PICAYUNE — City Operations Manager Harvey Miller reports a fatal motor vehicle accident occured in the city limits of Picayune late Wednesday night due to a falling tree, possibly associated with winds from Tropical Storm Isaac. More details as they become available.
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Work on the Veteran’s Memorial Walk in front of the Pearl River County Courthouse is underway. The brick walkway around the historical marker is coordinated by the Poplarville Rotary Club, Poplarville Area Chamber of Commerce and Pearl River Community College. The walkway is to honor local veterans.
Man wants pay for snakes seized in Miss. porn case
A man serving 30 years after pleading guilty to enticing a teenager to pose for pornographic pictures with venomous snakes has filed a federal lawsuit seeking compensation for the loss of his reptiles.
Highland Commons awaits reissue of permits
The Highland Commons Parkway leads to the woods.
Discussion of this project began four years ago, and its purpose is to expedite traffic to Highland Hospital from the interstate, but the road comes to a dead end in front of the Trinity United Methodist Church.
Primary runoff election is today
In the only race left with more than one candidate, Council Precinct One, have incumbent Larry E. Watkins and Tammy Valente meeting in the second primary election today.
Wildcats tring to win Region 23 title
Host Pearl River opened Region 23 Tournament play in dominating fashion here Thursday in Wildcat Stadium, demolishing top-seeded East Central 12-1 in eight innings and now faces second-seeded LSU-Eunice (La.) in Friday’s second round at 7 p.m.
Veterans honored for Armed Forces Day
In observance of United States Armed Forces Day, Picayune Memorial High School hosted the annual Jerry “Chip” Burge Jr. Memorial Armed Forces Reception on Friday.
Katrina taught Poplarville valuable lessons
The Pop-larville area learned valuable lessons in disaster readiness from hurricane Katrina in 2005, and those lessons led to improvements which provide a greater measure of security for local residents.
Help senior citizens in your family or neighborhood with advance planning
According to the United States Census Bureau, 15.1 percent of the population in Pearl River County is 65 years old or older.
Tchnology can speed emergency response
Recent national tragedies have reminded us once again how important it is to stay in touch with loved ones and emergency response officials for breaking news. Being technology-ready before disaster strikes is critical to saving lives, connecting friends and family, and assisting first responders.
Boil water notice lifted
Center Water has lifted a “boil water notice” for customers living on Hilltop Dr. and Green Meadow Drive.
Water tests indicate that water is safe to drink.
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