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Boil water notices lifted

Airport receiving fresh overlay due to grant

Airport receiving fresh overlay due to grant

Work is underway at the Picayune Municipal Airport to overlay the taxiway and other areas. Airport Manager Andy Greenwood said the project involves $500,000 worth ... Read more

Latest news

Picayune Ministry supplies food to needy

The holidays are quickly approaching and for some families let alone Thanksgiving meal, a daily meal, may be hard to come by. Families can find ... Read more

  1. Child advocacy group serving Pearl River County
  2. Youth to serve Thanksgiving dinner
  3. Armed robbery defendant found guilty

More news

PRC and Poplarville School Districts receive award

The Poplarville and Pearl River Central School Districts received the Mississippi School Boards Association’s Lantern Award at the MSBA Lighthouse School Leaders Awards luncheon in ... Read more

Shuffling in Picayune

Many people have heard of a dance called the “Cupid Shuffle,” but have they heard of the newest shuffle soon to be unveiled in Picayune? ... Read more

Board discusses Volunteer Fire Department radio proposal

The Pearl River County Board of Supervisors discussed a proposal to replace or upgrade the radio systems used by volunteer fire departments throughout the county ... Read more

Paul’s Pastry hosts Mardi Gras in November

Paul’s Pastry Shop in Picayune was recently selected to appear on the “Official Best in Destinations Across the Country” television program, and to commemorate the ... Read more

  1. Aldermen advised on healthy food grants
  2. Local man arrested for cyber-stalking
  3. City Council amends liquor ordinance
  4. Suspect sought for commercial burglary
  5. Boil water notices lifted
  6. National Guard trains at the airport
  7. Freezing temperatures on Tuesday night
  8. Community leaders join together to help seniors during the holidays
  9. Angel Tree 2014
  10. Crosswalks
  11. Heritage Festival offers many hobby demonstrations
  12. Christmas parade
  13. Reading fair at Pearl River Central Upper Elementary
  14. Local car dealer nominated for prestigious award
  15. Medicare seminar
  16. Mississippi Power celebrates opening of new location

Sports

Poplarville heading for rematch with Purvis

The Poplarville Hornets are preparing for their third round playoff game against the Purvis Tornadoes this Friday night. Poplarville, who stands 10-2, will seek to ... Read more

  1. Picayune and Wayne County on collision course
  2. Hornets beat Panthers, advance to third round of playoffs
  3. Picayune holds off PRC, advanced to second round of 5A playoffs
  4. Former Picayune baseball player signs with LSU
  5. Rivalry Renewed: PRC and Picayune meet again
  6. PRC pulls out win over Brookhaven, secures playoff spot

Editorial

Giving in Pearl River County: Adopt a senior, tot or angel

This holiday season the less fortunate could be a bit more blessed by the kind acts of Pearl River County residents. There are several ways ... Read more

Columns and Opinion

Renaissance fun

Have you ever wondered which historical era you belong in? I have read the majority of Jane Austen’s books and longed to view life through ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Calling for former Rosie the Riveters

During WWII the men went overseas to fight and the women had to work in the factories to produce our weapons. I am looking for ... Read more

Business

Brothers open sporting business in Picayune

Brothers open sporting business in Picayune

The Davis brothers not only have more than 40 combined years of retail experience, but also a lifetime of love for hunting and fishing. The ... Read more | comments

Education

PRC and Poplarville School Districts receive award

The Poplarville and Pearl River Central School Districts received the Mississippi School Boards Association’s Lantern Award at the MSBA Lighthouse School Leaders Awards luncheon in ... Read more | comments

Health & Fitness

Aldermen advised on healthy food grants

Aldermen advised on healthy food grants

Tuesday, the Poplarville Board of Aldermen heard from a representative of Partners for Healthy Mississippi and Gulf Coast Health Educators about fresh food grant opportunities ... Read more | comments

Art & Entertainment

Arbo Paths: Bring nature inside over the holidays!

Arbo Paths: Bring nature inside over the holidays!

Every season has its plants that will steal the show, and I’ve noticed that the recent cold weather has triggered some beautiful blooms on local ... Read more | comments