Nutrition for optimal childhood development is this month’s topic for the Forrest General and Extra Table health and wellness partnership. The partnership was formed in early 2019 as a way to celebrate Extra Table’s 10 years of providing healthy food to Mississippi’s most food-insecure residents.
Like most of the issues in our area, hunger is one that has many facets, happens to people of all ages and results in other negative health and wellness problems.
Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Hyer of Oak Grove was honored Sunday at the Hattiesburg Train Depot with a Welcome Home reception. Guests included elected and pageant officials, family, friends fellow title holders and Magnolia Princesses.
It took until Wednesday afternoon to confirm, but in the most closely-contested race in Tuesday's primary election, Forrest County District 3 Supervisor Burkett Ross retained his seat over challenger Steve Stringer.
Hattiesburg police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect wanted in the July 20 Steelman Grocery capital murder investigation.
On Thursday, August 1, 2019, Hattiesburg Police, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force and Jackson Police arrested an additional two suspects in the shooting death of Lisa Nguyen.
The Petal School District is currently soliciting applications for Shared Decision Making Council members. The Petal School District Strategic Plan provides for a Shared Decision Making Council at the district level and one at each school level.
Four candidates are seeking the District 3 Constable seat in Lamar County.