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  1. Fundraiser held for daughter of Forrest County Sheriff's deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A shrimp boil is being held Wednesday in Petal to help raise money for medical bills for the daughter of a Forrest County Sheriff's deputy. Anniston Claire Strickland, the daughter of deputy Josh Strickland and Jordan Shull, just turned 4 months old and has been in and out of surgery since she was born.


  2. Cyclist killed in crash was riding for children's cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A 32-year-old Maine man killed in a cycling accident in Mississippi on Tuesday was riding cross-country to raise money for children's cancer research. Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt.


  3. Petal's Hannah Brewer signs with PRCC softballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Wayne County sent two baseball players to the next level on Wednesday afternoon.Senior pitcher Tanner Johnson signed a scholarship to Mississippi Delta in front of family and friends. His War Eagle teammate Brenon Sehon joined him by signing with Coastal Alabama Community College.


  4. Cyclist seriously injured in hit-and-run; MHP turning to public for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Mississippi Highway Patrol is turning to the public for help tracking down leads in a hit-and-run that left a cyclist seriously injured over the weekend. MHP Sgt.


  5. Petal wins 4th straight, heads to playoffs on rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Less than a month ago, Petal High School had one football victory to its credit, having dropped six of its first seven games, including an 0-3 start in Region 3-6A play. Thursday night, the Panthers walked off their home turf with their fourth consecutive victory and a head of steam heading into the first round of the Class 6A playoffs.


  6. 15-year-old Petal boy missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    William Tyler Newsome, 15, was last seen in the Petal area wearing black shorts with a blue-gray shirt and a red Ole Miss hoodie, according to the Forrest County Sheriff's Office.


  7. 8 arrested, 2 convicted on child exploitation chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Attorney General Jim Hood's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested eight people in Mississippi last week and sentenced two people on child exploitation charges as part of "Operation Trick or Treat." Samuel Blake Cascio, 31, of Petal, was charged with two counts of child exploitation for possession of child pornography and one county of possession of a controlled substance.


  8. Hattiesburg hosts annual SWAT competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Dozens of officers from five Pine Belt law enforcement agencies have been participating in an annual SWAT competition in Hattiesburg. The third annual South Mississippi SWAT competition brought together officers from Hattiesburg and Petal police departments, along with officers from Forrest, Jones and Lamar counties.


  9. Students hold sock drive at Petal ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    "We are collecting socks for the Javon Patterson's locker. Javon is a graduate of Petal High School but now attends the University of Mississippi and now plays on the Ole Miss Rebel football team," said Wyn Mims, the principal of Petal Elementary School.


  10. Oak Grove wins "instant classic" over Petal 26-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    For the past year, Oak Grove High School quarterback John Rhys Plumlee has carried the bitter memory of coming up short in the shadow of the goal line in the Warriors' 2017 loss to archrival Petal High School. Plumlee relieved some of that long-lingering sting Friday night as he and his teammates gained a measure of revenge against Petal with a down-to-the-wire, 26-19 victory at Panther Stadium.


  11. Oak Grove, Petal set to renew long-time rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Oak Grove High School will be especially wary when the Warriors visit their cross-county nemesis, Petal High School, at 7 p.m. Friday in a key Region 3-6A showdown at Panther Stadium. "Their record is very misleading," Oak Grove coach Drew Causey said.


  12. Man charged with Hattiesburg commercial burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hattiesburg police responded to a report of commercial burglary in the 1800 block of Lincoln Road just after 10 p.m. on Saturday night, according to Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Ryan Moore. Moore said another patrol officer pulled over a man, 25-year-old Darius Dorsey, as he was leaving the area at a high rate of speed.


  13. Petal responds to suit filed by widow of man killed in officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The City of Petal and Leonard Fuller, Petal Police Department police chief, have officially filed a response to a civil lawsuit against them. The widow and mother of Marc Davis' children, Yoshanta Albert filed the lawsuit on June 1. Davis was shot and killed after an unidentified police officer responded to a two-vehicle accident at Leeville Road and Highway 42 around 10 a.m. on June 2, 2017.


  14. Petal School District bound for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Petal School District is the top school district in the state. As a result, it has become a destination for education throughout south Mississippi.


  15. Balancing care and safety in Petal neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Tucked away in a neighborhood inside the city of Petal, a home on Yellow Pine Drive is causing concern among neighbors, filtering to the police department and city hall. "There has been some clients at that home that have gotten out at night and gone through the neighborhood.


  16. Forrest, Lamar counties to get funds from internet sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Forrest County Board of Supervisors President David Hogan, Forrest and Lamar counties will get a piece of the internet sales tax pie.


  17. source: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The University of Southern Mississippi hosted its 18th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the Trent Lott Center Wednesday morning. Law enforcement officials from the Hattiesburg Police Department, Petal Police Department, the Mississippi Highway Patrol and several others were invited to campus.


  18. Hattiesburg's Jarod ConnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hattiesburg senior quarterback Jarod Connor earned this week's WDAM 7 All-Star selection after leading his teammates to a big win over a rival. The University of Memphis commit lead the Tigers to a 35-26 win over Petal on Saturday.


  19. Jones County Sheriff's Department participates in CIT teaching in MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Crisis Intervention Training is characterized as an intense program changing the mindset for law enforcement officers when they respond to calls, while handling people with mental illnesses. The Jones County Sheriff's Department along with Pine Belt Mental Health made their mark on a international platform during this years 2018 Crisis Intervention Team Conference.


  20. Hattiesburg holds off Petal, 35-26Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Some nights, all one has to do is play well enough to come out ahead on the football field, while on others, a bit of good fortune might be required. Hattiesburg High School quarterback Jarod Conner rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another as the Tigers held off Petal High School 35-26 in the Leaf River Rivalry on a drizzly night at D.I. Patrick Stadium.


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