On Tuesday, the Mississippi Transportation Commission swore in first-time commissioners Willie Simmons, Central Transportation District, and John Caldwell, Northern Transportation District; along with Southern Transportation Commissioner Tom King, who enters his third term as commissioner.
The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi recently received a gift from the Sertoma Club of Hattiesburg in the amount of $20,000. A check presentation and small gathering was held at the school with representatives of the Sertoma Club of Hattiesburg joining DuBard School staff and students.
Andrew “Boudreaux” Francis Alesich Jr., formerly of Buras, La., died Dec. 19 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Services were Dec. 23 at St Frances Xavier Catholic Church in Wiggins with burial in the Wiggins City Cemetery.