Find your unique hue at Charlie’s Custom Colors

Find your unique hue at Charlie’s Custom Colors

For the past 30 years, Charles Blanchet has helped the people of Picayune redecorate and customize the homes of their dreams. The Louisiana native is ... Read more

Latest news

Highland Community Hospital to hold RN recruitment event

Highland Community Hospital is offering registered nurses and recent graduates the opportunity to tour their facility and apply for a job in the healthcare industry. ... Read more

  1. Two charged with cocaine possession
  2. Roads closed for repairs
  3. Local churches to celebrate Easter with services

More news

Mississippi Attorney General warns of painkiller addictions

According to Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration announced a warning last week about the number of overdose deaths caused by ... Read more

Retail consulting firm discusses plans for economic growth in Picayune

    Friday, the Picayune City Council heard a presentation from a retail consulting firm with plans to grow the city’s economy through the recruitment ... Read more

Local UPS driver receives Circle of Honor

For 25 years, Eric Berry has safely operated his UPS truck to deliver packages to their destination. Last year, he received recognition for his work. ... Read more

Smoke testing to begin in Picayune

Beginning in early April homeowners will be alerted to some smoke testing that may be a nuisance for those with faulty sewer systems and breathing ... Read more

  1. Encouraging healthy lifestyles at Pearl River Central
  2. Boil water notice for March 27, 2015
  3. Suspect charged with rape of woman
  4. Get away in a cabin retreat
  5. New club for the love of Mustangs
  6. With honor: Officials, community step up to bury veteran
  7. Swim team needs funds for heat
  8. Two charged in drug bust
  9. Egg hunt: holiday event will also raise funds
  10. USDA grant to provide workforce training
  11. PRC to hold health fair
  12. Career training at PRCC
  13. Child abuse prevention discussed at Rotary Club meeting
  14. Picayune school board honors Parents of the Year
  15. Fire in the Swamp set for Saturday
  16. Work Zone Awareness Week

Editorial

Cultivating a young adult’s healthy habits

According to a Huffington Post article, in 2013, Mississippi was the most obese state in the nation, with 35.4 percent of residents being obese. The ... Read more

Sports

Pearl River softball splits at Meridian

MERIDIAN — Pearl River’s Lady Wildcats split with Meridian CC in MACJC South Division softball action here Friday, falling 8-4 in the first game for ... Read more

  1. Holmes beats PRCC 92-87 in region 23 title bout in overtime
  2. Poplarville basketball comes up just short in playoffs
  3. PRC boys and Lady Devils sweep Bulldogs on senior night
  4. Lady Devils win 57-32, Poplarville boys take home 70-54 victory on senior night
  5. Lady Devils fall to Brookhaven, PRC boys lose to Panthers
  6. Lady Devils defeat OLA in 45-9 rout, PRC boys fall to St. Stanislaus

Columns and Opinion

CFL bulbs should be a thing of the past

The light bulb. While Thomas Edison is regarded as the inventor of the light bulb we know today, there were several versions that came before ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

U.S. advisory panel on nutrition tells all

Dear Editor: The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products. And ... Read more

Business

Find your unique hue at Charlie’s Custom Colors

Find your unique hue at Charlie’s Custom Colors

For the past 30 years, Charles Blanchet has helped the people of Picayune redecorate and customize the homes of their dreams. The Louisiana native is ... Read more | comments

Education

Picayune school board honors Parents of the Year

Picayune school board honors Parents of the Year

School board members of the Picayune School District took a moment to hear from principals about their selections for Parent of the Year. During Tuesday’s ... Read more | comments

Health & Fitness

Encouraging healthy lifestyles at Pearl River Central

Encouraging healthy lifestyles at Pearl River Central

Thursday, dozens of students, their families and members of the community attended the Pearl River Central School District’s fourth annual Family Health Fair. Food Service ... Read more | comments

Art & Entertainment

Arboretum Paths: Buttercups are blooming at the Arboretum

Arboretum Paths: Buttercups are blooming at the Arboretum

Spring blossoms seem to be everywhere now at the Arboretum, and the show is well on its way toward a crescendo. The blooms of blue ... Read more | comments