Lamar County supervisors appointing ‘vision team’ for proposed sportsplex

By HASKEL BURNS,

The Lamar County Board of Supervisors is in the process of appointing an eight-person team – made up of District 4 Supervisor Phillip Carlisle, District 1 Supervisor Steve Lampton, Director of Parks and Recreation Heath Sellers and one yet-to-be-named resident from each of the county’s five districts – to map out a vision for a proposed sports


Petal adjusts more than $20K in water/sewer bills so far this year

By HASKEL BURNS,

Petal Mayor Hal Marx and members of the Petal Board of Aldermen have worked diligently this year to assist Friendly City residents who have received higher than usual water/sewer bills because of leaks, as identified by the $20,854.38 that has so far been adjusted to residential and business bills in 2018.












Hosemann's office reviewing 1,500 files related to Petal cemetery

By HASKEL BURNS,

Officials from Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s office are diligently reviewing approximately 1,500 files – including receipts, contracts and transactions of purchased goods and services – regarding a Petal cemetery that is in danger of being seized by the state and sold to the highest bidder if the owner doesn’t make arrangements to pay a



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