Diocese ID’s former Hattiesburg vicar, other sex offenders

By HASKEL BURNS,

The Diocese of Biloxi has released the names of three diocesan clergy – including a former vicar at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hattiesburg – who have been credibly accused of sexual misconduct involving minors during their time with the diocese, along with an explanation of how diocese officials have responded to the sexual abuse crisis i


Dearman, longtime Forrest County tax collector, to retire

By HASKEL BURNS,

For the first time in nearly 30 years, Forrest County voters won’t see Delbert Dearman’s name on the ballot for the upcoming Aug. 6 primary election.

Last week, the long-time Forrest County Tax Collector, who was elected in 1992, announced his retirement and that he would not seek re-election for another term.














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