USM to upgrade popular landmark
University of Southern Mississippi officials believe when major upgrades are completed popular Lake Byron, the landmark will be more accessible and more attractive than at any time during its 80-year history.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Investigator takes special election absentee ballots from DA's office
Sources said an investigator from the Forrest County District Attorney's office picked up a box this afternoon from the city clerk's office containing absentee ballots from the second mayoral election in September.
COLUMN: Forecast not good for gobbler season's opening
Turkey hunters, I'm going to make your day predicting a perfectly lousy opening weekend of hunting! How could that prediction possibly make your day? Well, I'll tell you.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Man gets 18 years to serve in assault case
A Forrest County jury has convicted a Hattiesburg man of aggravated assault in the wounding of his roommate in 2012.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Still no leads in man's 2012 disappearance
Eighteen months. July 2012. That's the last time anyone saw Louis Kathmann. No one has heard from him since.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Forrest County school bus accident has parents concerned
A Forrest County school bus accident that happened Tuesday afternoon involving students from Forrest County Agricultural High School and South Forrest Attendance Center has several parents concerned.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Suspect in man's death arrested, charged with murder
After a nearly two-week search, a 37-year-old Hattiesburg woman wanted in the death of an elderly man was arrested Wednesday evening by Hattiesburg Police officers just outside the Hattiesburg city limits in Lamar County HPD spokesman Lt.
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Mississippi man missing for nearly two years
BACK IN JULY OF 2012 -- AND NO ONE HAS HEARD FROM HIM SINCE. KATHMANN'S LAST KNOW ADDRESS WAS ON LAVELLE LADNER ROAD IN PEARL RIVER COUNTY BUT WAS ORIGINALLY FROM THE NEW ORLEANS AREA.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Legislators discuss teacher pay at PRCC breakfast
The issue of teacher pay raises was a hot item at Pearl River Community College's fourth annual legislative breakfast.
Three motorcyclists arrested for armed robbery
Three motorcyclists have been arrested for armed robbery after they took another motorcyclist's jacket and wallet in a confrontation Sunday night on Eatonville Road.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Head-on collision in Hattiesburg leaves 1 dead
Hattiesburg Lt. Jon Traxler says at about 2:25 a.m. Sunday, police received a call of a head-on collision on Highway 49. Traxler tells WDAM-TV that 32-year-old Roberto O'Neil Stanton was driving southbound in the northbound lane, just north of the Forrest County Multi Purpose Center, when he crashed into a vehicle.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Petal man found guilty in bank robbery
A Petal man indicted in a 2012 bank robbery was convicted today in his second trial on an armed robbery charge.
Forrest County shooting leaves one man dead
Forrest County Sheriff's Deputies say an unidentified male was shot in the chest area around 3 P.M. on Tuesday at 4 Eastover Boulevard.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Dolan leaving FCAHS for Columbia Academy
Dolan is retiring from FCAHS to take on the positions as football coach and athletic director at CA.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
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.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Assistant district attorney to speak on state's DUI law at USM
Joshua Fortenberry, an assistant district attorney in the 12th Circuit Court District of Mississippi, will present "Driving Under the Influence in Mississippi: Law and Consequence" from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Honor House on the University of Southern Mississippi's Hattiesburg campus.
Victim identified in Richburg Road accident
Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict has released the name of the victim involved in a one-vehicle accident Thursday on Richburg Road.
Mississippi storms leave isolated damage, power outages
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Thu Feb 20, 2014
Storms moving into Mississippi cause scattered damage
Wind and lightning caused isolated damage and power outages across Mississippi on Thursday as a storm front moved through the state.
Hattiesburg police cars to get video, radar units
Some of the cruisers in the Hattiesburg Police Department are about to be accessorized.