In its first game in operation, the scoreboard situated behind the wall in right-center field at Mustang Field got quite a workout.
The deadline for House committees to pass Senate bills occurred last Tuesday. Any Senate bills that did not make it out of these committees died. Throughout the rest of last week, the House met to discuss Senate bills as a whole.
Glade Elementary School announces the following students recognized as Students of the Month for December 2016: M. Heathcock, J. Roberts, P. Hendry, B. Parker, J. Keyes, A. DeLeo, B. Toombs, C. Pittman, K. Alexander, J. Roberts, T. Jordan, C. Parker, M. Carroll, E.
Approximately 20 students from five Pine Belt schools spent the morning of March 2 on the Jones County Junior College campus working on math problems to earn a spot at state competition in April.
Oak Park Elementary School was presented the Spirit of Giving Trophy awarded to the Laurel school with the largest percentage increase in giving over the previous year's United Way of the Pine Belt Region campaign.
Members of the Association of Desk & Derrick Club gathered at Laurel City Hall recently as part of a proclamation signing ceremony. Pictured is Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee, center, signing a proclamation recognizing March as Desk and Derrick Month.
Jack is a big, strong chocolate Labrador mix who is around five or six years old. He has been vaccinated and neutered. Jack was just treated for heartworms, and, after a short period of rest, will be ready for adoption.
Andy Barwick, forester for the Chickasawhay Ranger District of the Desoto National Forest, presented an informative and fun program concerning the importance of Arbor Day to the Hoe and Hope members of St.