PICAYUNE — DUCKS UNLIMITED—The Picayune Ducks Unlimited committee holds some of the items that will be auctioned off at its banquet at the Knights of Columbus Hall Thursday evening.
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Mayor asks residents to shop locally
Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero recapped the busy community schedule for the past three months at Friday’s “Coffee with the Mayor” hosted by the Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce.
Bad lights leads to drug bust
The Picayune Police Department reported that on Nov. 30, at 8:08 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop at Herrin Drive and South Beech Street for improper equipment — no brake light, said Capt. Jeremy Magri, assistant to the police chief.
Cochran vital to development
Pearl River County Board of Supervisors President J. Patrick Lee and Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero, who also is Director of Planning and Development, traveled to Washington D.C. to speak to Mississippi’s senior U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran about the continued economic development in the county.
Way To Go!
Coming off their State Championship win, the Picayune High School Maroon Tide football team visited all five elementary schools in the district to shake hands and sign a few autographs.
Mother charged with child abuse
The Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a woman for felony child abuse of her three-month-old daughter, said Chief Deputy Shane Tucker.
Boil Water Notice lifted
The boil water notice issued by the Pearl River Central Water Association, on December 5, 2013 for the Mill Creek area in Carriere, Miss., has been lifted.
PRC students found reading fun
Pearl River Central Middle School hosted a reading fair Wednesday for students to share with the community what they have learned from their favorite books.
Celebrate the state champs on Thursday evening
The City of Picayune announced that it will host a State Championship Parade for the Picayune Maroon Tide football team and everyone affiliated with the school system on Thursday at 6 p.m.
Company, city and residents continue to work through growing pains of recycling program
No, the garbage man isn’t dumping the recyclable materials you put into the open-topped, 18-gallon recycling container in with the garbage. It just looks that way, said Brad Wainscott, district manager for Progressive Waste Solution.
Ping-Pong balls bring local goodies
Saturday at 2 p.m., a Poplarville Fire Truck will roll down Poplarville Main Street dropping Ping-Pong balls containing goodies.
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