Who: Duane LaChance, 53
What: Suffered 3rd degree burns and is in the hospital
When: Monday at 3 p.m.
Where: Petal in Petal, MS; 222 Power Drive
Why/How: Was installing pipes on a rough and touched a power line
Fifty-three year old Petal employee suffers third-degree burns.
Duane LaChance, 53, an employee of Petal Municipal Power Plant, is in the intensive care unit at Methodist Hospital after accidentally touching high voltage power lines with a wrench while installing pipes on the roof of the plant.
Who: Peter McCartney
What: lost voice and is having exploratory surgery
When: Lost voice last night, having surgery tomorrow
Where: Riverside Hospital
Singer Peter McCartney to have surgery after loosing voice in front of 1,000 fans.
The singer entered Riverside Hospital after his performance at the Bennett Auditorium on Wednesday night and is scheduled to have exploratory surgery on Thursday.
Who: Hattiesburg Board of Education
What: meeting about dropping school attendance and changing school rules
When: this morning
Why: Attendance is down by 200 people
“The future looks bleak.”: Hattiesburg Board of Education concerned about decreasing enrollment numbers.
According to Assistant Superintendent Max Hoemmeldorfer at a Board of Education meeting Thursday morning, enrollment is down by 200 students which makes this the third year that enrollment is down.