100 in H'burg honor those who gave all

Hattiesburg joined communities around the state Wednesday in paying honor to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.

The Hattiesburg police honor guard performed the 21-gun salute as part of ceremony honoring four officers who were shot amd killed: Jessie James Everett, M.W. Vinson Jr., David Anthony and Jackie Dole Sherrill.

Wednesday's ceremony included a proclamation from Mayor Johnny DuPree officially naming it Police Memorial Day, the placing of a wreath and the playing of taps.

More than a hundred people participated in the memorial service.