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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
If you’ve driven through downtown Hattiesburg a time or two, especially if you’ve gone from downtown H’Burg to Petal, you’ve seen it: Great big bright blue house at the intersection of Buschman an
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




New Releases: June 13

By MIK DAVIS,

Western Stars is a dream come true for Springsteen

Springsteen is long overdue a majestic record. "Western Stars" is like that moment when you are about to watch a movie, and they move all the curtains to make the screen as large as possible.





Public hearing may determine future of new historic district

By HASKEL BURNS,

Hattiesburg City Council members will use the results of an upcoming public hearing to help determine whether to proceed with the creation of a new local historic district in downtown Hattiesburg that would complement the current National Register of Historic Places designation and help protect historic buildings and sites.




Renovation work underway at Hattiesburg High, Rowan

By DAVID TISDALE,

As students are away on summer vacation, renovation work is going full steam ahead at Hattiesburg High School and Rowan Elementary School, part of the Hattiesburg Public School District’s plans for improvements to all schools in the district, using funds coming from the renewal of property tax assessments approved by voters last year.




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