Hattiesburg’s Ward 5 residents in the Palmer’s Crossing and Irene Chapel neighborhoods will be enjoying stronger water flows in the next few months after Mayor Toby Barker announced an “infrastructure milestone” in the area.
Petal High School is collecting 1,000 books to benefit a high school library in Kenya as part of the African Library Project. They are also working to raise the $250 needed to ship the books.
PHS will be collecting books until Nov. 17.
When Peshah Galen moved to the area years ago, she experienced what she called “cultural deprivation.”
This year’s Fall Festival will give Petal residents a chance to give back while enjoying all that the annual event has to offer.
“No one can limit your possibilities except you.”
That was Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann’s message for 10th grade students at Petal High School when he visited Oct. 19.
Oak Grove High School’s Culinary Arts program is receiving a $7,000 state grant for a Work Based Learning Initiative to establish a campus café by working closely with Cotton Blues Restaurant and its owner, Chris Ortego.
Homeowners and businesses in three Lamar County fire districts should see a decrease in their insurance after their fire ratings improved from a Class Eight to a Class Seven, according to George Stevens, county fire coordinator.
The Oak Grove High School Culinary Arts team made a reservation for the state competition in the first-ever state Junior Chef title after capturing first in the Central Division among five other teams Tuesday with its “Jamaican Jerk Chicken Tacos.”
My earliest memories of music are from church, and I was especially fond of the heartfelt singing and enthusiastic gospel piano at the small country church in Hickory Grove, where my Mamaw and Papaw attended.
It was a big deal to ride the twenty miles from Sumrall to downtown Hattiesburg in Papaw's truck.