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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.

Eighteen deficiencies were reported in the City of Hattiesburg’s fiscal year 2015 audit, which was presented to the City Council at its agenda setting meeting Monday afternoon at City Hall.

The Hattiesburg Tigers punched their ticket to the 5A State Championship for the first time since 1998 after beating rival Laurel 33-22 last Friday in the South State Championship at D.I. Patrick Stadium.

The African Children's Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices, and lively African songs and dances.

Just three months after the death of Petal’s first city attorney, Tom Tyner, the Petal Board of Aldermen dedicated the board room at City Hall as the Thomas W. Tyner Municipal Board Room, at the request of Mayor Hal Marx.

Oak Grove marching band earns first place in state competition

By BUSTER WOLFE,

The Oak Grove High School Marching Band set its sights on being the best band in the state, which it achieved when it brought home the huge first-place trophy.

For the first time, the Warriors were the best Class 6A marching band in the state. And the entire school and community celebrated the success.

Secretary of Education congratulates district on 'A' rating

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Lamar County educators and students should be patting themselves on the backs and telling other people about their success after state Secretary of Education Dr. Carey Wright stopped at Oak Grove High School earlier this week on her Tour of Excellence to congratulate school districts that earned an “A” accreditation scores recently.

Art council seeks community support at Nov.28 meeting

By NIKKI SMITH,

The Petal Arts Council will host its second meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 5:30 p.m.

The informational meeting will be held at Southern Canvas and will be an opportunity for Petal residents to learn more about the organization and share ideas to promote the arts in the city to bring about a vibrant arts community. 

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