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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.
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Maybe he doesn’t care that it’s his birthday; maybe no one does. But there are at least fifty people on Facebook that have made the ultimate sacrifice.
No one ever talks about German film. Once it emerged from the post-war malaise (much like the music of that country), it spoke volumes for the amount of change and reflected the other cultures around it as well.
Like most of the issues in our area, hunger is one that has many facets, happens to people of all ages and results in other negative health and wellness problems.
As the nation continues to recognize National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Attorney General Jim Hood was joined by other victims’ rights leaders Tuesday in presenting awards honoring Mississippi crime victims and those who are advocates for victims in our state.
Lamar County is the third-healthiest county in the state, according to a financial technology company that provides personal finance advice on the Internet.
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.
A Hattiesburg man has been arrested and charged with several counts of burglary after being held at gunpoint by a Lamar County homeowner while attempting to break into the man’s house.