald

Ocean Springs senior running back Micah Kelly recently received his first two FBS scholarship offers and a Big Ten school is also showing interest. He ran for 16 ...

Wayne County clinches playoff bid vs. Gautier  The Sun Herald

Gautier played host to Wayne County Friday night in the regular season finale.

Gautier football relying on new faces to fill key roles as 2017 season approaches  The Sun Herald

Chris Peterson is back for his sixth season of leading the Gautier football program.

7 months after resignation, Chris Peterson reinstated as Gautier football coach  The Sun Herald

Seven months after the Pascagoula-Gautier School District announced his resignation, Chris Peterson is again the head football coach at Gautier High School.

One minute they were talking, the next minute a Gautier teen was dead  The Sun Herald

Johnathan Hoover, a 2015 graduate of Gautier High School, was shot and killed in Florida with a gun that had been stolen. Police arrested a 22-year-old in ...

Graduation season has arrived on the Coast. Here's a list of dates and times for all of them.  The Sun Herald

Looking for info about a local graduation ceremonies? Find commencement dates and times for all high schools and local colleges on the Mississippi coast ...

Gautier High School graduates 214 in Thursday ceremony  Mississippi Press

Gautier High School handed out 214 diplomas as it graduated the class of 2014 at its stadium at 8 p.m. today.

Chris Peterson steps down as Gautier football coach

Chris PetersonFile photo GAUTIER, Mississippi -- Chris Peterson has tendered his resignation as Gautier High School's head football coach after six season, ...

Gautier High School selects homecoming queen at pregame ceremony Friday  Mississippi Press

One of seven senior maids will be crowned Gautier High School 2010 Homecoming Queen in pre-game ceremonies at 6:30 p.m. Friday as the Gautier Gators ...

Pascagoula running back shatters school rushing record  The Sun Herald

It was a memorable night for Dalvin Abney when Gautier hosted Pascagoula.

Gautier’s Paul Gainer chooses Southern Miss  The Sun Herald

Gautier offensive lineman Paul Gainer kept fans and coaches in suspense as he waited late to announce his commitment.

Class of 2018 High School Graduation Dates  WXXV News 25

Here are the dates and times for high school graduations across the Coast: May 21: St. Martin High School 6-9 p.m. Coast Coliseum. - Advertisement - ...

Gautier girls power way to Region 4-5A-6A championship  The Sun Herald

The Region 4-5A-6A powerlifting meet was held Saturday.

Want to act in a movie? Casting call for film about a rock band set at Coast brewery  Sun Herald

Casting for “The Song You'll Never Hear,” a sequel to the 2005 movie “Songs About Your Girlfriend” will be held in Ocean Springs MS on Oct. 27. The original ...

Ocean Springs is coast's top school district according to new state assessments

OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi -- Ocean Springs has the coast's top-rated school district and high school, according to the new statewide school accountability ...

Governor Phil Bryant proclaims October College Application Month  Southern Miss Now

Governor Phil Bryant recently proclaimed October College Application Month in Mississippi, recognizing that the college application process may be a barrier to ...

Looking for that festive feeling? Check out these holiday events on the Mississippi Coast  The Sun Herald

Christmas is about a week and a half away, and Hanukkah is here. Schools soon will be out for their holiday breaks, so find something to do with your family.

Students bring guns to Coast schools, but it’s not always reported. Here are the recent incidents.  The Sun Herald

An eighth grader at Hancock Middle School brought an inoperable .22-caliber handgun to school on Jan. 4, just weeks before the mass school shooting in ...

Gautier’s Gainer to provide drama on Coast’s historic Signing Day  The Sun Herald

Gautier senior offensive lineman Paul Gainer lets us know where he stands ahead of National Signing Day. He is set to become one of 15 players on the Coast ...

South Dakota School Makes List of NBC's RISE America Grant Winners  KDLT News

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A school in White, SD has been awarded a $10000 grant through NBC's R.I.S.E. Grant program inspired by the network's upcoming drama.

Since Florida shooting, number of school threats explode in Mississippi  Jackson Clarion Ledger

There have been more than a dozen school threats in Mississippi in the days since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida ...

