PICAYUNE — Picayune players celebrate after the Maroon Tide beat South Jones 5-2 Tuesday night to earn a spot in the Class 5A South State finals.
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Con artists target credit unions
The Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood’s office has released a statement warning consumers of a phishing scam targeting credit unions and their clients.
Love of people shines
During the holidays, as you are traveling towards Sones Chapel Road off of Mississippi Highway 11, you are bound to spot Turks Discount Fireworks off to the left.
Conjugal visits no longer acceptable in Mississippi state correctional facilities
When Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps ends a program on Jan. 31 that allows conjugal visits for prisoners, inmates in Pearl River County won’t be affected.
Splashing another day away
Water has been pouring out onto streets and property surrounding the Carriere Volunteer Fire Station on U.S. Highway 11 for two days as part of required annual pump testing.
UPDATE: Suspected slasher was on house arrest
A joint effort between Pearl River County and Hancock County Sheriff’s Departments, along with Picayune Police Department resulted in the Wednesday night capture of the accused kidnapper James Harold Smith, said Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam.
Ping-Pong Drop sees success in Poplarville
The Ping-Pong ball drop in Poplarville on Saturday was considered a success by coordinator Peggy Smith with the Poplarville Chamber of Commerce.
Aldermen terminate contract
The Poplarville Board of Alderman held their monthly meeting on December 17.
Supervisors split on insurance
Andy Turnage, the director of engineering for Pileum Corporation, spoke to the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday about a new video system for the courts.
Local man in custody for kidnapping
“Hancock County Sheriff’s officers apprehended Pearl River County resident James Harold Smith, 41-years-of-age, Wednesday night, after an extensive search in Hancock County side of Hwy 43 and charged with two counts of kidnapping in Pearl River County,” said Major Donnie Saucier of the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department.
On Wednesday, Picayune Police Department officers were dispatched to a local tobacco store located on Mississippi Highway 43 North, in response to an armed robbery, which ended in a high-speed chase into Louisiana, said Picayune Police Department Deputy Chief Chad Dorn.
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