A local member of the Mississippi House of Representatives is considering resigning from his newly-elected position because of his belief that Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn is going against state law by blocking him and other members of the Legislature from receiving their state government pensions while serving in the House.
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A Hattiesburg man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after being convicted of felony child abuse – in this case, the torturing of a child – and aggravated domestic violence.
Given his long and distinguished career – and education – at William Carey University, former provost Scott Hummel considered the campus his home, and as such, had no particular motivation to ever leave that location.
Five elementary schools throughout the Lamar County School District are joining the more than 12,000 schools throughout the country in offering Project Lead The Way, a hands-on classroom environment designed to help children develop knowledge and skills needed to excel in their studies.
On Feb. 11 in the House Chamber of the Old Capitol in Jackson, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, the state agency that operates the fantastic Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, celebrated the life of Hiram Rhodes Revels.
Former Petal teacher released on bond after being charged with two counts of crimes against childrenBy HASKEL BURNS,
The former Petal High School teacher who allegedly had inappropriate communications with a high school student has posted bail after facing two counts related to that incident.
A Hattiesburg man has been taken into custody and charged with five offenses, including discharging a firearm in the city limits, after a weekend incident on Adeline Street.
Hattiesburg is getting in on Mississippi Musicians Day, an official day of artistic celebration that uses seminars and hands-on experiences to focus on increasing awareness of Mississippi’s musical heritage and its rightful place as the birthplace of America’s music.
A great thing about the Christian faith is you’re not held accountable — at least in God’s eyes — for mistakes of 30 years ago if you have repented.
Not so in politics.
Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats,” said the Water Rat to the Mole, in Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows.
Consider this an introduction, a “pleased to meet you.”
Forrest General’s Spirit of Women and the University of Southern Mississippi will host their annual “Football 201: Taking it on the Road” event. Kick the season off right at the eleventh annual “Football 201” on Wednesday, July 24 at 6 p.m. This year, we are taking it to the next level with Football 201.
Mississippi golf now has a hall of fame. Seeing as how Mississippians have played the sport for at least a century and 11 years, the Mississippi Golf Hall of Fame can be considered overdue.