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Enterprise-Lincoln vs. Lumberton: Key Moments from 09/29
Catch the thrilling highlights from the 09/29 match between Enterprise-Lincoln and Lumberton. Experience the adrenaline rush, the strategic plays, and the unforgettable moments that defined this epic showdown. Don't miss out on this exciting recap!
09/29 Highlights: Enterprise-Lincoln v. Lumberton
SUMMARY: Jayden Scott is playing for the Bearcats and they are hoping to turn a fumble into another touchdown. They are facing the Lumberton Panthers for homecoming. Number 11 Lathan Bowens kicks things off with a reception before being taken down by Enterprise's defense. The Yellow Jacket defense is strong but not powerful enough for Lumberton. Corderi Burnett brings him down just before the end zone. Landon McNickls attempts a pass, but the ball is incomplete.
Lessons We Can Learn From Black Teachers During The Civil Rights Era
My grandmother’s name was Mrs. Zola Jackson. As one of the handful of Black teachers in Mississippi during the Jim Crow era of racially segregated public schools, she faced a daunting challenge in providing a first-class education to students considered second-class citizens. Educated at Rust College, a historically Black...
Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station holds 50th ornamental horticulture field day
On October 5, Mississippi State’s South Mississippi Branch Experiment Station in Poplarville will reach a historical milestone of showcasing the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station’s research and outreach in ornamental horticulture. For 50 years, horticultural professionals and plant enthusiasts alike have eagerly anticipated this annual MAFES exhibition,...
Southern Miss student dies on Hattiesburg campus
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – A Southern Miss student has died after an incident at the university’s parking garage in Hattiesburg on Thursday, September 28, according to officials. In a message to faculty and staff, University of Southern Mississippi (USM) President Joseph Paul said University police are investigating the death of the unidentified student, but no […]
Lumberton police find body after reported shooting
LUMBERTON, Miss. (WHLT) – Lumberton police are investigating after a body was found after a reported shooting. Police Chief Adrian Fortenberry said they received a call about multiple gunshots being fired on Myrick Avenue and 9th Street around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26. According to Fortenberry, the department received a call just after midnight […]
Purvis vs. Forrest County Agricultural High School: Key Points
Catch the thrilling highlights from the 09/29 match between Purvis and Forrest County Agricultural High School. Experience the adrenaline rush, the strategic plays, and the unforgettable moments that defined this epic showdown. Don't miss out on this high-stakes high school sports action!
Late-night shooting leaves 1 dead in Lumberton; victim identified
PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - A late-night shooting in Lumberton left one man dead and police searching for a suspect. The Lumberton Police Department (LPD) said officers discovered an unresponsive Black male when responding to an emergency call in the 900 block of Myrick Avenue on Tuesday. The man, identified as Kendrick Holder, was later pronounced dead on the scene.
Downtown Hattiesburg home to 4 new businesses
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - This week, ribbon cuttings were held in downtown Hattiesburg for four new businesses. Doors officially have opened at Honey Clothing Company, Savvy Pair Shoe Boutique, Pop and Co. Ice Cream, and Oh Snap Selfie Boutique and Photography Lounge. The owner of Oh Snap Selfie Boutique said...
University of Mississippi Pharmacy Students Benefit from Mayo Clinic Internship
Competitive program provides valuable career experience. Two University of Mississippi pharmacy students have completed prestigious internships with the Mayo Clinic, the nation’s top-ranked hospital. Rising third-year pharmacy students Cameron Hammers, of Perkinston, and Katie Kreusel, of Dacula, Georgia, were among only 10 pharmacy interns accepted into the Mayo Clinic’s...
Locals learn about electric vehicles, pet adoption at EV Mississippi event
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The Fall Drive Electric Event is held each spring by EV Mississippi. The event, held in an eclectic partnership with PetSmart. gives residents the chance to understand the functions of electric vehicles, in addition to adopting a pet from the Hub City Humane Society. “We wanna...
Southern Miss football stages another furious rally, but also raises a serious question
HATTIESBURG – Frank Gore Jr. was soft-spoken after Saturday's loss to Texas State. He’s not necessarily known for being a quiet guy, but with four straight losses now for Southern Miss football, that’s the way it’s been for the month of September. But at one point during his press conference inside the Golden Eagles’ weight room, Gore raised his voice ever so slightly. It came at the very end, almost as if he was attempting to...
Mississippi Coast basketball coach dies after fight with cancer
Former Our Lady Academy and Pass Christian basketball coach Breanna Ainsworth Halley died Wednesday.
Mississippi chef takes on Hell’s Kitchen
Chef Raneisha Conerly, a proud Marion County native with a decade-long culinary career, has stepped into the limelight. She’s set to showcase her culinary prowess on the renowned cooking competition, “Hell’s Kitchen.”. The journey began in 2021 when Conerly came across a tweet asking for applicants for...
Purvis teen to perform in international concert series
PURVIS, Miss. (WDAM) - Faye Craft will be taking her clarinet, and mother, to London next July. She was first introduced to the clarinet by her fifth grade music teacher. “We tried out several different instruments,” Craft said. “My top one was percussion, and the second one was clarinet, I ended up picking the clarinet.”
Have you met Larry? He keeps watch over this newly restored downtown Hattiesburg building
Meet Larry. He's been keeping an eye on Main Street in Hattiesburg since he arrived downtown this summer. He may be a quiet guy, but he stands out to passersby who might give him a nod or a smile. Larry, you see, is an elk. Or rather, Larry is a bust of an elk....
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Cats Up for Adoption in hattiesburg, MS
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to hattiesburg..
Hattiesburg kicks off National Night Out
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – The City of Hattiesburg kicked off their National Night Out on Friday, September 29 with a celebration at Town Square Park. The event, which was held in collaboration with Live at Five, included live music, food vendors and games. As part of National Night Out, the event gave families the opportunity […]
South Mississippi Fall ID: Vizual Edge Scoreboard
POPLARVILLE, MS - The South Mississippi Fall ID was held on Saturday, September 23rd at Pearl River CC in Poplarville, MS. This event was an open event that consisted of some of the top prospects from the 2024-2027 classes across all parts of Mississippi. These players went through extended pro-style workout that included batting practice using Trackman, ran the 60 yard dash using Swift Performance, and much more. Pitchers were able to throw in simulated bullpens during the workout and were able to get numbers and metrics. There were some players who showed up and continued to build off of prior performances, but there were also some new names who jumped onto our radar with a strong showing at the event.
Poplarville Dominates Moss Point 54 – 12
228sports.com – Stan Caldwell – 2023-09-29 23:32:35. SUMMARY: Poplarville High School's football team bounced back from a previous loss to dominate Moss Point in their Region 8-4A opener. Despite being relatively inexperienced, the Hornets rushed for 402 yards and scored early and often in a 54-12 victory. This win marked the 100th win for head coach Jay Beech at Poplarville. The Tigers initially had the upper hand with an early touchdown, but Poplarville quickly responded and took the lead for good. Freshman Ty Keys had an impressive debut as a starter, scoring four touchdowns and running for 168 yards. The Hornets' offense was dominant, never having a negative yardage play and converting both of their third downs. Moss Point struggled to finish drives and convert fourth downs throughout the game. Poplarville's defense made crucial stops and interceptions to secure the win. The Hornets' backups also got a chance to play and contributed to the team's 54-12 victory. Poplarville's next game is against Pass Christian, while Moss Point will face Bay High.