Obituaries

Ralph Berryhill BATESVILLE–Ralph Berryhill, age 85, passed away Tuesday morning, March 28, 2017 at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg. Funeral services for Mr. Berryhill will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Batesville. The family will receive friends today from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Interment…

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Panola County Jail Arrest Record

Panola County Jail Arrest Record This is a list taken from the log at the Panola County Jail. A name listed does not indicate that a person is guilty of the crime with which they are charged, only that the person has been taken to and processed at the facility. March 20 Albert John Johnson,…

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Quiet Spring nights come with reminder from BPD

Quiet Spring  nights come with reminder from BPD It’s was a quiet weekend in Batesville, my hometown. The highlight was Saturday’s Lokel Yokels’ 14th anniversary show. They packed radio station WBLE FM 100.5 so full of singers, pickers and grinners and their instruments that I just decided to stay away and listen, which I did…

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Obituaries

Obituaries Mazil K. Hawkins Jr. OLIVE BRANCH–Mazil K. Hawkins Jr. , age 65, died March 23, 2017 at Senatobia Health and Rehab. Born August 3, 1951 in Lambert to the late Mazil K. Hawkins and Jimmie Sue Bullard Hawkins, he was a lab tech and a member of Clearview Baptist Church. Tom Hayzlett CRENSHAW–Tom Hayzlett, age…

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Tupelo slips by SP baseball, 2-0

Tupelo slips by SP baseball, 2-0 By Brad Greer Even though the schedule said it was the opening week of district play, South Panola and Tupelo staged what seemed like a playoff atmosphere as the two teams met in game two of a three-game series Friday night at Tiger Field. Just as  their first meeting…

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Green Wave takes down Lee

Green Wave takes down Lee By Will Dickins The North Delta baseball team turned things around Thursday night with a win over Lee Academy in Clarksdale by winning 14-5. It was a comeback effort in a much needed win for the Green Wave who had just lost two district games earlier in the week.  Winning…

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SP Lady Tigers take down Southaven in rematch, 12-4

SP Lady Tigers take down Southaven in rematch, 12-4 By Myra Bean The South Panola Lady Tigers got to experience a successful do-over against Southaven last Thursday night. South Panola traveled to Southaven and came away with a 12-4 win. March 2 the Lady Tigers lost to Southaven 18-9. That game was to lead into…

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SP football to play in MS College jamboree

SP football to play in MS College jamboree By Brad Greer The South Panola football team will end Spring drills  by taking part in the eight-game Mississippi College Jamboree set for May 13th at Robinson-Hale Stadium. The Tigers will take on John Ehret (La.) at  12:40 p.m in a schedule that will include Starkville, Noxubee…

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Kilgore to be honored tonight at SPFP Strikeout for Cancer

Kilgore to be honored tonight at SPFP Strikeout for Cancer By Myra Bean Pastor Larry Kilgore knew he was weak but the pancreatic cancer diagnosis was totally unexpected. “September 25 (2016) we were vacationing in Arkansas and I had to go to the ER for another reason. That’s when they found it,” the 69-year-old Crowder…

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Deputies accused of using excessive force during arrest

Deputies accused of using excessive force during arrest By Ashley Crutcher and Rupert Howell A Woodruff Road resident reported that Panola County Sheriff Deputies used excessive force while attempting to arrest her son, Jarmarvis Banks, for a third offense of domestic violence Wednesday, March 23 just after midnight, according to reports. Raynell Wright, mother of…

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