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A Vision for Veterans: USM grad eyes Hattiesburg-based retirement community for those who served

By J. DANIEL CLOUD,

She was mostly raised by her great-grandmother and her Vietnam War veteran grandfather. Now, she wants to open a retirement home for elderly veterans.

Her name is Amber Travis. The name of the facility will be Grace’s Home of Heroes.





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A Family Man: Southern Miss Social Work’s Tim Rehner built relationships, shaped lives

By GEOFF LOCICERO,



Tim Rehner knew only one soul in Mississippi when he moved here, but he has spent 25½ years in Hattiesburg and Petal surrounded by family.

First there are his wife, Kay, and daughters Kendra, Kathryn and Karolyne. Eventually, two sons-in-law and two grandsons followed, and now there is a third son-in-law-in-waiting. 


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Tom Kimmel returns to Back Door

By STAFF REPORTS,

On Friday, Dec. 7, The Back Door will welcome long-time friend and neighbor singer/songwriter/poet Tom Kimmel. 

A Nashville music veteran for three decades, Kimmel's music has been used to score major films, as well as being recorded by such luminaries as Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash and Nanci Griffin, among many others.


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