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Magnolia Gold students clear trail

October 9, 2015 - 8:55am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Cadets in the Magnolia Gold program at Pearl River Community College recently completed a community service project at Poplarville Upper Elementary School.
  The students cleared and cleaned an existing nature trail near the school so that it can be used by the younger students.
  Working on the project were Bjorn Byrd of Lumberton, Keith Mitchell of Carriere, Jamyrian Quinn and Justin McWilliams, both of Gautier; Markeysia Harness of Biloxi, Jared Johnson of Poplarville and Alan Marek of New Orleans.

Moran, Pearl River Valley EPA to be honored

October 8, 2015 - 9:37am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - A Hancock County businessman and an association headquartered in Columbia will be honored during homecoming activities at Pearl River Community College.
  State Sen. Philip Moran of Kiln will receive the Alumnus of the Year Award and the Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association. Both awards will be given during the annual Alumni Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, and the honorees will be recognized on the field before the 2 p.m. game against Northeast Mississippi Community College.

Andrews elected Homecoming Queen

October 6, 2015 - 8:30am -- jbraswell

POPLARVILLE - Michaela Aliss Andrews of Foxworth has been elected 2015 Homecoming Queen at Pearl River Community College.
She will be crowned at half time of PRCC’s football game against Northeast Mississippi Community College on Saturday, Oct. 17, following a day of activities.

PRCC to induct 5 into Sports Hall of Fame

October 5, 2015 - 2:49pm -- admin

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will induct five new members into its Sports Hall of Fame here Saturday (Oct. 17) as part of the college’s 2015 homecoming celebration.
The list includes football standout Demetrius Byrd of Miami, Fla., an All-American wide receiver for the Wildcats (2005-07) who helped the team win back-to-back MACJC state championships. He went on to have a stellar collegiate career at LSU and was a seventh round draft pick of the San Diego Chargers in 2009.

Philip Fortenberry to perform Oct. 19

October 5, 2015 - 11:51am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Marion County native Philip Fortenberry will bring his artistry to Poplarville on Monday, Oct. 19, when Pearl River Community College presents “The Man at the Piano.”
  The concert will be held at 7 p.m. in the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts.
  Fortenberry grew up in Hub, a small Marion County community where he began playing piano at church at age 7. He is an alumnus of William Carey University where he received the Distinguished Service Award in 2004.

Homecoming carnival free to all

October 2, 2015 - 2:07pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Homecoming at Pearl River Community College will include a free carnival with activities for kids as well as reunions for alumni.
  The Homecoming Carnival will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, across from Dobie Holden Stadium on the PRCC campus.
  Activities include free fun jumps, inflatables, games, prizes, train rides and fun with Mickey, Minnie, Ninja Turtles and Elmo. PRCC organizations will sell a variety of food and drinks along with activities such as face painting.

State, PRCC Singers to perform Monday

October 2, 2015 - 10:49am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The State Singers from Mississippi State University will present a concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at Pearl River Community College.
  The concert will also feature the PRCC Singers, directed by LaDona Tyson.
  The State Singers are under the direction of Dr. Gary Packwood.
  The concert will be in the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts and is open to the public at no charge.

Homecoming luncheon tickets on sale

September 30, 2015 - 1:37pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Tickets are on sale for the annual Homecoming Alumni Luncheon at Pearl River Community College.
  The luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, in the Bender Cafeteria in Crosby Hall on the Poplarville campus.
  Sen. Philip Moran of Kiln will be honored as Alumnus of the Year and Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association will receive the Distinguished Service Award.

Jeffrey Tambor coming to PRCC

September 30, 2015 - 1:36pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will present award winning actor Jeffrey Tambor in a free Honors Institute lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts.
  Tambor stars in Amazon Prime’s Transparent and received the outstanding actor in a comedy series Emmy and Golden Globe awards this year.
  His presentation is entitled “Performing Your Life: An Evening with Jeffrey Tambor” and is made possible by a grant from the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation.

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