PEARL - May 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Yazoo resident is the first survivor of the April 24 tornado to purchase a Mississippi Cottage to replace his destroyed home. Mississippi First Lady Marsha Barbour met Eddie Ketchum at 11 a.m. today in front of his new home on Canton Drive to hand him the keys to his Mississippi Cottage.
Pearl, MS - July 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mississippi Gulf Coast residents still in need of permanent housing because their lives were uprooted by Hurricane Katrina will soon have another way to obtain a Mississippi Cottage.
GULFPORT, MS - May 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today Gulfport resident Ralph Bougrand, 82, is the first person to purchase the Mississippi Cottage he received after Hurricane Katrina. The opportunity for Bougrand to own his cottage marks a significant step in post-Katrina recovery efforts and in converting temporary disaster housing into permanent homes along the Mississippi Gulf Coast