Seventy years ago, a group met to form Parkway Heights Methodist Church. On Feb.
Culinary Arts students from Oak Grove High School recently won first place at the state Jr. Chef competition in Raymond. The team is made up of Aleiyah Luenig-McGee, Bethanie Pheal, Vikayla Oatis and Donovan Reid.
The Lumberton Board of Aldermen has received another application for chief of the Lumberton Police Department, but board members are still in talks regarding who will be the next person to serve in that position.
It’s no surprise with the back-and-forth weather that Mississippi has been receiving for the last few weeks – 70 degrees one day, 40 the next – that cases of the sniffles and other ailments have taken their toll on Pine Belt residents.
Although the proposal of a new 150-house subdivision adjacent to Sumrall Elementary School has given concerns to several residents, developers of the project say the neighborhood would increase the town’s tax base, bring in new residents and possibly attract new businesses.
Area officials are reminding residents that it’s perfectly fine – and even encouraged – to display yard signs for political candidates in the upcoming elections, so long as those signs are put up during the proper time and in the correct location.
This year’s motto for National School Counseling Week is “School Counselors: Providing Lessons for Life.”