Lt. Gov. Reeves speaks to Forrest-Lamar Republican Women

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has praised the Hattiesburg-area for its unity in the wake of the shooting deaths of two Hattiesburg police officers earlier this month.

Tuesday, Reeves was the featured speaker during a meeting of Forrest-Lamar Republican Women in Oak Grove.

Reeves said the Hattiesburg community showed the nation and the world that it appreciates and stands behind local law officers.