About Us

Mailing address
P.O. Box 580
Picayune, MS 39466

Shipping address
17 Richardson/Ozona Road
Picayune, MS 39466

Hours of business
Monday through Friday,
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Numbers to call
Call 601-798-4766
and our operators will transfer you to the appropriate person.

To place an ad
The Classified and Display Advertising departments are available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For faxes, the number is 601-798-8602.

Classified Advertising/Legal Advertising:


or call 769-717-5087

Digital/Print Advertising:

Contact our staff at 601-798-4766

Obituary Submissions

Attention Funeral Home Directors, to place an obituary ad directly please visit obits.picayuneitem.com/obits/Adwizard.aspx?c=2510 or send an email to obits@picayuneitem.com

Please note that Picayune Item prints on Wednesdays. All obituaries, photos, and payment must be submitted and received prior to 2 p.m. the day before the obit is printed.


The circulation department is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday -Friday.  Call circulation if you need to:

• order-renew a subscription;

• request a vacation hold;

• receive your newspaper.


The newsroom can be reached from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday . Call the newsroom if you have:

• a news tip;

• a question or comment about our news coverage.


As a matter of policy, the Picayune Item will publish corrections of factual errors that have been printed. The corrections will be made as soon as possible after the error has been brought to the attention of the newspaper’s editor, who can be reached at 601-798-4766.

Staff List

Alexander Moraski : General Assignment Reporter

Alexander Moraski

General Assignment Reporter

Alexander Moraski is a  sports enthusiast from Gainesville, Florida. He grew up in Gainesville and attended the University of Florida, earning a degree in Journalism focusing on Sports and Media. Alongside his degree, he also pursued a minor in sports management to broaden his understanding of the industry.

When he's not busy with his career, Alexander enjoys watching sports and spending quality time with his dog, Britta, a Black Mouth Cur. Sports have always been a significant part of his life, and he finds great pleasure in following various sports events, whether catching a game or staying updated with the latest news and analysis.

With his sights set on the future, Alexander dreams of becoming a Public and Media Relations Manager for a professional sports team. He recognizes the importance of effective communication and building strong relationships with the media and the public. Equipped with his education and genuine passion for the industry, he is determined to succeed in this role and make a meaningful impact.

In his journey, Alexander holds a deep appreciation for the value of community journalism. He firmly believes that a strong foundation must be built to excel in any field, and he seeks to contribute positively to the growth and development of the sports community.

Ron Prince : Regional Publisher

Ron Prince

Regional Publisher