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After Petal was hit by a tornado in January, numerous school districts reached out to Petal School District to offer assistance.

Some Lamar County high school students would be forced to take specialized literacy and math courses during the 2018-19 school year because their junior-year ACT scores fell between 15 and 18 in benchmark scores.

The memories came flooding back to 79-year-old Dr. Toxey Morris of Hattiesburg last weekend as he looked up at the USS Tripoli Landing Helicopter Assault 7 warship that was christened at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula.

On this week’s episode, Sumrall coach Shannon White and Brandon Shields join the show for separate interviews.

Two City Posts open in Sumrall

By BUSTER WOLFE,

The Town of Sumrall now has two positions it is looking to fill – one appointed and one elected.

The town is working to find a police chief when Chris Dungan resigned after holding the position for about seven years. According to reports, Dungan joined the Lamar County School District as a School Resource Officer.

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