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  1. Lawmakers squabble over election-year tax cutsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... from convening during election years." Those pushing for tax cuts, including Republican Rep. Mark Formby of Picayune, say letting people keep more of what they earn will stimulate the economy. For generations, Mississippi has been one of the poorest ...

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  2. Analysis: Lawmakers squabble over election-year tax cutsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... from convening during election years." Those pushing for tax cuts, including Republican Rep. Mark Formby of Picayune, say letting people keep more of what they earn will stimulate the economy. For generations, Mississippi has been one of the poorest ...

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  3. Small town life revealed in moving memoir from Jim LukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Examiner.com

    ... small town in south Mississippi and the people who make it special in his memoir . Luke spent a lot of his youth in Picayune, Miss. and went on to serve the town in many capacities, including Chief of Police and City Manager. His memories of ...

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  4. WCU representatives Torrey, Watkins attend meeting. Photo source WCURead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... read original poetry from his recent chapbook, "On This Side of Things." Joseph Goss, a junior English major from Picayune, also presented an essay at the meeting titled "Reconciling Africa through White and Black Heritage." In addition to ...

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  5. Parade fight leads to arrestsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Sea Coast Echo

    The Hancock County Sheriff's Office this week made several arrests in connection with a fight at the Nereids parade and authorities said Friday they are seeking information about several other individuals allegedly involved in the altercation. The fight took place on Highway 90 near Bay Tobacco on Sunday, Feb. 9. Sheriff Ricky Adam said Friday that his office is seeking information on the whereabouts of Robert Cassidy of VancleAve, Jason Hayden of Picayune, Thomas Manghelli of Poplarville, Matt Spooner of Kiln, and Cody Waterbury of Biloxi.

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  6. Tear gas ends Picayune police standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A four hour standoff in Picayune came to an end with tear gas and a police raid Thursday afternoon. Authorities say 28-year-old Joseph Ryan Sumrall held police at bay in his East Sycamore Street home.

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  7. JCJC Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program accepting applicants. Photo source JCJCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... and scheduled rotations are offered at the clinical sites. Clinical Affiliates are located in Hattiesburg, Collins, Picayune, McComb, and Magee. In the future, the Sonography Program may offer additional sites. Graduates of this program will have ...

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  8. Hancock man in jail for assault on infantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Sea Coast Echo

    ... to Luther, Hancock County deputies responded to a possible child abuse complaint Thursday from Highland Hospital in Picayune. The child's mother had apparently come home Thursday and discovered that the boy had been injured, officials said. She took ...

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  9. Paul's Pastry wins Southern Living's 2015 King Cake FaceoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A South Mississippi bakery is now a regional champion. Paul's Pastry in Picayune won Southern Living's 2015 King Cake Faceoff.

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  10. Lost hog hunters rescued from Bogue Chitto wildlife refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NOLA.com

    ... the Irish Bayou exit of I-10 during a search on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com / The Times-Picayune) Two Franklinton men who got lost Wednesday night (Feb. 18) while hog hunting in the Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge ...

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  11. William Carey students take home awards. Photo source WCURead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... the other seven regional winners. Billy Burkes of Meridian is sound co-designer for the production. Jana Barkley of Picayune placed first in the David Weiss design competition for her set design of "Medea." She also received honorable mentions for ...

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  12. A garage sale, Lenten fish fries, church revivals, and more: Keeping the FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Department), National Missionary Baptist Convention of America and member of the East Jerusalem Baptist Church of Picayune, Mississippi. Everyone is invited to come out and fellowship with them. Poetry as a pathway to God will be the theme of the ...

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  13. The Division High School basketball playoffs are officially underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... round of the Division 7-5A Tournament at Stone High in Wiggins. On the boys side, West Harrison rolled past the Picayune Maroon Tide 74-22. The Hurricanes (26-2) advance to the championship game 8:30 Friday night hosting Long Beach. The Bearcats ...

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  14. And the 2015 King Cake Faceoff Champion IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Southern Living

    ... you all for voting and for letting us know what you thought via social media. This year's winner is straight out of Picayune, Mississippi. Ladies and gentlemen, we're happy to crown Paul's Pastry as Rex of King Cakes 2015 . And congratulations to ...

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  15. Retired NASA scientist to speak at PRCC. Photo source PRCC.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Clyde Dease Jr. of Picayune, a former teacher and retired NASA scientist, will be the guest speaker at two Black History Month Observances at Pearl River Community College. Dease will speak about "To Mars and Back, Maybe" at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at the Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg.

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  16. Pine Hill festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... 22, and Fredrick Quin, 37. If you know their whereabouts, call 601-684-3213 or 601-684-0033. Clyde Dease Jr. of Picayune, a former teacher and retired NASA scientist, will be the guest speaker at two Black History Month Observances at Pearl River ...

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  17. Going King Cake Competition Crazy; Beer CocktailsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Eater

    ... - Bayou itself beat out three others (so far) to compete in this round. They're now up against Paul's Pastry, a Picayune, MS-based venue. The winner will be announced on Fat Tuesday. [EaterWire] DUPONT CIRCLE- Speaking of king cakes... GBD is ...

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  18. Our Opinion: Senate acts sensibly on education standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Newms360.com

    ... included Sen. Nancy Collins, R-Tupelo, and Sen. Gary Chism, R-French Camp, who sided with Sens. Angela Hill, R-Picayune, Chris McDaniel, R-Ellisville, and other senators associated with the Tea Party in trying to tie the state board's hands. ... 1 comment

  19. Miss. Senate rejects effort to dump Common Core standardsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... dump Common Core State Standards. The effort to reject Common Core came from Republican Sen. Angela Hill of Picayune and others allied with tea party groups. Hill said Common Core creates mediocre expectations and hurts academic achievement. Hill ...

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  20. Senate rejects full Common Core breakRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Newms360.com

    The Mississippi Senate rejected a proposal Wednesday that would have prevented the state Board of Education from using any of the Common Core academic standards. The Senate by a 37-13 margin defeated a Tea Party-supported amendment offered by Sen. Angela Hill, R-Picayune, that would require the state Board of Education to adopt the academic standards developed by a 27-member board created by the Legislature.

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