13 hrs ago
Supervisors hold hearing on road realignment
The Pearl River County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing after the regular meeting Monday morning to discuss the realignment of the southern portion of Richardson-Ozona Road and its intersection with U.S. Highway 11. Pearl River County has been working on the realignment of Richardson-Ozona Road for about six months.
17 hrs ago
Mississippi Business Journal
South Miss. companies working tornado cleanup in Oklahoma
PICAYUNE - Executive Recovery Group was recently selected by the City of Moore, Okla., to monitor the town's recovery efforts after the recent tornadoes that devastated the area.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Probationer accused of stealing pickup in Picayune, tag in Saucier
A man on probation for four felony convictions is accused of stealing a pickup truck from Picayune and stealing a tag for the vehicle in Saucier.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
House blaze determined to be arson
A Picayune residence fire that occurred on June 12 has been determined to be arson.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Picayune schoolboard discusses budget
Picayune School District Finance Director Lisa Penton gave a PowerPoint presentation on Tuesday detailing the district's proposed 2013-14 budget and compared it to years' past.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Children were able to meet a K-9 dog from the Pearl River County Sheriff's Office at the Highland Community Hospital's Children's Safety Fair.
Suspect charged with burglarizing vehicles arrested again
A person arrested on June 3, after Picayune police officers responded to two different scenes with reports of multiple vehicles being broken into, was arrested on another charge the day after he posted bond on the burglary charges.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Volunteer artisans for the Crosby Arboretum
A botanical gem sits within the city limits of Picayune, Miss. Crosby Arboretum provides an ever changing palette of native plants within its confines.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Picayune Police Department hosts summer camp
The Picayune Police Department's Summer Youth Camp for 7-9 year olds came to an end Friday with a barbecue.
150 years ago, a brief Civil War truce for burial
For a brief time during the Civil War, hostilities at St. Francisville stilled while Masons from the Union Navy and Confederate Army buried one of their own -- a 38-year-old Union gunboat commander who shot himself.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Emergency responders discuss preparations for hurricane season
The need for a special medical needs shelter in Pearl River County was the main topic of discussion at the meeting of emergency responders on preparations for the current hurricane season.
Picayune woman faces animal cruelty charge
Waveland police say a Picayune woman turned herself in on an animal-cruelty charge after learning officials had released a surveillance picture that allegedly showed her dumping a litter of puppies behind a business.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Former Picayune standout Matt Riser named interim head baseball coach at SLU
Matt Riser, former Picayune High School baseball standout, has been named interim head baseball coach at Southeastern Louisiana University, the university announced Thursday.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Yoga class offered at Crosby Arboretum
The Crosby Arboretum in Picayune will hold a yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor James Sones from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday.
Police: Woman who dumped dog, 7 puppies in Waveland turns herself in
Waveland police said a Picayune woman turned herself in on an animal cruelty charge Wednesday after learning Waveland police had released a surveillance picture that allegedly showed her dump a litter of puppies behind a business.
Local tobacco store burglarized
Brooke's Tobacco was burglarized and approximately $9283.01 worth of tobacco products was stolen from the store.
Historical election for Picayune
Picayune's municipal election has made history with Incumbent Mayor Ed Pinero winning all five boxes.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Picayune Firemen and Picayune police officers responded to a cut gas line Monday afternoon at Adcox Road and Cayten Street.
1963 civil rights sit-in changed Mississippi
May 28, 1963, started as just another work day for Jackson Daily News photographer Fred Blackwell.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
The Mississippi Press
Deborah Washington Memorial Soap Box Derby held today in downtown Moss Point
Rather it be sunshine or rain, the 21st annual Deborah Washington Memorial Soap Box Derby was held today in downtown Moss Point.