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  1. Toronto Blue Jays prospect Anthony Alford, who aspired to be...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Growing up in Petal, Miss. Anthony Alford idolized Bo Jackson. He aspired to be a two-sport star.

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  2. Smart911 allows users to communicate with dispatchers via text message.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... still utilize the Smart911 information if the user is in its district, according to AAA's Andy Geske. Hattiesburg and Petal Police Departments, Forrest County Sheriff Department, Forrest General Hospital, AAA Ambulance Service and Forrest County ...

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  3. Hub City nurse's motion hearing postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A former registered nurse at Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg was scheduled in court for a motion hearing Monday but due to inclement weather, court was postponed. April Denae Grissom, 28, of Petal was indicted on second-degree murder in June 2013 for the death of Louis F. Betz Jr. A pair of pretrial motions were set to be heard in Marion County Monday morning, but according to Grissom's attorney Tracy Klein, due to winter weather conditions a continuance was requested.

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  4. Motion hearing set for Monday in Hub City nurses caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A former registered nurse at Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg is expected to have two pretrial motions heard before a judge Monday. April Denae Grissom, 28, of Petal was indicted on second-degree murder in June 2013 for the death of Louis F. Betz Jr. According to court records, March 26, 2013 Grissom "without doctors' orders ... turned off the dialysis machine along with the amiodarone drip and decreased the norepinephrine and phenylephrine drips, thereby causing the death of Louis F. Betz Jr." On Monday, 15th District Circuit Court Judge Anthony Mozingo is scheduled to hear a pair of pretrial motions filed on Grissom's behalf by attorney Tracy Klein.

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  5. Second trucker involved in fatal I-70 crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | O-R Online

    ... the other trucker involved in Tuesday morning's fatal crash on Interstate 70 in Buffalo Township. Paul E. Tate, 59, Petal, Miss., was traveling west on I-70 near the Taylorstown exit when he crashed into a disabled tractor-trailer driven by Bradley ...

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  6. 2 shot, 1 jailed in Forrest Co. shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... club in the 1800 block of Highway 42 East to a report of a shooting. The alleged shooter, William Overstreet, 66, of Petal was handed over to deputies and then booked into the Forrest County Jail and charged with two counts of aggravated assault. ...

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  7. Parker to be honored as HEADWAE recipient. Photo source PRCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Dr. Amanda Parker of Petal and Shannon Farmer of Richton will be honored Tuesday, Feb. 17, during the annual HEADWAE observance in Jackson. HEADWAE - Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence - was established by the Legislature to honor academically talented students and faculty.

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  8. JCJC Headwae recipients selectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... as a business instructor may be attributed to being an entrepreneur before going back to school to change careers. The Petal resident started out working in the automotive industry as the general manager for Auto Alignment Inc., in Hattiesburg in ...

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  9. Two roads in Petal are being repaved. Photo Source WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... EF-4 tornado that tore through the city of Hattiesburg on February 10, 2013. Forrest County and the City of Petal have joined forces to repave two of the city's main roadways. Petal officials met with Forrest County Supervisor Burkett Ross to work ...

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  10. Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest CountyRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... t the library at www.twitter.com/libraryofhpfc on Facebook, go to www.facebook.com and search "Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County". You may also visit www.hattlibrary.com or call 601-582-4461.

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  11. How Far We've Come: Two year anniversary of the Hattiesburg tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Today is the anniversary of the devastating EF-4 tornado that tore through the city of Hattiesburg on February 10, 2013. Parts of the University of Southern Mississippi, Westminster Presbyterian Church, ACE Hardware in Petal, and many homes were destroyed in the storm's path.

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  12. Petal man pleads guilty to 2012 arson chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Aqcuialius Dixon, 31, was charged with arson in December 2012, in connection to a fire that destroyed a home on Waller Street in Petal. "An accelerant was used and the extent of the damage caused to the home made it a total loss," said Petal Fire Department Logistics Chief Marion Sims.

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  13. Todd Monken on recruiting Pine Belt players: 'We'll always start there first'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... locked down 24 new recruits for his program. "We want as many guys from Bassfield as we can get and as many guys from Petal and as many guys, Coach (Tony Vance) has done a great job down the street at Hattiesburg, from really good programs where ...

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  14. Rudy's Olde Hat lives on. Photo source SpotonProductionsLLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The story of Rudy's Olde Hat is an amazing one, but it's the story about putting the documentary together that's even more spectacular. The original documentary shot by director Herman Snell in 2003 follows an 80 year old Rudy Boutwell around his shop in Petal, Mississippi.

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  15. Little Free Library sculptures on exhibit in HattiesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... artist whose works include "The Spirit That Builds," the 167-foot circular mural inside the Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County. "These contractors are all great local citizens," Albert said. "Charlie Finnegan of Finlo, Dorian Shoemake ...

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  16. PCTF presents the third annual Lighthouse Dash 5K run and two mile walkRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The event, presented by the Petal Children's Task Force, takes place February 14th starting at 7 a.m. with registration at the Petal Civic Center, located at 712 South Main Street in Petal. Race starts at 8 a.m. For more details, visit www.petalchildrenstaskforce.org or call 601-270-3434.

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  17. Anniversary: Thomas Bates & Lucy BatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Hattiesburg American

    ... professor at the University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing from 1967-1999. The couple currently resides in Petal.

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  18. Local representatives met Wednesday to discuss transportation updates. Photo Source WDAMRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    City representatives from Hattiesburg, Petal, Lamar and Forrest counties met Wednesday to discuss updates to the Western Beltway Feasibility Study and the Long Range Transportation Plan. Officials and community members were able to make suggestions to bike routes and transportation methods that are being planned.

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  19. Carey theatre and Spanish students to present Latin fable 'Bocon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Baxter Walters, of Hattiesburg, Amanda Gibson, of Columbia, Michaela McCraw, of Rapid City, SD, Gunner Stewart, of Petal, Zachary Singletary, of Madison, Alisha Fishel, of Olive Branch, Devin Sorrell, of Bardstown, KY, and Lindsay Knight, of ...

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  20. District Spelling Bee held at N.R. Burger Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... was "wah-hee-neh" (WA-"HE"-NAY) w-a-h-i-n-e meaning female surfer. The Forrest County Spelling Bee which will include Petal, FCAHS and Hattiesburg is to be held later in the month of February.

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