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Freddie Triplett has seen the joy in the children and adults who are less advanced mentally, physically or emotionally when they play baseball in a protected environment.

Oak Grove Lower Elementary School students Anna Boudreaux, Ruthie Hutchinson and Rachel Woods prepare for the Elementary Robotics Competitions, which will be held Dec. 8 through 9 at Oak Grove Lower Elementary.

Officers from Petal Police Department, Petal School District and Forrest County gathered at Petal High School last week to get to know students in the district with Coffee with a Cop.

There couldn’t be a better scenario drawn up for football fans in Hattiesburg. Rivals Hattiesburg and Laurel will tangle one more time in 2017, and this time it’s for the right to play for a 5A State Championship.

On Monday, The New York Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, as well as network affiliates across the nation posted stories and broadcast news of the death of Thomas Hudner Jr., 93, of Concord, Mass.

District to host Excel by 5, law enforcement appreciation festivities


The first football game of the season for Petal High School will be at home on Saturday, Aug. 19.

The Panthers will host Hattiesburg High School. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

 Petal Excel By 5 will be the game sponsor for the first game of the season, which will include many special activities planned for the game.


The Hattiesburg Post:

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The Petal News:

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