Loved ones lined the block in their cars for a parade past the home of Rev. Willie D. Rawls and Idella Rawls to celebrate the ... Read more
14 hours ago by Cathy Cook.
By Patricia DrackettDirector of the Crosby Arboretum The subject of edible wild plants is a popular subject with Arboretum visitors, and interest in “foraging” for ... Read more
4 days ago by Special to the Item.
Black women came together Saturday to work out and learn about mental and physical health at the first Black Women Workout event, called the Melanin ... Read more
1 week ago by Cathy Cook.
The Picayune Carver Culture Museum is undergoing a rebirth, after operating since the mid 2000s in the Mississippi Mall. The museum keeps local history alive, ... Read more
2 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.
By Patricia Drackett Director of the Crosby Arboretum It’s a frequent question whether I’m leading a tour, or just showing a single person around the ... Read more
3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.
The sun was shining as locals wandered the mini blueberry market held on June 13, the date the annual Blueberry Jubilee was originally scheduled. The ... Read more
3 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.
By Patricia Drackett Director of the Crosby Arboretum A few days ago, grounds manager Terry Johnson announced that the seedpods on the longleaf milkweed were ... Read more
4 weeks ago by Special to the Item.
Kids were happy to receive bottles of bubbles and Dr. Seuss books at the Picayune Early Head Start on Rosa Street Thursday afternoon. Early Head ... Read more
4 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.
A stuffed bobcat hangs from the ceiling of Bunny Lane Taxidermy’s studio, waiting for its wings. Tina the stuffed bunny is silhouetted in the window, ... Read more
1 month ago by Cathy Cook.
By Patricia Drackett Director of the Crosby Arboretum The Arboretum’s long-awaited day has finally arrived! As of Wednesday, June 3, our public garden is again ... Read more