WLOX - Local News
12/10/2017 03:04 PM
WLOX Editorial: Our congratulations to Ingalls and its employees
The future appears bright for Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula and that is good news for South Mississippi. The Union Ship workers just passed a four year contract extension. With years of Navy and coast guard shipbuilding contracts in the pipeline, this keeps Jackson County's economy on solid footing. Ingalls is the largest industrial employer in the state with more than eleven thousand people on the payroll.
12/09/2017 05:50 PM
6-year-old YouTube star makes $11 million a year
This week Forbes released its annual list of highest-paid YouTubers, a prodigious sampling of channels, and the people associated with them, making ungodly sums of money doing impressively mundane things.
12/08/2017 10:36 PM
Power pole falls, power knocked out in Gulf Park Estates
People who live near Hamill Farm Road and Fountainbleau Road in Jackson County had a chilly night. A power pole at that intersection toppled over. That knocked out power to people who live in Gulf Park Estates.
12/08/2017 03:44 PM
Curfew announced for George County
Law enforcement and emergency resources are stretched thin throughout South Mississippi as first responders work crashes caused by slick driving conditions.
12/08/2017 12:18 PM
ALERT: Pipe-bursting freeze coming Friday night
Below-freezing temperatures ranging from the lower 30s to the mid 20s are expected on Friday night overnight into Saturday morning across all of South Mississippi, including coastal locations.
12/07/2017 03:29 PM
Coast WWII veterans remember Pearl Harbor
On the anniversary of an American tragedy, residents at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport held a ceremony in commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
12/07/2017 02:26 PM
LIST: Schools schedule changes for winter weather
Due to the declining weather conditions, all schools in the Harrison County School District will be releasing one hour early Friday. And all schools in the Jackson County School District will dismiss 30 minutes early.
12/07/2017 01:27 PM
MGCCC names new head football coach
Jack Wright is taking over the football program at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. School officials announced their choice Thursday following approval by the Board of Trustees.
12/07/2017 12:50 PM
GOOD NEWS: Hattiesburg native awarded patent for DNA vaccine
When we have outbreaks like Ebola or Zika, there are scientists in research labs working day in and day out to find answers, treatments, or vaccines to protect us. Now, a Hattiesburg High School graduate and her team have a patent on a vaccine that will do just that.
12/07/2017 11:19 AM
Ocean Springs teen reported missing
Ocean Springs police are asking for help finding a 16-year-old girl who was last seen Nov. 20. Police say Nova Clark has been reported missing.
12/07/2017 05:47 AM
UPDATE: Winter Weather Advisory expanded to entire coast
WLOX First Alert Meteorologist Wesley Williams says the Winter Weather Advisory area has been expanded to include all of the WLOX viewing area. The advisory time goes into effect at 9 p.m. Thursday for parts of our area and will end at noon tomorrow for all of our area.
12/06/2017 10:22 PM
Woman says copper vases missing from cemetery in Long Beach
Candy Dubuisson said she was visiting her niece's grave when she noticed the flowers weren't in the vase. And her's wasn't the only grave disturbed. Now she's hoping whoever did the shameful act will rethink their decision and return the vases.
12/06/2017 03:47 PM
Governor Bryant reacts to planned visit from President Trump
Governor Phil Bryant reacted to the planned visit of President Donald Trump for the opening of the long-awaited Mississippi Civil Right Museum and Museum of Mississippi History in Jackson. "Mississippi should be proud that @POTUS has agreed to speak at the opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum," Bryant tweeted on Wednesday. "The world will be watching our Bicentennial celebration. Let us come together as on...
12/06/2017 02:56 PM
Meals on Wheels delivers nutrition and goodwill
Hundreds of homebound Ocean Springs residents enjoy hot meals, courtesy of The Lord is my Help's Meals on Wheels program. Those people might go hungry if not for the efforts of volunteers. And they donate their time all year long, not just during the holidays. Doug Walker introduces to one of these dedicated good Samaritans.
