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Picayune businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday

Picayune Main Street and the Greater Picayune Area Chamber of Commerce would like to encourage residents to get a head start on their Christmas shopping by participating in Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25. Small Business Saturday was initiated by American Express in 2010 to help small business ow

PICAYUNE ITEM - 2017-11-16 13:03:30

Uncertain future of Talisheek Grocery concerns residents

Residents in a rural area of St. Tammany Parish are banning together to try and save the Talisheek Grocery store. Several of the townspeople said they aren't sure what they will do if the grocery store shuts down. The business, which is more than 100 years old, has experienced a series of burglaries

WDSU - 2017-11-17 21:04:00

More than 1,400 under boil water advisory in Hancock Co.

More than 1,400 customers who get water through the Kiln Utility and Fire District are now under a boil water notice after "one or more" water line breaks. According to a news release from the Mississippi State Department of Health, 1,425 customers in the area of Hwy. 603 to Firetower Rd., Pine Oak

WLOX - 2017-11-17 18:19:11

#OurTime: Kiln rallies behind Hawks football team ahead of playoff game

When the Hancock Hawks traveled north on Mississippi 603 Friday, they were greeted by family, fans and whole lot of Hawk Pride. Kiln was abuzz last week after the Hawks came out on top in the narrow narrow 30-27 win against perennial post-season participant Brandon to secure a spot in a 6A state qu

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-11-17 22:07:00

Rally for tougher animal rights laws set for Sunday

NATCHEZ - Members of the Natchez-Adams County community are pledging online to take part this Sunday in a rally for tougher animal cruelty laws in Mississippi. Amy Nix Murray said after the discovery of a suspected dogfighting operation last week in the Cranfield community, she wanted to create a ve

NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-17 07:07:35

15th Annual Piney Woods Heritage Festival this weekend

Director of the Crosby Arboretum and assistant extension professor of landscape architecture with the Mississippi State University Extension Service. The Crosby Arboretum's 15th annual Piney Woods Heritage Festival is this Friday and Saturday, November 17 and 18, and promises to be one of the larges


Bake sale on Dolly's Quick Stop to help WWII veteran

A bake sale will take place at Dolly's Quick Stop in Kiln on Nov. 18, to raise funds to help a WWII veteran move into his new Habitat for Humanity home. The funds collected in the bake sale will benefit a Nicholson man known as Mr. Gilbert. Previous coverage states that Mr. Gilbert, whose full name

PICAYUNE ITEM - 2017-11-16 13:11:19

At Cajun Mike's Kitchen, dinner is served with a side of authenticity

Michael King is trying to do a little something different with his new restaurant in Pearl River, Cajun Mike's Kitchen. His menu -- and yes, he's "Cajun Mike" -- features a mix of Cajun and Creole dishes, but not in the melange style cooking many in south Louisiana are used to. King explained that f


Editorial: Another Good Week

Over the past week we've enjoyed reporting on the vast and varied achievements of local people improving our community. Catamount Arts' auction co-ordinator Sarah Amos reports another smashing success at the annual benefit auction that supports the art, entertainment and cultural bedrock. Dozens of

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-11-17 10:00:00

Stamp Collecting Grows In Email Era

Chris Maginniss of Morgan shows a collection of specialty stamps of Iceland done by famed engraver Czeslaw Slania, while fellow stamp collector Laurinda Maxwell of Charleston listens. (Photo by Robin Smith) Chris Maginniss looks at the details in a stamp during Wednesday's stamp club meeting in Newp


Creating Good News, One Mitten At A Time

Knitted hats, mitts and scarfs hang in waterproof bags on the fence at the razed lot in downtown Newport City, to be taken and used by needy city residents. (Photo by Robin Smith) Knitted hats, scarfs and mitts hang in waterproof bags from the fence around the vacant razed lots in downtown Newport C


Walgreens Buying Up NEK Rite Aid Stores

Northeast Kingdom Rite Aid drug stores are in the process of becoming Walgreens drug stores. Liquor license applications have been filed in Lyndon, St. Johnsbury, Hardwick and Derby under the name of Walgreens Eastern Co. The corporate owners are listed as Walgreen Arizona Drug Co. of the Deerfield,


Derby Walmart A Year Later: Impact On Local Business

DERBY - The Walmart Supercenter opened its doors to fanfare on Nov. 16, 2016. A year later, the impact has sunken in and local shopkeepers have adapted. Last fall, there was no doubt: the new big box store on Route 5 hurt local merchants. The Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center on Main Street in Newpor

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-11-16 10:00:00

New wind rules please no one

Wind turbines line the hillside in Sheffield, Vt. AP FILE PHOTO MONTPELIER - An effort by Vermont utility regulators to settle the longstanding, contentious issue of wind turbine noise ended up upsetting both proponents of wind power and those who say the noise poses a health risk to people who live

TIMES-ARGUS - 2017-11-16 02:56:00

East Burke Dam Removal To Be Celebrated Saturday

After many years of preparation, the old mill dam in East Burke has been removed. The Passumpsic Valley Land Trust (PVLT) partnered with the Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC), a nonprofit dedicated to preserving and protecting the Connecticut River watershed, to complete the project that was 17 ye


Towns work with sheriff on budget

Every fall, Vermont towns start building the municipal budget that town-meeting voters will consider in March. Lamoille County Sheriff Roger Marcoux starts molding his next budget proposal months before that, with the help of towns that help fund his department. "We meet with Roger during the spring

STOWETODAY.COM - 2017-11-16 11:00:00

2017 CLA Legislator of the Year Award Presented in Sterling

"I am honored to be recognized by my fellow livestock producers for the legislative work that we have accomplished together," said Sonnenberg. Colorado State Senator Jerry Sonnenberg is a Colorado native who has been farming and ranching in northeastern Colorado his entire life. He continues to live

JULESBURGADVOCATE.COM - 2017-11-16 09:10:17

Plymouthean Bob Hollis to receive leadership award at Thanksgiving parade

The organizers of the American's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration will honor Bob Hollis this weekend with the Directors Outstanding Leadership Award. PLYMOUTH - When he lost his son to drug overdose in the fall of 2016, Bob Hollis could have crawled into a hole of sorrow and despair. Instead, the l

WICKED LOCAL PLYMOUTH - 2017-11-16 18:00:00

Plymouth: America's Hometown Thanksgiving Events Kick-Off Today

Join the excitement today in Plymouth for the beginning of America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration. The three-day event kicks off tonight with a free patriotic concert which begins at 7:00 p.m. at Memorial Hall. That's Executive Director of America's Hometown Thanksgiving Celebration, Olly DeMac

959WATD.COM - 2017-11-17 16:05:02

'Ghosts of Plymouth' talk Saturday at Mattapoisett Free Library

MATTAPOISETT - The Mattapoisett Free Public Library and the Mattapoisett Historical Society will host an author reading and book signing with Mattapoisett native Darcy Lee on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. at the Library (7 Barstow St., Mattapoisett). Darcy Lee's new book is titled "Ghosts of Plymouth

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-17 18:39:33