The Lamar County School District’s Board of Trustees signed the paperwork to submit school bonds for refinancing ahead of the Jan. 1 deadline, saving the district $902,000 over the length of the bonds.
With the upcoming Mississippi Theatre Association State competition at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus on Jan. 11-14, 2018, the Oak Grove Theatre students will be raising money Dec. 21 with "An Evening of Whodunit?" at the OGHS Multipurpose Room.
An apparent confrontation between two street gangs in Hattiesburg led to the shooting spree Monday at 1810 Country Club Road that eventually brought nine arrests in the aggravated assaults and three injured people.
Of the nine people arrested, ages range from 16 to 41 years old and included a Hattiesburg High School quarterback.
The second legal encounter to consider the proposed incorporation of Bellevue in Lamar County was postponed after only attorney William Ducker – representing citizens opposing the incorporation of Bellevue – showed up Monday morning in Purvis.