At a reception honoring her husband Luke as the 2017 Teacher of the Year, Kathryn Daniels had a chance to listen to a speech from a winner of the Milken Educator Award, an accolade so prestigious it’s earned the nickname of “The Oscars of Teaching.”
A Hattiesburg man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after being convicted of felony child abuse – in this case, the torturing of a child – and aggravated domestic violence.
As much as societal norms have progressed over the years, Hattiesburg City Council member Deborah Delgado would have liked to think equal pay between men and women would not be an issue in 2020.
A couple of years ago, after lawmakers and others in Mississippi government were shamed by the revelation of how much campaign money they were using to pay for clothes, cars, apartments and other personal perks, the Legislature tightened up on how the donations could be used.
Before we shift out of neutral, I want to tell all of you how much I enjoyed myself with you last Saturday.
Several thousand of us stood shoulder-to-should on Hardy Street to revel in the Mardi Gras parade festivities.
On Feb. 11 in the House Chamber of the Old Capitol in Jackson, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, the state agency that operates the fantastic Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, celebrated the life of Hiram Rhodes Revels.
When I was young, my progenitor called me Lightning. My two older brothers had nicknames, as well. One was Tiger, the other was The Toad.
Who remembers the Great South Fair? I do! During my school days, the annual extravaganza was held at the Great South Fairgrounds just across the Leaf River bridge, on the Petal side.
The fair rolled into town every September, right about the time school started back, giving us students something to look forward to.
With its recent designation as an official Mississippi Main Street community, officials from the Town of Sumrall are looking forward to working with the Mississippi Main Street Association to help preserve the town’s heritage while continuing to build on its steadily growing commercial and downtown district.
One could look pretty far and high – at all levels of competition – and still find it a little hard to find a squad that dominated the way the Petal High JROTC Panther Battalion did at the recent Army Mississippi State Drill Competition.