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Petal School District Board of Trustees’ last meeting of the year was filled with fun surprises.

Robotics programs are continuing to expand across Mississippi as Oak Grove’s two elementary schools have teams that have advanced to state competition.

With just nine days left in this year’s Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign, Captain Patrick Connelly said collections to date are a little concerning.

As of Monday only 35 percent of a $200,000 goal had been collected.

Petal High School surpassed their goal and delivered 1,144 books to benefit a high school library in Kenya as part of the African Library Project.

Forty-five members of the Oak Grove High School Theatre will advance to the Mississippi Theatre Association State competition Jan. 11-14, 2018, at Mississippi University for Women in Columbia.

Yeah, It's Happenin'

By WES BROOKS,

Have I mentioned I’m a rock ‘n  roller? I’m sure I have, but have I gotten as specific as mentioning that I have special place in my heart for blues-injected, Keith Richards open-G tuned guitar-type rock ‘n roll?

Well, I do.

Harris to attend US Senate Youth Program’s Washington Week

By BUSTER WOLFE,

If Oak Grove High School Student Body President Noah Harris had his choice, he would rather see politicians favor the person over the party. In fact, he would rather see no political parties at all.

“I’m an Independent,” he said earlier this week. “Really about half the country is an Independent right now.

Shooting spree: nine arrested, two hospitalized

By BUSTER WOLFE,

An apparent confrontation between two street gangs in Hattiesburg led to the shooting spree Monday at 1810 Country Club Road that eventually brought nine arrests in the aggravated assaults and three injured people.

Of the nine people arrested, ages range from 16 to 41 years old and included a Hattiesburg High School quarterback.

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