Gulf coast community hopes hurricane doesn't push oil ashore

  • One of Marlin Miller's carvings displayed in War Memorial Park in Pass Christian, Ms. on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. Miller began making sculptures out of the dead trees left behind from hurricane Katrina in 2007. STEVE JOHNSON / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Grant Lovato, 42, is the manager of Chillie Willie's Pizzeria in Pass Christian, Ms. on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. The business has been open for four months and worries about the lack of tourists due to the BP oil spill. STEVE JOHNSON / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • City Hall is currently located in a trailer after hurricane Katrina destroyed most of the town in Pass Christian, Ms. on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. STEVE JOHNSON / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Steve Ladner, 61, walks through Martin Hardware store in Pass Christian, Ms. on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. STEVEN JOHNSON / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • The view of the gulf and large oak trees can be seen on East Scenic Drive just next to Hwy. 90 in Pass Christian, Ms. on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. STEVE JOHNSON / THE MIAMI HERALD

  • Steve Ladner, 61, assists Dave Rupert in Martin Hardware store in Pass Christian, Ms. on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. STEVE JOHNSON / THE MIAMI HERALD