HATTIESBURG – The William Carey Crusaders was the last of the nine-team field to punch their ticket to the NAIA World Series after defeating Southeastern (Fla.) on two consecutive days in the opening round at Milton Wheeler Field on the campus of WCU.
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.
Luther L. McDonald Sr. died May 9, 2017, at his home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 12, at Providence Baptist Church with burial in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at Providence Baptist Church.