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PETAL – Holding just a two-point lead over Petal with just three seconds left before halftime, Oak Grove’s Jay Barnes came up with a steal and nailed a 3-point shot that gave the Warriors a 23-18
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Loren Wade was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Petal for 2021 at the program held Saturday, Jan. 11 at Petal High School.
A Petal man will serve five years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of child exploitation, a result of a statewide operation led by the Cyber Crimes Division of the Mississippi Attorney


The Bug

By JAMIE MASSENGALE,

Do you have the bug? In recent years, the sport of tennis has taken over my life.

I’m spending a lot more time on the courts and enjoying playing tennis all year-round.

When I was growing up, I never really played tennis. I was more into soccer.




Leadership Pinebelt group donates four bus shelters to city

By HASKEL BURNS,

When the staff of the 2018 Leadership Pinebelt Class set about implementing their group projects to address needs in the community, they came upon quite a dilemma: although the Hattiesburg Public School District provides rides for more than 2,700 students, there are a very small number of shelters on the more than 65 routes covered by the bus s











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