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  Pearl River County - County History
Pearl River County was officially organized by an act of the Legislature in February, 1890, on lands taken from Marion and Hancock Counties.
As Pearl River County continued to grow and prosper, its citizens decided that the original county courthouse was inadequate, and in 1918, construction of the present courthouse was begun.
Ladner was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives from Pearl River County in 1936.
www.co.pearl-river.ms.us /pages/hist.html   (717 words)

 Encyclopedia: Mississippi
Mississippi was the second state to secede from the Union as one of the Confederate States of America on January 9, 1861.
Mississippi is a state that is proud of its history and works hard to preserve the memory of the Old South.
The Bayou State: Mississippi is sometimes referred to as "The Bayou State" for it's slow-moving streams that wander through marshes and lowlands along the Mississippi River and the southern section of the state to the Gulf coast.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mississippi   (1172 words)

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Mississippi alleges, in Count IV, that the United States has violated the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (the Clean Water Act), 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq., by "fail(ing) to act to restore water quality" and by "deplet(ing) the flow" of the Pearl River.
Mississippi's motion for leave to file an original action is the most recent manifestation of that State's ongoing attempts, on a variety of fronts, to obtain a redistribution of water in the Lower Pearl River Basin.
Mississippi's ultimate problem appears to be that it is unable to allege facts as to the conditions in the Lower Pearl River Basin that would give rise to a cognizable APA claim.
www.usdoj.gov /osg/briefs/1990/sg900345.txt   (3056 words)

 Pearl River (Mississippi-Louisiana) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pearl River is a river in the Mississippi and Lousiana.
It forms in Neshoba County, Mississippi from the confluence of several smaller streams about twelve miles northeast of Philadelphia, Mississippi.
The Pearl River serves as the 187-km (116-mile) boundary between Mississippi and Louisiana in its lower reach near the Gulf of Mexico.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pearl_River_(USA)   (156 words)

The first Mississippi was named for the Mississippi River; succeeding ones for the 20th State, admitted to the Union 10 December 1817.
Mississippi continued to support the operations at Leyte Gulf until 16 November, when she steamed to the Admiralty Islands.
Mississippi decommissioned at Norfolk 17 September 1956, and was sold for scrapping to the Bethlehem Steel Co., on 28 November, the same year.
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 Mississippi River Mussels ( clams ) produce pearls.
Natural pearls tend to be irregular in shape and not as desirable as the high-luster, spherical, cultured pearls.
The tones of the freshwater pearls are dictated by the mother shell.
Threeridge mussels have pearls in shades of blue-green and lavendar.
www.greatriver.com /pearls.htm   (929 words)

 Mississippi Welcome Centers
Pearl River County Welcome Center was the third center to welcome visitors to our beautiful state.
One of the most historic, most interesting, and most beautiful spots in all South Mississippi is the former home site of the Choctaw Indian chiefs on the bluff on the Hobolochitto River, where The Hermitage now stands, in the northwest part of Picayune.
The Pearl River County Center is approximately one hour’s drive from downtown New Orleans, Hattiesburg, and the heart of MS Gulf Coast.
www.visitmississippi.org /welcome/pearl_river.asp   (175 words)

 Pearl News
Residents of the Crest Park neighborhood in Pearl were surprised but not alarmed by the racist literature that appeared in many of their yards and driveways Thursday, four days before Martin Luther King Jr.
Elizabeth Carpenter, 26, of Pearl holds a photograph of her sister, Katie Layton, 22, in the waiting room at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson on Friday where she and her family have...
Law enforcement officers in Mississippi complete at least 10 weeks in training at the beginning of their careers and frequently continue their education within their agencies.
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 Mississippi Vacations - State Of Mississippi - Mississippi Hotels
Named for the Mississippi River, many people sign up for canoe trips, horse rides, fishing trips, biking adventures, and more because of the beautiful landscape, lakes, streams, horse trails, and more that is available.
Mississippi is a place where you can go to relax and enjoy being around nature.
When you are deciding where to stay in Mississippi, you should consider staying in a campground or resort.
www.mississippihotelfinder.com   (535 words)

