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Loren Wade was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Petal for 2021 at the program held Saturday, Jan. 11 at Petal High School.
Wade also received the overall award for self-expression and was winner of the “Be Your Best Self Essay,” award.
Over the past few months, the Petal Board of Aldermen and Mayor Hal Marx have tossed around the idea of a sales tax increase of up to 3 percent at restaurants as one possible solution to increasing revenue in the Friendly City.
A Petal man will serve five years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of child exploitation, a result of a statewide operation led by the Cyber Crimes Division of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office.
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 Saturday, January 11 at the Petal High School Performing Arts Center.
A couple of years ago, Petal Primary School officials purchased two new soccer goals, along with field liners for three fields for the school.
On Tuesday, the Mississippi Transportation Commission swore in first-time commissioners Willie Simmons, Central Transportation District, and John Caldwell, Northern Transportation District; along with Southern Transportation Commissioner Tom King, who enters his third term as commissioner.