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On my usual Saturday drive to Walmart on U.S. 49, I often find myself driving past the abandoned Pat Harrison Waterway District building.
You've seen it a million times. The building was located near Mamie Street and the highway, at the main entrance to Forrest General Hospital.
I’ve spent the last two Friday nights on the Oak Grove Warriors’ sidelines, and now I’ve been to four of their seven games this season. I was talking to a friend who pays a lot of attention to 6A football and he was surprised when I said Oak Grove was 6-1 and 3-0 in the region.
That’s because it has done it quietly.
Harold Jackson, surely the greatest, most productive wide receiver not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, last week was inducted into the inaugural class of Hattiesburg Hall of Fame.
I’ll admit, I haven’t always been known for my unique sense of style. But I’ve had my moments. Most of the time, I followed the fashion herd with whatever trend was most popular at the time – especially as an impressionable teenager.
James Ray Carpenter, a self-professed “redneck from Runnelstown,” did not play a round of golf until he was 33 years old. And yet he rose to become president of the PGA of America in 1987 at the age of 60.
Carpenter did so partly because of his dedication to golf but mostly because of the force of his down-home personality.