PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) - Pascagoula leaders want a variety of multi-media marketing materials to showcase what the city has to offer to both its residents and tourists. The Pascagoula City Council voted this week to re-advertise for proposals on a new marketing plan.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport is preparing for life after Southwest Airlines. The airline will shut down in Jackson on June 7 after 20 years.
One results of that departure is to delay security checkpoint upgrades and improvements to the concourse after a downgrading of the airport's revenue bonds by Fitch Rating Service.
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - Prosecutors say a Louisiana woman has admitted her role in the armed robbery of Keesler Federal Credit Union in Diamondhead and has agreed to testify at her husband's upcoming trial. They say 34-year-old Aleisha Diaz Landry of Bogalusa, La., admitted she went into the credit union to check out its security before the robbery and returned to her car.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A Harrison County jury convicted Michael Leroy Knight on drug distribution charges even though he failed to return to his trial. The 54-year-old Knight was in court for the first day of trial Tuesday but didn't show up Wednesday.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.