2 arrests made in Shirley’s of Collins fire investigation

Police Chief Joey Ponder said Collins police have arrested two suspects, including one juvenile, in the investigation.

  Blaze extinguished at Texas petrochemicals facility

International Terminals Company said the blaze in Deer Park was extinguished as of 3 a.m. Wednesday. The fire began Sunday at the facility southeast of Houston, sending a huge, dark plume of smoke thousands of feet in the air, though officials said air quality remained safe.
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  WWII soldier’s remains returned home to Utah 74 years after his death

Decades later, a German man, Adolf Hagedorn, found the crash site, and the digging began to find the plane.

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  USM rallies for 5-4 win against Warhawks

Bill banning abortions when fetal heartbeat detected heads to Governor

Oak Grove student wins 2019 Mississippi Spelling Bee

  Kohler Engines hosts job fair after expansion announcement

  PRCC breaks ground on new science building

Construction of a new science building on the Poplarville campus of Pearl River Community College will begin sometime in the next few weeks.
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  Texas man calls professionals for ‘few’ snakes under house; 45 removed

The homeowner discovered the rattlesnakes when he went into a crawl space to see why his cable service was acting up.

Mississippi bank robbery suspect arrested in Memphis

A dozen clergy members named in diocese’s abuse list served in South Mississippi

Ole Miss, Kermit Davis agree to new four-year contract extension

  Laurel council confirms Cox as new police chief with 4-3 vote

McCarty museum closer to becoming reality

Lady Eagles headed to basketballl postseason

‘Seeking Sister Wife’ stars accused of stalking

  Forrest County moves forward with plan to save taxpayers millions

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  Mom throws kids from third story of building to save them from fire

Trapped inside on the burning third story was O'Sheana Harrison and her kids, all under the age of 3. Four Des Moines officers are being hailed as heroes for their efforts to save the family.

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  USM rallies for 5-4 win against Warhawks

Lady Eagles headed to basketballl postseason

University of Southern Mississippi women's basketball team headed to the postseason.

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Jones College survives Three Rivers, 88-84

Grand jury determines Poplarville man accused of murder acted in self defense

  Circuit clerk outlines process of purging voters from roll

United Way announces $100K Payday winner

HPD searching for person of interest in grand larceny auto case

Hattiesburg police need help identifying a person of interest after a car was stolen on Friday night.
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  Wednesday is the last supermoon of 2019, and actually it’s a super worm moon

It's the vernal equinox, a super worm moon - so much happening in the night skies on Wednesday.

  Prescribed burn covers 2,200 acres in Chickasawhay Ranger District

Elllisville PD searching for man wanted in bank robbery

12-year-old boy attacked by six dogs in Mississippi

OSHA investigating workplace death at Howard Industries Inc.