Picayune Item
TypeWeekly newspaper
Owner(s)Boone Newspapers
Headquarters17 Richardson-Ozona Road
Picayune, Mississippi 39466  United States
Circulation6,136 weekly[1]

The Picayune Item is a weekly newspaper published in Picayune, Mississippi, United States, covering Pearl River County and parts of Hancock County, Mississippi. It publishes on Thursdays, sharing editorial and business functions with sister paper Bogalusa (LA) News. Previous to 2023 the Item published five times per week, Tuesday through Friday in the evenings, and on Sunday mornings.


Boone Newspapers purchased the newspaper from Community Newspaper Holdings in 2013.[2]

The changeover in publication started July 5, 2023.[3]


  1. ^ CNHI-CAN Circulation Archived 2007-02-12 at the Wayback Machine, figures for an undetermined date, accessed March 24, 2007.
  2. ^ CNHI sells newspapers in Picayune and Poplarville, Mississippi
  3. ^ Warren, Kevin (2023-06-28). "The Picayune Item transitions to one day per week publication". Picayune Item. Retrieved 2023-06-29.