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County’s operations, finances explained

County’s operations, finances explainedPOPLARVILLE - Pearl River County officials explained the basics of county operations and financing Thursday, April 6, to members of the Poplarville Area Chamber of Commerce at a Lunch and Learn hosted by Pearl River Community College.
The presentation was one of a series held recently to give taxpayers information on where their money goes.

Wildcat Way 2 Adventure camps expanding

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will expand its summer adventure camps for elementary and middle school children through a grant from the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation.
  The foundation approved $8,750 to add camps for students through the eighth grade and offer additional topics. The Wildcat Way 2 Adventure camps started in the summer of 2017.

Madison Peco remembered at game

Color Guard brings home Gold

The Pearl River Community College color guard won the Gold Medal for its division in the University Regional A category of the Mississippi Indoor Association competition April 1 in Jackson. Guard members are, front row from left, Heather Shows of Kiln, Raven White of d’Iberville, Garyn Miller of Columbia; second row, Morgan Runyan and Courtney Sones, both of Carriere; Brantley Welsh of Petal and Elle McDaniel of Sandy Hook. The squad won the Gold Medal in only its second year of competition. Directors are Kelcey Whitfield Becnel and Zach Hassell.

Summer welding, pipefitting classes scheduled


The Mousetrap opens April 6

  POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Department of Fine Arts and Communication will present Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap in three performances.
  The play will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 6 and 7, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Brownstone Center for the Arts on the Poplarville campus.
  The Mousetrap by renowned mystery writer Agatha Christie has been running since its premier in London’s West End in 1952, making it the longest-running stage show.

Home Builders donate $29,000

The Pearl River County Home Builders Association presented $29,000 to Pearl River Community College Thursday, March 30, to be used to purchase drafting tables, computers and monitors for the drafting and design program. About 50 students are enrolled in one or more drafting and design classes. Pictured are, from left, Dr.

High school students tour CTE programs

Forrest County Agricultural High School student Tanner Lott talks with instructor Leland Kennedy about his plan to enroll in the Pearl River Community College welding program. He and about 600 other high school students toured PRCC programs Friday, March 24, during Career Technical Education Day.
PRCC Public Relations photo

PRCC anchors All-State Jazz Band

  POPLARVILLE - Fourteen musicians from Pearl River Community College were selected for the Mississippi Community College All-State Jazz Clinic band.
  The clinic was held March 23-25 at Hinds Community College in Raymond with a concert the afternoon of March 25.


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