Monthly Archives: October 2012

Halloween Ideas for MS residents

Let me guess, Minglers. You are stuck at home on Halloween without anything to do, and no idea what is going on? Well, you have come to the right place! In case you needed a little help finding your Halloween day plans, here are a few things going on tonight that will surely get you […]

Mississippi couple stuck in NYC after Sandy

A Petal native’s vacation might just become a stuck-cation. In this article, Tanya Powell and her husband state that they are stuck in New York for hurricane Sandy.  They arrived right when everything began to shut down.  They rode out the hurricane in their hotel, but did not miss out on sight-seeing.  The couple witnessed […]

USM to hold Women in Media Symposium

This article talks about the Women in Media symposium that USM will host on November 15. Women are becoming more prevalent in media, and four major women in media today in the South will make an appearance at the symposium. Of the four women, one includes our former president of the college, Martha Saunders.  The other three […]

Mississippi water rescue teams sent straight to Sandy

According to this article, Mississippi rescue teams were sent to the East Coast to assist in water rescue. The teams were trained for Emergency rescue here in Mississippi, and are well trained for the effects that “Frankenstorm” may throw their way.  The team will bring equipment and a boat that can save up to 3 […]

Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to Hattiesburg stage

The Rocky Horror Picture Show will return to the Saenger Theater Hattiesburg for its regular showing the week before Halloween. The show is a flamboyant interactive musical that brings together the most unique characters of Hattiesburg for one night.  The cast of the show dress up as characters from the cult-classic movie, and they re-enact the […]

First African American Ole Miss grad refuses 50th anniversary celebration

According to this article sent in by viewer Kelsey Adrian, the first African American graduate from Ole Miss refused his invitation to the 50th anniversary celebration of desegregation at the school.  Upon Meredith’s arrival to Ole Miss, he was accompanied by thousands of soldiers to ensure his safety on campus.  His arrival alone sparked a […]

Cleveland,MS girl struck by boyfriends truck, killed.

In this article, a girl named Shelby Harmon was killed after being struck by her boyfriends truck, then being run over several more times by traffic.  According to this article, Harmon’s boyfriend had a history of domestic violence, and was released after questioning. The case is on-going, and moving at a very slow pace according to […]