BOE Meeting

Hattiesburg Board of Education met this morning, they decided on new rules, such as; students cannot wear blue jeans, female students are prohibited from wearing miniskirts and male students’ hair must not go below the ear.

Faculty in Plane Crash

Five people were killed and two were injured Thursday night after a plane crashed. Two from Backwater escaped the injury. The plane wrecked after takeoff at Kennedy International Airport.

Meeman Speaks

Author Norman Meeman, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his book My Life as Far as it Goes, spoke at William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library, Sunday. The audience consisted of 67 people, mostly english students.

Professor Wins Award

The Freedom’s Foundation at Valley Forge announced its annual George Washington Honor Medal winners in Pennsylvania Monday. Among the 32 winners was Clement Crabtree, who cited for his essay “Plan for Peace.”

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