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Picayune native shares her story of teaching overseas

As an American English teacher working abroad, Jasmine Cochran inherently has a lot to teach her students. One of the most timely things she has ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, July 4, 2020 7:00 am

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Action Trackchairs donated to veterans

Several disabled veterans received a device that will greatly improve their mobility through rough terrain Tuesday afternoon. Kurt Guttstall, CEO of Quality Restaurant Concepts, LLC, ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:00 am

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Man arrested for arson of workshop

A Pearl River County man was arrested this week for his alleged part in the arson of a workshop. Maj. Marc Ogden with the Pearl ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, June 27, 2020 7:00 am

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Inmate of county jail tested positive for COVID-19 this week

Earlier this week, an inmate being held at the Pearl River County jail for drug offenses was determined to have COVID-19. Sheriff David Allison said ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:41 pm

Education

Insurance rates increase for Picayune School District

The cost of insurance policies to cover assets and claims within the Picayune School District have increased. Due to the increase, Stewart Sneed and Hewes ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:00 am

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City Council asked to move forward with combining 911 services

Members of Picayune’s City Council heard a request from County Administrator Adrain Lumpkin to move the process forward in regard to consolidating 911 services across ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, June 20, 2020 7:00 am

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Council hears update from Economic Development Council Director

Picayune’s City Council heard about the efforts ongoing within Pearl River County to promote economic development during Tuesday’s regular meeting. Blaine LaFontaine, the county’s Economic ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:00 am

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Lightning sets home on fire, VFDs respond in time to save structure

Lightning struck a home in Pearl River County Saturday evening, but volunteer firefighters were able to respond quickly and put out a fire in the ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:00 am

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Woman who was hit by train has months of surgery, rehabilitation ahead

The woman who was hit by a passenger train on May 18, is expected to live and recovering slowly, but the medical expenses involved are ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, June 13, 2020 7:00 am

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Picayune School District bracing for possible cuts

Administrators within the Picayune School District expect to receive less funding this coming school year than in previous years, in part due to the effects ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Friday, June 12, 2020 7:00 am

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