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Ashley Collins, Author at Picayune Item

News

Police looking for burglary suspect

Investigators with the Picayune Police Department are looking for a suspect involved in a commercial burglary that occurred earlier this week at Shabby Chic, located ... Read more

by Ashley Collins, Saturday, January 30, 2016 7:00 am

News

Zika virus is of concern locally

With the Zika virus outbreak affecting many parts of the world, health officials with the Mississippi State Department of Health advise people, especially pregnant women, ... Read more

by Ashley Collins, Saturday, January 30, 2016 7:00 am

News

Duhon pleads guilty to DUI death

Louis Andrew Duhon, 41, was sentenced to 25 years in prison stemming from his involvement in an accident that occurred in July 2014, resulting in ... Read more

by Ashley Collins, Friday, January 29, 2016 7:00 am

News

Employment opportunity arises

More job opportunities are coming to Picayune with the arrival of the fast-food chain Dairy Queen set to open in March. Bettie Pierce, manager at ... Read more

by Ashley Collins, Friday, January 29, 2016 7:00 am

Columns

Thank you Pearl River County

Goodbyes aren’t easy—first, you are forced to say goodbye to people that have influenced your life in some way and second, once the goodbye is ... Read more

by Ashley Collins, Thursday, January 28, 2016 7:00 am

News

Homebuilders help PRCC’s career and technical center

  Members of the Pearl River County Home Builders Association donated $2,650 to Pearl River Community College on Wednesday in an effort to promote the ... Read more

by Ashley Collins, Thursday, January 28, 2016 7:00 am

Education

School choice week touts having a choice in education

  Schools in Mississippi and across the country are currently participating in the annual National School Choice Week to inform students and parents about the ... Read more

by Ashley Collins, Thursday, January 28, 2016 7:00 am

News

Fundraiser for victims of gun store shootout

A local family is seeking financial help with funeral expenses for Jason and Jacob McLemore, the father and son killed during Saturday’s shooting at a ... Read more

by Ashley Collins, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:00 am

Columns

Ups and downs

Nervous, scared and excited— those are all the emotions I experienced the first time I went on a real roller coaster. When I say “real,” ... Read more

by Ashley Collins, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:00 am

Lifestyles

Distinguished women: 13 women compete in scholarship program

The spotlight shone Saturday on 13 high school juniors vying for the chance to be recognized as the 2017 Pearl River County Distinguished Young Woman. ... Read more

by Ashley Collins, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 7:00 am

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