I hit a girl in the face, once. Her name was Sherry and she was a neighborhood girl with whom I was normally friends. I must have been about seven or eight years old when this happened, but I remember it like it was yesterday.
The Petal School District will see a change in school kitchen equipment thanks to an $18,000 matching grant as a part of Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) Office of Child Nutrition’s “Health is Academic” initiative.
The Petal Schools Board of Trustees voted to approve the grant at a regular meeting last week.
The partnership between William Carey University’s School of Nursing and the Petal Senior and Veterans Center is a win-win, as nursing students will get valuable hands-on experience and seniors visiting the center get care and social interaction.
Morgan Hamilton enjoys archery because it’s more of a mental game, a challenging sport that’s all about staying focused.
The Mississippi College archery team captain, Hamilton is committed to making the Choctaws perform at the highest levels in national competition.
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.