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PODCAST: Episode 114 - High School Basketball Playoffs, High School Baseball Season Opener, Recapping USM BaseballBy ANDREW ABADIE,
On this week's episode of The PinebeltSPORTS Podcast, Andrew recaps and previews the action happening in the high school basketball playoffs (3:30). High school baseball has started and Andrew gives his thoughts on each team as the season starts (19:56).
A Petal man has been arrested and is facing charges on several counts of crimes regarding a child or children.
The two juveniles who are facing capital murder charges in the shooting death of Jamar Quadracus “Drake” Edwards are each facing two additional charges related to that incident.
The three individuals who were charged with capital murder in a recent shooting death on Corinne Street are believed to also have been involved in a separate shooting incident that injured a man near the same location earlier the same day.
Who remembers the Great South Fair? I do! During my school days, the annual extravaganza was held at the Great South Fairgrounds just across the Leaf River bridge, on the Petal side.
The fair rolled into town every September, right about the time school started back, giving us students something to look forward to.
Sumrall Police Department’s new chief is a familiar face – and the first woman to ever hold that position.
During a ceremony Monday at Sumrall Town Hall, Mayor Heath Sumrall named Elsie Cowart as the new police chief. Cowart, who has served as assistant chief since October, replaces former chief Tony Kepper, who resigned Aug. 31.
Lissa Ortego almost had to eat her words. The Oak Grove mother of two knows that parents always say things to inspire their children.
“You can do anything you put your mind to; you’ve just got to try,” Ortego remembered telling her then-11-year-old Cade as he was growing up.
Every Lamar County high school graduate will receive free tuition at Pearl River Community College under a proposal presented to the Board of Supervisors at its meeting last Thursday.
The cost would be $300,000 per year.