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Exploring Mississippi’s wild edible plants

By Patricia DrackettDirector of the Crosby Arboretum The subject of edible wild plants is a popular subject with Arboretum visitors, and interest in “foraging” for ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to the Item.

Black Women Workout kicks off

Black women came together Saturday to work out and learn about mental and physical health at the first Black Women Workout event, called the Melanin ... Read more

6 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Museum needs help to preserve Picayune history

The Picayune Carver Culture Museum is undergoing a rebirth, after operating since the mid 2000s in the Mississippi Mall. The museum keeps local history alive, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.

Snakes: Are you fascinated or repelled by them?

By Patricia Drackett Director of the Crosby Arboretum It’s a frequent question whether I’m leading a tour, or just showing a single person around the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Mini-Market brings blueberry growers

The sun was shining as locals wandered the mini blueberry market held on June 13, the date the annual Blueberry Jubilee was originally scheduled. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.

Things are heating up in the south pitcher plant bog

By Patricia Drackett Director of the Crosby Arboretum A few days ago, grounds manager Terry Johnson announced that the seedpods on the longleaf milkweed were ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Fruit and book giveaway brings smiles to faces

Kids were happy to receive bottles of bubbles and Dr. Seuss books at the Picayune Early Head Start on Rosa Street Thursday afternoon. Early Head ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.

Giving animals a second life

A stuffed bobcat hangs from the ceiling of Bunny Lane Taxidermy’s studio, waiting for its wings. Tina the stuffed bunny is silhouetted in the window, ... Read more

1 month ago by Cathy Cook.

The Crosby Arboretum: Now open for business

By Patricia Drackett Director of the Crosby Arboretum The Arboretum’s long-awaited day has finally arrived! As of Wednesday, June 3, our public garden is again ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to the Item.

Returning to the Pulpit

With Governor Tate Reeves’ guidance to churches on offering in-person services, some local houses of worship are beginning to hold in-person services again, but for ... Read more

1 month ago by Cathy Cook.

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