Who — Duane LaChance
What — suffered third-degree burns
When — 3 p.m. today
Where — Petal Municipal Power Plant
How — installing pipes and getting touched by a power line carrying 15,000 volts
A 53-year-old employee of Petal Municipal Power Plant sustained third-degree burns Wednesday after touching a power line carrying 15,000 volts of electricity.
After touching the line while installing pipe on the roof of the plant, Duane LaChance was transported to the hospital for treatment.
Who — Peter McCartney
What — Went to the hospital for throat surgery
Where — Riverside Hospital
When — today, surgery tomorrow
Peter McCartney was hospitalized for throat surgery Wednesday after the Bennet Auditorium performance in which his voice was reduced to a whisper.
The surgery is scheduled to take place Thursday and his recovery time is yet to be determined.
Who — Hattiesburg Board of Education
What — Held a meeting to discuss enrollment
When — this morning
The Hattiesburg Board of Education met Wednesday Morning to discuss the drop in enrollment for the third year in a row.
According to the Assistant superintendent Max Hoemmeldorfer, “This is the third year we’ve lost enrollment. The future looks bleak.”