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  1. Thank a lineman today by helping 'fill the bucket'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Honoring hard working employees who often work in challenging conditions to keep the lights on. That's the goal of National Lineman Appreciation Day, on April 13. Singing River Electric CEO Mike Smith said, "Our linemen are highly skilled both technically and in the area of safety.


  2. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    During the tumultuous years of the Civil Rights Movement, only a handful of reporters accurately reported what was happening in Mississippi and across the South. Bill Minor covered Mississippi for the New Orleans Times Picayune until 1976, when he started his own paper, The Capitol Reporter.


  3. Coroner: Teens dies after huffing computer keyboard dusterRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    According to local media reports, Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk identified the victim as 14-year-old Charles Stroud of Picayune. Faulk says Stroud showed signs of inhaling the chemicals found in an air duster or gas duster, used to clean computer keyboards.


  4. Coroner identifies teen killed after reportedly breathing in air dusterRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Hancock County Coroner Jim Faulk says 14-year-old Charles Stroud of Picayune was found at his home not breathing over the weekend. Faulk says Stroud showed signs of inhaling the chemicals found in an air duster or gas duster, used to clean keyboards.


  5. Three arrested after officials seize drugs, cash, carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A joint investigation by federal, state and local law enforcement led to the seizure of a kilogram of cocaine with an estimated street value of $100,000 at a house in Picayune. According to MBN Director Sam Owens, agents found the drug at a home on Kendrick Lane, where they also seized more than $8,900 in cash along with four vehicles.


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    Mar 10, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Students at Nicholson Elementary School in Picayune have a shot at winning $100,000 worth of technology for their school in the Samsung Solve For Tomorrow competition. The students have already won $35,000 worth of technology equipment after their school project was one of 15 across the nation recently selected to go to the finals.


  7. Suspect in stripper's death pleads guilty in unrelated caseRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A suspect in the 2012 death and dismemberment of a New Orleans strip club dancer has pleaded guilty in an unrelated case and been sentenced to eight years in prison. Forty-two-year-old Terry Christopher Speaks pleaded guilty Monday in Jefferson Parish, where he had been set for trial later this week for failing to register as a sex offender.


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

    Feb 27, 2015 | 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.


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

    Feb 19, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

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


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

    Feb 11, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Mississippi could create a group to recommend new academic standards for its schools, under a bill the state Senate has passed . But after more than an hour of debate Wednesday, senators rejected a plan to make the state unequivocally dump Common Core State Standards.


  11. New grant will help battle heart disease in PicayuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A $152,000 grant was awarded today to Manna Ministries in Picayune. The grant came from the AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical Foundation.


  12. 6-month-old Sawyer Jarrell suffers from Menkes SyndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Pearl River County couple is in a battle to save their infant's life. The 6-month-old boy suffers from a rare disease that is often fatal.


  13. Kyle VidalierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Police say one man is dead and another is charged with murder after an argument at a Picayune hotel turned deadly early Wednesday morning. Picayune Police Department Assistant Chief Jeremy Magri tells WLOX News 25-year-old Kyle Vidalier, of Orange, TX, is charged with murder in the stabbing death of 38-year-old Albert LeBlanc, Jr., of Vidor, TX.


  14. More Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Mississippi home school students would be able to participate in sports and extracurricular activities at their local public schools under a bill moving forward in the state Senate. The Senate Education Committee approved Senate Bill 2329 Tuesday on a split voice vote.


  15. One arrested; another still wanted for credit card fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The search is on for Karlesha Lowery, 21, of Chicago, IL for credit card fraud, according to Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania. Papania said a complaint that came in on September of 2014 stated Lowery and Kesi Pruitt, 35, of Fairburn, GA took $1,500 through a cash advance transaction from the victim's debit card without the victim's permission.


  16. Krewe of the Pearl continues to grow in PicayuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Goodyear Boulevard was the right place to start this year's Krewe of the Pearl Parade in Picayune on Saturday. It has been a very good year for the parade's growth.


  17. Mardi Gras beads will be flying all weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    If you love Mardi Gras, then you'll have a blast this weekend. The Carnival season begins with six parades across the Mississippi Gulf Coast.


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

    Jan 26, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jan 23, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A controlled breach of the failing Amackertown dam has alleviated chances the leaking structure will break, according to Pearl River County officials. The dam is located on a 50acre lake in Amackertown in north Pearl River County.


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

    Jan 22, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A government witness in a trial to determine civil penalties against BP for the 2010 Gulf oil spill says the disaster hurt a wide array of industries over a broad geographic area. Charles Mason also testified Thursday that the harm was only modestly countered by BP's spending and investment in the region.


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