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About Us

The Panolian

A Publication of The Panolian, Inc.
USPS 777-280     
OFFICE PHONE:    (662) 563-4591
(800) 310-4591
FAX:    (662) 563-5610


The Panolian publishes free announcements of weddings, engagements, local meetings, upcoming events, church news, obituaries, and other items. The Panolian reserves the right to edit all information.

Please type or print legibly all submitted material; we cannot be responsible for mistakes caused by illegible information.

Mail information to The Panolian, P.O. Box 1616, Batesville, Mississippi 38606; drop if off at our office at 363 Highway 51 North in Batesville; fax it to 662-563-5610; or e-mail it by copying and pasting it directly onto your e-mail message at . Please include a day time telephone number with all information submitted.
Please contact display advertising sales manager
Frieda McDonald for customized advertising packages.
      Deadlines are noon Friday for the Tuesday edition and noon Wednesday for the Friday edition.
See attached PDF for a Rate Sheet.

Contact Felecia Nash for all your classified and real estate ad needs. Classified deadline is noon Friday for Tuesday's paper and noon Wednesday for Friday's paper.

All letters are welcome and will be printed, subject to the approval by the publisher. Send letters to "Letter to the Editor," P.O. Box 1616, Batesville, MS 38606. Letters must not exceed 250 words. All letters must be signed and a daytime phone number must be included.

Coming events deadlines are Friday at noon of the Tuesday edition of The Panolian and Wednesday noon for the Friday edition.

The church news appears in The Panolian on Fridays.  Announcements must be received by noon Tuesday for Friday's edition. Send a description, date and time of the event, complete with your name, address and telephone number.  Incomplete material may delay printing of the announcements.

You can place a "happy birthday" greeting in The Panolian at our regular display advertising rate, $7.35 per column inch. Include a picture at no extra charge.

The Panolian will print your baby's birth announcement free of charge within 6 weeks of baby's birth. Please submit the form below by noon on Tuesday for the Friday Panola People section. You may also submit a quality photograph of your newborn

Legal deadlines are 5 PM Thursday for the Tuesday's edition and 5 PM Tuesday for the Friday edition. LEGAL NOTICES published in this newspaper and other Mississippi newspapers are on the internet at 
     The Panolian publishes obituaries as a free service for families in our circulation area. We accept obituary notices from funeral homes in our area and from other funeral homes if either the deceased or survivors live in our circulation area or have past ties with the community.
     Obituaries are subject to our particular format, but additional information may be added for a reasonable fee.
     Information may be mailed to: The Panolian, P.O. Box 1616, Batesville, MS 38606, faxed to (662) 563-5610 or e-mailed to .

The Panolian will announce anniversaries and parties for couples married 25 years or more at no charge. Accompanying quality photographs will also be accepted. Couples should fill out this form and submit it by noon Tuesday for publication in the Friday Panola People section.

Engagement forms may be submitted as early as four to six weeks prior to the wedding. Tuesday at noon is the deadline for publication in the following Friday Society section. The announcement with photo is free of charge.
     Quality black and white or color photographs of any size are accepted.  Published photos may be picked up at our office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday once the photo has appeared in the paper.

Wedding forms should be submitted by Tuesday at noon for publication the following Friday. Quality black and white or color photographs of any size are accepted. Vertical photos are preferred. Published photos may be picked up at our office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, once the photo has appeared in the paper. There is no charge.

If someone you know has won an honor, award, been elected an officer in a club or organization, or has received special recognition, please submit the information in writing. You may also submit a quality photograph at no charge.

Club news runs as space becomes available in The Panolian. Typed or printed information will be accepted for publication. All information is subject to editing. Please include a name and telephone number on submitted material.

School news appears in The Panolian as space becomes available. Deadlines for photographs and story information is Wednesday at noon and Friday at noon. All material will be given consideration based on space availability.
Photos must be identified with complete names - first and last - front to back, from left to right. Please try to limit subjects in photos to not more than six per photo.

E-mail Addresses:

LETTER POLICY: All letters sent to
The Panolian are welcome and will be printed, subject to approval by the publisher.  
(See "Deadlines" below)

Send letters to:
 "Letter to the Editor"
 P.O. Box 1616
 Batesville, MS 38606.

Letters must not exceed 250 words. All letters must be signed and a day phone number must be included.

The publisher assumes no liability through typographical error, and in no event will liability be assumed for merchandise incorrectly priced where goods are sold at the incorrect price.


ADVERTISING RATE CARD (click here for Adobe PDF)
Layout Sizes and Information for The Panolian Press
11.476" x 21.25"

23.5" x 21.25"
(Two broadsheet pages side by side)

1 col. - 1.76"
2 col. - 3.719"
3 col. - 5.656"
4 col. - 7.594"
5 col. - 9.531"
6 col. - 11.476"

Full Page: 11.476" x 20.75"
Half Page Horizontal: 11.476" x 10.5"
Half Page Vertical: 5.656" x 20.75"
Quarter Page: 5.656" x 10.5"
Eighth Page: 5.656" x 5.25"
10.25" x 11.25"

Full Page: 10.25" x 11"
Half Page Horizontal: 10.25" x 5.5"
Half Page Vertical: 5" x 11"
Quarter Page: 5" x 5.25"
Eighth Page: 5" x 2.25"

1 col. - 2.5"
2 col. - 5.1"
3 col. - 7.6"
4 col. - 10.25"

Full Page: 7.5" x 10"
1/2 Page: 7.5" x 4.875"
1/4 Page: 3.75" x 4.875"
1/8 Page: 3.75" x 2.25"


Sample Ad Sizes


1 col. = 1.7"   -   2 col. = 3.7"  -   3 col. = 5.6"

 4 col. = 7.6"  -  5 col. = 9.5"  -  6 col. = 11.5"

1 x 3 = 3 inches
3 x $8/col. inches = $24.00

 2 x 2 = 4 inches
4 x $8/col. inches = $32.00

2x3 = 6 inches
6 x$ 8/col. inches = $48.00

2x5 = 10 inches
10 x $8/col. inches = $80.00

2 x 8 = 16 inches
16 x $8/col. inches = $128.00


Copyright 2001-2014 by Batesville Newspapers, LLC.  All rights reserved
Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission  is prohibited.

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