Investing early in Roku – a California company that manufactures a variety of streaming players – paid off for Purvis fifth-graders Camdyn Powell and Austyn Owens. Their market savvy pushed them to first place in the Region 6 fall elementary school division of the Mississippi Stock Market Game.
For the past 20 years, a group of women have been working on the Chain Gang at Merit Health Wesley. In this case, the chain this gang is using is the chain stitch to make baby blankets, newborn caps, prayer shawls, pillows and walker caddies for patients and workers alike.
Construction of the new St. Fabian Catholic Church building is running on schedule with the recent addition of the main building’s framework, Father Tommy Conway said earlier this week. The church is scheduled to have services in the church by Christmas.
The Lamar County Board of Supervisors is concerned about having money available to fund a volunteer firefighter reward system based on training and experience designed to recruit and retain personnel.
For music teacher Joanna King, the time she spends listening to her class of Purvis Upper Elementary School third-graders strum their ukuleles is music to her ears.
Special Chancellor Michael H. Ward decided earlier this week to dismiss the Bellevue incorporation case without prejudice, placing no restrictions on another attempt at incorporation.
Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said the donation of a police service dog to the department is a little different this time.