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Senior parties: Deserved celebrations of accomplishment

Senior parties: Deserved celebrations of accomplishment

Emmie Perkins, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior parties have been a tradition among Oak Grove High School students for years. Almost every weekend in the spring semester holds a new celebration for a different senior. Senior parties are hosted by family members or friends to honor and celebrate the graduate. Crawfish boils, pj parties, and p...

Terry Ingram joins Lamar County Board of Education

Terry Ingram joins Lamar County Board of Education

Emmie Perkins, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Terry Ingram recently won the local election, securing a seat on the Lamar County Board of Education. “My duties include several things," Ingram said. "First, I take seriously that I represent the people who live in District D of Lamar County and I want to be their voice on the board. I also at...

A letter to my high school self

A letter to my high school self

Emmie Perkins / Vaeda Mann, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Oak Grove alumna Vaeda Mann has found much success with her modeling career. Most recently, she was cast as a briefcase model in the revival of NBC's Deal or No Deal, which is set to premier December 5. When I reached out to Vaeda for an interview for our print edition, she was excited to share he...

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop finally opens in Hattiesburg

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop finally opens in Hattiesburg

Anna Watts, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The long-awaited Fuzzy’s Taco Shop has finally opened their doors in the new Midtown Market near Southern Miss. In order to boost revenue on the grand opening, Fuzzy's hosted a competition. They posted on Facebook: “Join us Wednesday at the Grand Opening Event, the first 50 customers get FREE TACOS FOR ...

Hattiesburg ROCKS: The new geocaching trend

Hattiesburg ROCKS: The new geocaching trend

Brady Smith, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Find a rock, paint a rock, hide a rock. Oak Grove and Hattiesburg Rocks is a Facebook group that paints and hides rocks. Their idea is to decorate rocks and hide them in different places to brighten someones day when they find them. They created this treasure hunt to encourage people of all ages to...

Chef Katie Dixon opens The Birdhouse Cafe in Hattiesburg

Chef Katie Dixon opens The Birdhouse Cafe in Hattiesburg

Anna Watts, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Fox Network’s MasterChef’s Katie Dixon has opened a new, all-natural restaurant right here in Hattiesburg. The Birdhouse Cafe, located off of Highway 98 by B&S Appliance, serves a multitude of nutrient dense meals. Acai bowls, avocado toast, fruit smoothies, and cranberry salsa are just a few ...

National Honor Society is bringing holiday cheer: Buy a candy gram before the end of the year!

National Honor Society is bringing holiday cheer: Buy a candy gram before the end of the year!

Kate McNeese, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Local

Oak Grove National Honor Society is bringing the Christmas spirit to the halls of Oak Grove High School this holiday season. Candy Cane grams are a special treat that can be purchased for friends and/or teachers. To purchase one, simply stop by the table set up outside up outside of the cafeteria du...

Oak Grove High School: Home of the Warriors and some very unusual pets

Oak Grove High School: Home of the Warriors and some very unusual pets

Anna Simmons, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Oak Grove High School has a large number of student and faculty members, and these students and teachers all have very different personalities and pets. However, some have rather unusual pets. This includes Will Ruff, who owns Leo, a leopard gecko. "Leo is a great companion," said Ruff, "he's like...

Oak Grove honors three National Merit Semifinalists

Oak Grove honors three National Merit Semifinalists

Katie Williams, Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) was established in 1955 during the Cold War when there was concern the United States was behind in the scientific race. In response, the National Merit Scholarship Program was founded to identify and honor scholastically gifted American youth, and to enc...

Micro Wrestling Federation comes to downtown Hattiesburg

Micro Wrestling Federation comes to downtown Hattiesburg

Brad Humphreys, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under Features

The Dollar Box, located in downtown Hattiesburg, hosted The Micro Wrestling Federation on October 26, 2017. The group brought an exciting twist to the sport of wrestling. The group consists of seven professional little people who used props and untapped raw power to battle for the Midget Wrestling Champions...

Camp Shelby hosts Special Olympics

Camp Shelby hosts Special Olympics

Abby Weir, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Features

A number of Mississippi residents participated in the Special Olympics this at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. On October 21, participants with special needs from various counties and cities within the state were able to take part in a variety of sports and activities such as softball, horseshoes, a...

Drama team hosts annual zombie run

Drama team hosts annual zombie run

Kathryn Thaggard, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Oak Grove High School's drama department will be hosting the 5th Annual Zombie Run.  The run takes place in a wooded trail and, as runners go through, they will encounter the living dead.  The trail is scattered with zombies (portrayed by drama students) whose job is to scare the runners during the first ...

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