Pearl River County Newswire

Pearl River County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pearl River County, MS.

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  1. Hundreds pack church to pray with Picayune mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    People across the coast have been clasping their hands and bowing their heads this morning for the 65th Annual National Day of Prayer. In Pearl River County, more than 200 people packed the Links Hall at the First Baptist Church of Picayune to pray together this morning.

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  2. Hundreds pack church to pray with Picayune mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    People across the coast have been clasping their hands and bowing their heads this morning for the 65th Annual National Day of Prayer. In Pearl River County, more than 200 people packed the Links Hall at the First Baptist Church of Picayune to pray together this morning.

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  3. Pearl River County middle school student killed in bicycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sunherald.com

    A 13-year-old student at Pearl River Central Middle School was killed Tuesday night after he was hit by a car while riding his bike. Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage said Gabriel Lossett was hit near Old U.S. 11 and Family Lane when he rode into traffic.

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  4. Carriere teen hit, killed while riding bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Pearl River County Coroner Derek Turnage said Gabriel Lossett, 13, was hit on Old Highway 11 around 9:35 p.m. when his bike veered into oncoming traffic. Pearl River County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Shane Tucker said it appears the fatal crash was a tragic accident.

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  5. Accidental shotgun blast injures Picayune manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A 20-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after he was accidentally shot in the back with a 12-gauge shotgun Tuesday night. Pearl River County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Shane Tucker said the man who discharged the gun is a friend of the victim, and no criminal charges have been filed.

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  6. Clint DysartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    An alleged burglar was arrested by Pearl River County Sheriff's deputies after he left a very important personal item at the scene of a crime. Chief Deputy Shane Tucker said a cell phone led authorities to Clint Dysart, 29, who is accused of burglarizing the Salem House Banquet and Reception Hall in Picayune.

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  7. Man accused of manslaughter, jailed on drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... into custody," Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said. In December 2015, Backstrom turned himself into Pearl River County authorities where he was jailed for one count of manslaughter (culpable negligence), which stemmed from an indictment approved ...

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  8. Heavy rains, severe weather possible again todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Sunherald.com

    ... flood stage, and is predicted to fall below it by Tuesday. The East and West Hoblolochitto Creeks in Pearl River County also are nearing flood stage, and are predicted to reach it Tuesday or Wednesday. There is a 50 percent chance of rain through ...

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  9. Dana Creek is named for Richard L. Dana, a Biloxi resident/Photo credit: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Biloxi resident and Army veteran who died in 2009. It flows a few miles from Forrest County through Pearl River County and into Red Creek. Some of the land surrounding the creek belongs to Dana's daughter, Rebecca Dana-Fetterolf. She petitioned the ...

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  10. PRC flood victim feel pinch from MEMA budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Pearl River County residents still recovering from recent flood waters say they are feeling the pitch from state budget cuts imposed on the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. "I get very anxious.

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  11. Severe thunderstorm watch issued in South MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Sunherald.com

    A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Hancock and Pearl River counties until 3 p.m., part of the same springtime storm system causing damage across the Southeast . South Mississippi has a slight risk for severe weather today, the National Weather Service in Slidell predicts, and a marginal risk Thursday.

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  12. Charge: Woman faked dog certificate for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... dog puppy. In 2014, Hackney and her husband, Miles Allen, were charged with cruelty to animals after Pearl River County authorities confiscated more than 50 dogs from their property in Carriere. Private investigator and researcher Michelle Veron of ...

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  13. Charge: Woman faked dog hearing test certificate for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | Valley Morning Star

    ... dog puppy. In 2014, Hackney and her husband, Miles Allen, were charged with cruelty to animals after Pearl River County authorities confiscated more than 50 dogs from their property in Carriere. Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we'll ...

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  14. Bay St. Louis youth writes LGBT rights bill for Mississippi youth legistatureRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 21 | Sunherald.com

    ... in Bay St. Louis. The money raised will go to help repair and weatherize veterans' homes in Hancock and Pearl River County. Ribbon cutting held Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, for $8 million state-of-the-art facility, next to Hancock Middle School in ...

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  15. Students with special needs treated to a day of fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... their lines into the water because of various disabilities, but members of the Picayune Rotary Club, Pearl River County Sheriff's Department, Picayune Police Department and the Mississippi Highway Patrol were on hand to help. "That's what this is ...

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  16. Pearl River County Disaster Recovery Center Open Today Through SaturdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 19 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    A disaster recovery center will open at noon Tuesday, April 19, and remain open through 6 p.m. Saturday, April 23, in Pearl River County to provide assistance to survivors of the severe storms and flooding that occurred from March 9-29, 2016. Recovery centers are run jointly by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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  17. Two systems will track rain showers and thunderstorms across the Southeast this week.Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 10 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... system," commented WLOX Meteorologist Wesley Williams."While a few stronger storms could be possible near Pearl River County, that system's worst severe weather threat should remain to our west, across the ArkLaTex region, on Monday and Monday ...

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  18. Officials: Picayune man was making child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | Sunherald.com

    David Owens, 39, was arrested Wednesday on charges of production and possession of child pornography and sexual battery of a minor, Attorney General Jim Hood said in a press release. Owens was arrested at his home by investigators from the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force with help from the Pearl River County Sheriff's Office and the Picayune Police Department.

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  19. Darryl Warner III. Photo Credit: Office of the Attorney General.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Darryl Warner III, 21, was arrested late Tuesday at his dormitory located on the campus of the Pearl River Community College by investigators with the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force with assistance from the Pearl River Community College Campus Police Department, Pearl River County Sheriff's Office and the Picayune Police Department.

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  20. 2 more Mississippi counties added to disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... following recent severe flooding that wreaked havoc across the state last month. George County and Pearl River County are now eligible for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Individual Assistance Program. The program is designed to help ...

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