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Man dead after shooting in Lamar Co.; police believe self defense

By HASKEL BURNS,

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.



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New Releases: June 13

By MIK DAVIS,

Western Stars is a dream come true for Springsteen

Springsteen is long overdue a majestic record. "Western Stars" is like that moment when you are about to watch a movie, and they move all the curtains to make the screen as large as possible.


REVIEW: Book offers spirited claim 1999 was film’s best ever

By DOUGLASS K. DANIEL,

Everybody’s entitled to their opinion, especially when it comes to the movies. Somewhere out there is a person, maybe even two, whose all-time favorite is “The Boy Who Could Fly.”

So, if culture writer Brian Raftery wants to argue that 1999 was the best movie year ever, let him go for it and enjoy the ride. 





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A 1,000-point club member, Hudson signs with PRCC

By CAMAL PETRO,

PURVIS – Senior Kennedy Hudson joined rare company earlier this season by eclipsing the 1,000-point club in her Lady Tornadoes career, but her final five points were a little tougher to get than the first 995.

“(Joining the 1,000-point club) showed that the hard work over the past three years had paid off,” Hudson said.


‘Saving Grace’

By BETH BUNCH,

Hub City residents are known for their kindness, generosity and looking out for one another. It happens all the time under a variety of circumstances. And in true Pine Belt fashion, it’s happened again, but in a way that has extended far beyond the confines of the Pine Belt.


Forrest County Jail Docket

By STAFF REPORTS,

The public record of the past two weeks’ 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:

Monday, July 30




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