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WWII veteran celebrates 103rd birthday at D’Iberville nursing center

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-03-03 08:49:20

SUMMARY: Ja'Colbi Rivers celebrated a major milestone with and friends, where he spoke with a veteran who emphasized the importance of gratitude. George Roberts, who recently turned 103, reflected on his , his time in the military and teaching. Roberts highlighted the role his mother played in shaping him into the man he is , leaving a message for others to treat people the way they want to be treated. The celebration emphasized gratitude, reflecting on a life well-lived and the importance of kindness and respect towards others.

Friday was a special day for a local World War II veteran in D'Iberville as he celebrated a major milestone with family and friends.

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Introducing our WXXV Student Athlete of the Week, Pass Christian's Anaya Bradley!

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SUMMARY: The Pasar Shan High School track and field team will host the regional meet on their home track this Saturday. The team's in the district meet led to this , showcasing fast athletes such as Annah Bradley. Coach Rosco Forge attributes their success to dedication and , with athletes like Harmony Walker and Oli Trey Bailey making significant improvements. Walker is currently the fastest girl in the with a 100m time of 11.68 seconds, while Bailey broke the mile record. Bradley, the wxxv student athlete of the , aims to continue her success in college while pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.

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NAACP Annual Freedom Banquet

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www.youtube.com – 25 – 2024-04-19 12:58:34

SUMMARY: The NAACP in County will be holding its annual Banquet at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pasula tomorrow at 7:00. This celebrates the organization's mission of promoting equality for minority citizens in the United States. The banquet will honor major contributors in the community, with for humanitarian, outstanding community service, achievement, and volunteer of the year. District Attorney Scott Colom will be the guest speaker, recognizing his achievements as one of the few African-American district attorneys in Mississippi. Tickets are $50 per person or $400 for a table of eight, and more information can be found on the website.

The NAACP Freedom Banquet will be April 19 at 7pm.

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Mississippi Aquarium hosting Penguin House Party on May 3

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SUMMARY: Diana Majors and Nicole Marts from the Mississippi brought Thumper the African penguin to discuss the upcoming penguin house party on May 3rd. Thumper, a favorite with a big personality, will be part of the to raise funds for a permanent habitat for the penguin colony. The party will feature music, food from local businesses, and interactions with the penguins. Tickets are on sale for $55 and include food samplings. encounters with the penguins are also available at the aquarium. The staff has been working with penguins for years and encourages visitors to check out their social for updates.

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