Panola People

Warm February inspires spring cleanup in yard

Warm February inspires spring  cleanup in yard Well DW has brought home another clump of daffodils (jonquils, buttercups) from his grandparents’ place down in Yalobusha County.  More is good, though we do have a pretty good stand going on in our yard right now.  And they’re all blooming at once. I’ve tried to collect a…

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Church News

Church News Sunday, February 26 The Miracles from The Baddour Center will perform at Sardis United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Persimmon Hill M. B. Church will be having their Annual Black History Program at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Bishop Lawrence Vaughn. Pastor is Andrew Fluker. Deliverance Tabernacle Pentecostal Church will be…

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First president’s legacy remains in historic home

First president’s legacy remains in historic home Regardless of your political persuasion you must admire anyone who wants to take on the job as President of the United States.  Can you imagine the massive expanse of that job?  Twenty-four/seven, everyday… for years. No wonder presidents tend to come out gray headed, having to contend with…

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Ladies: be good to your heart by controlling risks

Ladies: be good  to your heart by controlling risks In the old movie “Holiday Inn” Bing Crosby croons “be careful it’s my heart…” as the girl of his dreams dances behind his back in the arms of his ex-partner played by Fred Astaire as the plot thickens.  Of course it ends happily ever after with…

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Burdette serves with Mississippi MP’s in security detail

Burdette serves with Mississippi MP’s in security detail By John Howell Como Police Chief Earl Burdette cannot tell about his experience as part of the security apparatus surrounding the January 20 inauguration of President Donald J. Trump without launching into a recruiting pitch for the military. “I’ll tell any kid looking for something to do:…

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Keep potatoes on the menu; avoid high calorie extras

Keep potatoes on the menu; avoid high calorie extras Potato is not a bad word, so get your head out of the deep fryer.  Thank goodness for potatoes.  This old standby has literally kept most of the world from starving down through the ages. The Incas feasted on potatoes for thousands of years before the…

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What’s on your Snow Day grocery shopping list?

What’s on your Snow Day grocery shopping list? Here today and gone tomorrow…that’s winter weather around here.  This time last week the temperature hovered in the 20s, today we’re 30+ degrees warmer.  But wait, winter’s not done.  More cold, dreary, snowy, icy, miserable days could be in our forecast…or not.   And there’s certainly nothing wrong…

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Azar named Director of Economic Development of Panola Partnership

Azar named Director of Economic Development of Panola Partnership BATESVILLE—Joe Azar of Batesville has been named Director of Economic Development of Panola Partnership by the executive board according to a news release from that agency. A current executive board member, Azar was a unanimous choice of the board. Azar has served on the Panola Partnership…

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