December 5, 2020

Picayune Item Staff, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Mississippi man beat his wife to death, deputies say

A Mississippi man was arrested last week and charged with murder after his wife died of complications allegedly derived from a domestic assault that occurred ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Monday, November 30, 2020 9:49 pm

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Mississippi woman ejected from truck, killed in head-on collision

A Mississippi woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision Saturday in Pearl River County. At 10:33 a.m. a Chevrolet passenger car headed north and a ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Monday, November 23, 2020 12:16 pm

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Two teenagers killed, one injured after being struck by vehicle

Two Mississippi teenage pedestrians were killed and another injured after being struck by a vehicle Saturday morning. The Mississippi Highway Patrol reported in a news ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Monday, November 16, 2020 6:02 am

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Miss USA shares her success story

After making history as the first Black woman crowned Miss Mississippi USA, Asya Branch was crowned Miss USA on Monday. She will go on to ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Friday, November 13, 2020 8:53 am

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Three-years after woman found dead in pond, search for answers continue

Investigators with the Pearl River County Sheriff’s Department continue to work a three-year-old homicide case that involved the victim being found in a pond near ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Monday, October 5, 2020 11:45 am

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Couple charged with cruelty to animals; Six years ago they were convicted on similar charges

A Mississippi couple has again been arrested for the cruelty of dozens of dogs in an apparent effort to breed and sell them, even after ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Friday, September 4, 2020 10:58 am

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State athletic association releases rules for football practices this fall

The Mississippi High School Activities Association released a set of policies and regulations for football coaches to follow as full contact practices start. Just like ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Monday, August 17, 2020 9:42 am

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Mississippi highway workers shocked after looking in abandoned car, finding bullet-ridden body

State highway workers were shocked this week when they approached a car found abandoned on the side of a stretch of interstate. Inside they found ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:24 pm

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Couple charged in murder of missing man back in Mississippi

The Pearl River County couple accused in the murder of 28-year-old Willie Jones is back in Mississippi after being extradited from Colorado. Dustin Gray and ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:12 pm

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A bloody car and shoebox of cash: Details emerge in Mississippi man’s murder case

An affidavit filed in Pearl River County Justice Court provides several details collected in the investigation of the disappearance of Willie Jones, 28, of Picayune. ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:24 pm

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