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$25,000: District 3 supervisor provides funds for PHS project

By CALEB MCCLUSKEY,

The Petal High School student ambassadors want to make their school more beautiful and safe for students on campus with an Outdoor Assembly Project. 

During the June 3 meeting of the Forrest County Board of Supervisors, District 3 Supervisor Burkett Ross presented a check for $25,000 to fund the project.


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College!?!

By JAMIE MASSENGALE,

Time keeps on slippin’ slippin’ slippin into the future. -– “Fly Like An Eagle” by Steve Miller Band

Well, I did it. I finally graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree. Sure, it took me a little longer than I planned, but I made it. And I made a lot of great friends along the way.


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The Bug

By JAMIE MASSENGALE,

Do you have the bug? In recent years, the sport of tennis has taken over my life.

I’m spending a lot more time on the courts and enjoying playing tennis all year-round.

When I was growing up, I never really played tennis. I was more into soccer.


Buy a ticket or two... Gift Card Tree valued at $1,500 to be raffled off at fundraiser

By BETH BUNCH,

Raffles support everything from cheerleaders and little league baseball teams to church building funds. But the Petal Education Foundation Gift Card Tree Raffle may rival them all. Currently at $1,544, the raffle includes gift cards to Pine Belt eateries, boutiques and other businesses.


New Releases: April 18

By MIK DAVIS,

Kimbrough is back and ‘He Likes It Down Here’

Will Kimbrough
I Like It Down Here
[LP/CD](Soundly Music)

The one time Bushmen and longtime sideman for Emmylou Harris and Todd Snider found new footing last year as a producer with Shemekia Copeland. 



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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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