County Reports

Judge amends simple domestic violence charge

Judge amends simple domestic violence charge By Ashley Crutcher Judge William H. McKenzie amended the charges of domestic violence simple assault to disorderly conduct after hearing the trial during Wednesday’s session of Batesville Municipal Court. Mason G. Allen of 671 Connie Ross Road, Como, was found guilty of disorderly conduct  which reduced the fine to…

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Sheriff’s Report: Resident wakes to a gun in his face

Sheriff’s Report: Resident wakes to a gun in his face By Ashley Crutcher On February 13 Deputy Steven McLarty was called to an armed robbery and kidnapping on Windover Drive, Batesville where a couple reported a man in a gold single cab Dodge truck held them at gun-point in their own home. According to the…

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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. February 13 Heather Nicole Allen,…

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Judge dismisses simple assault charges from road rage incident

Judge dismisses simple assault charges from road rage incident By Ashley Crutcher Batesville Municipal Judge Judge William McKenzie on Wednesday dismissed cross-filed simple assault charges after both sides failed to prove without a reasonable doubt that the crime was committed against them. Jason Morgan of 1723 Sanders Road, Sardis, was charged with malicious mischief after…

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Calls to sheriff indicate surge in burglary, assault incidents

Calls to sheriff indicate surge in burglary, assault incidents By Ashley Crutcher Panola County Sheriff Deputies noted a surge in calls reporting thefts, assault and harassment from areas all over Panola County last week. The Sheriff’s Office received 15 reports of theft within the ten day time span beginning February 1. Along with multiple theft…

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Panola County Jail Log

Panola County Jail Log 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. February 6 Charles Brandon Harrison, 480…

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Marriages

During the month of December the following people applied for a marriage licenses in the Panola County Circuit Clerk’s office: Jordan Jerome Sipp, 23, and Eisha Nicole Sykes, 25; Cameron Milton Hughes, 25, and Catherine Ann Chilcutt, 21; Gerald Randolph Hooker III, 33, and Samanda LeAnn Simpson, 29; Jerome Porter, 40, and Demetrice Latrice Lester,…

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Sheriff Report: Vehicle set on fire after serving as shooting target

Sheriff Report: Vehicle set on fire after serving as shooting target By Ashley Crutcher A vehicle was shot up and set ablaze on Greg Taylor Road in Courtland Sunday, January 29. According to the report by Deputy Josh Griffin, the resident reported someone shot her daughter’s Chevy and then set the car on fire. The…

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Three guilty of using box cutter to assault victim’s hair

Three guilty of using box cutter to assault victim’s hair By Ashley Crutcher Batesville Municipal Judge Jay Westfaul on Wednesday found guilty three defendants accused of assaulting a juvenile by holding her down and cutting off her hair on December 14. The incident allegedly stems from a previous dispute which occured at Wendy’s in November…

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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. January 30 Charles Nicholas Hargett,…

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