Tropical Storm Cindy left a mess on beaches in Hancock County — debris, trash, wood and a few dead birds had washed ashore over the past three days. But that’s not all cleanup crews found Saturday morning. Hundreds of dead nutria also lined the beaches in Waveland and Clermont Harbor. Black Diamond Construction was hired to cleanup debris from the beaches and sidewalks in Hancock County. They are cleaning up the area of the beach from Washington Street in Bay St. Louis to the Silver Slipper Casino.
So what do Santa’s reindeer do in the offseason? How about moonlight for commercials? A pair of reindeer who call Crystal Lake, Minnesota, home were in Pass Christian on Friday as part of a commercial shoot. While we’re not exactly sure about the subject matter of the commercial, there’s a pretty good chance the shoot was part of getting ready for the upcoming holiday season. You know, in December. That holiday season.
Yes, the Sun Herald shoots video. Too often our readers - and the subjects of our stories - just don't realize that the photojournalists at the Sun Herald are also shooting, editing and producing high-quality video journalism. We have embraced this tool that the new world of online publication makes available to us.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".