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Waveland will host a memorial service for Katrina Victims
WAVELAND, Miss. (AP) -- A special memorial service recognizing the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the opening of the new Ground Zero Museum will be held Thursday at the Waveland Civic Center. The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/14zFsSk ) the names of those who lost their lives in Katrina will be read by community leaders from Bay St. Louis, Waveland, Hancock County and Diamondhead. Following the service, all are invited to see the first exhibit at Waveland's Ground Zero Hurricane Museum in this historic building. It is the only building on Coleman Avenue that survived Hurricane Katrina. This exhibit will feature a pictorial history of the Old Waveland School, the renovation of the building by a grant from Mississippi Archives and History after Hurricane Katrina, and renovations of St. Clare Catholic Church.