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Jeremy Pittari, Author at Picayune Item

Breaking News

Law enforcement prepare for increased presence of demonstrators

In anticipation of an increased presence of people supporting the Black Lives Matter movement coming to Picayune on Wednesday as part of a vigil for ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:49 pm

News

Polarville man leaves La. inmate worksite, found at local creek

A Pearl River County man serving time under the Louisiana Department of Corrections left his work detail and was later found at a creek in ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Friday, July 10, 2020 5:12 pm

News

Council discusses several infrastructure projects, funding

Picayune’s City Council discussed several projects that will improve or repair various aspects of the city’s infrastructure during Tuesday’s telephonic meeting. Two new roads created ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Friday, July 10, 2020 7:00 am

News

Council approves half of consolidation agreement

Tuesday night, Picayune’s City Council held a telephonic meeting where all members approved a motion to enter into an interlocal agreement with the Pearl River ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:00 am

News

Pulled pork plates to benefit Bridgeway Apartments residents for sale on Wednesday

The community can help support the special needs residents of Bridgeway Apartments by purchasing pulled pork sandwich lunches this Wednesday. On July 8 from 10 ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:00 am

News

Picayune native shares her story of teaching overseas

As an American English teacher working abroad, Jasmine Cochran inherently has a lot to teach her students. One of the most timely things she has ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, July 4, 2020 7:00 am

News

Action Trackchairs donated to veterans

Several disabled veterans received a device that will greatly improve their mobility through rough terrain Tuesday afternoon. Kurt Guttstall, CEO of Quality Restaurant Concepts, LLC, ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:00 am

News

Man arrested for arson of workshop

A Pearl River County man was arrested this week for his alleged part in the arson of a workshop. Maj. Marc Ogden with the Pearl ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Saturday, June 27, 2020 7:00 am

News

Inmate of county jail tested positive for COVID-19 this week

Earlier this week, an inmate being held at the Pearl River County jail for drug offenses was determined to have COVID-19. Sheriff David Allison said ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:41 pm

Education

Insurance rates increase for Picayune School District

The cost of insurance policies to cover assets and claims within the Picayune School District have increased. Due to the increase, Stewart Sneed and Hewes ... Read more

by Jeremy Pittari, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:00 am

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