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Mississippi middle school student recognized for saving the life of another student at school

During the Picayune School District’s regular board meeting, PJH student Henry Rayes was recognized by the board. Seventh grader Henry Reyes was recognized by PJH ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Thursday, March 16, 2023 7:45 am


6-year-old Mississippi boy honored by community after saving mom’s life, leads town’s Mardi Gras parade

Not all heroes wear capes, nor are they all adults with incredible powers. Picayune’s local hero was a 6-year-old boy, named Cornelius Fairley. Cornelius is ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Thursday, February 23, 2023 3:36 pm


Mississippi 9-year-old donates $1,200 to student food program from selling handmade earrings

Kenzi Breland is a fourth grader at Poplarville Upper Elementary who handcrafts her own earrings and sells them for $2 a pair on her Facebook ... Read more

by Picayune Item Staff, Monday, February 13, 2023 6:15 pm


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

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