A Titan of Education Needham Jones lived for nearly 100 years.
During that time, he experienced some of the most sweeping changes in American history, along the way picking up a little honor known as the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest award a civilian can earn in the United States of America.
Pall bearers place the casket of Needham Jones, Sr. in a hearse for transport to Hattiesburg following Jones' funeral at H.A. Brown Memorial United Methodist Church Monday. Enterprise photo / Jody O'Hara
Fugitives arrested after vehicle pursuit Two fugitives wanted by the Mississippi Department of Corrections as well as Stone and Pearl River counties were arrested after a high-speed pursuit through three counties Sunday evening. Driver crashes into fire truck Emergency workers got a rude interruption to their work Saturday when a driver slammed into the rear end of a South Central Fire District truck which was directing traffic and providing a barrier between that traffic and workers on the scene. '87 Tomcats to gather Friday Members of the 1987 Stone High football team will hold a reunion Friday celebrating 30 years since they posted the only undefeated season in Tomcats history. Tastes and tunes Attendees at the third annual BBQ & Blues Festival could tantalize several of their senses at Blaylock Park Saturday.
Charles Carter performs during Saturday's third annual BBQ & Blues Festival at Blaylock Park. Enterprise photo / Jody O'Hara