Reports: Engine damaged during Stennis test

Three news sites are reporting that an Antares AJ-26 engine failed Thursday during a test firing at Stennis Space Center. NASASpaceflight.com quoted sources saying the engine “exploded” on the E Complex test stand. Spaceflightnow.com said the Russian-built rocket engine was damaged during the “test mishap” but there were “no injuries.” The engine was slated to…

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Memorial Day: time for termites to swarm

Ah, Memorial Day weekend. Time for the Formosan termites to swarm. Facebook friends were abuzz and aghast last night after finding the swarming termites everywhere. This morning Nola.com had this front page headline: Major Formosan termites swarm in New Orleans area on Thursday night It happens every year around this time when the temperature, humidity…

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Joey Boudin’s Top 10 ideas for spending taxpayer $$$

Listed below is a message from Council Member Joey Boudin: Mayor, Council and Citizens: Tuesday we had a good workshop and spoke about many good ideas. Now, I am prepared to put more permanent policies in place to ensure the taxpayer money is responsibly spent. Here are my top 10 ideas that I am ready…

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Cooked to order, since 1955

Remember after Katrina when Waffle House was the first restaurant to rebuilt on Highway 90 in Harrison County? Well, they’re still adding locations. The state Health Department says it’s given its approval for a Waffle House at 3810 25th Ave. in Gulfport to open. Let’s all recite the menu: waffles, omelets, steak & eggs, pork…

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Lazy Magnolia featured on CNNMoney

Read about our own Lazy Magnolia on CNNMoney: http://money.cnn.com/2014/05/20/smallbusiness/south-craft-beer-mississippi/index.html

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Bay Council agenda: Something old, something new

Here’s the agenda for today’s Bay St. Louis City Council meeting that starts at 5:30 p.m. Guests: Sheri Bevis Voters ID Clementine Williams Clovis Reed Court fines & Fees Waste Management Awarding Keep Bay St. Louis Beautiful Grant Lucien Bourgeois Public Forum New Business: Historic Preservation Commission Appointments Harbor Master Appointments Commagere Youth Football –…

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New deli serves up daily lunch specials

Maddie J’s Deli at 145 East Pine Ave in Wiggins is owned by April Kostmayer and serves lunch Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. According to the state Health Department, which gave this new Stone County deli the OK to open, the menu includes sandwiches and po-boys, chef salad, tuna salad, chicken…

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Orange Alert: Day Two

The ozone didn’t get me yesterday so I’m doing more yard work today.

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Orange alert! What the ….

My Saturday to-do list is all outdoors stuff. Was not expecting this DEQ alert when I checked the weather. (I’m placing myself in the active adult category, by the way. See below.) …Air quality alert in effect until midnight CDT tonight… The Mississippi department of environmental quality is forecasting a air quality alert for Hancock…Harrison…

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Canine CSI: Sand Beach

Mystery solved. Why my walking pace isn’t as fast as I’d like it to be.

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