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On this week’s show, with the high school athletic calendar complete, summer coverage plans are discussed to open the show.

Jensen Computers began bringing the work of the Petal Board of Aldermen into the homes of Petal residents by live-streaming the meeting Tuesday via Facebook Live.

Voncille Richardson was spending Wednesday morning like she always did, walking around the track on the second floor of Hattiesburg’s Family YMCA of Southeast Mississippi. She said she walks 50 miles in the three days she comes to the Y.

The 123 members of the Sumrall High School senior class, along with close relatives, remembered former classmate Brandon Cleckler last week by releasing monarch butterflies in his honor after dedicating a stone in the school’s memory garden.

In 2016, Laughs 4 Life taught Pine Belt residents that laughter can provide some of the best medicine as Hattiesburg welcomed Frank Caliendo to town and more than $120,000 was raised for cancer research and patient navigation projects locally....

OGHS Art Signees

A number of college-bound band and theatre students from Oak Grove High School have received scholarships to further their education in the arts. Last week, the students were recognized during an “Arts Signing Day” ceremony attended by friends and family members.

Budget Cuts

Lamar County School District employees will see reductions in salaries and supplements as the district tries to battle a $1.5 million budget reduction – in addition to cuts from the state – during the next school year.

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