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Birthday parade celebrates 4-year-old with leukemia

Friends, neighbors and firefighters celebrated 4-year-old Jude James’s birthday with a parade past his home. James was diagnosed with leukemia on Dec. 16. His compromised ... Read more

4 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Are you dreaming of spring gardens?

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director It won’t be long until warm weather returns for good, and we begin the roller-coaster ride – another year ... Read more

7 days ago by Special to the Item.

Leadership program begins anew

Picayune’s Leadership Program has started anew, and its inaugural class of nine celebrated with a graduation ceremony Thursday. The leadership program is meant to inspire ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.

Have you caught a case of spring planting fever yet?

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director Perhaps you were one of the many avid gardeners who braved the cold, gloomy, weather last Saturday and came ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Pearl River County libraries shine

The Pearl River County Library System has been designated as one of 12 Star Libraries in the state of Mississippi. The Mississippi Library Commission recognized ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.

Wild “honeysuckle” azaleas at the Crosby Arboretum

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director The plump “honeysuckle” azalea buds on the shrubs growing along the Arboretum’s pathways have been stretching to the bursting ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Forge Day offers chance to learn about metalworking in its various forms

Forges were at full blast and the smell of molten metal drifted through the air as participants came to the Crosby Arboretum’s annual Forge Day, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jonathan Mitchell.

The season for planting trees and shrubs is – Now!

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director The Crosby Arboretum Green Team volunteers have been hard at work making plant selections for our upcoming Arbor Day ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Creating a place for reflection

The hard work of Crosby Arboretum staff and volunteers, and the work of landscape architects and architecture students was celebrated on Jan. 23 with a ... Read more

1 month ago by Cathy Cook.

Arboretum features FIRE with Forge Day’s blacksmiths and metalworking demonstrations, and prescribed fire season

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director Forge Day has taken place at the Crosby Arboretum for over a decade and offers the public a unique ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to the Item.

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