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Picayune artist Ashley Mason brings personality to her paintings

Even when she’s painting pigs and chickens, Ashley Mason manages to imbue them with personality. One painting that’s garnered positive attention online is an acrylic ... Read more

2 days ago by Cathy Cook.

Some outstanding native perennials for fall planting projects

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director We often refer to fall as being a prime season for planting woody species – trees and shrubs – ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to the Item.

Country trio Chapel Hart gains recognition for songwriting and new music video

Country music trio Chapel Hart writes music inspired by their life experiences, which include growing up together in Poplarville. Their newest music video “Jesus & ... Read more

1 week ago by Cathy Cook.

September abounds with butterflies

Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director Over the past few weeks, I have been receiving a bounty of mesmerizing photos of fall-blooming plants, along with a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

From digital art to acrylic scenes

Local artist Abigail Chatelain is quick to try new art forms and experiment with different materials. Her work is full of soft landscapes, people and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.

Mississippi native plants that like it wet

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director Choosing high-performing shrubs for wet areas in the landscape is not always an easy task, but thankfully, the Arboretum ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Bringing a buzz to the backyard

Beehives are much like fortresses, with a queen bee that the colony’s survival depends on and protective guards quick to fix holes in the hive ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.

The Crosby Arboretum’s pitcher plant bog: A photographer’s delight

By Pat Drackett Crosby Arboretum Director This past Saturday was a perfect morning for our botany and photography field walk, the first program the Arboretum ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Dorm life in a pandemic

Dorm life is quieter than years past, classes are smaller, face masks are ubiquitous in indoor spaces across campus, but Pearl River Community College student ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Cathy Cook.

Little libraries bring books to Picayune parks

Three new little free libraries have sprung up at Picayune’s city parks. A bright turquoise library is in Jack Reed Park and a light yellow ... Read more

1 month ago by Cathy Cook.

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