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Making room: Earlier this year, Picayune added to historic Palestine cemetery

Making room: Earlier this year, Picayune added to historic Palestine cemetery

A cemetery oozing with centuries-old history lies near New Palestine Baptist Church. The New Palestine Cemetery, owned and operated by the city of Picayune, was ... Read more

Latest news

1 arrested for meth

One man is in police custody after a routine traffic stop on Thursday netted 60 grams of high quality meth known as “ice.” Picayune Police ... Read more

  1. Wanted men in custody
  2. Caution urged as West Nile spreads
  3. Catfish fry for good: 4-H hosts fundraiser to go to state fair’s 4-H Day in October

More news

County fair, livestock show opening Saturday

By Jesse Wright Picayune Item The seventy-first annual county livestock show and fair kicks off Saturday morning with a horse show.  Sign up for that ... Read more

County may pay for animal control

The Pearl River County Board of Supervisors held a budget workshop on Thursday to discuss funding the county’s 2015-2016 fiscal year, adding a line item ... Read more

PRCC Wildcats soundly defeat Coahoma CC

By Stan Caldwell PRCC Sports Information   CLARKSDALE – Pearl River jumped on Coahoma for 20 points in the first quarter and cruised to a ... Read more

UPDATED: Sheriff’s Department looking for two persons of interest in death case

UDATE: Chief Deputy Shane Tucker reported that both persons have turned themselves in, and are currently being held on the charges of tampering with physical ... Read more

  1. Mississippi State: Man arrested in campus threat, none hurt
  2. County resident warns of Walmart phone scam
  3. PRC Sheriff’s Department, MBI investigating death
  4. Dozens attend prayer breakfast
  5. Primary runoff election results update
  6. Faced with aging, failing water pipes, city leaders mull rate hike
  7. Three arrested for drugs, weapons
  8. Unofficial results from Tuesday’s primary runoff election
  9. Muscadine Field Day back again
  10. PSB discusses day care growth
  11. Raven Wood case dead in state court, alive in federal
  12. All invited to annual prayer breakfast Wed.
  13. PRC CHEA meeting to be Aug. 27
  14. Avon builds it right for U.S. troops
  15. Safe at school: A look at what administrators do to keep kids safe during day
  16. Candidates prepare for Tuesday runoff

Editorial

Let’s end violence against our law enforcement officers

Once again, a violent act has been committed against a member of law enforcement. According to WWLTV.com, Louisiana Senior State Trooper Steven Vincent passed away ... Read more

Sports

Tide falls in tough game against Warriors

By Jeremy Pittari   For the first half of the game Picayune’s Maroon Tide gave the d’Iberville Warriors a game they would not soon forget. ... Read more

  1. Blue Devils defeat Hornets
  2. PRCC Wildcats soundly defeat Coahoma CC
  3. Poplarville Hornets lost opener to St. Martin Yellow Jackets
  4. Pearl River Central slams past Forrest Aggies
  5. Pearl River Soccer Club scores big
  6. Hornets anxious to get back on the field

Columns and Opinion

Where were you during Katrina?

    Many of us can well remember where we were, and what we were doing, when momentous events have occurred in our lives. The death ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Call for equal funding to all school clubs

I am a Picayune resident born and raised. I attended school here from first grade to 12th grade and throughout my school years there seemed ... Read more

Business

Avon builds it right for U.S. troops

  For the past 30 years, Avon Engineered Fabrications in Picayune has provided flexible fabricated solutions to the United States Department of Defense. Since 1985, ... Read more | comments

Education

Safe at school: A look at what administrators do to keep kids safe during day

Safe at school: A look at what administrators do to keep kids safe during day

  With the 2015-2016 school year underway, administrators, faculty and campus police within the Pearl River Central School District are working together to ensure students ... Read more | comments

Health & Fitness

Blue Bell ice cream returning

Blue Bell ice cream returning

  Blue Bell Creameries plans to resume ice cream shipments several months after a listeria outbreak halted production. Joe Robertson, with Blue Bell’s public relations, ... Read more | comments

Art & Entertainment

Arboretum Paths: It’s time for our mushroom walk!

Arboretum Paths: It’s time for our mushroom walk!

It’s time again for the Crosby Arboretum’s annual mushroom walk, to be led by biology professor Dr. Juan Mata from the University of South Alabama. ... Read more | comments