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West Nile Virus kills first Mississippian in 2015

The first death of the year from the West Nile virus was confirmed in Attala County yesterday by the Mississippi State Department of Health. The ... Read more

District 3 winner still not certain

District 3 winner still not certain

A week after the Republican primary runoff election, it’s still uncertain where two candidates stand in the race for county Supervisor District 3. Circuit Clerk ... Read more

Two arrested for heroin, intent to distribute drugs

Last weekend, the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department arrested two individuals for possession of heroin. On Aug. 23, deputies were dispatched to Magee’s Creek on ... Read more

1 arrested for meth

One man is in police custody after a routine traffic stop on Thursday netted 60 grams of high quality meth known as “ice.” Picayune Police ... Read more

Wanted men in custody

Wanted men in custody

  Four suspects are now in custody in relation to a case officially being worked as a homicide. The case began Wednesday as a report ... Read more

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  1. Caution urged as West Nile spreads
  2. Catfish fry for good: 4-H hosts fundraiser to go to state fair’s 4-H Day in October
  3. County fair, livestock show opening Saturday
  4. Making room: Earlier this year, Picayune added to historic Palestine cemetery
  5. County may pay for animal control
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