Over the last few years, Petal High School sophomores Kayla Dobson and Kinley Hogue had caught word about “Powder Puff” sporting events – including a recent flag football game at the high school – being organized to raise funds for worthy causes.
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Thou shalt reverse time and step into a world of olde for the Renaissance Festival at the Hattiesburg Zoo, sponsored by SOLAR Mississippi.
This magical event happens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, and Sunday, March 1.
Before we shift out of neutral, I want to tell all of you how much I enjoyed myself with you last Saturday.
Several thousand of us stood shoulder-to-should on Hardy Street to revel in the Mardi Gras parade festivities.
Whether it’s political representation, infrastructure, transportation, public education, Medicaid or Medicare, funding for those measures is largely dependent on one endeavor: the United States census, conducted once every 10 years.
Last week, the Pine Belt lost a key figure in the sports community.
Hosiery. Some folks hear that word and immediately think of their grandmother in her Sunday best with some sort of casserole dish and Bible in tow, headed to the church potluck. Fortunately, that’s not always the case. Anyone – at any age can, and should – accessorize with hosiery.
Brandi Shamaine Abrams
48, of Sumrall
Brandi Shamaine (Fuller) Abrams of Sumrall died Feb. 14, 2020; born: Feb. 21, 1971; parents: James Michael Fuller of Elkhart, Indiana, and Mary Lyndall (Sullivan) Fuller of Petal; husband: Anthony Abrams; son: Anthony.
When I was a kid, there were very few residents of Hispanic origin here in Hattiesburg. We were a city of, basically, blacks and whites. I had a couple of Asian-American classmates at Hattiesburg's Blair High School, but all in all, ours was not much of an international city. Boy, has that ever changed.
Hailing from various universities, the Pine Belt area is home to a few players who will get a shot at the NFL this upcoming season. Petal’s Javon Patterson was the lone player to hear his name called during the NFL Draft last week, but Oak Grove’s Logan Scott and Picasso Nelson Jr.
Pete Taylor Park and Hill Denson Field may have a different surface come the 2020 season. Southern Miss was forced to make numerous schedule changes this season due to weather and field conditions, so it has forced Southern Miss coach Scott Berry to look for a solution.
On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast Lumberton coach Zach Jones and Petal wide receiver Trent Williams join the show for separate interview.
Editor's note: Th following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the Forrest County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Forrest County Jail.
Faculty, staff and students in Petal School District have been pinching pennies lately as a way to pay it forward to other districts affected by hurricanes.
After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following individuals were arrested and charged with misdemeanor or felony crimes and booked into the Lamar County Jail. The report is published in its entirety each Thursday as provided to The PineBelt NEWS from administrators with the Lamar County Jail.