Hattiesburg

Comrades in arms

By BETH BUNCH,

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.








HPD accepting applications for 2018 police academy

By BUSTER WOLFE,

Hattiesburg Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2018 academy through Jan. 16, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Prospective officers who complete the application process will be scheduled to take the civil service exam on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at the Hattiesburg Police & Fire Training Academy (53 Academy Drive).







HUB CITY BLUES

By CARY HUDSON,

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.


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