PICAYUNE — The Pine Lily, a rare, native flower, is in bloom at Crosby Arboretum. The Arboretum rescues these rare beauties from different counties and plants their seeds at the Arboretum in hopes to boost the population numbers of the flower.
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Jayson Lee Woodfill was arrested at Pearl River Community College Lamar Residence Hall on Wednesday morning as part of Poplarville Police Department’s “Operation Wake Up Call.”
Police make PRCC drug arrests
In the early morning hours Wednesday, Poplarville Police Department, in conjunction with Pearl River Community College Campus Police and Picayune Police Department, three arrests were made on PRCC’s campus for selling controlled substances.
Tide plays for title on Sat.
Picayune’s Maroon Tide will face Oxford at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson in the Class 5A state championship game.
Line forms at Charter on last day to get digital boxes
Picayune Charter Communication customers filled the West Canal Street office Tuesday morning waiting to pick up their new digital receivers.
Christmas Parade draws large crowd
There was a potentially record-breaking turnout for the Civic Woman’s Club of Picayune 53rd Annual Christmas Parade on Monday. This year’s theme was “A Story Book Christmas,” and Tami Harris was 2013 Parade Grand Marshall.
Two women are arrested on shoplifting charges
The Picayune Police Department reported officers were dispatched to Claiborne Hill on Nov. 27, at 1:35 p.m. in reference to report of shoplifting involving 23-year-old Kayla Drummond and 44-year-old Sherbert Drummond, both of 122 Marsha St. in Picayune, said Jeremy Magri, assistant to the police chief.
- Police make PRCC drug arrests
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.
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- 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.
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- 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.
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- It’s a boy! UK’s Kate gives birth to royal heir
Rural homeless less obvious
As we transition from the traditional Thanksgiving feast into the Christmas season, it’s easy to forget that there are those for whom Thanksgiving and Christmas are just another day.
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- MSU to host historic reunion game
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- Rural homeless less obvious
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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.
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- Is the NCAA a sinking ship?
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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
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- Audio: How can we better prepare for tornadoes?