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  1. Hankins wins Lamar County Circuit Clerk republican nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hankins currently serves as alderman at large for Purvis. Hankins graduated from the University of Memphis and did post-graduate studies at William Carey.

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  2. Mississippi teacher refuses to take down 'Prayer Request' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Raw Story

    An eighth grade math teacher at Oak Grove Middle School in Purvis, Mississippi has refused to take down a board for "prayer requests" in her classroom in spite of a parent's complaint. The AHA's Appignani Humanist Legal Center sent a letter to the Lamar County School District about the board and is awaiting the district's response.

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  3. Group plans new city in Lamar CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Mississippi Business Journal

    PURVIS - Residents of the Bellevue community of Lamar County are launching a petition drive to become a city.

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  4. More Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Collins's statement to police after he invoked his right to counsel, as well as a further error by... A pair of Purvis men are behind bars and facing felony drug charges after a tip from the community led Lamar County deputies to the scene of the ...

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  5. 2 Purvis men jailed on felony drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A pair of Purvis men are behind bars and facing felony drug charges after a tip from the community led Lamar County deputies to the scene of the crime. Ernest Hartfield Jr., 33, was arrested Thursday and charged with one felony count of sale of a controlled substance.

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  6. Cinnabon holds grand opening at Turtle Creek Mall in HattiesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... to win a free Cinnabon for a year. "Hattiesburg is like the center for all kind of great communities, places like Purvis and Petal and all these great places that are around Hattiesburg, and with USM being here and just the really great hometown ...

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  7. Pine Belt WWII veterans honored at Lamar "Spirit of '45" awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Nearly two dozen World War Two veterans from, Hattiesburg, Purvis and Sumrall were honored in Oak Grove Friday during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the end of that war. Eighteen veterans from every branch of the armed forces received certificates of appreciation, medallions from the National Guard and an American flag from Congressman Steven Palazzo during a "Spirit of '45" awards ceremony at the Lamar County Oak Grove Senior and Veterans Center.

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    Thursday Aug 13 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... this week." Charles H. Bowman, Wal-Mart Transportation (Sleeper) - Petal, MS Brandon Lee, FedEx Ground (Step Van) - Purvis, MS Robert Lungrin, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (3-Axle) - Brandon, MS John Maddox, Ergon Trucking (Tank Truck) - ...

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  9. 5 arrested in Lamar County drug investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... with 1 count of felony sale of a controlled substance. His bond was set at $50,000 cash. Cody Ray Claburn, 32, of Purvis, was arrested August 7th and charged with 2 counts of possession with intent to distribute. Claburn's bond was set at $50,000 on ...

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  10. Dufrene, White win IFA Redfish Tour event in HoumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Louisiana Sportsman

    ... with pearl-colored jerk shads, which imitated the menhaden the fish were coming off the grass to feed on. Dufrene, of Purvis, Miss. and White, of Brewton, Ala., weighed a two-redfish limit of 17.65 pounds to take the event, and earned more than ...

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  11. Lamar County clerk race heads to run-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... primary election Tuesday night. Run-offs will take place Aug. 24. Hankins currently serves as alderman at large for Purvis. According to his website, he is properly educated on the duties associated of the circuit clerk's office. Hankins graduated ...

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  12. Lamar County schools kick off a new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Frank Bunnell, Purvis Middle School principal, said the first day went well overall, even for the first-year middle schoolers. "We have an amazing staff and they have done an excellent job welcoming our kids in, making sure everybody is where they need to be," Bunnell said.

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  13. Funeral for Pearl River Central football player Shane Smith is WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Mississippi Press

    With prep football practice set to begin all across the state of Mississippi in just five days, the players and coaches at Pearl River Central High will say goodbye to one of their own Wednesday afternoon. Sixtenn-year-old Shane Smith, who would have gone into pre-season practice as a starting linebacker for the Blue Devils, was killed Friday in a one vehicle crash near Purvis, Miss.

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  14. PRC High students, community mourn loss of teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Teachers and students at Pearl River Central High School in Carriere are planning memorials to honor the life of a classmate taken too soon. Shane Smith, 16, a stand-out player on the football team was killed in an automobile accident off of Highway 589 near Purvis Friday.

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  15. RECIPE: Stuffed jalapeno cheddar burgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... are, front row from left, Jacey Davis of Poplarville, Desiniqua Collins of Columbia, Claire Chiasson of Purvis, Shana Brown of Wiggins, Rokecia Bowens of Lumberton, salutatorian Melissa Begue`of Carriere, Sharia Batie of... The 2015 practical ...

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  16. Pearl River Central football player killed in wreck near PurvisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A family, football team and community is grieving after a Pearl River Central High School football player was killed in a wreck near Purvis on Friday. Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Brent Barfield said the single-vehicle accident happened shortly after 3 p.m. on Highway 589, just south of WPA Road.

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  17. Pearl River Central football player Shane Smith dead after accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    Shane Smith would have been a sophomore defensive back for the Blue Devils this coming season. He was fatally injured when the pick-up truck he was driving careened off I-59 near Purvis.

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  18. Practical nursing students graduate from PRCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Graduates are, front row from left, Jacey Davis of Poplarville, Desiniqua Collins of Columbia, Claire Chiasson of Purvis, Shana Brown of Wiggins, Rokecia Bowens of Lumberton, salutatorian Melissa Begue`of Carriere, Sharia Batie of Columbia; second ...

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  19. RECIPE: Refreshing mint lemonadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... are, front row from left, Jacey Davis of Poplarville, Desiniqua Collins of Columbia, Claire Chiasson of Purvis, Shana Brown of Wiggins, Rokecia Bowens of Lumberton, salutatorian Melissa Begue`of Carriere, Sharia Batie of... The 2015 practical ...

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  20. Infant dies; 2 charged in Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... a STEMI, or ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, caused by a complete blockage of blood flow to the heart... Purvis resident Travis Koop is a local actor promoting the feature film Big Significant Things, which was filmed primarily in ...

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