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Chaplain to sign book about Hurricane Katrina's impact on spirituality

Sunday, 06 July 2014 03:25
The Rev. Jerry Bass, who served two decades as a chaplain and chaplain supervisor at University Hospital, now Interim LSU Public Hospital in New Orleans, will hold a book signing for his book "Katrina and the Need for Revival in the American Church" July 19 at Parkview Baptist Church, 6301 Camphor St., Metairie. The hours are 2 to 4 p.m. "I didn't write the book to tell storm stories about Katrina," said Bass, 66.
Watson: Don't spit on immigration
Friday, 04 July 2014 22:00
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Watson: Don't spit on immigration reform
Friday, 04 July 2014 22:00
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Holmes retiring after 40 years at archives agency
Friday, 04 July 2014 05:43
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Nearly nine years after Hurricane Katrina left much of south Mississippi in ruin, Hank Holmes looks back at the deadly storm as a test of Mississippi’s commitment to historical preservation. Holmes is retiring next year after what will be 42 years at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, the last nine as executive director.
Sheri Fink wins SIBA nonfiction prize
Thursday, 03 July 2014 08:36
(Courtesy of Crown) Even as Hurricane Arthur rips along the East Coast, today Sheri Fink won the nonfiction prize from the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance for “Five Days at Memorial” (Crown), her book about the deadly treatment of patients at the Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Fink, a former physician who works for the New York Times, won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting for her coverage…
Katrina Loans Forgiven for Pascagoula
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 08:50
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - More than $5 million in loans approved for the city of Pascagoula after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 have been forgiven by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The city was notified of the decision this week. After the storm, many businesses and services in Pascagoula shut down, causing the city to lose millions in tax dollars and spend millions in operating expenses.
6 Stocks Expected To Get Rocked By Hurricane Arthur
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 06:40
View photo. Hurricane Arthur is spinning its way to North Carolina. While the storm may threaten some stocks, it is likely to kick others into high gear. Generac Holdings This manufacturer of generators got a 52 percent jump in share price at the end of 2012 when Hurricane Sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard.
Pascagoula forgiven for $5 million in Hurricane Katrina disaster loans
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 09:57
In this 2005 file photo after Hurricane Katrina passed over the Gulf Coast, 10-year-old Sam Miller is comforted by a neighbor after viewing the destruction of his home along Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula. PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- Pascagoula leaders have learned the city will be forgiven for $5.17 million in Hurricane Katrina-related loans. City Clerk Bobby Parker told the city council Tuesday that the original debt for the federal disaster loans was for $7.7 million.
Top 7 Tips to Prepare for Tropical Storm Arthur
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 06:45
As Tropical Storm Arthur strengthens, several states are on guard for potential damage. North Carolina is on official hurricane alert while Florida and South Carolina have been issued tropical storm watches. The last time a hurricane hit the United States was in 2012 with Hurricane Isaac. While it is unlikely a hurricane will strike this time, homeowners can be prepared for the chance of heavy rain and wind.
Gulfport Main Street wants public input on ways to grow downtown area
Monday, 30 June 2014 18:17
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Before Hurricane Katrina, there were just a handful of restaurants in Gulfport's downtown area, but now there are around 32 bars and restaurants. That's partly thanks to Gulfport's Main Street Association. Tuesday evening, the association held the first of two strategic planning public input sessions so community members and business owners could give input about how to attract more development to Gulfport.

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