Thursday Aug 14
911 Center to be big bump in Lamar Co. budget
The county's expense sheet also is expected to rise during the upcoming fiscal year that will begin Oct. 1, and more than half that hike will be related to the construction and outfitting the new dispatch annex.
Johnson wins wild NeSmith Rumble On The Gumbo 50
Ronnie Johnson of Chattanooga, TN took another step towards capturing his second straight $20,000 NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series National Championship after picking up his seventh win of the season on Saturday night in the Rumble On Gumbo 50 at Greenville Speedway in Greenville, MS.
New Lamar Co. fire department approved
The Hattiesburg American reports the Board of Supervisors on Monday approved creating a new station about four miles south of Sumrall.
Lamar County escaped inmate captured in Vicksburg
Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace tells The Vicksburg Post that 29-year-old Matthew Wayne Thompson was captured after a two-hour standoff at a mobile home park.