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Roundup: First Round

By CAMAL PETRO,

The MHSAA high school baseball playoffs began Friday and there were five teams in our coverage area that competed. Six total teams are playing in the postseason, but Oak Grove is the lone team with a bye into the second round.

Below is a recap of area Game 1s:

Purvis 1, St. Stanislaus 1


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A Family Man: Southern Miss Social Work’s Tim Rehner built relationships, shaped lives

By GEOFF LOCICERO,



Tim Rehner knew only one soul in Mississippi when he moved here, but he has spent 25½ years in Hattiesburg and Petal surrounded by family.

First there are his wife, Kay, and daughters Kendra, Kathryn and Karolyne. Eventually, two sons-in-law and two grandsons followed, and now there is a third son-in-law-in-waiting. 


Newly hired PCS basketball coach Sherer balances coaching and National Guard duties

By CAMAL PETRO,

Former Presbyterian Christian basketball coach Josh Dorman was in an unusual position after announcing he was stepping away from his positions as coach and athletics director. Along with Dr. Allen Smithers, PCS’ Headmaster, Dorman got to help pick his successor.




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Eggztremely Eggciting: Hop over to Zoo Easter celebration

By STAFF REPORTS,

Hop on over to the Hattiesburg Zoo for an Eggz-Otic Easter celebration from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21.  

Guests are invited to go wild for games, keeper chats, and endless entertainment on the splash pad. To top it all off, the Golden Egg Hunt returns offering visitors a chance to win highly sought-after prizes. 




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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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