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The petition in favor of allowing alcohol sales in Lamar County didn’t get quite enough signatures to allow the measure to be placed on the Aug.
The future of one or more Hattiesburg Public School District elementary schools is uncertain as the district explores options to maximize its financial resources.
The large pavilion at Hinton Park in Petal will no longer be available on a rental basis, as the Petal Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to discontinue that option for financial reasons.
Magic carpet rides, excursions to the depths of the sea, trips to outer space and other classroom adventures will be much easier for Pine Belt-area students, thanks to the good folks at Anderson D



Before we get going, pull up your Spotify, Apple Music, or preferred streaming service, and find “Good” by the Baton Rouge power-trio Better Than Ezra. Granted, it won’t mean as much to you, but these guys were special to me. You see, I don’t know them, but I’ve met them on more than one occasion.

Sacred Heart Student Earns National Recognition


Madison Alliston, a senior at Sacred Heart Catholic School, has been named one of the nation’s six finalists for the 2018 Exemplary Student Service Award. These six individuals were selected for utilizing the skills they learned through speech and debate to go above and beyond in their service to their school, community, region or state.