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Fleeing suspect caught

Husband and wife give drug and alcohol presentations to local students

Husband and wife give drug and alcohol presentations to local students

Health class students at Poplarville High School are receiving intensive, firsthand education on drug and alcohol awareness from two valuable sources. Pearl River County Sheriff’s ... Read more

Latest news

Meetings seek to collect concerns, information on Pearl River

Two meetings will be held to gather public opinion and hear concerns about the future of the Pearl River Basin. Both meetings will take place ... Read more

  1. Remembering Martin Smith
  2. Realignment project underway for Richardson-Ozona Road
  3. Student reaches great heights with DECA

More news

Standoff ends without incident

A Picayune man is now in custody after fleeing from officers during a routine traffic stop before barricading himself in his own home. The case ... Read more

First responders recognized with community spirit awards at Blue Mass ceremony

The Oscar Gelpi Council 6872 of the Knights of Columbus sponsored the 14th annual Blue Mass ceremony at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church on Tuesday ... Read more

Housing Authority of Picayune plans to seek funding for security features

  The Housing Authority of Picayune is seeking grant money for the installation of new security features at its public housing facilities. Housing Authority’s Executive ... Read more

Holy Angels Anglican Church

In 2011, a group of parishioners who were unhappy with their former place of worship, decided to organize their own congregation, which is now known ... Read more

  1. Senior center shows volunteer appreciation
  2. Fleeing suspect caught
  3. Space heater safety a necessity during cold weather
  4. Exchange Club hears about current city programs and future plans
  5. Celebrate Lent at Picayune’s First United Methodist Church
  6. County deals with ongoing garbage issues
  7. PRCC offers business session for local entrepreneurs
  8. MS Attorney General warns of phishing scam
  9. Hariel retiring from public service after 38 years
  10. Poplarville Fire Department offers volunteer firefighter course
  11. Picayune school board recognizes student’s achievement
  12. Remembering David Stockstill
  13. Picayune siblings offering chiropractic, dental care in hometown
  14. Utility Authority has many plans
  15. Upcoming Relay for Life events
  16. Spring Palooza returns in March

Editorial

Cell phone contracts versus landlines

Cell phones are the new telegraph as their availability and popularity have prompted many to cancel their landline service. For many, there is no need ... Read more

Sports

Poplarville basketball comes up just short in playoffs

Poplarville basketball comes up just short in playoffs

The opening round of the 2015 Misssissippi High School Athletic Association basketball playoffs tipped off this week, and both the Poplarville boys’ and girls’ squads ... Read more

  1. PRC boys and Lady Devils sweep Bulldogs on senior night
  2. Lady Devils win 57-32, Poplarville boys take home 70-54 victory on senior night
  3. Lady Devils fall to Brookhaven, PRC boys lose to Panthers
  4. Lady Devils defeat OLA in 45-9 rout, PRC boys fall to St. Stanislaus
  5. Poplarville basketball to play against Hancock at Smoothie King Center
  6. Tide basketball splits with Long Beach

Columns and Opinion

Coping with change

I have never been adept at handling changes in my life. There have been good and bad transitions during my 30 plus years on this ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

A critical time for community colleges

This is a watershed moment for Mississippi’s 15 Community Colleges. These colleges serve upwards of 103,000 students—30 percent of whom fuel Mississippi’s economic base by ... Read more

Business

Local gardening supplies in Poplarville

Local gardening supplies in Poplarville

Plant enthusiasts with a green thumb can find gardening supplies from plants to lawnmowers for their small garden or large farm at Longleaf Farm and ... Read more | comments

Education

County history alive and well at PRCC museum

County history alive and well at PRCC museum

On the campus of Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, there is a museum dedicated to preserving the rich history of a school more than ... Read more | comments

Health & Fitness

Mississippi has highest vaccination rate

Mississippi has highest vaccination rate

Last month, the Mississippi State Department of Health announced that the state has the highest rate of vaccination coverage for kindergarten students nationwide. This rate ... Read more | comments

Art & Entertainment

Blue Maskers advance to national convention

Blue Maskers advance to national convention

Last week, the Pearl River Central High School Blue Maskers Troupe attended the statewide theater festival at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. On Monday, ... Read more | comments