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Southern Strings Dulcimers is gearing up to host the 11th annual Southern Strings Dulcimer Festival at Calvary Baptist Church in Petal. The three-day event is set to kick off on Thursday Feb. 15, with a broad list of exciting activities on the docket for the following Friday and Saturday.
The City of Petal Board of Aldermen voted to donate $2,500 to the Gold Star Family Monument at Camp Shelby at a regular meeting of the board on Tuesday. Gold Star Families is an organization that consists of the families of United States military members who died in service.
Petal Firefighter Lee Gilliland was named Firefighter of the Year at the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet in January.
The story of how he came to initially join the fire service is certainly an interesting one. According to Gilliland, he never considered becoming a firefighter when he was growing up.
The Health Science II class at the Lamar County Center for Technical Education in Purvis learns about the different fields of healthcare that available for careers.
To emphasize the point, the Rescue 7 Flight Care helicopter based at Bobby L. Chain Airport in Hattiesburg made the five-minute flight to LCCTE Monday morning.
Daphne Nelson said she is glad she didn’t listen to a family member when it came to teaching.
While he stood on the side of road for three hours with his 5-year-old son and a broken-down 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jason Broome didn’t realize how much his life was going to change in less than a week.
Because of an unselfish act by a small group of high school seniors, Broome later counted his blessings.
Terry Smith knows he has his hands full when he reports to the office on weekdays. Smith is the principal at Sumrall Middle School and serves as a guide on his students’ trek toward graduation.
For the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders at SMS, life is full of changes, Smith said.