Loretta “Lorrie” Sykes, a volunteer firefighter in Lamar County for two years, was remembered as a giving, serving and well-rounded person during her funeral service Monday.
Petal got a good look at differentiation of instruction when second-grader Colette Lymon, 8, a student of Melanie Hendry at Petal Primary School (PPS), presented her independent study portfolio on the book Sarah Morton’s Day.
Business is booming in Petal.
From July to December 2014, Petal claimed nearly $1.83 million in sales tax revenue from approximately $91.3 million in commercial sales, based on a recent report from the Mississippi Department of Revenue (DOR),
Crowds gathered at Spring Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Purvis on Saturday for the 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.
The theme of this year’s celebration was, “Help someone along life’s way, and your living will not be in vain.”
On Tuesday, the Lamar County School District’s board unanimously approved for a new privately-funded volleyball facility to be built at Oak Grove High School. The $1-million project will be donated to the district upon completion.
The devil, as they say, is in the details. And, although there are plenty of details still to be tackled in the City of Hattiesburg’s search for a solution to treat its wastewater, the end result will include a cost that is staggering.