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The conversation needs to be one of hope

By Jan Miller Penton Large drops of rain spattered on the windshield, and the wiper blades swished as we began our return trip to the ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to the Item.

July is usually our wettest month

By Skip Rigney We are headed into what is usually our wettest month of the year, after a June that was wetter than normal in ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to the Item.

It’s not so difficult moving forward

By Jan Miller Penton Some of us need a little push to move forward. I remember the interview for my first teaching job when the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Dust usually helps keep tropics quiet in July, but not always

By Skip Rigney It took a little over a week for dust from Africa to drift 6000 miles, but it arrived in force above south ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Moving ahead

By Jan Miller Penton My daddy told me that his Papa told him three moves equals a fire. It’s funny the little sayings of loved ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Airborne visitors from Sahara enroute

By Skip Rigney Trillions of overseas visitors will be arriving in Pearl River County during the upcoming week. Most will only be passing through, but ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Religion column: The light of the Holy Spirit

By Fr. Jonathan Filkins Ramon stumbled about in the dark, murmuring non-specific sear-expletives to himself, seeking those ever-elusive work boots. The room was dark, with ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Let the healing begin, starting with my heart

By Jan Miller Penton Missy, my trusted canine friend, and I sit in the lazy afternoon sun soaking up some solitude along with the warming ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Dry conditions follow Cristobal and cool front

By Skip Rigney The first rain band from Tropical Storm Cristobal moved into southern Pearl River County midday last Saturday. On Sunday Cristobal’s rain shield ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Cristobal slowly lumbers toward Gulf Coast

By Skip Rigney Pearl River County is under a flood watch as tropical cyclone Cristobal is expected to spread heavy rain across southern portions of ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to the Item.

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