PICAYUNE — Picayune Memorial High School’s Pride of the Tide dance team shake their pom-poms while cheering on the football team during the homecoming game against Gautier. Pearl River Central football players salute the flag during the National Anthem at Friday’s homecoming game against West Jones.
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Suspects found trying to bury evidence
Pearl River Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Investigators arrested two suspects after they were discovered burying evidence.
Chemical waste drop-off Sat.
County Fire Marshal Albert Lee will hold a household chemical cleanup day on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Pearl River County Road Department on U.S. Highway 11 in Millard.
Boil Water Notice
Pearl River Central Water Association has issued a precautionary Boil Water Notice for anyone west of Mill Creek who were without water on December 5, 2013, due to a broken water line.
Historical group gets keys to historic City Hall
Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero gave the keys to the historic portion of Picayune City Hall to members of the Picayune Historical Society in a ceremony prior to Tuesday’s meeting of the Picayune City Council.
Defendants seek response extension
Attorneys for the defendants in a lawsuit with Pearl River County Hospial filed a motion on Nov. 20 requesting an extension on the amount of time in which the defendents must file a response.
- Suspects found trying to bury evidence
Third annual Christmas on the Rails and Shopping by Candlelight
The Third Annual “Christmas on the Rails” is from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday in conjunction with Picayune Main Street’s Shop by Candlelight and Art Works sponsored by Greater Picayune Arts Council (GPAC). Art Works and Shop by Candlelight go on until 9 p.m. Sometime during the evening, the Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce will announce the winner of the Best Decorated Store Front contest.
- CWC Pilgrimage: A second time around
- Business withstands test of time
- Vocability: Did Black Friday make you blue?
- Partners delivers Presents for Pearl River County
- Third annual Christmas on the Rails and Shopping by Candlelight
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Magistrate rejects Nagin’s bid for report
A federal magistrate refused Tuesday to order prosecutors to provide former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin with a copy of a sealed report on alleged prosecutorial misconduct before his trial on bribery charges.
U.S. Magistrate Alma Chasez said in her order that Nagin doesn’t need the report that federal prosecutor John Horn prepared in a separate case to defend himself at trial.
- High court wary of campaign contribution limits
- Texas Guard refuses to process same-sex benefits
- Obama to seek congressional OK for Syria action
- Boggs given NO-style funeral
- Magistrate rejects Nagin’s bid for report
It’s a boy! UK’s Kate gives birth to royal heir
It’s a boy!
Prince William’s wife, Kate, has given birth to a prince who is now third in line to the British throne.
- Barbara becomes hurricane off Mexican coast
- Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
- Pope Benedict VXI resigning
- Suicide bomber kills guard at US Embassy in Turkey
- It’s a boy! UK’s Kate gives birth to royal heir
With voter ID now law, we must protect right for all who are eligible
Voter ID is now a reality in Mississippi. The state plans to begin issuing free voter identification cards in early 2014, just months before the first election in which people will be required to show photo IDs at the polls.
- Obama resilient in face of polls
- Lure of home was strong for author
- Rural homeless less obvious
- Budget can kicked down road
- With voter ID now law, we must protect right for all who are eligible
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Is the NCAA a sinking ship?
The daily flow of bad news chronicling the NCAA seems to fall somewhere between damaging and defeated. By comparison, the NCAA’s myriad problems make the Obama Administration’s roll out of the Affordable Care Act look smooth.
- 12 words you should stop using right now
- Anonymity is fleeting when people are tweeting
- High school student accused in math teacher's murder
- Google cameras capture a walk through Arlington National Cemetery
- Is the NCAA a sinking ship?
- CNHI Special Projects
A man check his car on Interstate 35 after a tornado ripped through Moore Monday afternoon.
Audio: How can we better prepare for tornadoes?
An NPR broadcast examines the question of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes like the one that struck Moore, Okla. on Monday. The broadcast features commentary from Michael Fitzgerald, who reported a five-part disaster series for the CNHI News Service.
- The Big One: Preparing for mid-America earthquake
- Technology speeds disaster alerts, response
- Warning Signs: Technology speeds disaster alerts, response
- Tips for tornado readiness
- Audio: How can we better prepare for tornadoes?