Thursday, May 23 2013 7:31 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:31:22 GMT
The pastor and members of a Jefferson county church make the gruesome discovery of a body on the way to Bible study Wednesday evening. Sheriff Peter Walker said a woman's body was found just before 6:30More >>
Jefferson County Sheriff Peter Walker has identified the woman found dead in the cemetery of East Mount Olive Baptist Church Wednesday night.
"It's time for a change," said University
of Southern Mississippi band student Kristopher Chandler.
After having to wear a band uniform that
is a century old, Chandler is ready for change.
"We are not only like the performance
face of the university, but nationally, internationally whenever people hear
University of Southern Mississippi, they automatically think Pride of
Mississippi marching band," said Chandler. "We need to have that modern, sharp,
presentable look to us to accommodate our reputation."
The university as well as the staff and
students believe it's time for a new look.
"Uniform life ranges from eight to ten
years, and it's time to replace them," said USM Director of band Catherine
Rand. "So right now we're trying to get the community, the band, the faculty,
and alumns, and students of USM to help us pick the new uniform for the next
Beginning with seven designs, the
university has narrowed it down to three. Now they need help in choosing one.
By creating a Facebook page, the university gives the community a chance to
vote for their favorite. Aside from voting, one lucky voter will also be
Voting closes October 26, so don't forget to vote.
Friday, May 24 2013 12:47 PM EDT2013-05-24 16:47:58 GMT
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. It included the laying of a wreath at a fallen officersMore >>
The eight Marion County law enforcement officers who've lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered in an annual ceremony Friday morning. More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:42 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:42:16 GMT
The Hattiesburg City Council is expected to vote soon, possibly as early as next week, on its preferred method to upgrade the city's sewer lagoon system. The two options on the table are to build a newMore >>
In order to be able to pay for their new wastewater treatment facility, Hattiesburg is increasing sewer rates for Petal and Lamar County customers.More >>