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News

Group works to get better funding for education

After Pearl River County School District Business Administrator T.J. Burleson explained the budget cuts and eliminated positions due to a reduction in MAEP funding, board ... Read more

by Alexandra Hedrick, Thursday, June 5, 2014 7:00 am

News

Second West Nile Virus case confirmed

The second West Nile Virus case for 2014 has been confirmed this week, according to a press release from the Mississippi Department of Health. Read more

by Alexandra Hedrick, Thursday, June 5, 2014 7:00 am

Columns

70 years since the storming of Normandy

In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, more than 156,000 troops, which included 13,000 paratroopers, listened to Dwight D. Eisenhower say, “The eyes ... Read more

by Alexandra Hedrick, Wednesday, June 4, 2014 7:00 am

News

McDaniel, Palazzo take Pearl River

Chris McDaniel and Steven Palazzo unofficially won the votes for Senator and 4th Congressional District Representative, respecively within Pearl River County. According to unofficial results ... Read more

by Alexandra Hedrick, Wednesday, June 4, 2014 7:00 am

Education

Picayune gifted students learn about Japan

For about 15 weeks towards the end of the school year, Picayune School District’s 96 gifted students got an in-depth lesson on Japanese culture, history ... Read more

by Alexandra Hedrick, Wednesday, June 4, 2014 7:00 am

Education

PRC schools cut costs

Pearl River County School District Business Administrator T.J. Burleson presented a preliminary budget to the school board at Monday’s meeting. Read more

by Alexandra Hedrick, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 7:00 am

News

Personal items of lost airman returned to family

The personal effects of Claiborne Thigpen were returned to his family Friday during a presentation held at Paul’s Pastry. Read more

by Alexandra Hedrick, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 7:00 am

News

Anchor Lake vote delayed again

The Pearl River County Board of Supervisors once again tabled a vote on the Anchor Lake Road project at Monday’s meeting. Read more

by Alexandra Hedrick, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 7:00 am

News

Be prepared for the start of hurricane season

Sunday is the official start to the 2014 Hurricane Season and the most important tip for Pearl River County residents is to have a plan, ... Read more

by Alexandra Hedrick, Saturday, May 31, 2014 7:00 am

News

Tips for summer swimming

Summer is time for fun on the water, whether it’s had at the beach, lake, or pool. But to guarantee everything is fun, there are ... Read more

by Alexandra Hedrick, Saturday, May 31, 2014 7:00 am

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