Members of the late Vernon F. Dahmer Sr.’s family stood outside Forrest County Circuit Court Tuesday morning as a bronze statue depicting their husband and father was placed on a granite pedestal on the front lawn.
It will only be a matter of months before construction begins on a new East Hardy Street bridge.
A proposed layout for the new bridge was presented to the Forrest County Board of Supervisors Monday. The new structure will replace the almost 70-year-old bridge connecting East Hardy Street in Hattiesburg and South Main Street in Petal.
The turkey has seen better days. But then, he was a loner when I rescued him from a parking lot in Meridian or somewhere in that vicinity several years ago.
“If you build it they will come” may be a line most remember from Kevin Costner’s character in Field of Dreams.
Forrest County District 2 Supervisor Charles Marshall still has 46 more days of service to the people of the county before his final day on the job, Jan. 5, 2020. And you can bet those days will be filled with the same hard work and dedication he’s provided his constituents for the last 24 years.
An ecumenical and interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Representatives from several local families of faith will lead the service, a mass choir will sing, and the Rev. Dr. Kathryn Spangler Kimmel from University Baptist Church will bring the message.
At the intersection of Main and Front Streets is where you’ll want to be come New Year’s Eve.
The City of Hattiesburg, Downtown Hattiesburg and visitHattiesburg have joined together with merchants in the downtown area and throughout the city to throw one heck of a New Year’s Eve celebration from 9:30 p.m. until 12:30 p.m. Dec. 31.
Sacred Heart Catholic School’s CenterStage students taking part in this weekend’s School of Rock have had quite the learning experience. In addition to memorizing their lines, the songs that go along with them and finding their place on stage, they’ve also had to learn to play an instrument.
At some point along the way, Diane Shepherd of Main Street Books remembers a Christmas tree, known as the Tree of Hope, placed on Hattiesburg’s Main Street that served as a fundraiser for the Helping Hands Mission.