Monday May 13
Woman dies in Purvis house fire; oxygen tanks explode
A home on the 600 block of 1st Ave. in Purvis became fully engulfed in flames at approximately 9:30pm Monday.
Lamar adds recycling locations
The Hattiesburg American reports the new locations are in Purvis at Optimist Park, the Northeast Lamar Volunteer Fire Department on Weathersby Road and at the Ben Barrett Community Center in Lumberton.
Turkey: US man gets suspended smuggling sentence
Jason Dement from Purvis, Mississippi, was briefly detained in April at an airport near the Mediterranean coast because two pieces inside a bag of collected stones appeared to be artifacts.
Get out and cast your vote Tuesday
It is easy to sit around and gripe about your elected officials, but this is your chance to have a say in how your city is governed.
Engagement: Kasi Keith & Matthew Saucier
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jake and Karen Keith of Purvis and Mary Lee Conerly of Sandy Hook.