PEARL – The monkey is finally off Joe Hartfield’s back, and an awful nickname won’t stick with him either.
The song soaring through my headphones for this month’s offering is “Given to Fly” from the 1998 release, Yield, by Seattle rockers Pearl Jam.
For me, this was my rediscovery of a band that I’d come very close to letting go completely. By this point in the 90’s, the alternative/grunge movement was close dying out completely.
Oak Grove Upper Elementary School students and faculty got the opportunity to see the first sign of the health and fitness grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation of almost $100,000 with the ropes challenge course. The 12-stage play area was installed last week.
The Lamar County Board of Supervisors believe that all horses involved in activities at the county’s Multi-purpose Center in Purvis should be medically cleared before being held there.
In layman’s terms, passage of the hotly-debated federal tax bills in Congress could determine if the Lamar County School District will see as much as a $930,000 savings through re-financing school bonds.
The Lamar County and Lumberton school boards approved new district lines at both meetings last Monday for two reasons.
Retired U.S. Army Gen. Jeff Hammond gave his seven reasons to stand for the American flag and the National Anthem during the 21st annual Veterans Day breakfast sponsored by Oak Grove High School students at Temple Baptist Church’s Christian Activities Center.
Those looking to beat the holiday shopping crowds and support their local economy have the opportunity to do both with the Friendly City’s annual Shop Petal First. The 16th annual event is sponsored by the Petal Area Chamber of Commerce and will take place from Nov. 16 to 18.