Looking back: from the pages of the Picayune Item
On this day, United States Senator Thad Cochran visited local supporters
On this day, Crosby Memorial Library started lending out Polaroid cameras to patrons
On this day, 80 merchants signed a petition against a sign ordinance for store signs and planned to present at the Picayune City Council that night.
On this day, Stennis Space Center had recently completed flight certification and inspections on high pressure turbopumps used in the March launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery.
On this day, Emergency Operations Manager Danny Manley assessed damaged done by high winds from a weekend storm
On this day, Picayune City Council was deadlocked over the appointment of a new school board member.