David Thornton Jr., Author at Picayune Item

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This Week in Pearl River Athletics, presented by Hancock Whitney

MONDAY Men’s Basketball vs Copiah-Lincoln | Marvin R. White Coliseum | 6 p.m. | PRCCMedia.com/Gold | WRJWRadio.com Women’s Basketball at Copiah-Lincoln | Wesson, Miss. | 6 p.m. ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Monday, January 24, 2022 11:47 am

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County cuts ribbon on new courthouse annex

On Thursday the Pearl River County Board of Supervisors held a dedication and ribbon cutting of the new Pearl River County Courthouse Annex. Pearl River ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Saturday, January 22, 2022 11:09 am

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Hornets baseball looks to stay health and reach a district championship

In his forth year, Head Coach Slade Jones looks for his players to stay healthy as expectations for winning a district title remain the same. ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Friday, January 21, 2022 2:05 pm

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Hornets hold on against Sumrall for a two game win streak

Tuesday night the Poplarville Hornets boys basketball team managed to hold off the Sumrall Bobcats in a 59-55 win. The Hornets now stand at 4-12 ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Thursday, January 20, 2022 12:51 pm

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Lady Blue Devils suffer road loss to the Bearcats

On Tuesday, the Pearl River Central Lady Blue Devils basketball team lost on the road to the Long Beach Bearcats, 36-19. After losing two on ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Wednesday, January 19, 2022 3:40 pm

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PRC SPCA losses two grants for spay/ neuter program and adds a mask recommending inside its shelter.

The Pearl River County SPCA lost acceptance for two grants this year, Community Cats and Adopt Prep. The shelter had received the Community Cats grant ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:17 am

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Hales shares powerful message during MLK celebration

Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade featured a speech from retired local elected official Anthony Hales Sr., music from gospel artist Drea Marie, food ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Monday, January 17, 2022 3:44 pm

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Maroon Tide wash away the Bearcats

The Picayune Maroon Tide beat the Long Beach Bearcats 51-36 for the team’s third consecutive district win.   In the first quarter, the game was ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Monday, January 17, 2022 3:41 pm

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Bearcats too much for the Lady Maroon Tide

In Friday night’s match up between the Picayune Lady Maroon Tide and the Long Beach Bearcats, the Lady Maroon Tide struggled to get things going ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Monday, January 17, 2022 3:41 pm

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South Side Upper gifted teacher named Rural Teacher of the Year in district

South Side Upper Elementary’s gifted teacher, Susan Spiers, was named the 2021 Mississippi Rural Teacher of the Year by Mississippi Program of Research and Evaluation ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Saturday, January 15, 2022 3:26 pm

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