Lamar Co. School District continues investigation into racist comment at school event

The Lamar County School District is still investigating to determine who yelled out a racist comment during a senior activity at Oak Grove High School back in August.

Elderly couple rescued by good Samaritans after car crashes into canal

Police say the couple were involved in a minor accident with two other cars, which sent them careening through a fence and into the canal.
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High schooler accused of faking kidnapping during Zoom class

The principal called the prank a “serious incident” and asked parents to talk with their children about “appropriate behavior” during virtual learning.

TOP STORIES

Gulfport man picked up in Laurel drug operation

  Recertification for fire trucks underway in Wayne County

Barker nominates Hattiesburg lawyer for school board seat

Mississippi absentee ballot requests outpacing those of 2016 election

Mississippi names new Child Protection Services commissioner

Reeves said Sanders has been key in the efforts to reform the Department of Human Services.
  • Coronavirus

  Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Republicans are reconvening the Senate this week to vote on a virus proposal, but it’s a bill that failed once before, and that Trump himself now derides as too puny.

  Worker injured in Jones County oilfield fire

Tim’s Two Cents: South Jones football coach Todd Breland

5 arrested on drug charges in Covington County over weekend

Gov. Reeves announces mask mandate for 9 counties

Republicans should be ‘nervous’ about Hyde-Smith/Espy senate race, warns state GOP member

Suspected Laurel convenience store robber arrested

Two Hattiesburg men arrested on drug charges

Professional indoor football team offering tryouts

  • National

What you need to know about herd immunity

Up to this point, more than 200,000 people have died in the United States and not even 10% of the population has been infected.

SPORTS

Tim’s Two Cents: South Jones football coach Todd Breland

Professional indoor football team offering tryouts

Pine Belt Prep Football-Week VII-Roundup II

Carey women’s soccer downs Faulkner, 4-1

Pine Belt Prep Football-Week VII-Roundup I

Pine Belt Prep Football-Week VII-Roundup I

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  2 more charged in Laurel capital murder investigation

Purvis Middle School closed for 2 weeks due to COVID-19

Petal suspect wanted on grand larceny charge

  UPDATE: Missing Mississippi boys found safe in Lincoln County

586 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths reported in Miss. over weekend

MSDH reported 233 new cases on Saturday and 353 new cases on Sunday.
  • Coronavirus

  Confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide passes 40 million; new strategies target hot spots

Authorities are trying to avoid a dreaded resurgence of illness and deaths, this time with economies weakened from earlier lockdowns and populations chafing at the idea of renewed restrictions.

  Domestic violence survivor shares story of courage and hope

Same names, some new dynamics in US Senate contest

Pine Belt Prep Football-Week VII-Roundup II

  Winter weather outlook for Mississippi