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Why? Another day, another shooting. When is enough truly enough?

By ELIJAH JONES,

By the time this column runs, it will have been nearly two weeks since the tragic mass shootings in the cities of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

Twenty-two people in El Paso were taken from this earth, and from their families. Barely 13 hours later, in a separate incident, another nine people were murdered in Dayton.


Put Me in the Mix: Teen music competition and recording opportunity application deadline Sept. 4

By STAFF REPORTS,

Hattiesburg Arts Council and University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Communication challenge teens age 13-19 from Forrest and Lamar counties to participate in a music mentoring, performing and recording competition – “Put Me in the Mix.”


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Nature's Gourmet: Agriculture commissioner visits Petal facility

By STAFF REPORTS,

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson visited Nature’s Gourmet Farm in Petal, touring the newly- expanded on-farm poultry processing facility that is owned and operated by Ben Simmons. Others in attendance included State Senator Angela Hill and a customer of Nature’s Gourmet Farm, Helen Rayburn.






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Forrest County jail docket

Editor's note: Th following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the Forrest County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Forrest County Jail.



Lamar County jail docket

By SUBMITTED REPORTS,

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the Lamar County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Lamar County Jail.


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Forrest County Jail Docket

By STAFF REPORTS,

The public record of the past week’s felony arrests from the Forrest County Sheriff’s office includes the following reports. Information is provided by the sheriff’s office and Hattiesburg and Petal police departments. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:


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