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Hattiesburg schools offering drive-thru lines for school supplies and materials

By HASKEL BURNS,

For parents like Evelyn Baker, who has two children in the Hattiesburg Public School District, the transition to at-home learning measures implemented because of COVID-19 just got a little easier with drive-thru supply stations set up at various schools across the district.


Girls Basketball Coach of the Year: O’Keefe defies odds in return to basketball

By ANDREW ABADIE,

When Matt O’Keefe took over Sacred Heart, the Lady Crusaders were 3-6 on the year.

However, after taking a 12-year hiatus from a successful coaching career, O’Keefe worked his magic touch and not only turned the program around but brought it a series of firsts.




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Pine Belt shocked, saddened at tragic death of Hattiesburg’s Forrest Phillips

By RICKY NOBILE,

As a sports official, Hattiesburg’s Forrest Phillips did not specialize. No, he called football, basketball and baseball.

He officiated private schools and public schools, girls and boys. He called little league games, high school games, junior college games and college games.



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