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Spring is here, and so are gardening projects

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director In starting any project, it’s always best to begin with a good foundation, and knowing all about your soil ... Read more

3 months ago by Special to the Item.

Teens fundraise for teenager injured in accident

Teenagers have stepped up to show their support for 16-year-old Conner Beech after he was involved in a serious car accident. Multiple fundraisers and blood ... Read more

3 months ago by Cathy Cook.

Getting hands on with education

Students throughout the county are engaged in hands on learning and can range from welding trailers, cooking funnel cake, shadowing teachers and 3-D printing prosthetics ... Read more

3 months ago by Cathy Cook.

The lovely Louisiana Irises

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director Visitors to the Arboretum often assume that the beautiful Iris they will see growing in the Arboretum’s Aquatic Exhibit ... Read more

3 months ago by Special to the Item.

Outstanding Care

A pair of caregivers at The Pines are beloved by residents for their commitment of going above and beyond their job description. Such acts of ... Read more

4 months ago by Cathy Cook.

Preparing for spring gardening projects

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director How do you usually begin your spring gardening projects? Many begin by pruning back their perennials and shrubs to ... Read more

4 months ago by Special to the Item.

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 months 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

4 months 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

4 months 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

4 months ago by Special to the Item.

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