Man sentenced for faking death to avoid sex abuse charges

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Jacob Blair Scott, who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor, cries out while being cross-examined by Assistant District Attorney Justin Lovorn during his trial in Circuit Court in on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Hannah Ruhoff

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for faking his own death in Alabama to avoid criminal charges of impregnating a teenage girl in his home state of Mississippi.

Jacob Blair Scott was sentenced Monday in Alabama. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Beaverstock set the federal…

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Funeral for retired Pascagoula Police Captain Shannon Massey

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Today in , family, friends, and colleagues gathered for the funeral of retired Captain James Deshannon Massey also known as Shannon Massey.

On November 25th, Massey died after a courageous fight with cancer. He was surrounded by his immediate family who will continue honoring his legacy and remembering him and the many titles he carried throughout his life.

Some of those include United States Marine, Pascagoula police captain, National FBI Academy graduate class 264, esteemed father, and loving husband.

More than 600 people came to pay…

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Dr. Paul McGahie comes out of retirement for Handel’s ‘Messiah’


by Cherie Ward, Our Mississippi Home

Dr. Paul McGahie’s Facebook pageDr. Paul McGahie’s Facebook pageDr. Paul McGahie will come out of retirement to be a guest conductor with the Gulf Coast Messiah Chorus this season.

The first performance will be at the First United Methodist Church of Pascagoula at 7 pm on Dec 1 with McGahie serving as Conductor Emeritus for the final “Hallelujah Chorus” in George Frideric Handel’s timeless oratorio, Messiah.

McGahie said he’s honored to serve as the Conductor Emeritus especially since he gets to participate in the fun and excitement of the “Hallelujah Chorus” just without all of the work and responsibility.

“I get the best part,” he said, laughing.

The “Hallelujah Chorus” is one of the Messiah’s better-known sections and is noteworthy not just for its…

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Pascagoula Mississippi Fair


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Ingalls Shipbuilding honors apprentices for National Apprenticeship Week

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This week marks the eighth annual National Apprenticeship Week. The City of and are showing how much they appreciate their apprentices.

Apprenticeship Week is a time to celebrate those men and women in training to become full time workers at certain organizations.

While this is a national celebration, officials at Pascagoula City Hall are showing their appreciation on a more personal level by adopting a proclamation officially approving the recognition of the special week in the city. Training Rep and former apprentice Lloyd Stringer…

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City of Pascagoula awarded $4.4 million in Restore Act funding

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announced on Thursday that he awarded the City of $4.4 million in Restore Act funding.

This funding will go towards supporting the city’s plan to revitalize and develop Lowry Island by building a public marina.

The project includes the demolition of dilapidated structures, environmental remediation, and construction of new infrastructure, including parking, roadways, floating piers, boardwalks, and sidewalks.

Right now, is constructing a new access road to Lowry Island off to make it easier for people to get to. Pascagoula…

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Gulfport and Pascagoula split games


by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

Basketball season is slowly but steadily reaching a full-court press in the “Southern Six” as we tip off our prep hoops coverage at presented by this week.

traveled to in a big Class 6A early season match-up Tuesday night. The Admirals defeated the Panthers 59-57 in an exciting game and improved to 4-1 on the young season with the win. Amir Abdul-Rauf finished with 14 points, Keanu Patrick 12, and Kamari Mitchell 10 to pace Gulfport.

November 15, 2022: Gulfport Admirals Kobie Williams (3) goes up for a shot as he is guarded by Pascagoula Panthers Robert Millender (4) during the Pascagoula versus Gulfport varsity boys basketball game at Gulfport, Mississippi. Photo: Bobby McDuffie/228 Sports

The action marked the first for the…

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Crusin' The Coast 2022, Car Show, Pascagoula, Mississippi, Mavic Mini 2


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Crusin’ The Coast 2022, Car Show, , Mississippi, Mavic Mini 2 #pascagoula #mississippi #carshow #crusinthecoast …

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City of Pascagoula 11-15-22


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MCC Baseball Complex in Pascagoula renamed ‘Lee Tingle Park’


by Curtis Rockwell, Our Mississippi Home

The City of renamed the MCC Baseball Complex on Orchard Rd. after new Resurrection head baseball coach Lee Tingle this week.

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Newly renamed Lee Tingle Park in Pascagoula

Tingle, who took the helm of the Class 1A state champion Eagles after the retirement of Johnny Olsen, was recently diagnosed with a rare brain disease.

A Pascagoula native and a graduate of Pascagoula High, Tingle is entering his 11th season overall with the RCS program. Four of his years were as the Middle School head coach and seven years as an assistant for the High School team. He played for Olsen at Pascagoula High.

“Lee kind of spearheaded it all in renovating that field and the entire complex and that’s a perfect way to honor him and make sure his name will always be associated with it,” Olsen…

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