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Recent articles by Vanessa:

Purvis football player moves beyond limitations with prosthetic leg

Purvis High School head football coach at Brad Hankins said Ethan Belk is a great example for his teammates. → Read More

Sacred Heart football player crowned homecoming queen

That Friday night, Jillian Hall kicked a field goal, took off her helmet and switched to the crown. → Read More

FCAHS homecoming queen gives crown to student who lost mom to cancer

After being named homecoming queen, senior Nyla Covington immediately decided to give her crown to another student, Brittany Walters, who lost her mom to cancer. → Read More

Pine Belt man to be featured in National Down Syndrome Society video at Times Square

Pine Belt resident, Zackery Wilson, will be featured in the hour-long presentation. → Read More

Longleaf Pre-K student brings joy to teacher through video during quarantine

One Pre-K student is making things just a bit better for her teacher with a thoughtful video. → Read More

Early-morning fire damages Petal home

An early-morning Sunday fire heavily damaged a home in Petal. → Read More

Petal Children’s Task Force serving hundreds of families during pandemic

Due to COVID-19, the Petal Children’s Task Force is serving more families in the area than it has in the past. → Read More

Laurel crossing guard spreads joy with her dance moves

If you have dropped off your child at Laurel Magnet School of the Arts this school year, you’ve definitely seen crossing guard Quenonas Evans and her stellar moves. → Read More

JCSD gearing up to enforce 2021 ‘Click-It-Or-Ticket’ campaign

Sheriff Joe Berlin will have his deputies on the Jones County highways and byways as part of the 2021 'Click-It-Or-Ticket" seat belt enforcement campaign → Read More

Jones County man wanted on child abuse charges captured

Douglas Lovett, who was wanted on a five-count warrant for felonious child abuse, was captured Saturday night by Jones County Sheriff's Office deputies. → Read More

Jones County deputy saves man’s life after overdose

Sheriff Joe Berlin says this is the second time this month deputies have saved a life with Narcan. → Read More

Ellisville Garden Club sprucing up the city

The garden club will hold a plant sale in downtown Ellisville Saturday. → Read More

JCSD welcomes first full-time female deputy in patrol division

Deputy Reagan Smith started her patrol duties this week with the department. → Read More

Collins native sings national anthem at NBA game

Katrina Dennis, a registered nurse, leads the COVID-19 unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. → Read More

Sacred Heart teacher celebrates win against cancer

Almost a year and a month later, Ms. Cindy Hixson is now cancer-free. → Read More

Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee seeking third term

Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee says he’s seeking a third term in office. → Read More

LIVE: Health officials discuss COVID-19 vaccine availability

Mississippi State Department of Health officials are discussing the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

Deputies working to identify couple who stole trailer, ATV

A 16-foot utility trailer and a Honda Foreman 400 ATV were stolen. → Read More

South Jones Elementary starts virtual learning due to COVID outbreak

According to the Jones County School District, the school had three COVID-19 outbreaks this week. → Read More

Former West Jones Mustang wins national title with the Crimson Tide

Byron Young says he’s proud to represent the Magnolia State on and off the field. → Read More