Picayune Item Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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‘They will stab you in the gut while looking you straight in the eye.’ Mississippi court clerk resigns — adding to long list of resignations at city.

A Mississippi court clerk said he is adding his name to the growing list of  employees who have resigned from working in the City of ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Monday, August 22, 2022 7:00 am

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Two people killed when car collides with tree, Mississippi troopers report

Two Mississippi residents were killed Friday when their car left the road and struck a tree, state troopers reported. On Friday, August 19, 2022, at ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Saturday, August 20, 2022 10:01 pm

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13-year-old dies after gun discharged inside Mississippi house

A 13-year-old has died in an incident involving two juveniles inside a Mississippi residence. The child died after a firearm was discharged in the Tin ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Saturday, August 20, 2022 5:12 am

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Bus driver arrested after reportedly forgetting about child left on bus for hours without air conditioning

A bus driver for First Step Learning Lab was arrested for child deprivation by the Picayune Police Department on Tuesday, 2022 after she allegedly left ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Friday, August 19, 2022 5:45 am

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Mississippi city ordered to pay architects $210,000 in mistrial related to flooding work

This week, 15th Circuit Court Judge Anthony Mozingo awarded Landry Lewis Germany Architects P.A. a monetary amount due to firm by the city of Picayune ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Sunday, August 14, 2022 7:30 am

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Mississippi man called guardian angel after he helps rescue man driving on sidewalk in medical emergency

There’s something to be said for being in the right place at the right time. That’s exactly where Lee Whaley, a non-clinical employee at Forrest ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Friday, July 29, 2022 7:53 am

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Police investigating rash of auto burglaries in one Mississippi neighborhood. The one thing is common? All were unlocked.

Mississippi authorities are asking for the public’s help in solving a rash of auto burglaries in a Mississippi subdivision. Investigators with the Pearl River County ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Tuesday, July 26, 2022 11:37 am

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He was recently named strongest man in Mississippi. He now has his sights set on a much bigger title.

Twenty-six-year-old Jason Evans took first place in the Novist 231lbs heavyweight competition, earning him the title of the strongest man in Mississippi. Evans was born ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Tuesday, July 19, 2022 4:13 pm

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Malfunction with fire truck sets Mississippi volunteer station on fire, officials say

A malfunction with a fire truck apparently caused a fire at a Mississippi volunteer fire station that damaged three of the station’s vehicles and some ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:07 pm

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Community helping Mississippi family of five after mother leaves to pick up son at daycare, returns to find house on fire

Picayune residents Teela Hayes, Arlando Bradford and their three children lost their home due to a fire that occurred the night of Friday, June 24. ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Friday, July 1, 2022 5:23 am

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