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2012-04-19 23:02:34

MonTowers, a brand new iOS game from Buffstone, is a monster collection and combat game designed to appeal to a wide range of mobile game lovers. (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 MonTowers, a brand new iOS game from Buffstone, is a monster collection and combat game designed to appeal to a wide range of mobile game lovers. MonTowers puts users in the shoes of a powerful sorcerer, who must summon a legion of monsters in order to dominate a series of towers, floor by floor. The game focuses on...

2008-07-30 21:00:32

By Will Sullivan, Picayune Item, Miss. Jul. 30--PICAYUNE -- The Picayune school board thanked a representative of World Vision, which has been at the Picayune schools for the past two days handing out new backpacks and school supplies to students in kindergarten through 8th grade. The organization also will provide supplies for high school students later and will open up its warehouse to teachers for yet more supplies. The organization also will be in Poplarville next month to provide...

2008-07-30 21:00:00

By Ginger Schmidt, Picayune Item, Miss. Jul. 30--PICAYUNE -- Picayune was privileged to play host to the first woman to ever win the National Fingerpicking Guitar Championship, Muriel Anderson. Partners for Pearl River County, Greater Picayune Arts Council and Pratt & Whitney, all joined forces to bring the special concert to a local venue last Friday night. While many gathered to have a pre-show dinner, the entertainment began promptly at its scheduled hour. Glade Woods of Partners...

2008-07-29 18:00:44

By Ginger Schmidt, Picayune Item, Miss. Jul. 29--CARRIERE -- The Pearl River County School District last night declined to accept junior high students from the Picayune Municipal Separate School District. Legally, the district is permitted to accept the students while Picayune Junior High is under "school improvement" as defined by the federal No Child Left Behind law, if it chose to do so. After agreeing to discuss the issue, the board accepted the recommendation by Superintendent...

2008-07-25 00:00:16

By Jeremy Pittari, Picayune Item, Miss. Jul. 24--STENNIS -- After successfully delivering "hope" to the space station five of the astronauts involved in the endeavor shared their experience with Stennis Space Center staff. The main focus of the mission was to deliver the Japanese lab named Kibo to the space station carried in the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle Discovery. Space Shuttle Mission STS 124 was the 26th mission to the space station. Delivery of the Japanese lab will enable...

2008-07-17 21:00:34

By Ginger Schmidt, Picayune Item, Miss. Jul. 17--PICAYUNE -- The ninth case of human West Nile Virus for the state of Mississippi was confirmed on Friday, July 11, in Pearl River County. This is the first confirmed case for Pearl River County for this year. A press release issued by the Mississippi Department of Health on Monday stated, "Since March of 2008, WNV cases have been reported in Hinds, Lincoln, Forrest, Jones (3), Madison (2) and Pearl River counties." While the statewide...

2008-07-15 21:00:18

By Jeremy Pittari, Picayune Item, Miss. Jul. 15--POPLARVILLE -- The first completed Utility Authority project in five counties held a grand opening Monday in Poplarville. Of the five coastal counties participating in the Gulf Region Water and Wastewater plan, Pearl River County is the first to use part of their share of the $641 million designated for water and wastewater projects. "Everyone on that board is an example of what a leader is in making this project happen," said...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.