Here’s how law enforcement officers and schools are keeping Coast students safe  The Sun Herald

Deputies, police and private security officers showed up at some Mississippi Coast schools Friday as a precaution in response to reported threats of violence.

JPS students give injured Coast student a hand in cross country race  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A photo of a Jackson Public Schools student helping an injured competitor during a race is inspiring people as it is shared on social media.

Gautier sweeps region powerlifting titles  Mississippi Press

View full size Gautier High School's girls powerlifting team won the region championship Feb. 16 at Harrison Central. Team members are (front row, from left): ...

Former high school assistant principal charged with kidnapping  WLOX

A former Gautier High School assistant principal is accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and beating a woman, according to authorities with the Biloxi ...

Gautier's football, cheerleading league signup deadline nears

Deadline for registration in the City of Gautier's Football and Cheerleading program is Aug. 16, according to information released by the Gautier Cultural ...

Gautier assistant principal arrested, accused of beating and choking girlfriend  Mississippi Press

George Lee Parks III: 39-year-old Biloxi resident and assistant principal at Gautier was arrested Friday at about 12:30 p.m. and charged with aggravated ...

Dad sues Pascagoula School District over seized cell phone  WLOX

A judge on Tuesday dismissed a Gautier man's case against the Pascagoula School District over his son's seized cell phone. Mark Miller's son attends Gautier ...

NBC Awards Grants to 50 High School Theatre Departments Ahead of Rise Premiere

The network's R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America grant program provides funds for production expenses, master classes, and ...

Lumberton's schedule heats up with road game to Resurrection

A week after their loss to Taylorsville, the Lumberton Panthers rebounded incredibly against Sacred Heart last week. Lumberton improved to 7-1 overall and 3-0 ...

Peekskill, Hastings only Westchester schools to win $10K grants for theater programs  The Journal News |

The grants, tied to NBC's new school-theater drama "Rise," will boost drama programs at 2 local high schools.

Dean Mosher sculpture part of Gautier's rebirth as 'Nature's Playground'

Fairhope artist Dean Mosher has created a 42-foot-high sculpture for the city of Gautier, Mississippi, which is re-inventing itself as "Nature's Playground.

Hattiesburg dominates Oak Grove on scoreboard, 51-19  WDAM

Drexlan Allen had a big night as the Tigers roll past the Warriors 51-19.

Artificial turf installation underway at Pascagoula  WLOX

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - High school football season is underway, and improvements to Pascagoula's Dutch Binion Field at War Memorial Stadium are ...

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority presents 18 young ladies at 15th Annual Debutante Cotillion  The Sun Herald

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority will host its 15th annual debutante cotillion at the Coast Coliseum and Convention Center on Saturday when 18 young ladies will be ...

Offensive outburst lifts Tigers past Picayune, 49-35  WDAM

The Tigers remain undefeated this season with a 49-35 victory over the Maroon Tide.

Things to Do This Week  The Sun Herald

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Late Pascagoula football father-son duo's love for each other was unquestioned  WLOX

When only half of the Pascagoula Panthers home crowd cheered following their team's touchdown in the third quarter Friday night, Donnis Harrison's happiness ...

WHAT'S HAPPENING for May (Updated MAY 5)  The Sun Herald

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Santa sightings, Christmas tree lightings, festivities abound (Christmas events)  Mississippi Press

Christmas around the town. HURLEY -- The East Central Civic Association will help usher in the Christmas season on Friday at 5 p.m. near the intersection of ...

Taylor Olsen, Will Tomes power Pascagoula to easy win over Gautier  Mississippi Press

Pascagoula's Taylor Olsen pitches to Gautier during baseball action at Gautier High School in Gautier, MS on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. (Joshua Dahl ...

EDUCATION NOTEBOOK (April 11)  The Sun Herald

Hasbrouck selected for U.S. Senate program honor.

Plant City “rises” to top in nationwide theatre contest  Plant City Observer

Plant City High was one of 50 schools chosen out of 1000 applicants for a $10000 NBC R.I.S.E grant. The money will be used to enhance the school's drama ...

