Biloxi A to Z: Biloxi Cooks!, Fallen Officer, Shrimp Queen, and more

Biloxi A to Z: This week’s video includes a look at the May episode of “Biloxi Cooks!” where Biloxi Firefighter David Allen and others prepare a meal at Station No. 7. The twenty-seven-minute video airs daily on BTV, Biloxi Television, at 7 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. throughout the month.

The Biloxi Police Department will host its annual Fallen Officer Ceremony on Wednesday, May 15 at 9:30 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center, 170 Porter Ave., and is open to the public.

And, applications are now being accepted for the 2024 Shrimp Queen. Contestants must be between the ages of 16 and 19 as of May 1, 2024, be enrolled in a local high school or college, be a descendant of persons involved with Mississippi’s seafood industry, create a heritage display board, and be responsible for obtaining their sponsorship. The deadline to apply for the 2024 Shrimp Queen is May 18.

Also in this week’s video: Details on the Ward 4 special election, Biloxi Red Tide registration, a look at the Preservation in May schedule of events, the weekend weather forecast, and a list of events taking place in Biloxi for this Mother’s Day weekend.
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YouTube: See the May Biloxi Cooks!
See the Fallen Officer Ceremony invite
See the Biloxi Red Tide Swim Team flyer
See more about the Shrimp Queen pageant
See more about the Ward 4 Special Election
See the May Community Calendar

News & notes: Popp’s Ferry Bridge closure, senior dance and fair

Popp’s Ferry Bridge: The Popp’s Ferry Bridge will be closed on Saturday, May 11, from 7 to 11 a.m. while maintenance is performed. Motorists traveling the bridge should expect alternate lane closures. To see traffic advisories, click here.

Dance competition and health fair: The City of Biloxi and Harrison County will host the inaugural Dance Competition & Health Fair on Thursday, May 16. The event, open to ages 55 and older, will take place at the Biloxi Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more details, click here.