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Football 201: Forrest General takes food, fun on the road

By STAFF REPORTS,

Forrest General’s Spirit of Women and the University of Southern Mississippi will host its “Football 201: Taking it on the Road” event. Kick the season off right at the eleventh annual “Football 201” at 6 p.m.  Wednesday, July 24. This year, we’ve upped our game are taking it to the next level with Football 201.


Summertime memories of Pine Island and how my mother – and a boat – saved our family when we needed it the most

By ROBERT ST. JOHN,

Memories come in all shapes, sizes, sounds, smells, and sights. Occasionally a song strikes a note that trips a memory, other times we’ll see something that reminds us of another thing, that reminds us of still another thing.

Sometimes all of those components come together at once to bring back a vivid recollection.


Confederate Railroad, Restless Heart to headline Petal Fall Festival

By HASKEL BURNS,

The City of Petal Fall Festival will offer attendees double the fun this year with not one, but two big-name musical headliners: Confederate Railroad and Restless Heart.

The ninth annual festival will be held starting at 10 a.m. October 26 at Hinton Park, behind Petal Civic Center off South Main Street.




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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.


INAUGURAL CLASs: Foundation announces 14 HPSD Hall of Fame members

By SPECIAL TO THE POST,

Fourteen distinguished alumni of Hattiesburg’s city schools will be inducted into the inaugural HPSD Foundation Hall of Fame during a two-day event Oct. 4-5.

Inductees for the first-ever Hattiesburg Hall of Fame class come from the fields of business, politics, education, medicine, entertainment, journalism and sports.



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Sumrall earns first win over Purvis since 2007

By ANDREW ABADIE,

SUMRALL – With the Sumrall Bobcats holding on to a touchdown lead, the Purvis Tornadoes had a chance to tie the game after recovering a fumble in the second quarter by Sumrall senior quarterback Dannis Jackson.  However, Sumrall’s senior defensive lineman Solomon Landrum shifted the tide with a fumble recovery of his own – the Bobcats’ 15th tur





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