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No. 6 Pearl River routs No. 1 LSU-Eunice to win Region XXIII Title

By FROM PRCC,

FULTON — When No. 6 Pearl River packed for Fulton and the Region XXIII Tournament, the Wildcats made sure to bring an extra box — containing “championship gold” uniforms.

The tradition was started by Hall of Fame coach Jay Artigues back when his Wildcats won the region to head to the 2004 JUCO World Series.



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Travel Matters: Activities planned to celebrate National Tourism Week locally

By STAFF REPORTS,

VisitHATTIESBURG is celebrating  National Travel and Tourism Week May 5-11, highlighting this year’s theme “Travel Matters.” Week-long events are showcasing tourism’s important role in Hattiesburg’s economic growth, while also recognizing outstanding local individuals in the hospitality industry.





The Last Word: Even great writers don't get much respect

By BENNY HORNSBY,

Gertrude Stein, the expatriate American writer and critic who ran the Paris “salon” frequented by such figures as Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, and Pablo Picasso, famously referred to herself as a mere “newspaper mechanic” when one of her early articles was published in the “Le Figaro” newspaper.


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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. 


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.





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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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