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Over the last few years, Petal High School sophomores Kayla Dobson and Kinley Hogue had caught word about “Powder Puff” sporting events – including a recent flag football game at the high school – being organized to raise funds for worthy causes.
Thou shalt reverse time and step into a world of olde for the Renaissance Festival at the Hattiesburg Zoo, sponsored by SOLAR Mississippi.
This magical event happens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, and Sunday, March 1.
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.
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.
A Petal man has been arrested and is facing charges on several counts of crimes regarding a child or children.
SAN ANTONIO — A man accused of killing a co-worker and disposing his body will appear before a Texas judge on Feb. 5 in hopes of getting his $680,000 bond reduced.
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.
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.
Nine young women will contend for cash scholarships and other prizes through competition areas of self-expression, fitness, talent, scholastics and a panel interview on their way to trying to win the title of “Distinguished Young Woman” of Lamar County.
This season, be sure to join Spirit of Women and Catherine Strange at the Henington House for a special Victorian Christmas Tea during the Victorian Candlelit Christmas in Downtown Hattiesburg.
Lamar County officials are renewing a yearly grant that will help the Lamar County Emergency Management Agency help fund some employee salaries, as well as contribute to possible special projects and equipment.
For the second straight year, Keesler Federal Credit Union has awarded scholarships to employees seeking enrollment as undergraduate students in The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business and Economic Development.
The Southern Arena Theatre is gearing up for its 43rd season at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) with two events based on Shakespearean plays: “I Hate Hamlet” and “Speak the Speech!” in June.