PURVIS, Miss. (MyFox23.com) - Lamar County Sheriff, Danny Rigel said Brett Johnson, 40, was arrested at 10 a.m. in the 1400 Block of Old Highway 24 in Oak Grove for the murder of Beth Ann Marshall, 36. Rigel said Johnson used a rifle to shoot and... Read More.
Moran McLelland Pope, Jr., a prominent University of Southern Mississippi alumnus and former mayor of the city of Hattiesburg, died March 2 at his home in Hattiesburg. He was 94. A memorial service for Pope will be held Saturday, March 18 at 3 p.m. at University Baptist Church, located at... Read More.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (University Release) - William Carey University student Jacob Malone is the 2017 recipient of the Michael Iler Memorial Music Scholarship. Malone is a sophomore music education major from Wilmer, Alabama. The Iler Scholarship is given on an annual basis to a worthy instrumental music student. The recipient is... Read More.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (MyFox23.com) - Last Friday was the deadline to turn in qualifying papers to city hall to run for Hattiesburg's mayor. As of Monday five people are running for a chance at the mayor seat. 1. Mayor Johnny DuPree (D) 2. State Representative Toby Barker (I) 3. Shawn O'Hara (I) 4. Catherine Starr... Read More.
ELLISVILLE, Miss. (Media Release): 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. Each year, JCJC’S math department and the Mississippi Council of Teachers of... Read More.
William Carey University will offer its third annual ACT Camp for rising junior and senior high school students with a desire to attend college. The free camp focuses on helping qualified students reach an ACT score of 21 or higher. Camps will be offered in Hattiesburg and at the... Read More.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Southern Miss Lady Eagle Basketball Coach Joye Lee-McNelis was named Conference USA’s Coach of the Year for the 2016-17 season and senior Brittanny Dinkins was named Defensive Player of the Year. After being picked to finish eighth in the... Read More.
As Mississippi’s flagship university of the arts, The University of Southern Mississippi prides itself on the richness of culture and art. One only needs to look to its Department of Art and Design, where a number of instructors have had their works on exhibit throughout the country. Two art professors... Read More.