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House divided? Lamar County legislator may have to step down or risk losing state pension

By HASKEL BURNS,

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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The Early Days: 32+ years ago, the Purple Parrot and I were still on our honeymoon

By ROBERT ST. JOHN,

Just a little over 32 years ago, I was a few weeks into the honeymoon phase of my first restaurant opening.

There have been 17 other openings since then. They have all been stressful and hectic, but there is something about the first one that holds such a special place in my heart.






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Forrest County Jail Docket

By STAFF REPORTS,

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:


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