Saturday Jul 19
Lamar County escaped inmate captured in Vicksburg
Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace tells The Vicksburg Post that 29-year-old Matthew Wayne Thompson was captured after a two-hour standoff at a mobile home park.
Paraders line the street at Lions Park in Sumrall
The Fourth of July party in Sumrall kicked off at 10 a.m. at Lions Park. Vendors lined the park with game booths, carnival rides and face painting.
Two Lamar County residents plead guilty to child exploitation
Hunter Richardson Howell, 31, of Hattiesburg, and Robert Shawn Sumrall, 29, of Purvis, each pled guilty to one count of child exploitation before special circuit Judge William E. Andrews, III in Lamar County on Monday.
Lamar Co. men sentenced for child exploitation
The Hattiesburg American reports 31-year-old Hunter Richardson Howell, of Hattiesburg, and 29-year-old Robert Shawn Sumrall, of Purvis, each pleaded guilty to one count of child exploitation before special circuit Judge William E. Andrews III, in Lamar County on Monday.
Southern Miss strives to lessen environmental impact
As part of the Office of Sustainability's Climate Action Plan, The University of Southern Mississippi is working toward climate neutrality -- a net zero carbon footprint by 2050.
Runoff voter turnout appears to be up
At the Ocean Springs Civic Center, the lines were long as voters waited to cast their ballots.