David Thornton Jr., Author at Picayune Item

Sports

East Central takes Class 5A series lead with 4-1 win

East Central and Saltillo played game 1 of the MHSAA Class 5A Baseball Championship on May 31, 2023, at Trustmark Park in Pearl. East Central ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Thursday, June 1, 2023 11:07 am

News

Baseball: Saltillo vs. East Central in the 5A State Championship

This Wednesday, May 30, Both No.1 seeded Saltillo and East Central will go head-to-head for the 5A State Championship.On the year Saltillo is 27-8 and ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Wednesday, May 31, 2023 9:50 am

News

Baseball championships: Lewisburg wins 6A opener over Gulfport

No.1 seed Lewisburg Patriots and No.2 seed Gulfport Admirals battled it out in game one of the 6A 2023 Baseball Championships at Trustmark BallPark in ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Wednesday, May 31, 2023 9:41 am

News

Surprise Party for Retiring Public Service Worker After 34 Years of Service

After 11 years of working in the Picayune Police Department and a combined 34 years in Public Service, Stacey Stubbs Dantzler called it quits. Dantzler ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Tuesday, May 30, 2023 2:45 pm

Art & Entertainment

2023 Pearl River County Library Summer Reading Program

Summer is here, and so is the 2023 Pearl River County System Summer Reading Program. Both Crosby Memorial Library and the Poplarville Public Library¬†will host ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Tuesday, May 30, 2023 10:08 am

News Main

A stack of players crowned for 2023 All-District team

Four players from Pearl River Central and Picayune Memorial High made the 2023 7-5A All-District Team, with Maroon Tide’s junior Kyler King crowned as District ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Friday, May 26, 2023 2:36 pm

Sports

George County Rebels win 2023 5A Softball Championship

The George County Rebels softball team are crowned as the 2023 5A State Champions after sweeping the Saltillo Tigers. Game one was in Saltillo on ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Monday, May 22, 2023 9:32 am

Health & Fitness

Poplarville Fire Department Receives $100,000 Grant for Life-Saving ALS Program

During Tuesdays regularly called Board of Alderman Meeting, the Poplarville Fire Department accepted a $100,000 grant from the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation (LPRVF) toward ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Thursday, May 18, 2023 12:32 pm

Breaking News

Picayune PD on the AKC K-9 Cop grant

The Picayune Police Department will be adding a furry friend to the team. Come this September Trea, a 2-year-old female Belgian Shepherd will be a ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Wednesday, May 17, 2023 2:45 pm

News

Poplarville Pretty Re-Established by Board of Alderman

During the main agenda, the Poplarville Board of Alderman approved a drafted golf cart and low-speed vehicle map, advertise bids for paving projects, and allowed ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Wednesday, May 17, 2023 12:10 pm

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