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Save money during the holidays
Temperatures are dropping, holiday displays are going up and this means residents are using more electricity than normal to make their holiday season warm and bright.
BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED!
Center Water Association has lifted the boil water notice for customers living on Eaves Rd. and on Caesar Rd. from Audubon Estates to Rolling Oaks Rd.
Ex-school boss sentenced to more than six years
The former superintendent of a school district in the Mississippi Delta has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for bribery related to a $1.4 million reading program for children.
PRCC shows off for high school students
On Thursday, about 900 high school seniors from across south Mississippi attended Pearl River Community College’s Wildcat Fest on the Poplarville campus to get a glimpse of college life at PRCC.
Police Dept. promotion
POLICE PROMOTION —Chase Richardson, left, is congratulated by Picayune Police Chief Bryan Dawsey on his recent promotion to patrol sergeant. In 2011, Richardson began his career at the department as a corrections officer and has worked his way up to sergeant in patrol division.
Deputies arrest 2 in burglary of home
The Pearl River County Sheriff’s Office made two arrests in connection to a residential burglary in Poplarville.
On Nov. 7, deputies were dispatched to the 800 block of Dupont-Harts Chapel Road at 3 p.m., when homeowners reported a burglary, said Chief Deputy Shane Tucker.
1 car accident sends three to the hospital
Three people were transported to Ochsner Medical Center in Slidell, La. after the driver of the vehicle struck a tree on Wednesday night, said Chief Deputy Shane Tucker with the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department.
Computer, related items occupy Poplarville school board
The Poplarville Special Municipal Separate School District met at the district offices Tuesday evening and whipped through a 13-item agenda, ending with an executive session.
Woman faces DUI charges
Picayune Police made a traffic stop that resulted in an arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) and child endangerment, among other charges.
The decorations continue to go up
Christmas decorations continue to be put up all around Picayune by the city public works department and local buisness owners.
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