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Christmas Parade draws large crowd
There was a potentially record-breaking turnout for the Civic Woman's Club of Picayune 53rd Annual Christmas Parade on Monday.
Line forms at Charter on last day to get digital boxes
Picayune Charter Communication customers filled the West Canal Street office Tuesday morning waiting to pick up their new digital receivers.
Two women are arrested on shoplifting charges
The Picayune Police Department reported officers were dispatched to Claiborne Hill on Nov. 27, at 1:35 p.m. in reference to report of shoplifting involving 23-year-old Kayla Drummond and 44-year-old Sherbert Drummond, both of 122 Marsha St. in Picayune, said Jeremy Magri, assistant to the police chief.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Parade of Hats
Evangelist Karen Cureaux representing the River of Life Fellowship Church in Picayune, Mississippi speaks during the Pre-Christmas Parade of Hats service at the Mt.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
AG, police agencies give safety tips
As the mega-shopping days approach, State Atty. Gen. Jim Hood issued a press release urging state residents to shop with caution during the holiday season.
Police charge juveniles with string of vehicle burglaries
Picayune Police Department has reported their ongoing investigations of a rash of vehicle burglaries, which began in July and ran through Nov. 25, has produced arrests.
Personal reflections on John F. Kennedy
Last week as I grieved anew on the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, I treasured my personally inscribed copy of his "Profiles in Courage," which he sent me in 1956 after his failed bid for the Democratic nomination for vice president.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Recipes for a crowd: Something to be thankful for
Some efficient cooks already have begun their preparations, having made side dishes and some desserts ahead of time and frozen them, only to have to thaw and reheat.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Garbage pickup shifts back a day
Garbage will be picked up for garbage days falling at the end of the week, just a day later than normal.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Local residents look back on national tragedy 50 years later
On Friday, Nov. 22, 50 years ago, a man was riding down Dealey Plaza in Dallas in a motorcade with his wife by his side.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Pair arrested after tussle with police
On Nov. 13, Picayune Police officers responded to the area of North Jackson Avenue at 11:07 p.m. in reference to gunshots being fired, said Jeremy Magri, assistant to the chief of police.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Bill Minor: Winter remains eldest statesman
When I wrote in 2004 that William Winter's long, distinguished career in public life "brought a nobility to the calling of politics far in excess of what it deserves," I sincerely meant it and still do.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
William Winter brings nobility, honor to politics
When I wrote in 2004 that William Winter's distinguished career in public life "brought a nobility to the calling of politics far in excess of what it deserves," I sincerely meant it.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Woman faces DUI charges
Picayune Police made a traffic stop that resulted in an arrest for driving under the influence and child endangerment, among other charges.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Holiday shoppers converge on Mistletoe Marketplace
Revolving doors at the Mississippi Trade Mart might've helped, if people plus purchases could pinch through together during Mistletoe Marketplace.
A place to call home
A name is a powerful thing. It dictates what you respond to, what you aspire to live up to and who your family is.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
City Council agrees to lease with Historical Society
Picayune approved a lease agreement with the Pearl River Historical Society, Inc. at Tuesday's meeting.
Police make marijuana arrest and find safe in vehicle
While an officer with the Picayune Police Department was on patrol Saturday, he saw a male subject that he knew had warrants out for his arrest, said Jeremy Magri, assistant to the chief of police.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Housing Authority looks into acquiring a building
The Picayune Public Housing Authority Board of Commissioners discussed possibly purchasing a structure that is for sale at Monday afternoon's meeting.