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A 45-year-old construction worker apparently died from electrocution Friday morning while working on a Midtown shopping district across Hardy Street from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Petal School District Board of Trustees’ last meeting of the year was filled with fun surprises.

Robotics programs are continuing to expand across Mississippi as Oak Grove’s two elementary schools have teams that have advanced to state competition.

With just nine days left in this year’s Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign, Captain Patrick Connelly said collections to date are a little concerning.

As of Monday only 35 percent of a $200,000 goal had been collected.

Petal High School surpassed their goal and delivered 1,144 books to benefit a high school library in Kenya as part of the African Library Project.

HUB CITY BLUES

By CARY HUDSON,

My earliest memories of music are from church, and I was especially fond of the heartfelt singing and enthusiastic gospel piano at the small country church in Hickory Grove, where my Mamaw and Papaw attended.

It was a big deal to ride the twenty miles from Sumrall to downtown Hattiesburg in Papaw's truck.

City gears up for annual Fall Festival, concert

By NIKKI SMITH,

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

The show is just one stop on the band’s “Life As We Know It” tour that began earlier this year, which features hits from the bands latest album. “Never Enders” is the band’s 10th album.

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