The historic high school was burned by arsonist Tuesday, May 29, 2007.
Abbie Rogers, the founder of the Abbie Rogers Civitan Camp for Citizens with Mental Retardation, died today, her husband L.A. Rogers confirmed.
Rogers started the camp for the mentally handicapped as a service project for the Girl Scouts more than 30 years ago. The first camp, which took place at Camp Tiak, included around 20 campers and just a handful of volunteers. Recent camps saw almost 300 staffers, counselors, and campers converge on Camp Iti Kana in Wiggins.
The Forrest County Farmerís Market is located on Corinne Street a block behind the Dossett Pontiac Used Car lot. Artists, crafters, potters and jewelry makers have joined Southern bakers and vegetables marketers for a wonderful potpourri of merchandise. Letís enter at the side door and take a tour.
Akihiro Kawasaki, who studied at the University of Southern Mississippi's English Language Institute, continues to learn English as he helps with athletic training at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston.
Pine Belt wedding videographer Corine Tran talks about how she got started in the business, what the challenges are and what she likes about her profession.