Hancock County Newswire

Hancock County Newswire

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  1. A luxurious ferry connected Henderson Point to Bay St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    Pictured here in early 1922 is the Bay St. Louis ferry Cecil N. Bean, which was the subject of the Aug. 5, 2012, Flashback. In 1922, it was believed that the Bean was the first and only ferry to carry vehicles, passengers and freight across the Bay between Hancock and Harrison counties.

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  2. Mystery photo is for the birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

    ... mystery spotlights dozens of Miller monuments, stretching on the Coast from the Infinity Space Center in Hancock County to the Jackson County Welcome Center in Moss Point. Storm-dead trees are magically transformed into dolphins, marlins, herons, ...

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  3. Chamber honors former Echo Publisher Ellis C. Cuevas for a lifetime of 'Keeping Hancock Beautiful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sea Coast Echo

    Tish Williams announced that the Hancock Chamber of Commerce is making a donation to the Hancock Community Development Foundation in honor of Ellis to provide funding for future beautification projects in Hancock County. During the Bay St. Louis Rotary Club meeting this week members and representatives from the Hancock Chamber of Commerce Beautification Committee surprised Ellis Cuevas with well-deserved recognition for his leadership.

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  4. SLIDESHOW: Coast community rallies for unityRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... at Jones Park to participate in a unity rally hosted by JZ 94.5 and Rip Daniels. A report completed by the Hancock County Youth Court Task Force calls drug addiction one of the biggest problems facing the foster care system in Hancock County. A ...

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  5. Silent Salute: Bay efforts to honor police officers go viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sea Coast Echo

    ... had been delivered to the Bay St. Louis Police Department. Officers in the Waveland Police Department and Hancock County Sheriff's Office said they have also received gift cards and a lot of moral support. 'Speaking for our local first-responders, I ...

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  6. Hancock Youth Court Task Force issues final reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sea Coast Echo

    The Hancock County Youth Court Task Force this week issued its report after nearly 18 months of investigation into both the youth court and the Department of Human Services. The task force was led by Dist.

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  7. Report: Drugs to blame for Hancock Countya s high foster-care rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sunherald.com

    The Hancock County Youth Court Task Force, which formed last year to study the foster-care crisis, released its final report this week with 16 findings and recommendations on how to correct the high number of children in state custody. Notably, the report blamed the problem on drug addiction, as court officials have done since discussions on the foster-care crisis began in December 2014.

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  8. Budget cuts at the Mississippi Forestry Commission have led to job cuts.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... positions. Among those are the chief fire investigator, who lost his job after more than 24 years on the job. Hancock County emergency manager Brian Adam said the loss of two arson investigators will definitely be felt at the local level. Adam says ...

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  9. Mississippi confirms 2nd Vibrio vulnificus infection of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... cannot give details about the person. The state's first Vibrio vulnificus patient of the year was a diabetic Hancock County man. Brandy Miller told the Sun Herald that her father, Ronald "Griz" Winnert, became sick within hours after water splashed ...

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  10. Mark Honey to present history of gallery's historic buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Weekly Packet

    ... gallery. Honey, an historian and columnist for the Castine Patriot, has written extensively on the history of Hancock County, with five published volumes on the communities of the Union River and two on the communities of the Bagaduce River. He has ...

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  11. Shirley mourns loss of local historianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daily Reporter

    ... also active in civic organizations, serving on the March of Dimes board in Georgia and other boards in the Hancock County area throughout his life. He was known for his kindness toward others and his knowledge of local history, friends said. The ...

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  12. Man accused in threats against police said he wished he a could snipea themRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sunherald.com

    ... failure to comply with orders and public drunkenness. His bonds total $16,000. He remained in custody at the Hancock County jail Wednesday. The city hasn't had a fatal shooting involving an officer since March 31, 2012. Clifton Lane Marsh, 31, of ...

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  13. Who will present Brett Favre at Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Mississippi Press

    ... referred to as "Big Irv", died suddenly of a heart attack on Dec. 21, 2003, at age 58 near the family home in Hancock County. The elder Favre coached prep football in South Mississippi for almost three decades, before retiring in 1994. He was ...

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  14. Homeless man charged with making threats against Waveland PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sunherald.com

    Chief David Allen said Monday that Jason Pugh, 49, was arrested Monday and charged with abusive calls to 911, assault on a police officer, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication. According to Allen, Hancock County Central Dispatch began receiving calls about 5:30 p.m. Monday from a man who was threatening police.

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  15. Hancock Library plans 'Comic Con'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Hancock County Library System will host ComicCon 2016 Tuesday, July 26, beginning at 5:30p.m. at the Bay St. Louis-Hancock County Library. Visit the artists' alley, play video or board games, bring a solid color shirt to bleach-dye, or attend a pop-up panel on topics including zombie preparedness, steampunk and gothic art, and virtual reality apps.

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  16. Hancock Co. to oppose Waveland annexation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Hancock County Board of Supervisors this week voted this week to fight efforts by the city of Waveland of Waveland to annex down Beach Boulevard to encompass the Silver Slipper Casino and Hotel and the Bayou Caddy area. The Hancock County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to oppose the city of Waveland's proposed annexation of parts of Clermont Harbor and Lakeshore, which includes the Silver Slipper Casino property.

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  17. Grassroots effort for a 'Silent Salute' to Bay police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sea Coast Echo

    ... men and women in blue has gone viral throughout the Bay. And, now it is spreading to Diamondhead, Waveland, Hancock County and beyond. Samantha's goal is for each community to distribute 500 $10 gift cards over the next few weeks to the men and ...

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  18. Man jailed for threats against Waveland P.D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sea Coast Echo

    ... calls to 911, assault on a police officer, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication. According to Allen, Hancock County Central Dispatch began receiving calls about 5:30 p.m. Monday from a man who was threatening police. "The caller said he was ...

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  19. Coming Soon: Daiquiris to go on the Gulf CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Daiquiri fans will soon be able to sip their favorite flavor from a go cup while walking around Old Town Bay St. Louis when the Daiquiri Shak opens next month at 112 Court St. "It's the first shop of its kind in Hancock County," said owner Caleb McQueen.

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  20. EMS Advisory Board chooses Acadian, BOS chooses RFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Mississippi Press

    ... isons by the Mississippi Press shows what Jackson County has paid to Acadian in contrast to what Harrison and Hancock County is paying their ambulance provider which is drastically lower than the amount Jackson County has paid out to Acadian.

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