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Just in time for Father’s Day, the Downtown Association announces Hattiesburg Craft Beer Festival set for from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 15, in Town Square Park.

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Oak Grove marching band earns first place in state competition

By BUSTER WOLFE,

The Oak Grove High School Marching Band set its sights on being the best band in the state, which it achieved when it brought home the huge first-place trophy.

For the first time, the Warriors were the best Class 6A marching band in the state. And the entire school and community celebrated the success.







Secretary of Education congratulates district on 'A' rating

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Lamar County educators and students should be patting themselves on the backs and telling other people about their success after state Secretary of Education Dr. Carey Wright stopped at Oak Grove High School earlier this week on her Tour of Excellence to congratulate school districts that earned an “A” accreditation scores recently.






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