Monday Aug 25
Not guilty plea in dancer's death, dismemberment
A woman has entered a not guilty plea in connection with the death and dismemberment of a French Quarter strip club dancer whose body parts washed ashore in 2012 on the Mississippi coast.
Monday Aug 25
Alderman election Tuesday in Poplarville
The Picayune Item reports the opening was created when Randy Brown was forced to resign after an attorney general's opinion found his employment with the Biloxi Police Department and service on the board of aldermen created a conflict of interest.
Monday Aug 25
Woman sentenced for theft of mail
A 41-year-old woman has been fined $1,000 for stealing a package from a shelf at the Picayune Carriere Annex Post Office on Jan. 28, 2013.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Jennifer Seal, Tonia Moody named to administrative positions at PRCC
Pearl River Community College has announced Dr. Jennifer Seal as the new vice president for planning and institutional research and Tonia Moody is director of admissions and records.
Woman sentenced to 21 months in theft of benefits
A 49-year-old Picayune woman has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for the theft of more than $75,000 in Social Security payments sent to her dead mother.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Julian Brunt/Special to the Sun Herald
Many people look to the South with culinary interest these days. What they look for are most often the stereotypes of our food culture: fried chicken, gumbo, sweet potatoes and all the rest.
Women of Excellence in Jesus Christ
Guest speaker and Evangelist Karen Moore speaks during the Annual Women's Day Celebration themed "Women of Excellence in Jesus Christ" at Mt.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
One dead in single-car accident in Pearl River County
The driver of a 2005 Honda Accord was killed last night when the car veered off the road and overturned several times, ejecting the driver, said Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Benjamin Seibert.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Picayune trying to preserve history
A new museum will showcase the rich history of Pearl River County. The county's historical society plans to open a museum on the third floor of city hall.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Picayune Mayor: No layoffs, no new taxes in next year's budget
Across South Mississippi, local governments are crunching the numbers and trying to figure out how to come out with a balanced budget.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
History group plans museum for Picayune City Hall
Society vice president Jerry Stough tells The Picayune Item they are looking for any historical artifact representing life in the county from the early 1700's to the present.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Pearl River County planning museum
Society spokesman Jerry Stough tells The Picayune Item the group is collecting artifacts on county life from the 1700s to the present.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Picayune sex offender: 'I have no excuse'
A 65-year-old Picayune man was sentenced to 20 years in prison this week after admitting he molested an 11-year-old child in 2013.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Sea Coast Echo
Picayune man sentenced to 20 years for molesting
A Picayune man on Monday pled guilty to two counts of sexual battery of a juvenile.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Some Bay-Waveland & Picayune students to get free meals
Who says there is no such thing as a free lunch? This year hundreds of parents in the Bay-Waveland School District won't have to worry about coming up with lunch money for their children.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Sova pulls in Carl Legett record catfish
In 20 years of the Home Builders Association Mississippi Coast Carl Legett Memorial Fishing tournament, no one had ever seen a catfish the size Justin Sova brought in Sunday afternoon.
Clunie: Interest in genealogy helps area families
It soon grew into a passion and has become a way that Clunie makes a difference by preserving the records of area families for generations to come.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Mississippi Briefs for August 1.
A classic car stolen from a Jackson gas station has been found, but it's no longer in mint condition.