Nominations open for Sports Hall of Fame

The Biloxi Parks & Recreation Department is looking for its newest Sports Hall of Fame members, but time is running out.

If you know a retired athlete that contributed to the betterment of athletics in Biloxi or a coach or individual who has played a supporting role for more than a decade, complete an application and turn it into the Parks & Rec office by Friday, June 2.

Nominees must be retired at least three years if an athlete or competitor or have completed at least 15 years of service as a coach or supporter of Biloxi athletics, must have demonstrated good citizenship both in school and after leaving school, and must have contributed to the betterment of athletics in the City of Biloxi as a player, coach, or any supporting role of superior accomplishment.

Applications may be acquired weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Parks & Recreation office, 377 Hiller Drive, or online at

All supporting documentation must be submitted with a completed application.

Inductees are chosen based on, but not limited to, statistical performance, individual achievement, leadership, citizenship, and community service.  The number of inductees each year is solely the discretion of the selection committee. 
See the nomination form
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News & notes: Weekly report, City Council, Fallen officer ceremony

The week that was: Weekly reports from the departments of the Police, Fire, Community Development, and Engineering are now online for your review. To see the reports from last week and an archive of weekly reports, click here

City Council: The Biloxi City Council meets at 1:30 p.m. today to address nearly three dozen items, including a first look at proposed ordinance changes for special events, parades, mobile food vending, recreational vehicle park, and storage of recreational equipment or mobile homes. The meeting will be held at Biloxi City Hall and will be streamed live. To see the full agenda and supporting documents, click here.

Fallen Officer Ceremony: 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. To see the invite, click here