On this week’s episode of The PineBeltSPORTS Podcast, sports editor Camal Petro kicks off the summer high school football coverage with Oak Grove and a conversation with Mississippi State commit and Warriors’ defensive end, Jack Harris.
The Lamar County School District will hold a special election April 26 for the District C position so that the Lumberton schools – which will become part of the Lamar County district – will have representation after the July 1 voluntary consolidation.
Lamar County Supervisors want to look over the pricing for the new automated side arm garbage truck after bids came in higher than expected – especially after the lower of the two bids was disqualified because it didn’t meet specifications.
Lamar County students will be back in school on Monday, Feb. 19 – the holiday known as Presidents Day – to make up for Dec. 8, the one day that snow wreaked havoc on the Pine Belt, according to Superintendent Tess Smith.
Emmie Perkins claimed the title of Distinguished Young Woman of Lamar County 2019 during Saturday night’s program at the Saenger Theater. One of eight contestants, Perkins earned the distinction based on her excellence in the areas of scholastics, interview, talent, self-expression and physical fitness.
The voluntary consolidation of the Lamar County and Lumberton schools has been challenged in 10th District Chancery Court after the Pearl River County Board of Supervisors filed suit last week.
When you read this, it will be Thursday, January 18. However, I am writing this on Monday, January 15, the day we honor and remember Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Our song, “Fall On Me,” was written by four fellas who met by chance in 1979 in Athens, GA.
Panther Pet Hospital’s “star volunteer” is grabbing 2018 by the horns and stepping up to make a difference.
Danielle Walton of Petal has already raised upwards of $500 to help cover the veterinary expenses for stray animals so that they can find a loving home.