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On Tuesday, January 21, Mayor Toby Barker was joined by Fire Chief Sherrocko Stewart to swear in two lateral transfers - Nicholas Hocanson and James Givens - to Hattiesburg Fire Department, bringing manpower numbers to 120 firefighters.
It was the “Jay Barnes and Blake Roberts Show” Friday night when the two out scored Petal 60-53 on the way to a 88-53 trouncing home win over the Panthers.
Barnes nailed 12 three-pointers and 42 points overall to lead the Warriors. Roberts ended with 18 with 14 of those coming in the first half.
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.
“Remember, elections have consequences. Let’s remember to vote!”
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.
Stacy Ahua, Director of Volunteer Southeast Mississippi at United Way of Southeast Mississippi, was recently selected as the recipient of the national 2019 Jill Friedman Fixler Professional Development Scholarship Award.
Over the past several years – and in several strategic planning sessions in her role as executive director of the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce – Valerie Wilson has heard many requests for more events in Petal, similar to Hattiesburg’s Live @ Five and Art Walk.
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.
John Brent Bradley
87, of Runnelstown
John Brent Bradley died Nov. 18, 2019, at his home. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 at the Petal Chapel of Moore Funeral Home with burial in Walters Cemetery. Visitation fwill be 5:30 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at the funeral home.