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Break in the heat on the way

By Skip Rigney This week has been one of the warmest in March on record in the Gulf South. New Orleans International Airport, with data ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to the Item.

Slow and steady in this time of uncertainty

We’re only a couple of weeks into this uncertain time of closures, cancellations and limited access to many of the goods and services we’ve come ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

This could be our finest hour

By Jan Miller Penton It has long been my habit to rise early while most of the world sleeps. When the children were small it ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to the Item.

This is a time to come together

By Tate Reeves We are together in a moment of great uncertainty. It is a time when all of our lives are being disrupted as ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to the Item.

Finding calm in the storm of COVID-19

By Jan Miller Penton My faithful canine friend, Missy, snoozes ever so peacefully in her bed. The warmth of the bright sunshine streaming into my ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to the Item.

Warm spring about to get even warmer

By Skip Rigney Temperatures over the past ten days have been much warmer-than-normal for this time of year. By the end of the upcoming week, ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to the Item.

Respiratory epidemics and the seasons

By Skip Rigney To say that people have been talking about coronavirus is the understatement of the year. Meanwhile, influenza season continues but may have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Adventures at the local dump

By Jan Miller Penton To da dump, to da dump, to da dump, dump, dump. Call me silly, but I love to fill up our ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Arrest reports collected from the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department on March 13, 2020

Mark Steven Wilcox, 37, 22 Lakeview Rd.; arrested March 1, for driving while license suspended, no insurance, failure to comply with officer requests, expired tag, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Memories of the game room

By Jan Miller Penton Several years ago when my kids were in the youth group at First Baptist we decided to create a spot for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

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