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Cassandra Favre, Author at Picayune Item

Lifestyles

In Mommy’s Heart: How adoption blessed the lives of one Picayune family

If someone asks 3-year-old Emma Jane Rester where she grew, she will answer “I grew in Mommy’s heart.” Emma is the adopted daughter of William ... Read more

by Cassandra Favre, Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:00 am

Health & Fitness

PRCC celebrates opening of Wellness Ropes and Obstacle Course

Pearl River Community College celebrated the opening of its Wildcat Wellness Ropes and Obstacle Course with a ribbon cutting on Friday. Last year, PRCC’s Chair ... Read more

by Cassandra Favre, Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:00 am

Health & Fitness

Eye exams are essential for children

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month and Picayune optometrist Dr. Lori Blackmer, owner of Picayune Eye Clinic, said it’s important for children to ... Read more

by Cassandra Favre, Friday, August 26, 2016 7:00 am

Columns

Kindred spirits

I grew up watching the “Anne of Green Gables” series of films. They are still a favorite and I enjoy revisiting them often. I also ... Read more

by Cassandra Favre, Friday, August 26, 2016 7:00 am

News

Picayune PD responds to accidents

Last weekend, the Picayune Police Department responded to two accidents, both involving smaller modes of transportation: a bicycle and motorcycle. The first accident occurred on ... Read more

by Cassandra Favre, Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:00 am

Columnists

Thanks for the memories Pearl River County

Today’s lifestyle column will be my last for the Picayune Item, as my final day working for the paper will be Friday. Any life-changing decision ... Read more

by Cassandra Favre, Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:00 am

News

Aldermen discuss budget, salaries and combining police and fire department

Friday, the Poplarville Board of Aldermen continued discussions about the FY 2017 budget, which included talks about their salaries and overtime hours incurred in the ... Read more

by Cassandra Favre, Tuesday, August 23, 2016 8:00 am

Business

The sweet scent of kindness: Picayune women form co-op.

On July 16, five stay-at-home mothers, with an intent to throw “kindness around like confetti” opened The B.A.K.E. Project in Picayune. For several years, Brooke ... Read more

by Cassandra Favre, Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:00 am

News

Muscadine Field Day set for next Saturday

On Saturday, Aug. 27, Mississippi State University will host their annual Muscadine Field Day at the research unit in McNeill.  According to previous coverage, the ... Read more

by Cassandra Favre, Saturday, August 20, 2016 7:00 am

Lifestyles

Step in Time: Line dancing keeps seniors active

Every week, seniors are tapping and shuffling to the beat of the music during The Senior Center of South Pearl River County’s line dancing classes. ... Read more

by Cassandra Favre, Saturday, August 20, 2016 7:00 am

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