Saturday Jul 5
Deep Sea Rodeo Day 3
STEVE MCCALL/SPECIAL TO SUN HERALDA 224-pound, 12-ounce tiger shark was the catch of the day Saturday at the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo.
Two Lamar County residents plead guilty to child exploitation
Hunter Richardson Howell, 31, of Hattiesburg, and Robert Shawn Sumrall, 29, of Purvis, each pled guilty to one count of child exploitation before special circuit Judge William E. Andrews, III in Lamar County on Monday.
Lamar County breaks ground for new dispatch wing
The recently-relocated Lamar County Emergency Operations Center will soon have a new dispatch wing.
Summer Jams: Charles Carter
The Sunrise crew invited a few guest performers to join them in the studio on Fridays in July.
Lamar Co. men sentenced for child exploitation
State Attorney General Jim Hood says two Lamar County men are going to prison after pleading guilty to one count of child exploitation.
Purvis soldier gets Purple Heart for Afghanistan wounds
A retired Mississippi National Guard soldier who was wounded while serving in Afghanistan two years ago has been recognized by the Army for his sacrifice.
Mississippi Business Journal
Sen. Thad Cochran aims to hold off Tea Party insurgent
Sen. Thad Cochran is aiming to be the Republican nominee for the seat he's held for six terms in a brutal, expensive race that has brought national attention to the state.