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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.
The website ratjackets.com has free shipping, and I can see why. I’m still waiting on a plaid jacket for Ignatius.
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.
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.
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.
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
A trial date has been set in the case of Dana Coleman, a former office manager at Hattiesburg Municipal Court who is suing the city for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission violations, in particular racial harassment and discrimination.
In an effort to take matters into their own hands, members of the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission filed a lawsuit against their own insurance company this week in hopes of recovering some $423,000 that newly-appointed Mississippi State Auditor Shad White says should be returned to taxpayers.