A 1920s-themed fundraiser for the DuBard School for Language Disorders, based at the main Hattiesburg campus of Southern Miss, takes place the night of October 6. Visit www.DuBardSpeakeasy.com for ticket information. Follow the school on social media at www.facebook.com/DuBardSchool and www.instagram.com/dubardschool for more details.
(The following photos press release and photo were submitted from the Hattiesburg Convention Commission.) On July 5th, 2022 the Hattiesburg Zoo’s female Linnaeus’s two-toed sloth, Mo gave birth to a male baby named Lumpawaroo (Lumpy). This marks the third live birth for Mo at the Hattiesburg Zoo. “When little Lumpy was born the keepers noticed pretty quickly that he wasn’t nursing,” said Kristen Moore, Animal Curator at the Hattiesburg Zoo. “We waited a few hours to see if
Tony Dow died Wednesday morning at the age of 77. The actor, best known for playing the older brother on the classic sitcom "Leave it to Beaver", announced earlier this year he was diagnosed with cancer. Dow also played Wally Cleaver in a 1983 made-for-TV reunion movie -- and "The New Leave it to Beaver" which followed. "Although this is a very sad day, I have comfort and peace that he is in a better place. He was the best Dad anyone could ask for. He was my coach, my mento
First Baptist Church of Sumrall is partnering with Jockey Being Family to host a back-to-school event for foster and adoptive families. The bash takes place on August 7th from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Sumrall, located at 169 Center Avenue. "Back to School Bash provides an opportunity for local foster and adoptive families to feel celebrated and supported as they get ready for the upcoming school year," the church said in a statement. Visit www.fbcsumrall
Mt. Moriah Church is getting ready for this weekend's Community Cookout. Columbus O’Banner Ministries will be serving up fish, hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, and more Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the church in Mt. Olive. Bring your lawn chairs, organizers said. For more details, call 601-797-4214.
Laurel Little Theatre's 62nd season begins this weekend with performances of "Something Rotten". "Set in Shakespearean times, a pair of brothers producing theatre shows never seem to have the hits their arch enemy has - the swashbuckler ladies man, William Shakespeare," LLT said in a statement. Visit www.LaurelLittleTheatre.com and follow www.facebook.com/laurellittletheatre and www.instagram.com/lltarabian for more details and ticket information.
Legendary TV producer Norman Lear turns 100 years old today. Lear created, developed, and produced such legendary shows as "One Day at a Time", "The Jeffersons", "Maude", "All in the Family", and "Archie Bunker's Place". Lear recently told a reporter from Variety that he has no plans to slow down or stop cracking jokes. You can see a 12-hour marathon of Norman Lear's memories and best shows today from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Antenna TV 23 (WHPM 23.2; Comcast 219).