- Picayune CWC attends 2012 District I Convention GFWC-MFWC District I annual convention convened on February 23, 2013, at Juniper Grove Baptist Church, in Poplarville, hosted by Poplarville Woman’s Club.
Arboretum Paths: Cardinal capers and bountiful bluebirds
Have you been wondering why your car’s rearview mirror has developed a strange, Jackson Pollock-like pattern? Have you having a bit of trouble seeing clearly out your car window, and wondering if your neighbor’s dog could have been licking your window with a clay-covered tongue?
Ready for Special Olympics 2013?
The Kiwanis Club of Picayune are once again sponsoring the Special Olympics, which will be held on Thursday at Picayune Memorial High School, beginning at 8:45 a.m. and ending at noon.
Community responds to efforts for troops
The fundraising efforts of community members on behalf of the deployed 857th Horizontal Engineering Company got off to an good start, says Picayune Fire Chief Keith Brown and Picayune Fire Department Secretary Janet Guidry.
4th Annual Volunteer’s Appreciation Luncheon held
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The Senior Center of South Pearl River County held their 4th Annual Volunteer’s Appreciation Luncheon on February 28th at the center.
Domestic violence resources are available locally
Picayune Police Department Capt. Constance Myers handles domestic violence issues, which is the category teen dating violence falls under.
She says that victims should call the police department to report acts of violence.
‘Brick by Brick’ program restarts for new city hall
Nearly 20 years ago, a group of community members under the leadership of Career Woman’s Club began a drive to have a permanent veteran’s memorial spot in Picayune. With the help of city leadership and Greater Picayune Area, Inc., the members achieved their goal through a program called “Brick by Brick.”
Teen dating violence exhibits warning signs
Teen dating violence occurs more often than most people realize, but there are usually warning signs.
Cassandra Kirkland, family life specialist with Mississippi State University’s Extension Service, said one out of every three teenagers has experienced some form of abuse in a dating relationship.
A ‘wet and wild’ walk at the Arboretum
By Patricia Drackett, Director/The Crosby Arboretum/ MSU Extension Service
Were you the type to stomp in rain puddles as a child? If so, there’s a good chance you would have enjoyed visiting the Arboretum last Saturday, when eleven adventurous souls bravely forded the pooling water from recent rains on the field walk led by botanist Heather Sullivan from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.
Dynell Debolt makes a difference for families of 857th
Dynell Debolt is the wife to Spc. Shoun Debolt, deployed to Afghanistan as a member of the 857th Horizontal Engineer Company, Mississippi Army National Guard. She is the mother of three and a full-time employee in a business owned by her family in Gulfport who averages between 55 and 60 hours a week on the job. Debolt also is the chairperson of the 857th Family Readiness Group, which adds approximately 150 families to her care and for whom she advocates and watches over in the absence of their spouses.
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