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WATER BLESSSING

By STAFF REPORTS,

Members of the Holy Cross Orthodox mission gathered on the banks of the Leaf River near Eastabuchie Sunday afternoon to observe the Orthodox Christian Tradition of blessing local bodies of water. 

This blessing is in conjunction with the celebration of Theophany which among western Christian traditions is known as Epiphany.


Tumbleweeds, Truth and Terlingua, Texas: An Interview with Sarah Burton

By MIK DAVIS,

Canadians have a long tradition in Folk music. Their vast expanses of land are just as vivid as the American West and with it their ranchers, cowhands and various travelers sang of their nation.

Flash forward to the 21st century, a young Canadian rolls the dice and hits the road with her songs. Sarah Burton is that traveler.



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‘Saving Grace’

By BETH BUNCH,

Hub City residents are known for their kindness, generosity and looking out for one another. It happens all the time under a variety of circumstances. And in true Pine Belt fashion, it’s happened again, but in a way that has extended far beyond the confines of the Pine Belt.



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Forrest County Jail Docket

By STAFF REPORTS,

The public record of the past two weeks’ 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:

Monday, July 30



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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