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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.

Feeding the hungry

By NIKKI SMITH,

A life of service. That is what Joann Parden dedicated herself to nine years ago when she began working for the Petal Children’s Task Force.

“She stepped in and took over after someone else left,” said director of the task force Demaris Lee.

“And I’ve been here ever since,” Parden added.

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