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Laurel Thrailkill, Author at Picayune Item

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Rose of Sharon organizes father-daughter event

The public is invited to attend a Father-Daughter Evening at the Park Banquet on Saturday, July 25. The dance is being organized by the Rose ... Read more

by Laurel Thrailkill, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:00 am

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Prohibition officially ends in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi will officially end prohibition in January. The change takes place nearly 90 years after prohibition was officially repealed in the U.S. ... Read more

by Laurel Thrailkill, Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:00 am

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Some Mississippians not in favor of changing state flag

Some residents of Pearl River County are not happy that Mississippi’s flag is going to change without their voice being heard. Gov. Tate Reeves signed ... Read more

by Laurel Thrailkill, Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:00 am

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City of Picayune repairs sidewalk near Roseland Park Elementary

Wednesday morning, concrete for a sidewalk near Roseland Park Elementary was poured in an effort to repair the aging walkway. The sidewalk, which is on ... Read more

by Laurel Thrailkill, Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:00 am

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Looking back on Native American history in Pearl River County, part 2

The Acolapissa tribe was not the only Native American tribe to make its home in south Mississippi. This area was also once populated by members ... Read more

by Laurel Thrailkill, Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:00 am

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Looking back on Native American history in Pearl River County, part 1

Pearl River County was formed in 1890 when parts of Hancock and Marion counties were combined, but some of the first residents of the Pearl ... Read more

by Laurel Thrailkill, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 7:00 am

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Vehicle rolls over in single-car accident

A vehicle left the road and rolled over on Rock Ranch Road Wednesday morning, but the incident did not involve serious injuries. At 9:53 a.m. ... Read more

by Laurel Thrailkill, Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:00 am

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Senate, House vote to change flag via resolution

The Mississippi State Legislature voted to replace the Mississippi state flag on Sunday. The flag is the last state flag in the nation to display ... Read more

by Laurel Thrailkill, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 7:00 am

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Medical marijuana will be on this year’s ballot, with a confusing alternative

Mississippi voters will decide whether to legalize medical marijuana in the state during the election set for November. The medical marijuana initiative, Initiative 65, is ... Read more

by Laurel Thrailkill, Saturday, June 27, 2020 7:00 am

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Picayune Main Street maintains accreditation

Picayune Main Street has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America program. Main Street America classifies accredited status as its top tier of ... Read more

by Laurel Thrailkill, Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:00 am

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