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Results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment program, released Thursday by the Mississippi Department of Education, show several Forrest and Lamar county schools performing well above the state average in proficiency rankings, and in many instances, in the top 10 in Mississippi.
Kindergarten students at South Forrest are No. 1 in the state for the last school year based on Mississippi K-3 Assessment Support testing, Forrest County School District Superintendent Brian Freeman reported at the district’s board of directors meeting August 12.
One man is dead after a fight and shooting on Little Black Creek Road, in an incident which police believe was self-defense.
Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said deputies were called to the scene shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday. Upon arriving, officers found a 31-year-old white male suffering from two gunshot wounds.
It’s summertime. Time for major league baseball. Coca Cola. And apple pie. To celebrate America’s pastime (and purge my system of all things soccer), I settled in recently to watch the 1994 film biopic about Ty Cobb starring Tommy Lee Jones.
The University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing and Health Professions recently received renewal of a federal grant worth $2.8 million over four years as part of the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Program.
The 2019 Dog Days 5K and 2-Mile Walk for Hub City Service Dogs is again jumping in with this year’s FestivalSouth events.
As part of FestivalSouth, the fifth annual Dog Days 5K event will be Saturday, June 15 at Kamper Park in Hattiesburg.
Forrest General Hospital is hosting a free educational session to answer questions and provide information about Medicare.
Information will be shared about Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, and how to enroll in the plan of your choice.
With less than three minutes to go in Saturday night’s football game between Laurel and Hattiesburg, a disturbance of some kind sent players and fans scrambling off the field and out of the stands for some 20 minutes before play resumed.
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.
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: