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Results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment program, released Thursday by the Mississippi Department of Education, show several Forrest and Lamar county schools performing well above the state average in proficiency rankings, and in many instances, in the top 10 in Mississippi.
Kindergarten students at South Forrest are No. 1 in the state for the last school year based on Mississippi K-3 Assessment Support testing, Forrest County School District Superintendent Brian Freeman reported at the district’s board of directors meeting August 12.
One man is dead after a fight and shooting on Little Black Creek Road, in an incident which police believe was self-defense.
Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said deputies were called to the scene shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday. Upon arriving, officers found a 31-year-old white male suffering from two gunshot wounds.
The Hub City Girl Scouts gathered at Chain Park to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 with the U.S. Space and Rocket Center of Huntsville, Ala.
The Apollo 11 mission was the historic launch that sent U.S astronauts to the moon 50 years ago as of July 16.
The Wilkes Dining Hall team at William Carey University has won the Platinum Award from MMI Dining Systems. MMI President Ronnie Cockayne, MMI District Manager Bob Gilstrap and WCU Provost Dr. Scott Hummel joined cafeteria employees last month for a bowling celebration at Hub Lanes.
The requirements to obtain an occupational license before working is a growing problem throughout the country. And Mississippi is certainly not immune to this current situation.
CLINTON, Miss. — In a year filled with “first time in a long time” moments, Pearl River’s women’s basketball team nearly added to the growing list Tuesday.
With less than three minutes to go in Saturday night’s football game between Laurel and Hattiesburg, a disturbance of some kind sent players and fans scrambling off the field and out of the stands for some 20 minutes before play resumed.
On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast Lumberton coach Zach Jones and Petal wide receiver Trent Williams join the show for separate interview.
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: