PICAYUNE — A crossing guard with the Picayune Police Department directs traffic as children cross the street near the Crosby Memorial Library on their walk home during a drizzle Tuesday afternoon.
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School rallies for team
Students from Picayune high school and junior high school gathered Tuesday afternoon to recognize the Maroon Tide football team for winning the state championship.
Voter ID equipment installed at courthouse
Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann spoke to Pearl River County Circuit Court employees about the new voter identification cards on Monday afternoon.
Insurance costs rattle homeowners
Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero recently returned from a trip to the nation’s capitol to meet with in Mississippi’ Congressional delegation, including U.S. Rep Steven Palazzo, over county concerns. Biggert Waters flood insurance legislation, which is currently on its way to becoming law, was one of the topics they met about.
PRCC IN TOP 25
Pearl River Community College was recently named one of the best community colleges in the nation by Create a Career website.
It feels a lot like Christmas
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, or at least it will next week.
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.
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