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The Petal Police Department is gearing up for its inaugural Citizens Police Academy, a six-week course designed to strengthen the relationship between the department and the residents of the Friendly City as well as improve the quality of service to the community.
Hattiesburg is getting in on Mississippi Musicians Day, an official day of artistic celebration that uses seminars and hands-on experiences to focus on increasing awareness of Mississippi’s musical heritage and its rightful place as the birthplace of America’s music.
With the Mardi Gras season full steam ahead, the Hattiesburg Zoo is leading the way in conservation and recycling for the second year in a row by collecting Mardi Gras beads. Guests are encouraged to bring their unwanted beads to the Hattiesburg Zoo for proper recycling.
A Hattiesburg man has been arrested and charged with several counts of burglary after being held at gunpoint by a Lamar County homeowner while attempting to break into the man’s house.
As of July 1, Marcus Boyles is back as the Petal Panthers head football coach.
The Mississippi high school coaching legend announced his retirement from his athletics director and head coach positions in March, but took back the reins last week.
Vision Baptist Church has invited Dr. Kent Hovind, an American Christian fundamentalist evangelist and convicted felon, to conduct a Creation Science Seminar April 6 and 7 at the church, located just east of Petal near the Forrest/Perry county line.
Letrelle Johnson is a senior defensive end/linebacker for the Hattiesburg Tigers who blocks onrushing defenders on extra-point kicks. The 6-foot, 245-pounder can push back as well as he can chase down quarterbacks or stand up running backs.
Last May, Joe Hartfield was on top of the world. The Hattiesburg Tigers had just clinched the school’s first state baseball championship since 2006, and it was the first title of Hartfield’s head-coaching career. Some know the pain he has dealt with during the last couple of years, but most don’t know the whole truth.
Hattiesburg High School junior Owen Sayre was recognized with a Certificate of Excellence at September’s Hattiesburg Public School Board of Trustees regular meeting for achieving the top score on Advanced Placement (AP) exams in Microeconomics and United States Government and Politics.