12/06/2017 02:54 PM
Gov. Bryant appoints new DMR executive director
The man who led recovery efforts in Harrison County after Hurricane Katrina will soon take over as executive director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.
12/06/2017 10:33 AM
OS flag protesters say ‘take it down’
About 100 protesters rallied against the Mississippi state flag in Ocean Springs before Tuesday night’s board of aldermen meeting. The group marched from Marshall Park to city hall carrying signs and chanting "take it down."
12/05/2017 11:00 PM
Chris White is the latest member of the Mississippi Bowl Hall of Fame
Chris White enjoyed plenty of success on the football field from his high school days at Vancleave, at Mississippi Gulf Coast and later at Mississippi State. He would play four years in the NFL. On Sunday he received a big honor at halftime of the Mississippi Bowl.
12/05/2017 06:25 PM
City of Gulfport working to clean blight
In Gulfport, city leaders are taking steps to clear the community of blighted and overgrown properties as they forge ahead with beautification projects.
07/26/2017 05:05 PM
Hard Rock Cafe's Mini Chocolate Lava Cakes
If you're looking for a rich dessert to fulfill your sweet tooth, then we encourage you to try Hard Rock Cafe's Mini Chocolate Lave Cakes. You can't get the sweet treat at the restaurant any more, but it is offered on their catering menu. Chef Bob Rufin joined us on the show with the secret recipe and we have it here, just for you.
05/19/2017 04:50 PM
Magnolia House shrimp and grits recipe
Chef Kelly English joined us on the 4 O'clock Show to demonstrate how to make his famous shrimp and grits. This is his recipe from The Magnolia House in Harrah's Casino Biloxi.
05/10/2017 04:57 PM
Gooey chocolate chip cookies with cream cheese
May 11th is National Eat What You Want Day! Jennifer Gladden, owner of Lola Fleur Catering and Market in Ocean Springs joined us on the 4 O'clock Show to show us how to make Gooey chocolate chip cookies with cream cheese.
04/17/2017 04:51 PM
Pumpkin honey bread recipe
Eating locally produced honey has many health benefits. Nancy Freeman from Farm Families of Mississippi joined us on the 4 O'clock Show to demonstrate how to cook with honey. This is the recipe for pumpkin honey bread.
04/03/2017 04:59 PM
Recipe: French onion rice
Mississippi Farm Families consultant Nancy Freeman cooked French Onion Rice on Monday on the Four O'clock Show. Here is that recipe.
04/04/2016 05:17 PM
Brown Rice Waldorf Salad
Rice is nutritious, economical, blends well with any food pairings and is easy to make. Best of all, rice is cholesterol-free, sodium-free and has no trans or saturated fat. Rice is also gluten-free and is the least allergenic of all grains.
03/28/2016 04:45 PM
Slow cooked boiled peanuts
Peanuts Peanuts are not only good for family food plans but they brought in $29 million dollars to our state’s economy in 2015. Mississippi farm families grew peanuts on 42,000 acres last year.
03/21/2016 05:19 PM
Mississippi Farm Raised Catfish
Mississippi Farm Raised Catfish With inferior fish from other countries invading local food markets, be sure to read the label to make sure you are getting Mississippi Farm Raised Catfish. Only U.S. Farm Raised Catfish are grown using high quality standards and safe practices. Mississippi has 40,000 acres of catfish ponds in production. In 2015, that was $185 million in production value to our state’s economy. Check out our website at www.growingm...
03/14/2016 03:50 PM
Farm Families: Cooking With Mississippi Corn
Most of the corn you see growing in the fields across Mississippi is field corn that is used for feeding animals and in ethanol production. Sweet corn harvested by Mississippi Farm Families is mostly consumed as fresh corn ears. In 2015, the value of corn production to our state was $343 million. Mississippi corn provides good nutrition for our Mississippi families. Corn is cholesterol free. It’s a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, potassium, thiamine, fiber and ...