9 hrs ago
Cochran vital to development
Pearl River County Board of Supervisors President J. Patrick Lee and Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero, who also is Director of Planning and Development, traveled to Washington D.C. to speak to Mississippi's senior U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran about the continued economic development in the county.
13 hrs ago
Mother charged with child abuse
The Pearl River County Sheriff's Department has arrested a woman for felony child abuse of her three-month-old daughter, said Chief Deputy Shane Tucker.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Toys collected for children of incarcerated women
JACKSON - Hundreds of toys have been collected for children, ages 2 to 17, of female inmates who are housed in state prisons and county jails that receive medical services from Health Assurance, LLC. The staff of the private company will begin personally delivering the gifts Saturday to children of more than 150 families in Washington, Issaquena, ... (more)
Former Carriere man set for trial in child porn case
A man living in Pearl River County when he was targeted in a child pornography investigation is set for trial on charges alleging he made pornographic videos and pictures of a child while living with a Florida family five years ago.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
December Coffee with Mayor
Picayune Mayor Ed Pinero recapped the busy community schedule for the past three months at Friday's "Coffee with the Mayor" hosted by the Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
PRC school board honors outgoing member
Monday night was Michelle Boyd's last meeting as a member of the Pearl River County School District school board.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Chemical waste drop-off Sat.
County Fire Marshal Albert Lee will hold a household chemical cleanup day on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Pearl River County Road Department on U.S. Highway 11 in Millard.
Effort to arrest shoplifting suspects turns into chase
Officers of the Picayune Police department were involved in what began as a shoplifting call but ended in a high speed chase and crash for a couple from Bogalusa, La., suspected of shoplifting, said Capt.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Christmas Parade draws large crowd
There was a potentially record-breaking turnout for the Civic Woman's Club of Picayune 53rd Annual Christmas Parade on Monday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Man pleads guilty to disability fraud
Federal court records show a Pearl River County man has pleaded guilty to receiving about $114,000 in Social Security disability benefits that he wasn't entitled to receive.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Need for senior services growing in South Mississippi
Too scared to answer the door, or unable to hear it, a homebound elderly woman in Biloxi recently missed her meal delivery for the week.
Device to protect honeybee hives
Insects are responsible for pollinating about a third of the world's crops, and honeybees do about 80 percent of that.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
AG, police agencies give safety tips
As the mega-shopping days approach, State Atty. Gen. Jim Hood issued a press release urging state residents to shop with caution during the holiday season.
Deputy stuck with used needle by suspect
The Pearl River County Sheriff's Department recently made two unrelated arrests for possession of methamphetamine, said Maj.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Local residents look back on national tragedy 50 years later
On Friday, Nov. 22, 50 years ago, a man was riding down Dealey Plaza in Dallas in a motorcade with his wife by his side.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
For more on November 19th's interview with Dawn Vosbein, Pearl River County Extension Agent, call 601-403-2280 -- or contact your county's office of the Mississippi State Extension Service.