Petal School District is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Petal School District “Champion of the Year” Award.
The Petal Education Foundation will select a person, civic club or business for the award based on their contributions to the Petal School District.
Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said residents can help cut down the number of vehicle burglaries during the summer by taking their keys out of the car and locking the doors.
The advice sounds simple, but Rigel said it goes a long way in keeping local thieves at bay.
Petal’s Distinguished Young Woman Meagan Smith competed in the state DYW program over the weekend and took home the distinction of first alternate following the competition.
Smith also received a preliminary award in self expression.
OXFORD – Jane Becker Heidelberg adored her time at the University of Mississippi. She met her husband, Rody Heidelberg, in 1940 at their first dance as students in the old gym. They were together almost 50 years.