Picayune Item Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live


Man’s death blamed on cold weather in southern Mississippi

Extremely low temperatures are blamed for a death in southern Mississippi over the weekend. According to the Pearl River County Emergency Management Department, a passing ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Monday, December 26, 2022 4:36 pm


Power issue forces Mississippi dollar store to limit capacity to one customer at a time

Customers at a Mississippi Dollar store have the entire store to themselves after a power issue forced the store in Picayune to limit capacity to ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Monday, December 12, 2022 5:46 am


Shooting leads to arrest of man for attempted murder; arrest of victim for offering money for the murder of his attacker

A shooting led to the arrest of one man for attempted murder and the arrest of his victim after he reportedly went on social media ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Wednesday, December 7, 2022 4:00 am


Mississippi sheriff: Dismembered body found in box along road in Pearl River County

Police are investigating the discovery of a body found dismembered stuffed in a box on a road in Pearl River County. The Picayune Item reports ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Tuesday, December 6, 2022 6:39 am


Mississippi family receives clarity 70 years after fatal military plane crash on Alaska glacier

Nearly 70 years ago, a military service plane crashed in remote Alaska, leaving 52 dead, including 22-year-old Thomas Claiborne Thigpen. Thigpen was born in the ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 6:00 am


Sixteen suspects arrested in early morning drug roundup by Mississippi agencies, others still at large

Wednesday morning deputies and investigators with the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department, the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, the Mississippi Department of ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Thursday, November 3, 2022 6:30 am


86-year-old Mississippi man killed in three-vehicle collision

A Mississippi man died in a three-vehicle collision Sunday afternoon. At approximately 11:29 a.m., the Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Highway ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Tuesday, November 1, 2022 2:40 pm


Police: Teens arrested for shooting into house after party shut down

Two teens will face charges after they reportedly shot into a Mississippi house after the party they were attending was shut down. Maj. Marc Ogden ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Sunday, October 16, 2022 5:20 am


Mississippi man dies, two seriously injured in fiery crash on interstate

Last night, September 28th, shortly after 9:30 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 59 ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Friday, September 30, 2022 5:39 am


‘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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