Featured News:

Lamar County is growing annually at about 1.7 percent, much higher than the state average, a regional planning official told the Lamar County Board of Supervisors earlier this week.

On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, two Hattiesburg football players sit down with sports editor Camal Petro for interviews, as well as breakdowns of other area games.

By Nikki Smith

nikki@hubcitySPOKES.com

 

Country music group Lonestar is bringing their show back to South Mississippi with a performance at Petal’s annual Fall Festival.

Sumrall United Methodist Church will hold its highly successful Halloween event, “Trunk or Treat,” from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the church.

Local still searching for owner of PHS‘46 class ring

By NIKKI SMITH,

At the end of one’s high school career, he or she will receive a diploma as proof of the academic effort and hard work needed to graduate.

Many high school students purchase other tokens to commemorate their time spent at their respective schools and extracurricular activities that added to the experience.

Faculty, staff, students raise over $6K for Texas school district

By NIKKI SMITH,

Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.

After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.

Funeral services announced for former Sumrall Police Chief

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Longtime Sumrall Police Chief Willie James Preston will be buried on Saturday after he died earlier this week.

Preston, who was the town’s first black police officer and served as police chief for 17 years, was honored earlier this year when the Mississippi Legislature named a part of Mississippi Hwy. 589 in his honor.

Pages

Sports:

ELLISVILLE – The battle of NJCAA Top 10 teams lived up to its billing here on a wonderful... READ MORE

The Lamar Times:

Fifteen new school buses will be added to the Lamar County School District’s fleet after the... READ MORE