Marybelle Isaacs

Marybelle Isaacs

erlewein_reflex UPDATED 12_2017 AVON Marybelle Isaacs, age 93, of Avon, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018, at Avon Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on November 28, 1924, in Shirley, IN as the daughter of Oscar and Alta (Wisehart) Broadwater. She graduated from Wilkinson High School in 1942. Marybelle married Robert L. Isaacs onRead more about Marybelle Isaacs[…]

Valbridge Property Advisors Open New Office Locations in South-Central Gulfport-Biloxi and Jackson Mississippi

Valbridge Property Advisors Open New Office Locations in South-Central Gulfport-Biloxi and Jackson Mississippi

MISSISSIPPI, April 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Valbridge Property Advisors, the largest independent commercial property valuation and advisory services firm in the United States, announced today they have opened two new offices in Mississippi located in Gulfport-Biloxi and Jackson. The opening of these two new Mississippi offices mark 72 locations for Valbridge Property Advisors across theRead more about Valbridge Property Advisors Open New Office Locations in South-Central Gulfport-Biloxi and Jackson Mississippi[…]

Community calendar

Community calendar

Please e-mail all calendar briefs to calendar@themeridianstar.com. Calendar items are listed by date and it may take a while before an event submitted weeks in advance appears in the paper. Daily: Saturday, April 7 • 7 a.m.-noon – Meridian Community College Relay for Life team garage sale and craft show at the Tommy Dulaney Center.Read more about Community calendar[…]

Beacon of Tourism: Hattiesburg the third most visited city in Mississippi

Beacon of Tourism: Hattiesburg the third most visited city in Mississippi

Hattiesburg Downtown ArtWalk. By JULIA MILLER When it comes to becoming a beacon of tourism, a lot of factors have to mix just right. Marlo Dorsey, who took over the reins at VisitHATTIESBURG last fall, said all those elements have come together in the Hub City to create the fastest growing tourism market in theRead more about Beacon of Tourism: Hattiesburg the third most visited city in Mississippi[…]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portions of downtown Hattiesburg to close for event

TRAFFIC ALERT: Portions of downtown Hattiesburg to close for event

Portions of downtown Hattiesburg will be closed tonight as the Spring Art Walk Event takes place. (Photo Source: City of Hattiesburg) HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) – Portions of downtown Hattiesburg will be closed tonight as the Spring Art Walk Event takes place. The event will host a smart Space Exhibit at the Cultural Center that willRead more about TRAFFIC ALERT: Portions of downtown Hattiesburg to close for event[…]

Old Hattiesburg High School one step closer to being converted into apartments

Old Hattiesburg High School one step closer to being converted into apartments

From A to Z, the Hattiesburg American city/government beat has you covered throughout the Pine Belt. Haskel Burns/Hattiesburg American Buy Photo For the past several months, officials have been patiently awaiting tax credits to help transform the former Hattiesburg High School on Main Street into an age-restricted apartment development. Those credits were awarded last weekRead more about Old Hattiesburg High School one step closer to being converted into apartments[…]

Looking Back, Looking Forward: 60-Plus Years Illustrating and Writing Books for Children

Looking Back, Looking Forward: 60-Plus Years Illustrating and Writing Books for Children

Last winter I gathered more than 60 years of my children’s book texts, illustrations, note-books, galleys, color separations, etc., both published and unpublished, to send to the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. Some of the many books I illustrated have been forgotten, including by myself, some not,Read more about Looking Back, Looking Forward: 60-Plus Years Illustrating and Writing Books for Children[…]

Mississippi considers bill to protect service dogs for veterans

Mississippi considers bill to protect service dogs for veterans

A proposed bill in the Mississippi legislature could grant accessibility rights to service animals for veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, allowing them access to public places traditionally reserved for service animals for blind or disabled people. House Bill 944 would allow veterans to bring their service animals, defined as a dog or a miniatureRead more about Mississippi considers bill to protect service dogs for veterans[…]

Alabama Softball Suffers First Loss With 2-1 Decision vs. Baylor

Alabama Softball Suffers First Loss With 2-1 Decision vs. Baylor

Despite a monumental effort, Alabama Softball fell to Baylor 2-1 in the Black and Gold tournament in Hattiesburg, MS. Alabama fans have a lot to look forward to as the team has its home opener next weekend. Alabama softball dropped its first game of the season, falling to Baylor 2-1. Alabama’s Alexis Osorio (2-1) recordedRead more about Alabama Softball Suffers First Loss With 2-1 Decision vs. Baylor[…]