Biloxi A to Z: BTV, Fallen Officer Ceremony, West Oaklawn Road

May BTV lineup, upcoming Fallen Officer Ceremony, and closures on West Oaklawn Road headline today’s Biloxi A to Z video.

On BTV, the May programming is running and includes a new episode of Shuckers Insider with Javik Blake, the voice of the Biloxi Shuckers, as well as the latest Infrastructure report and Keesler Update.

On Wednesday, May 17, the Biloxi Police Department will hold its annual Fallen Officer Ceremony at 10 a.m. on the front steps of the Lopez-Quave Public Safety Center, 170 Porter Ave. The ceremony, which is open to the public, is to pay homage to all law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

And beginning on Monday, West Oaklawn Road from scenic River Drive to Pin Oak Drive will be closed to traffic while crews install a new storm drain pipe and Brady Drive at U.S. 90 will be closed while crews install sewer and water mains. Motorists are asked to follow the detour signs in both areas.

Also in today’s report: Preservation in May, road maintenance reminders, weekend weather and events, and a few moments with a Canadian Geese family at Hiller Park.
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See the May Community Calendar
See the Fallen Officer Ceremony invitation

News & notes: Sports Hall of Fame, torch run, road closures

Sports Hall of Fame: The deadline is quickly approaching for nominations for the Biloxi Sports Hall of Fame. Those interested in nominating someone who has contributed to the betterment of athletics in Biloxi in the past, have until June 2. To see more information and to download the registration form, click here.

Law Enforcement Torch Run: The Biloxi Police Department is participating in the Mississippi Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics this afternoon. As a kickoff to the games, law enforcement will be passing the torch across city lines along U.S. 90, with its final trek making it to Biloxi around 4 p.m.

Road closures: To keep up with the latest road closures and the duration of the work, check out the traffic page online. To see the page, click here.