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Past articles by Shakari:

Three candidates running for senator of district 34

Senator Juan Barnett, City of Hattieburg councilwoman Deborah Delgado and retiree Steven Wade are on the ballot. → Read More

Sacred Heart junior earns perfect ACT score

Abigail Wiest’s mom broke the news to her Thursday while she was in school. → Read More

Mississippi Senate passes criminal justice reform bill

If it becomes law, the bill will ease a few of the penalties on some Mississippians accused and/or convicted of crimes. Additionally, it would prevent automatic suspension of driver’s licenses for nonpayment of fines or simple drug possessions. → Read More

Bay Springs HS to host pep rally, parade to celebrate state title

The event will be March 16 at 4 p.m. → Read More

DJ Transit, Inc. expands services in Jasper Co.

DJ Transit, Inc. expanded their services to those in the county in an effort to meet what official describe as a growing need. → Read More

Greer’s Food Tiger closure raises concerns in Heidelberg

People are sounding off about the closure of the only grocery store in Heidelberg. → Read More

West Jasper Consolidated School District building new middle school

Construction is taking place on the campus, which will also be on the grounds of Bay Springs High School and Bay Springs Elementary School. → Read More

Teacher cuts waist-length hair to support 5-year-old girl bullied for short haircut

After a 5-year-old in Texas got her hair cut, her friends started calling her a boy, and she began wearing a hat to school. But her teacher’s kind gesture changed everything. → Read More

Petal PD officer named in deadly officer-involved shooting lawsuit

Court documents show that Aaron Jernigan, Petal Police Department officer, responded to a two-vehicle accident at Leeville Road and Highway 42 around 10 a.m. on June 2, 2017. (Source: Petal PD) → Read More

Board of aldermen considering moving BayFest

The idea was brought up during Tuesday’s board of aldermen meeting. → Read More

3 more Mississippi deer found with chronic wasting disease

The fatal neurological disease is contagious and causes deer to lose weight and have movement problems. → Read More

Jasper Co. to receive $3M to fund bridge project

The bridges set to be repaired in Heidelberg are located on County Road 8. → Read More

HPD: Endangered/missing children located

An endangered/missing child alert has been issued for five-year-old Londyn Davis and six-year-old Kingston Davis out of Hattiesburg. → Read More

Mr. Gatti’s Pizza shutters doors in Hattiesburg

Mr. Gatti’s Pizza has 69 franchises and 81 locations across the country. → Read More

JCSD: Two men wanted in connection to armed robbery, assault

The incident happened on Jan. 2 on Hwy. 11 near Heidelberg, according to Sheriff Randy Johnson. → Read More

Walmart employees draw crowds with Christmas tunes

A group of employees at a Hattiesburg Walmart decided to spread some holiday cheer through song and dance. → Read More

MHP works to ensure travel safety with “Making it Home for the Holidays” initiative

The Grinch won’t steal Christmas if the Mississippi Highway Patrol has anything to say about it. → Read More

Wife follows in husband’s footsteps with new appointment

Angela Terrell hopes to make her husband proud in her new role as constable for District 1 in Jasper County. → Read More

Man dies trying to save girlfriend’s daughter from house fire

A fire erupted in the 2400 block of North 1st Avenue just after 10 p.m. on Wednesday. → Read More

Cleanup continues after truck vs. train crash in Lamar Co.

Crews in Lamar County continue work to clear the scene after a truck smashed into a train Sunday night on Old Okahola Road. → Read More