Budget to be approved by council

Budget to be approved by council

Tuesday Picayune’s City Council will consider adopting the proposed budget for the 2015 fiscal year, which is said to entail no tax increase on the ... Read more

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Picayune Katrina lessons

Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, the city of Picayune is more prepared than ever for natural disasters. Even though the city’s current mayor and council ... Read more

  1. Lucky win
  2. Officer assaulted: Girl bites cop during booking
  3. Senior center offers activities to keep mind, spirit active

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Supervisor’s budget workshop

The Pearl River County Board of Supervisors held a budget workshop this week and met with department heads to discuss funding. During the workshop, one ... Read more

County has seen many changes since Hurricane Katrina

Today is the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s pass through Pearl River County. The county saw a number of changes from the storm’s effects, which ... Read more

County court’s first jury case

After years of hearing pleas and holding bench trials, the Pearl River County Court held its first jury trial, which concerned a felony DUI case. ... Read more

Meaningful hospital

This month, Pearl River County Hospital administrators announced the hospital attained “Meaningful Use” level in the Federal Government’s Electronic Heath Record adoption mandate. According to ... Read more

  1. Traffic stops find meth
  2. Courthouse renovations
  3. Second West Nile virus death
  4. Runoff for aldermean seat
  5. The gifted of Picayune
  6. K-9 training at businesses
  7. Suspect caught on surveillance camera, arrested
  8. Man caught stealing change
  9. Pauly gets five years
  10. Chamber is there for business
  11. Remembrance
  12. Drive sober
  13. Special election Tuesday
  14. Utility Authority presented with proposed budget for 2015
  15. Council discussed alleged abuse
  16. Council denies tax request


Picayune’s Maroon Tide battles to overthrow Petal’s Panthers

Friday’s victory against the Petal Panthers by Picayune ‘s Maroon Tide didn’t come easy, they fought hard and overcame a one point deficit in the ... Read more

  1. Devils beat the Hornets Friday
  2. Hornets kick off season with win
  3. Johnny Manziel: ‘I’m the backup quarterback’
  4. Saints rack up another win in the preseason
  5. Alabama hoping for another powerful rebound
  6. Boy Wonder joins exclusive club with PGA victory


Use caution when purchasing items from Craig’s List

County and city law enforcement agencies have reported a rash of armed robberies have occurred associated with attempting to make purchases through Craig’s List, a ... Read more

Columns and Opinion

My Katrina memories

Nine years ago yesterday I witnessed one of the greatest storms in history, literally. As I stood outside my house and watched the eye of ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Scouting in South Mississippi: A century of building character

Most of us are grateful for the opportunity to live and work in South Mississippi. There are many positive things that impact the quality of ... Read more


Baby clothes in Poplarville

Baby clothes in Poplarville

The babies of Poplarville are in luck. There’s a new exclusive shop just for children and parents are sure to find something to cover every ... Read more | comments


The gifted of Picayune

The gifted of Picayune

The Picayune School Board met Tuesday and heard an presentation about the district’s gifted program from South Side Elementary gifted teacher Susan Spiers. The gifted ... Read more | comments

Health & Fitness

31 Heroes Program collected dog food for PRC SPCA

31 Heroes Program collected dog food for PRC SPCA

Pearl River County’s SPCA was the recipient of hundreds of pounds of dog food as the result of Sunday’s 31 Heroes CrossFit event in Slidell ... Read more | comments

Art & Entertainment

Senior center offers activities to keep mind, spirit active

Senior center offers activities to keep mind, spirit active

Growing older isn’t easy; long-time spouses and friends pass away, good health is sometimes hard to come by and the realization sets in that one’s ... Read more | comments