When Caine Johnson joined the U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps in his freshman year at Petal High School, it was with the intent to grow as a person and build character.
If officials from the Petal School District have a say in it, no child in the Friendly City will go hungry this summer.
Just in time for summer, Carrie Creel is bringing a new way to beat the heat to residents around the Hub City.
The city of Petal has joined in litigation aimed at receiving compensation from the drug manufacturers and wholesale distributors claimed to be responsible for perpetuating opioid distribution.
The decision was made at a recent meeting of the Petal Board of Aldermen, when board members voted unanimously to take part in the matter.
Recent social media posts on one of two pages that appear to be associated with Thomas Burns, the man found dead in a freezer Tuesday at his Lamar County home, show he had at least some familiarity with one of the three suspects arrested in the ongoing investigation.
Matt Dillon, superintendent of the Petal School District, knows his employees across the district go above and beyond their duties during the school year.
In appreciation of that dedication, Dillon and other officials held the fourth annual End of the Year Employee Pep Rally Wednesday in the Petal High School gymnasium.
Police have taken into custody three suspects after finding a dead body in a freezer Tuesday at a Lamar County home.
Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said three Purvis residents were arrested and charged in relation to the investigation:
· Samantha Simmons, 35, charged with grand larceny over $25,000
For some of us, it takes a little while – and several different tries – to settle on a career path.
For Jo Carlisle, there never really was much of a question.
During last week’s meeting of the Petal School District Board of Directors, board members received annual reports from three more district departments: athletics, child nutrition and technology. The reports were in addition to three reports received at the April 10 meeting and four reports at the March 13 meeting.