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Light freeze possible Monday and Tuesday nights

By Skip Rigney December is the first month of meteorological winter, and it looks like it will get off to an appropriately cold start in ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to the Item.

Religion Column — For He is our peace

By Fr. Jonathan Filkins So, it begins. With expanded waistlines, we begin to stalk the various perceived holiday deals which tickle our fancies and cannot ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to the Item.

Religion Column – Let us keep the feast

By Fr. Jonathan Filkins It seems particularly appropriate to talk about food at this time of the year. Next Thursday being Thanksgiving Day, we are ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Cooler air on the way, but no freezes

By Skip Rigney The weather the last couple of days has been beautiful. Blue skies, low humidities, and daytime temperatures mostly in the 70s can ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

Religion Column — The Covid-19 Christian

By Fr. Jonathan Filkins Unless we have lived under a rock for the past several months, few of us have not been impacted by the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

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

Cayenne Louise Neal, 28, homeless; arrested Oct. 26, for two counts of possession of a controlled substance. William Jonathan Wayman, 34, 295 Slade Woodward Rd., ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jeremy Pittari.

Tropics still active as warm weather persists

By Skip Rigney Our weather will be on the warm side of normal during most of the second week of November. If the temperatures aren’t ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Special to the Item.

A nurse practitioner’s voice on medical marijuana, Tuesday’s vote

By Betty Jo Alexander On November 3rd, we will have the opportunity to vote to help thousands of sick patients across the state, including many ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to the Item.

Zeta was first hurricane to hit Pearl River County in October

By Skip Rigney Zeta became the first hurricane to ever move directly through Pearl River County during the month of October when the storm roared ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to the Item.

Warmth continues here as record cold invades U.S.

By Skip Rigney Record-breaking cold is forecast to overspread the western two-thirds of the United States over the next few days but will not have ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to the Item.

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