DEQ lifts Bay beach closure

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality just lifted a beach closure for a section of beach in Bay St. Louis that was issued Aug. 11. The closure extended from Carroll Avenue to Julia Street. Water samples show the area is back to acceptable bacteria levels. To receive beach advisories directly, send an email to rwilbur@deq.state.ms.us…

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Stream me up. I cut the cable!

A month and a half ago, I walked into the Mediacom office and turned in my cable box. “I’m breaking up with y’all” is how I put it. Except for an untold amount of time after Katrina, I had had cable service for who knows how many years. But irritating outages, moronic network programs and…

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Beach walkers/parkers: beware of break-ins

A fellow beach walker just told me that when she returned to her car at Washington Street yesterday morning, she found that someone had broken in and stolen her purse. The thief got more than $100, her IDs, credit cards and checkbook. This was at 7:30 in the morning in the parking lot between the…

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What do you call it?

A back to school pop quiz from Mental Floss: What do you call the thing you drink water from at school? Tap the image to enlarge. p5rn7vb

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MDEQ issues Bay beach closure

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality issued a beach closure today for a section of beach in Bay St. Louis from Carroll Avenue to Julia Street. The closure is being preemptively issued due to a sewage spill caused by lightning striking a lift station on Ruella Avenue. The city is installing a bypass pump to…

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It's Monday. Time to get going in the right direction.

It’s Monday

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Sailboat and birds

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Power outages all over town

Mississippi Power’s website is great to keep track of outages, like the current one. Go to Outagemap.mississippipower.com

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