Although three Lamar County fire protection districts have improved their ratings from a Class 8 to a Class 7 last October, residents are not seeing reductions in insurance payments in the Southwest, Southeast and Oak Grove districts.
The Lamar County Board of Supervisors is considering donating toward the purchase of the Gold Star Families monument that will be placed at Camp Shelby this year. Leonard Scardino, who has been working the past two years to have the monument built, said $3,000 is remaining to pay for the display.
Skilled robotics teams from Oak Grove, Sumrall, Petal, Hattiesburg and around the state are practicing right up to this weekend’s Mississippi VEX Robotics State Championship as the University of Southern Mississippi hosts 132 teams at Payne Center.
In December of 1963, President Lyndon B. Johnson made a proclamation designating the month of February as American Heart Month in an effort to spread awareness about heart-related issues, and remind Americans of the importance of their heart health.
Dogs. They are our best friends, our family members and the face of everything that is good and wholesome in the world. However, our furry friends can often times serve much bigger roles than simply being our loving and loyal pals.
The City of Petal has been anticipating the development of a new upscale apartment complex, however the project has been put on hold for the time being. The project, which was announced last August and was slated for construction on Byrd Boulevard, has been halted as a result of budget and financial issues.