General Description and Characteristics -- The state of Mississippi enthusiastically endorses the use of rivers for recreational purposes, and the Pearl River is a user-friendly river that reflects that endorsement.
The Pearl rivers flows beside the towns of Monticello and Columbia in this section; however, neither of these town is easy to visit from the river.
The Pearl Basin Development District, 2304 Riverside Drive, PO Box 5332, Jackson, MS 39216-1332 (Phone 601-354-6301) may be able to provide a copy of the map and guide "Pearl River Boatway".
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 Mississippi CofCC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Pearl is a pretty conservative city, but as the white flight keeps moving towards Rankin County and Pearl from neighboring Jackson fl flight seems to be following.
Pearl is 85% White and just across the Pearl River from Jackson which is 79% Black.
Pearl has had 1 homocide in 2004 and Jackson 49.
www.cofcc.org /chapters/mississippi/index.htm   (371 words)

 As the story unfolded
Luke Woodham stabbed his mother to death, and then went to Pearl High School with a rifle.
He connected forces in Tel Aviv, with the shootings in Pearl, and Littleton, as well as other schools.
Pearl is three miles from Jackson, Ms., where the
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 Town tries to cope with school shooting
In the aftermath of the killings and arrests, there is dark talk of a satanic cult, of a clique of misfit teens who dressed in fl and called themselves "The Group." Prosecutors and civic leaders seem to think there may be something to it.
Bordering the city of Jackson, Pearl is a peaceful-looking town of red-brick, one-story ranch houses, most with flower gardens out front and welcome signs on the small front porches where people sit after dinner.
But then, a week later, six other teens, described as Woodham's friends, were taken to jail on charges that they had conspired to murder Pearl High School students and some of their parents.
www.lubbockonline.com /news/101297/LA0540.htm   (720 words)

 Pearl, Mississippi (MS) Relocation - Houses & Apartments - Schools, Jobs, Weather - For Sale & Rentals
This is the real estate and relocation resource that allows you to view homes for sale, search apartment rentals, get free moving quotes, find a job or obtain a low-interest mortgage home loan.
Population for Pearl, MS (2000): 21,961 comprising 10,451 (47.6%) males and 11,510 (52.4%) females.
Your one-stop resource for Pearl and Mississippi city guides, real estate for sale, apartments for rent, home loans, school reports, movers, roommates, jobs and other moving needs.
www.relo-guide.com /ms/Pearl_ms.html   (138 words)

 Pearl River Historical Society
The third Mississippi was a mixture of contrasting men from the coastal region; they were Scotch-Irish and French, piney woods farmers and cotton planters, Fishermen and merchants.
He moved to the Mississippi Territory from the state of Georgia when he was about 33 or 35 years of age, and he first settled in the Pearl River Valley between 1804-1807.
The massacre angered the people in the western part of the territory along the Pearl and the Mississippi Rivers who quickly organized troops and with the aid of the Choctaws., destroyed their chief town, Escanachaha, the Holy City of the Creeks, which they believed could never be taken.
www.gulfcoastplus.com /histsoc/pearlriv.htm   (22589 words)

 Pets Newswire | Pearl Pets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Pearl Pets is made available in Mississippi through IPR Wire - the online leader in pet news and information.
It is our pleasure to provide residents of Pearl with pet related news and information.
We appreciate our members in Pearl helping us to make this network one of the fastest growing pet sites in the nation.
www.surfmeister.net /mississippi/pearl/003.html   (94 words)

 Automotive Newswire | Pearl Automotive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Pearl Automotive is made available in Mississippi through the IPR Wire Automotive Newswire - the online leader in automotive news and information.
It is our pleasure to provide residents of Pearl with automotive related news and information.
We appreciate our members in Pearl helping us to make this network one of the fastest growing automotive sites in the nation.
www.surfmeister.net /mississippi/pearl/001.html   (97 words)

 Pearl. Mississippi hotel near Jackson State University - Econo Lodge 39208, MS059
Guests of this Pearl hotel are invited to enjoy many amenities, including free continental breakfast, free local calls and free coffee.
The Mississippi State Fair is held in Jackson every year for 12 days.
The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson welcomes children of all ages at Halloween for ghostly hay rides, a haunted farm, fortune telling, magic shows and trick-or-treat goodies.
www.choicehotels.com /ires/en-US/html/HotelInfo?hotel=MS059   (328 words)

