Monday, April 1, 2013

April 1, 2013 - 8:50am

  POPLARVILLE - Deadline for purchasing tickets to the annual Little Black Dress Charity Luncheon at Pearl River Community College is Friday.
  The luncheon, sponsored by the PRCC Alumni Association, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at the president’s home.
  The luncheon and silent auction will benefit Alumni Association scholarships and Pathway2Hope, a non-profit organization focused on serving and supporting children and adolescents in South Mississippi.
   The long-term goal of Pathway2Hope is to establish an emergency shelter and group home for foster children and adolescents of South Mississippi who are not immediately placed with family when removed from  home by the Department of Human Services. While working toward this goal, Pathway2Hope is seeking to partner with the community to support the children of South Mississippi through promoting excellence in home, school and the community.
  Tickets are $50 per person and availability is limited. Tickets can be purchased by credit card by calling 601-403-1193 or by check made payable to the PRCC Alumni Association, Box 5389, 101 Highway 11 North,  Poplarville, MS 39470 with attention to the Little Black Dress. Deadline is April 5.

April 1, 2013 - 8:51am

  POPLARVILLE - Auditions for Pearl River Community College’s state and national champion “String of Pearls” dance team will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10 in the band hall on the Poplarville campus. 
  For more information, contact “String of Pearls” director, Kara Fleming, at 601-347-6369 (email: or director of bands, Dr. Kyle Hill at 601-403-1277 (email:

April 1, 2013 - 8:53am

  POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Department of Fine Arts and Communication will present two performances next week.
  The Symphonic Band will present its Spring Concert at 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, in Bender Cafeteria in Crosby Hall.
  The theater department will stage “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 11 and 12, also in Bender Cafeteria.
  The band’s program will include “A Hymn Tune Rhapsody” by Jerry Brubaker, “Brighton Beach” by William Latham, “Danny Boy” by Samuel Hazo, “And in the End, It was Earth” by Roland Barrett, “Selections from West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein and “Shenandoah’s Simple Gifts” by Larry Clarke.
  Dr. Kyle Hill is director of bands, assisted by Michael Bass.
  The concert is free and open to the public.
  PRCC theater instructor Chris Flynn describes “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” as a hilarious romp through the intricacies and idiocies of The Bard.
  Cast members are Emily Murray of Bogalusa, La.; Sarah Silver of Ceasar and Micah Taylor of Hattiesburg.
Stage manager is Winter Whiddon of Lumberton; assistant stage manager is Freddy Mangia of Carriere. Other crew members are Jacob Martin of Lucedale and Desmond Edmondson of Hattiesburg.
  Admission to the play is $5.