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A legendary blues musician, a champion of the disabled, a civil rights heroine, a Catholic priest with a heart of gold, and two iconic restaurant owners consist of this year’s group of inductees...

Traffic signal warrant evaluation, drainage planned for Lamar Blvd.

Interim chief Adam Jones to take the reins

SUMRALL – Hunter Barrett found himself at the bottom of a dogpile Tuesday night, and there was no place he’d rather be in that moment.

It was a dark and stormy night” wouldn’t quite fit the scenario that played out on a day in May 1975 in the Hub City.







Officials work to restore flood insurance discounts

By HASKEL BURNS,

With Lamar County’s rating in the National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System recently dropping a point – causing residents’ discounts on flood insurance to lower from 10 percent to 5 percent – county officials are currently working on different measures to restore that rating, along with the savings it brings.








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