 Pearl River Resort - Choctaw, Mississippi - It's All Here!
Pearl River Resort offers two spectacular casino/hotel properties featuring Las Vegas-Style gaming at the Silver Star Hotel and Casino and Golden Moon Hotel and Casino.
There are more than 1,000 luxurious guest rooms between these two Mississippi casino/hotel properties, as well as 16 different restaurants featuring a wide variety from two great buffets to a Southern Style Barbeque and gourmet dining to counter-service.
Of course there is a very exciting nightlife with nightly live entertainment in one of the lounges and headlining acts in the Silver Star Convention Center.
www.pearlriverresort.com   (234 words)

 Pearl, MS Mississippi 39208 Hourly Weather & Forecast Weather Conditions - Find Local Weather   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Pearl Hourly Weather Search, As well within Find Local Hourly Weather you will find many useful, and handy internet tools, and links, Hourly Weather Information for Pearl, Pearl Hourly Weather Forecast, Get your local Pearl Hourly Weather Forecast, Hourly Weather outlook for Pearl Mississippi, Pearl Hourly Weather.
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Pearl Hourly Weather Search, As well within Find Local Hourly Weather you will find many useful, and handy internet tools, and links, Hourly Weather Information for Pearl, Pearl Hourly Weather Forecast, Get your local Pearl Hourly Weather Forecast, Hourly Weather outlook for Pearl MS, Pearl Hourly Weather.
www.findlocalweather.com /current/ms/pearl.html   (314 words)

 Pearl River County Mississippi - Mississippi Center
A Mississippi non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the welfare and humane treatment of animals throughout the county.
Library information for Pearl River County and a large collection of reference links.
Pearl River County, Mississippi MS, county profile, with sections on demographics, cemeteries, the economy, government, history and politics.
www.mississippifiredogs.com /pearl-river-county-mississippi.html   (342 words)

 Pearl Hotels ** Discount Hotels in Pearl Mississippi
Pearl Mississippi hotels and lodging — Enjoy our fine directory and guide to lodging in Pearl in the state of Mississippi.
Below you’ll find great info about hotels such as Holiday Inn Express Pearl, Bw Airport Inn, Hampton Inn Jackson Pearl, La Quinta Jackson Airport Pearl, Super 8 Pearl Jackson East, Each Hotel listing provides complete information about the hotel, the rooms and amenities and hotel services.
Below are a list of some of Mississippi popular cities..
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 VPC - Where'd They Get Their Guns? - Pearl High School, Pearl Mississippi
Wearing a long fl coat to conceal the rifle, Woodham entered Pearl High School, then opened fire on his ex-girlfriend.
NBC Nightly News, "Mississippi Teen Kills Mother at Home and Then Goes to School and Kills Ex-Girlfriend and Another Girl Over Relationship Problems," NBC News Transcripts, 1 October 1997.
Thomas B. Edsall, "Mississippi Boy Held in School Killing Spree; Teenager is Also Accused in Mother's Stabbing Death," The Washington Post, 2 October 1997, sec.
www.vpc.org /studies/wgun971001.htm   (234 words)

 CNN - Teen blames 'demons' in Pearl, Mississippi, killings - June 4, 1998
PHILADELPHIA, Mississippi (CNN) -- A sobbing Luke Woodham claimed Thursday he was under the spell of demons and influenced by another youth the morning he allegedly plunged a butcher knife into his mother, then drove to school and killed two classmates.
He blamed the demons on Grant Boyette, 19, one of a group of youths who were charged in the wake of the shootings with plotting to kill students at Pearl High School.
Mississippi teen on trial in mother's death - June 1, 1998
www.cnn.com /US/9806/04/woodham.trial/index.html   (568 words)

 Trustmark Park in Pearl, Mississippi
Baseball fans in the Jackson, Mississippi area know how it feels to lose your team to a new ballpark in another city.
While the outer buildings in Pearl use brick in a pleasing way, the aspects of the park that first draw your attention are the entryways, which are very well done.
In Pearl, the entire length of the covered concourse is this way.
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 Pearl Mississippi Travel - Travel in Pearl, MS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
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