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On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, sports editor Camal Petro kicks off the summer high school football coverage with Oak Grove and a conversation with Mississippi State commit and Warriors’ defensive end, Jack Harris.

I became a father on the evening of April 7, 1999. I was 25 years old.

In all of Mississippi, there is only one healthcare organization that Planetree International has awarded with the Gold Certification for Exellence in Person-Centered Care.

Each year, thousands of communities across the country take part in National Night Out Against Crime, a neighborhood initiative designed to enhance the relationship between residents and law enforcement officials.

The Oak Grove Upper Elementary School barn used in the school’s AgArt program could be going away after the Lamar County School District Board of Trustees decided to accept bids on its sale at Tuesday night’s meeting.

SummerTunes kicks off June 9 in Town Square Park


The Spring 2018 season of Live at Five wrapped with a bang, but that doesn’t mean the music has died. Music fans can look forward to SummerTunes – the same great vibes in the same great location. This music series kicks off on the second Saturday in June in Town Square Park. Mark your calendars for June 9 and 23, July 14 and 28 and Aug.

Officials await autopsy results in Lamar County freezer death


Law enforcement officials are still investigating the death of Thomas Burns, the 54-year-old man who was found dead last week in a freezer at his Lamar County home.

Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said officials from the state crime lab in Jackson completed Burns’ autopsy Tuesday, but the results have not yet been released.