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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 County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Lamar and/or Forrest County Jail.






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Chocolate beignet eliminates Hub City's Ortego from MasterChef Jr.

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Cade Ortego’s time in the national spotlight and a chance for $100,000 may have ended last Friday when he was eliminated from Season 6 of MasterChef Junior during the 11th episode. However, he placed within the Top 9 contestants on the popular Fox show.

His Achilles heel? The Chocolate Beignet.



Planning in final stages for fireworks show

By VALERIE WILSON,

We are in the final stages of planning for the “Star Spangled Celebration on the River by Coca-Cola.”  This seeds of this project started in July of 2017 during a discussion with Andrea Saffle, director of the Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association.  Andrea and I (Valerie) were considering events that we could sponsor together to promote our


Perseverance, success to be celebrated by Rowan High School Class of '68

By DAVID TISDALE,

The year was 1968, and America was winding down a tumultuous decade, one replete with domestic strife – Civil Rights marches and anti-war protests, riots that brought many cities to their knees and assassinations of beloved leaders. The nation’s citizenry hoped for better days.



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