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Dart Spiers, Author at Picayune Item

News

Husband and wife give drug and alcohol presentations to local students

Health class students at Poplarville High School are receiving intensive, firsthand education on drug and alcohol awareness from two valuable sources. Pearl River County Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Dart Spiers, Saturday, February 28, 2015 7:00 am

News

First responders recognized with community spirit awards at Blue Mass ceremony

The Oscar Gelpi Council 6872 of the Knights of Columbus sponsored the 14th annual Blue Mass ceremony at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church on Tuesday ... Read more

by Dart Spiers, Friday, February 27, 2015 7:00 am

News

Space heater safety a necessity during cold weather

The weather in Pearl River County has been unseasonably cold for this time of year, and with temperatures expected to dip into the 30s yet ... Read more

by Dart Spiers, Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:00 am

Sports

Poplarville basketball comes up just short in playoffs

The opening round of the 2015 Misssissippi High School Athletic Association basketball playoffs tipped off this week, and both the Poplarville boys’ and girls’ squads ... Read more

by Dart Spiers, Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:00 am

Columns

The ship has sailed on boxing’s marquee showdown

When the Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather fight was announced for May 2, 2015, it was billed as “The fight the world has been waiting ... Read more

by Dart Spiers, Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:00 am

News

Remembering David Stockstill

Local historian David Stockstill passed away at the age of 77 on Saturday, Feb. 21, but the impressions he left on the city of Picayune ... Read more

by Dart Spiers, Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:00 am

News

Picayune siblings offering chiropractic, dental care in hometown

Dr. Adrienne Varnado Penley and her younger brother, Dr. John Varnado, are Picayune Memorial High School graduates who have each returned to their hometown to ... Read more

by Dart Spiers, Tuesday, February 24, 2015 7:00 am

News

Fly-tying workshop at Crosby Arboretum

The Crosby Arboretum in Picayune will host a youth fly-tying workshop from 1 to 2:30 p.m. today. Local fly-fisherman and former Picayune Item Editor Will ... Read more

by Dart Spiers, Saturday, February 21, 2015 7:00 am

News

Calling all former STAR students and teachers

On April 30, the Mississippi Economic Council’s Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition Program will celebrate its 50th anniversary in Jackson, and the organization is looking for former ... Read more

by Dart Spiers, Friday, February 20, 2015 7:00 am

News

Highland to receive safe sleep award

On Wednesday, Feb. 25, Highland Community Hospital will be recognized for their completion of the Safe Sleep Campaign, which promotes the education and practice of ... Read more

by Dart Spiers, Thursday, February 19, 2015 7:00 am

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