Barbara Mizell

Advertising Compositor

Barbara Mizell began working for the Picayune Item in 1993. She started during the "cut and paste" days of the newspaper, and was the first to create a newspaper page using the computer for the Item. She has served as Composing Supervisor and honorary Religion Editor. Of all the contributions she has made over her 20 years at the Item, she is most proud of the World War II book "The Greatest Generation." Barbara was born and raised in the White Sand Community on Lee Hill, she has also written many short stories about growing up on the hill.

Recent Articles

Diet crazes make me crazy

Low fat — low carb, low cholesterol, — high fiber, low salt — low sugar…how on earth are we supposed to know what to eat, ... Read more

Prepare now for the season

Our first tropical system of the season developed off the coast of Florida and quickly became Tropical Storm Arthur. Even though Arthur is no threat ... Read more

What is the 4th of July?

This Fourth of July, July 4th or Independence Day, whatever you may call it, should be a joyous one for all Americans. The mention of ... Read more

Once upon a southern garden

Gardens are special places, and gardeners are special people. My Uncle Jr. planted a fruit and vegetable garden each year. Being a hopeless tomboy when ... Read more

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