Monday Dec 16
Congressman Palazzo speaks to Petal Rotary Club
Congressman Steven Palazzo was the guest speaker at Monday's Petal Rotary Club meeting, where he focused on the passage of the federal budget and the ongoing Obamacare implementations.
Monday Dec 16
Laying off the eggnog might be a good call if you plan on driving this holiday season.
Monday Dec 16
Area districts earn awards
Petal School District Superintendent John Buchanan was feeling honored as he stood with three other Pine Belt superintendents at the Mississippi School Boards Association meeting last month in Clinton.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
* Hattiesburg City Council meets at 4 p.m. every first and third Monday and 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.
Fun recipes for the family
Well, Sue Peterson and her staff have shared some awesome Christmas recipes. There's a Christmas Pizza, a Cinnamon Christmas Tree and Christmas Branches, which Tristen, Peyton Camryn, Mary Ashley, Macy Kate and Olivia will have fun making.
Letters to Santa to make debut
Remote-controlled cars. Kindles. Kittens and puppies. But don't just take our word for it.
Engagement: Ann Claire Reynolds & Steven Kelly
Wedding vows will be exchanged at 6 p.m. on January 4, 2014, at Carterville Baptist Church in Petal.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Petal Panthers shut out West 2-0
Soso. The Mustangs sought to build on last season's victory at Petal by hosting the Panthers here at Mustang Field.
Report: Teachers lack classroom management training
A new report, however, finds America's teacher preparation programs are not providing future teachers with the classroom management techniques they need to deal with disruptive student behavior.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Fur baby fundraiser: Donations will aid Hub City Humane Society
Local animal activists Dawn Gillis and Bonnie McNair hope to "make the season bright" for Hub City Humane Society animals this Christmas with a new fundraiser they hope to see flourish for years to come.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Lower court to hear dispute
A legal dispute over sewage treatment between the cities of Petal and Hattiesburg has been remanded back to Forrest County Chancery Court from U.S. District Court.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Habitat for Humanity to hold house dedications
On Dec. 14, Hattiesburg Area Habitat for Humanity will hold house dedications for its 62nd and 63rd homes.
Extra Table holiday concert set
On Tuesday, the Saenger Theater will be filled with the sounds of Christmas as the second annual Extra Table Christmas Concert takes the stage.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Details: 583-4329. * Hattiesburg School District meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the district headquarters, 301 Mamie St. Details: 584-6283.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
How does public see education?
I thought the results were pretty interesting, especially when it came to the differing views expressed on some questions by the public and teachers.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
NEWS: Mississippi's public universities are conducting groundbreaking research while leading the next generation of scholars to the forefront of innovation.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
House fire claims family home on Thanksgiving morning
A family in the Sunrise Community outside of Petal is left picking up the pieces after a Thanksgiving morning house fire claimed their home.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Petal woman faces drug charges
Petal Police Department assisted in the arrest of a Petal woman today at her residence on West Fifth Avenue.
Officials look at funding for Metro Narcotics
Forrest County officials soon will begin calculations on the costs each agency in the 12th Judicial District Narcotics Enforcement Team, or Metro Narcotics, will have to contribute to keep the unit afloat.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Throw-Away Day set for April 12
A delayed federal grant nixed a fall date for the area's annual "Right-Way-To-Throw-Away Day" household hazardous waste disposal event.