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'Stand down!' You can’t find happiness unless you’re happy with yourself

By BENNY HORNSBY,

In the Navy, when things start falling off airplanes, ships start running aground, and sailors start going over the hill, the head shed will often completely stop operations and call for a “stand-down,” a time to stop, think, and figure out what is going wrong.

Stand-downs often have to do with safety or discipline.


SUMRALL: School board declares state of emergency for SHS softball facility

By HASKEL BURNS,

Lamar County School District officials are hoping an emergency declaration for the softball complex at Sumrall High School will expedite that site’s recovery from the EF3 tornado that barreled through the area in December, tearing off the backstop, knocking down the bleachers and sending pieces of lumber through the building.





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Southern Miss graduate has ‘rock star’ status with Boeing

By DAVID TISDALE,

A recent graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi School of Polymer Science and Engineering is taking what her advisor describes as a “rock star” position with The Boeing Company, the world's leading manufacturer of aerospace products, serving national and international commercial and defense interests.





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