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Ole Miss’ Tiphanie Fiquet wins ITA Southern Singles Championship

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Ole Miss’ Tiphanie Fiquet defeated LSU’s Safiya Carrington, 6-2, 7-5, to win the ITA Southern ...

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Maroon Tide soccer kick off-season with kids camp

Picayune’s boys soccer team held a kids soccer camp on Saturday, for those aged 3-13. Boys Head Soccer ...

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Stennis Space Center still going strong after 60 years

Sixty years ago this month, NASA officials announced plans to build a site in a lowland corner of ...

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Fourth Street crossing in Picayune to close for repairs

The railroad crossing at Fourth Street in Picayune will be closed on Wednesday, Oct. 20, for repair work. ...

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PRCUA to conduct smoke testing

Pearl River County Utility Authority will begin smoke testing throughout the City of Picayune starting immediately and lasting ...

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Today is October 19, 2021

National New Friends Day National New Friends Day rolls around annually on October 19. This holiday is all about ...

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PRC School Board votes to make mask use recommended instead of mandatory, votes against allowing teachers, staff to carry firearms

Members of Pearl River County School District’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to make mask use recommended ...

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Blue Devils Look to play better against Bulldogs

The Blue Devils (1-5) will travel to play the Vancleave Bulldogs (2-6-1). The Blue Devils will have to ...

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Maroon Tide looking to clinch No. 1 seed from Rebels

Two undefeated league teams will go head to head for the first place spot in 5A region 4 ...

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Poplarville has a chance to take No. 1 spot

The Poplarville Hornets (7-1) are riding on a seven game winning streak, and the team is matched-up against ...

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Two Former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Deputies Sentenced to 50 Months Imprisonment for Their Roles in Kickback and Bribery Scheme Involving Contract for Privatization of Work Release Program in St. Tammany Parish

NEW ORLEANS –  U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that DAVID HANSON, age 63, from Abita Springs, Louisiana, and CLIFFORD ...

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Meridian man pleads guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

Jackson, Miss. – A Meridian man pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced ...

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Mobile man sentenced to 10 years in prison on drug charges

Gulfport, Miss. – A Mobile, Alabama man was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison for conspiracy to ...

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Moss Point Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Gulfport, Miss. – A Moss Point Man was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison for being a ...

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Jackson Man Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery

Jackson, Miss. – A Jackson man was sentenced to 47 months in federal prison for bank robbery, announced ...

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Pearl River volleyball enters NJCAA Rankings for the first time at No. 19

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Just three years into its existence, the Pearl River volleyball program has entered the National Junior ...

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USM School of Professional Nursing Practice improves RN to BSN Degree

Special to the Shopper USM School of Professional Nursing Practice Improves RN to BSN Degree to Help Students ...

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Pearl River’s Justin Jefferson and Diamond Jones named Forrest General Wildcats of the Week

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River football standout Justin Jefferson (Memphis, Tenn.; Bartlett) and volleyball standout Diamond Jones (Gonzales, La.; ...

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Auditor’s Office arrests former bookkeeper, college dean in multimillion-dollar workforce development fraud case

Auditor demands $2.3 million back from college, business owners JACKSON, Miss. – Today State Auditor Shad White announced Eureda ...

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Thoughts of wildflower meadows

By Jan Miller Penton The hint of fall in the air makes every day a little better. Our ...