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  1. UFO hunters plan databaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    An artist's rendering of an object reportedly seen by a Cessna pilot traveling north toward Picayune, Mississippi, in April 2013. The pilot claimed to have seen a small metallic object about 3 feet in size just off his right wing.

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  2. Mardi Gras parades start in South Mississippi this weekRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Sun Herald reports the Krewe of Legacy will kick off the series of parades at 1 p.m. Saturday in Pass Christian. The festivities will stretch to Pearl River County on Saturday with the Krewe of Pearl's parade at 2 p.m. in Picayune.

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  3. Mississippi dam no longer in danger of failing after intentional breach, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Times-Picayune

    A Mississippi dam that authorities feared might fail has been intentionally breached to relieve the mounting pressure from the water, the Picayune Item reports. Authorities on Wednesday warned that the dam on a 50-acre lake in Amackertown, in northern Pearl River County, was in imminent danger of breaking.

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  4. Official: Dam to be repaired after lake drainsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... was discovered to be leaking on Wednesday. Pearl River County Emergency Operations spokesman Tony Bounds tells The Picayune Item ( http://bit.ly/1t6LEzv ) that a fourfoot wide trench was dug Thursday to drain the lake.

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  5. BP spill's economic harm discussed on day 3 of penalty trialRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... BP's positive effect on the community, through the claims process and as a major employer. NOLA.comThe Times-Picayune ( http://bit.ly/1L44TzJ ) reports that BP lawyers also said the analysis lacked data and focused primarily on effects on tourism in ...

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  6. Should Mississippi stay on daylight savings time year-round? Check out bills lawmakers have filedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Mississippi Press

    Sen. Angela Hill, R-Picayune, files a bill in Senate chambers at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., that would require a public notice and comment period before the department of health and department of agriculture would sign any memorandum of agreement in relation to the federal Food Safety Modernization Act, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. Lawmakers face a deadline Wednesday to make requests for general bills and constitutional amendments to be drafted.

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  7. MLK Day Celebrations in South MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... is a one dollar entrance fee for the battle of the bands. People will gather as a parade rolls through downtown Picayune. It begins at 10 a.m. at City Hall. If you are planning on going organizers are asking that you bring canned goods and ...

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  8. FirstNews Briefs: Zayo Group, MACOM, Total Transit, XO Communications, C SpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Wireless Week

    ... rovides Total Transit with a converged voice and data solution. C Spire unveiled its new 2,500 square foot store in Picayune, Miss. The new store, located at 230 Frontage Road, is the result of more than a year of exploration and research by C Spire.

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  9. Mardi Gras parade crowds losing neutral grounds to Napoleon Avenue constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | NOLA.com

    ... followed Rex on the Uptown parade route on Fat Tuesday, March 4, 2014. (Michael DeMocker, Nola.com / The Times-Picayune) (Michael DeMocker) But this year, some revelers might decide it's the Army Corps of Engineers and the city Sewerage and Water ...

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  10. Search for lost ducks uncovers human skeleton in Pearl River County woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Mississippi Press

    The Picayune Item reports a property owner looking for lost ducks found a human skull Tuesday in a wooded area near her home. Chief Deputy Shane Tucker says deputies and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation were back at the scene Wednesday where they found a pelvis and other bones about 20 feet from the skull.

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  11. Feds bust two for 'major' meth distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Sea Coast Echo

    State and federal narcotics agents arrested two Pearl River County men this week who authorities believe to be major distributors of meth in Pearl River and Hancock Counties. According to a press release from the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Jaron Stubbs, 27, and Gerald Calhoun, 55, were arrested at a residence in Picayune on Wednesday.

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  12. North shore 'best bets' for family entertainment: 'Shakespeare's Star Wars: The Empire Striketh Back' and more for the weekend of Jan. 9-11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | NOLA.com

    ... favorites such as Marguerite's , Zoe's Bakery , and, for those in the eastern part of St. Tammany, Paul's Pastry of Picayune, Miss., who now even makes a cake featuring the faces of Duck Dynasty cast members . Older kids who are fans of "Star Wars" ...

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  13. Slidell police arrest reports, Dec. 15-25Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... with resisting an officer by flight in a vehicle and failure to stop/yield. Katora Culpepper , 18, 406 North Buren, Picayune, Miss., was booked with resisting an officer, injuring public records, theft of goods, possession of alcohol under the age ...

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  14. Emergency crews searching for missing Marion County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... divorce. Thanks to slipping oil prices, an oil tycoon says he can't afford the terms of his $1 billion divorce. Picayune Police are searching for a man they believe fired shots into three houses and a car. Jaron Stubbs is wanted for aggravated ...

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  15. New legislative session and statewide elections on tap for 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... divorce. Thanks to slipping oil prices, an oil tycoon says he can't afford the terms of his $1 billion divorce. Picayune Police are searching for a man they believe fired shots into three houses and a car. Jaron Stubbs is wanted for aggravated ...

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  16. Search on for Picayune shooting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Picayune Police are searching for a man they believe fired shots into three houses and a car. Jaron Stubbs is wanted for aggravated assault and three counts of shooting into a dwelling.

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  17. Flappy Bird cheats top google searches for Mississippi in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... year was found in her home by family members who traveled from Japan to visit. More than 16 years after an elderly Picayune woman was found murdered, her killer still remains free. Leola Jordan, 91, was found lying in her bed with several stab ...

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  18. Charley SimsRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Florida Today

    Charley was born in Picayune, Mississippi to the loving parent of Winnie and Rucile Sims.

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  19. Cleveland Indians' T.J. House: An up and coming star?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Call to the Pen

    ... in the futures market. House, a 16th Round draft pick in 2008 after spending his senior year in high school in Picayune, Mississippi, will enter 2015 as a 25-year-old whose minor league statistics were far from stellar. Still, as a southpaw, and ...

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  20. Ruling stands for Pearl River Co. in plant disputeRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... plant in Pearl River County. The Alliance Consulting Group is locating the plant on 30 acres between Nicholson and Picayune. The $30 million plant will service the oil industry. It will create 40-to-50 jobs. At issue was a five-acre area near the ... 4 comments

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