One could look pretty far and high – at all levels of competition – and still find it a little hard to find a squad that dominated the way the Petal High JROTC Panther Battalion did at the recent Army Mississippi State Drill Competition.
One of Petal High School’s most beloved teachers will soon return to his old classroom for “Coffee with Coach” and “Class with Coach,” two events hosted by the Petal Education Foundation that will reunite Coach Si Thompson with former students and other acquaintances to benefit the foundation.
The Petal Police Department is gearing up for its inaugural Citizens Police Academy, a six-week course designed to strengthen the relationship between the department and the residents of the Friendly City as well as improve the quality of service to the community.
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.
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.
Residents throughout the Pine Belt have been familiar for the last three years with Ben and Erin Napier through their HGTV show “Home Town,” in which the couple renovates and restores houses in the historic district of their hometown of Laurel.
With the Lighthouse Dash 5K raising approximately $56,000 over the last few years for the Petal Children’s Task Force – an organization that serves 458 families with food and school uniforms – officials are looking forward to another successful event this weekend.
A Petal man has been arrested and is facing charges on several counts of crimes regarding a child or children.
Award-winning children's entertainer Don Monopoli of The Learning Station will be the featured entertainer at the 12th annual South Mississippi Children's Concert, an event aimed at connecting children and families through contemporary, interactive music.
Officials from the Petal School District and Petal Police Department are conducting an investigation into alleged inappropriate communications between a now-former Petal High School employee and a student.