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PURVIS – Despite never holding a lead until the fourth quarter, the Purvis girls’ basketball team rallied for a 56-45 win over Sumrall in a pivotal district matchup on Monday night.
The ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ is returning to Hattiesburg February 14-15, 2020 for the 35th Annual Southern Miss Coca-Cola Classic Rodeo.
The Department of Campus Recreation at The University of Southern Mississippi will host the event at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center.
Despite two Hattiesburg City Council members voting to table the proposal of the Project NOLA camera system during Tuesday’s meeting, a second vote – this time a 4-1 approval – set the stage for an agreement between the city and Project NOLA to provide the program in the Hub City.
“Remember, elections have consequences. Let’s remember to vote!”
A Petal man will serve five years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of child exploitation, a result of a statewide operation led by the Cyber Crimes Division of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office.
Falling ACT scores for Mississippi high schoolers further illustrate that the increase in graduation rates, so touted by education officials and politicians, is an illusion created by decreased standards rather than an actual improvement in what students are learning.
Take a moment – Count rhythmically from 1 to 4. Now count, the same pattern but put an "AND" in the spaces between the numbers. Finally, count that same pattern once more but put the emphasis on any "AND" you like. You now not only understand syncopation but you can harness the endless possibilities of music weaving in and out of the beat.
Southern Miss senior guards Tyree Griffin and Cortez Edwards, arguably the top 1-2 punch in the league, received Second-Team All-Conference USA accolades on Monday afternoon. Edwards was also named to the All-Defensive Team.
After two not-so-closely-contested special and runoff elections, Kent McCarty will serve as the next representative for District 101 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. While not the youngest candidate ever elected, he will be the youngest serving in the House.
Safe rooms designed to provide immediate shelter needs for students, faculty and staff members at school campuses throughout the Forrest County School District, such as in the event of a tornado, are on track to be completed by early next year, according to FCSD Superintendent Brian Freeman.
BILOXI – In the 24 hours between Southern Miss’ walk-off win over Rice Wednesday and first pitch against Marshall Thursday, the Southern Miss bats didn’t cool down in the South Mississippi heat.