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Supervisors hear about paving project, two sales pitches for insurance, app

With the cost of paving county roads coming in less than budgeted, there is a chance that the ... Read more | Add your comment

Bug Fest continues today at Arboretum

Master Gardener Phyllis Goodwin has been a master gardener for six years. In that capacity she helps provide ... Read more | Add your comment

Butterflies at BugFest

Master Gardener Phyllis Goodwin has been a master gardener for six years. In that capacity she helps provide ... Read more | Add your comment

Hornets volleyball sweeps Moss Point

The Poplarville Hornets hosted a region game against Moss Point Tigers on Thursday but Hornets’ roster was short ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bug Fest continues today at Arboretum

Master Gardener Phyllis Goodwin has been a master gardener for six years. In that capacity she helps provide food for the monarch butterflies at the ... Read more | Add your comment

by David Thornton Jr..

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Supervisors hold public hearing for redistricting

A public hearing was held Wednesday morning by the Pearl River County Board of Supervisors concerning the need to redistrict the county. County Administrator Adrain ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jeremy Pittari.

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Spring Hill College hosts Virtual Africatown Workshops for Educators Across the Country 

Spring Hill College recently conducted a series of virtual workshops through a National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded program, “From Clotilda to Community: The History ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, September 26, 2021 4:42 pm

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Biloxi PD asking for help to identify shoplifting suspect

The Biloxi Police Department is requesting your assistance in helping to identify an unknown W/F subject. The W/F allegedly stole several clothing items, valued at ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, September 26, 2021 4:40 pm

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Series of service runs propel Pearl River past Itawamba

POPLARVILLE, Miss — Despite losing its match on Wednesday, the Pearl River volleyball team rebounded by sweeping MACCC rival Itawamba 3-0 (26-24, 25-18, 25-18). “A tough ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, September 26, 2021 4:38 pm

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Pearl River women stumble against Gulf Coast

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — The Pearl River women’s soccer team was unable to get anything going Friday against rival Gulf Coast, falling 2-0. Gulf Coast (4-3 overall; ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, September 26, 2021 4:37 pm

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Rapid goals lead No. 4 Pearl River to win over No. 8 Gulf

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — The No. 4 Pearl River men’s soccer team put themselves in an early hole Friday night but scored three goals in a span ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, September 26, 2021 4:36 pm

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Troopers Seek Hit and Run Vehicle

Amite – Shortly after 8:00 p.m. on September 22, 2021, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a serious injury hit and run crash ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, September 26, 2021 4:35 pm

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Biscuits Blast M-Braves Saturday to Force Game Five on Sunday

PEARL, MS – The Montgomery Biscuits evened the series against the Mississippi Braves Saturday night with a 14-2 victory. The Biscuits scored four runs in three ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Sunday, September 26, 2021 4:33 pm

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Today is September 26, 2021

NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY National Pancake Day on September 26th sets up a tall stack of syrupy goodness to celebrate! Set the table. Mix up the ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Sunday, September 26, 2021 7:00 am

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Fall arrives right on time for once

By Skip Rigney A major pattern change has shifted our weather from summer to fall. Gone for the time being are the muggy humidities and ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:49 pm

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A day in the life of grandsons

By Jan Miller Penton The sun’s rays gently warm my sleepy faced Missy as she snoozes in canine luxury. I am such an animal lover ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:47 pm

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Today is September 25, 2021

NATIONAL QUESADILLA DAY (Dia de la Quesadilla) National Quesadilla Day on September 25th encourages us to pull a chair up to the table and eat ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:00 am

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Maroon Tide floods Blue Devils

The Blue Devils on their first possession of the game turned the ball over on a fumble. Picayune Maroon Tide was there to recover it ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Friday, September 24, 2021 11:05 pm

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Hornets Sting Pirates 28-6

By Hunter Dawkins, The Gazebo Gazette   Despite an early undefeated record, the Pass Christian Pirates football team faced an uphill battle as they hosted ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Friday, September 24, 2021 11:02 pm

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Gulfport man sentenced to over 6 years in prison for firearm offense

GULFPORT, Miss. – A Gulfport man was sentenced today to 74 months in prison for being an unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Friday, September 24, 2021 5:05 pm

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Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce to bring back awards banquets

This year the Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce is again hosting two important events in November. On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, a luncheon is ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Friday, September 24, 2021 5:04 pm

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PRCC named a Project Steno partner program

By Laura O’Neill PRCC Public Relations POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College is the 23rd court reporting and captioning program to join Project Steno ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Friday, September 24, 2021 5:03 pm

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Today is September 24, 2021

NATIONAL CHERRIES JUBILEE DAY On September 24th National Cherries Jubilee Day serves up a tasty dessert. Smitten with this simply elegant dessert, cherry lovers celebrate ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Friday, September 24, 2021 7:00 am

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Mega Millions resets to $20 million; Mississippi Match 5 grows to $60,000

JACKSON, MISS. – Powerball® continues its three-month roll, reaching $523 million for the Saturday, Sept. 25, drawing. This is the 10th largest jackpot in the Powerball game, and ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Thursday, September 23, 2021 4:57 pm

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Bug Fest returns to Crosby Arboretum this weekend

The Crosby Arboretum will host its annual BugFest on Sept. 24 and 25 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Participants can explore the Arboretum while ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Thursday, September 23, 2021 4:52 pm

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Coroner identifies man killed by alligator

St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston has positively identified the remains found in an alligator’s stomach as Timothy Satterlee, Sr.  Satterlee was attacked by ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Thursday, September 23, 2021 1:30 pm

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Expectations are high heading into 2021-22 Pearl River rodeo season

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — The Pearl River rodeo team is excited to enter the 2021-22 season and head coach Frank Graves has high expectations for his Wildcats. ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Thursday, September 23, 2021 11:42 am

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Pearl River comes up short against undefeated Coastal Alabama-South

BAY MINETTE, Ala. — The Pearl River volleyball team gave undefeated Coastal Alabama-South all they could handle Wednesday but fell just short, losing the match 3-2 (17-25, ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Thursday, September 23, 2021 11:40 am

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Aldermen buy building for new police station

The Board of Alderman met Tuesday to discuss projects that needed to be considered for public works, updates in the fire and police departments and ... Read more

by David Thornton Jr., Thursday, September 23, 2021 11:33 am

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Courage For Daily Living

By Erlene Smith Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord. Psalm 31:24. (KJV) We all ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Thursday, September 23, 2021 11:31 am

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Snake in the Grass

By Shannon Marshall While I was walking through some high grass located in a grownup field, I got to thinking the place was a good ... Read more

by Special to the Item, Thursday, September 23, 2021 11:31 am