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Friday, December 14, 2007
John Deere-Stribling help PRCC double equipment training program

POPLARVILLE - When the heavy equipment operators program at Pearl River Community College resumes after the Christmas break, twice as many students will be enrolled...more

Friday, December 14, 2007
PRCC family gives to others as Christmas nears

POPLARVILLE - Approximately 100 Mississippi soldiers spending the holidays in Iraq soon will get a taste of home.
Business and accounting students at Pearl River Community College packed individual gift boxes for the 96 soldiers in the Mississippi Army National Guard’s 228th Sapper Company, a part of the 1203rd Engineering Battalion
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Friday, December 14, 2007
PRCC honors scholarship donors, recipients

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Development Foundation held the annual Scholarship Donor Recognition Dinner recently at the Olivia Bender Cafeteria on the Poplarville campus...more

Tuesday, December 11, 2007
River bombs Delgado
Lady ’Cats 56-point victors, Wildcats win by 44; PRCC takes much-needed Christmas holiday break

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River bombed Delgado by huge winning margins in women’s and men’s community college basketball action here Monday in Shivers Gymnasium to wrap up its pre-Christmas holiday portion of its 2007-2008 season...more

Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Cody named aviation tech instructor at PRCC

POPLARVILLE - An experienced teacher and flying enthusiast is the new aviation maintenance technology instructor for Pearl River Community College...more

Tuesday, December 4, 2007
Itawamba sweeps River
Lady Wildcats fall 68-47, Wildcats 76-65 losers

POPLARVILLE — Itawamba swept Pearl River in MACJC women’s and men’s non-division basketball action here Monday with the Lady Wildcats falling 68-47 and the Wildcats losing 76-65...more

Tuesday, December 4, 2007
PRCC to hold information round-up

WAVELAND - Pearl River Community College will host a Christmas and Information Celebration from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at PRCC’s Hancock Center in Waveland...more

Tuesday, December 4, 2007
PRCC Singers to present holiday concert

POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Singers will present the annual Christmas Vespers concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Malone Chapel...more

Tuesday, December 4, 2007
PRCC offering two welding training programs

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will be offering two welding training programs next month as part of its Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development Momentum Grant...more

Wednesday, November 28, 2007
River splits at Northeast
Lady ’Cats pull out 83-82 squeaker, ’Cats fall 77-74 in OT

BOONEVILLE — Pearl River Community College split with Northeast Mississippi here Tuesday in MACJC women’s and men’s basketball action with the Lady Wildcats pulling out an 83-82 squeaker, while the Wildcat squad fell 77-74 in overtime...more

Monday, Novembe r26, 2007
Pearl River sweeps Northwest in Gulf Coast Tournament finale
Lady Wildcats 60-55 victors, Wildcats win 79-56

PERKINSTON — Pearl River Community College swept Northwest Mississippi here Tuedsay in women’s and men’s final-round action of the annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Holiday Tournament...more

Friday, November 16, 2007
River splits with Delta
Lady Wildcats remain unbeaten with 61-47 win; ’Cats fall 70-57

MOORHEAD — Pearl River Community College split with MACJC non-division rival Mississippi Delta in women’s and men’s basketball action here Thursday...more

Tuesday, November 13, 2007
River sweeps Northeast Miss.
Lady Wildcats winners in 98-71 blowout; ’Cats win thriller 85-78

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College handed Northeast Mississippi a pair of MACJC non-division basketball losses here Monday with the Lady Wildcats taking an 98-71 blowout over the Lady Tigers and the Wildcats pulling out a hard-fought thriller 85-78...more

Friday, November 9, 2007
River splits at Itawamba
Lady Wildcats 78-68 winners, Wildcats fall 82-71

FULTON — Pearl River Community College split with MACJC non-division rival Itawamba in women’s and men’s basketball action here Thursday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 78-68 victory, while the Wildcats suffered their first defeat of the young season with an 82-71 setback...more

Wednesday, November 7, 2007
River rolls to wins over East Miss
Lady Wildcats 57-52 winners, ’Cats blow out Lions 79-59

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College swept MACJC non-division rival East Mississippi in women’s and men’s hoops action here Monday with the Lady Wildcats taking a 57-52 victory, while the Wildcats blew out the Lions 79-59...more

Tuesday, November 6, 2007
PRCC students meet with prospective employers

HATTIESBURG – Charlotte Grantham has her career goals carefully planned – graduate in May from Pearl River Community College’s certified nursing assistant program and get a job to pay the bills while she continues in school to become a registered nurse...more

Tuesday, November 6, 2007
’Cats honored with Region 23, MACJC football accolades
Keon Wilson named South Division’s defensive back MVP

POPLARVILLE — Five members of Pearl River Community College’s Wildcat football squad earned All-Region 23 honors for the 2007 season, including linebacker Keon Wilson of Miami, Fla., who also copped the MACJC South Division’s ‘Most Valuable Player’ honors for defensive backs...more

Friday, November 2, 2007
PRCC training program gets $50,000 in funding

HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College officials received donations Tuesday of $50,000 from Puckett Machinery Co. and the Caterpillar Foundation for PRCC’s heavy equipment operators training program...more

Friday, November 2, 2007
River rolls in hoops openers
Lady Wildcats trounce Delgado 88-31; Wildcats win 76-57

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Pearl River Community College tipped off its 2007-2008 women’s and men’s basketball season in grand style here Thursday with a lopsided road sweep of Delgado...more

Thursday, November 1, 2007
PRCC students donate food, dress up for Halloween

HATTIESBURG – Students, faculty and staff at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College celebrated Halloween today with costume contest, skits and the center’s traditional Salvation Army food drive...more

Thursday, November 1, 2007
‘Walley’s Lady Wildcats boast depth in 2007-2008

POPLARVILLE — A year ago, Ed Walley’s Pearl River Lady Wildcats missed out on post-season tournament play for the third straight year...more

Thursday, November 1, 2007
‘Undersized’ Wildcats open against Delgado Thur. in New Orleans

POPLARVILLE — Richard Mathis enters his 17th season as head coach of the Pearl River Community College basketball team with an “undersized” group of athletes...more