Column: Making some noise!

By BETH BUNCH,

We’re the best under the sun,

Senior Class of ’81!

 

That was my senior class cheer, as it were. We yelled it at pep rallies, on bus trips and just whenever the occasion arose for us to scream loudly (there were lots of those). There were several variations on the theme.


Learning The Language

By BETH BUNCH,

When Danny Li started preschool in the Petal School District 14 years ago, he spoke no English.

On Thursday, he will graduate as valedictorian of the Petal High School Class of 2018. Not bad for someone whose native tongue is Fujianese, a dialect of the area in China where his parents come from, and a little bit of Mandarin.



Stamp Out Hunger: Leave bag of nonperishable items for postman Saturday

By BETH BUNCH,

Saturday, May 12,  marks the 26th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers' "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. It’s the second year that Community Bank of Hattiesburg has been providing bags for the foodraiser. Approximately 55,000 bags will be distributed to Pine Belt residents during this week.












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