A. At three pm, October 8 Duane LaChance of Gross Engineers suffered a third-degree burn while installing new pipes on the roof of the plant, accidentally torch wrenching a power line carrying fifteen thousand volts.
B. Famous rock singer, Peter McCartney, checked into the Riverside Hospital on October 8 for exploratory throat surgery after his voice was reduced to a whisper after his performance the night before.
C. At the Hattiesburg Board of education meeting on October 8 the committee put a new dress code in place, discussed a report on low enrollment, and accepted a bid from the Farmer’s Dairy.
D. A plane crash October 8 at Kennedy International Airport left five people dead and only two escaping injury.
E. Pulitzer Prize winner, Norman Meeman spoke about how to become a great writer on October 8 at the William Oxley Thomson memorial Library.