The Arc of Southeast Mississippi, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting individuals and families faced with the challenge of a disability, will host the 14th annual Hobble Then Gobble Thanksgiving Day Race on Thursday, Nov. 28, beginning and ending at the Lake Serene Clubhouse. Early registration is open through November 7.
Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg’s annual charity ball fundraiser is set for Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Hattiesburg Country Club. The event, which raises money to directly benefit local children and families through community projects, begins at 6 p.m. Event tickets are $100 per couple and include appetizers and a meal.
A Grammy-winning producer and entrepreneur who proudly claims The University of Southern Mississippi as her alma mater is the guest speaker at the school’s University Forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.
The Hattiesburg Zoo is turning into a magical destination fit for the spookiest ghouls, goblins, and the prettiest of princesses for Zoo Boo 2019.
October 25 is the one spooky night of the year when the African American Military History Museum comes to life! Booseum is a family-friendly event held annually at the historic USO, located in the Sixth Street Museum District.
Having raised almost $600,000 in the fight against cancer, Kent Oliver was recognized as this year’s Humanitarian of the Year by the Junior Auxiliary of Hattiesburg.
Oliver is founder of Laughs4Life, a philanthropic organization supporting cancer research and patient quality of life.
Thomas B. Barge
94, of Hattiesburg
Thomas B. Barge died Oct. 1, 2019. Services were Oct. 4 with burial in Highland Cemetery.
Mr. Barge was a retired surveyor and a member of Court Street Methodist Church.
Survivors include a number of nieces and nephews.