Christmas parades all across Jackson, George counties spread cheer  Mississippi Press

Thousands lined streets that were brimming with Christmas parades on Saturday to officially kick off and celebrate the holiday season.

Three area high school teams on verge of berth in South State final  Mississippi Press

Pascagoula's Bryan Williams (12, blue) jumps up over Gautier's Marquis Wells (12, white) during basketball action at Gautier High School in Gautier, MS on ...

Events set to recognize and honor veterans this Veterans Day weekend across the Coast  The Sun Herald

Here is a list of several Veterans Day events scheduled this weekend across the Coast.

Gulf Coast Neighbors: Nonprofit founder Anthony Herbert has intense focus on education  Mississippi Press

Anthony L. Herbert Sr. of Ocean Springs is an educator and an entrepreneur. Herbert has worked in various roles with the Pascagoula Schools since 2000, ...

2016 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi: Thirty-four high school seniors to vie for state title  Meridian Star

Today, 34 high school girls from across the state will arrive in Meridian for a week of learning high-intensity dance routines, rehearsing, making special ...

Judge: George Parks 'a danger to society and all women'  WLOX

After two hours of deliberation, a Harrison County jury found George Lee Parks, a former assistant principal at Gautier High School, guilty of kidnapping, sexually ...

ECCC set to open baseball season  Meridian Star

DECATUR — A new sign is being installed on the outfield wall of the East Central Community College Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur. It touts the ...

Pascagoula Negro-Carver High School to host Black History Month program  Mississippi Press

PASCAGOULA. Mississippi -- The history of the Pascagoula Negro-Carver High School will be combined with an overview of school life today during a "Looking ...

UPDATED: Complete list of athletes honored at Best of MS Preps  Jackson Clarion Ledger

On Thursday, May 28 - The Clarion-Ledger will honor more than 1,500 student athletes in 22 sports at the Best of MS Preps banquet. It's going to be a great night ...

EDUCATION NOTEBOOK (March 27)  The Sun Herald

Three Ocean Springs High School students have been selected by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and the United States Department of ...


Kiper receives Jack Kent Cooke scholarship. Cory Kiper, a student at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's Jackson County campus, has received the ...

14 young women to vie for Camellia Queen in Biloxi  The Sun Herald

The 58th annual Mississippi Camellia Queen Pageant will be held March 26 in the Camellia Ballroom of the Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi.

Coaching staff loaded with former Panthers aims to return Pascagoula football to its glory days  Mississippi Press

Casey Gilbert remembers a time when Pascagoula High School football was always a force to be reckoned with.

Lumberton, Resurrection renew rivalry in postseason

For the second straight season, the Lumberton Panthers will travel to a region opponent after winning the region championship. Last season it was Stringer, and ...

Moss Point coach steps down to accept new position  The Sun Herald

Moss Point High School has a position to fill in its athletic department.

D'Iberville coaches open up about football player three years after his death  WLOX

Almost three years ago to the day, the D'Iberville Warriors football team made a tremendous comeback to defeat the Gautier Gators 17-14 in a regular season ...

Veterans Day events to be held all over South Mississippi  WLOX

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Beginning this weekend, events to celebrate veterans are being held all across the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Find an event close to ...

Barbour had hand in killer's release  Salt Lake Tribune

This is an archived article that was published on in 2011, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research ...

Columbia Academy advance in Class AAA playoffs  WDAM-TV

COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) - Senior Aaron Thomas scored on a pair of long interception returns and hauled in four passes for 110 yards, including a 46-yard ...

National History Day in Mississippi held at Southern Miss | Southern Miss Now  Southern Miss Now

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of History recently hosted students from across the state at National History Day in Mississippi on its ...

Dr. Jeanne L. Noble Delta Gems presents Red & White Ball with theme 'Castle of Dreams'  Mississippi Press

The annual Delta GEMS Red & White Ball is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, at the B.E. "Mac" McGinty Civic Center in Pascagoula.

Blue Angels soar in advance of Keesler Air Show  WLOX

The Blue Angels serve as role models and goodwill ambassadors for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The elite flying force began as a way to keep public ...

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