Headlines – 2/12/2002

Panolian : February 12, 2002

February 12, 2002

Tax Advantage to County? 

SARDIS – Dale Rowsey of Ranchette Acres Rd. brought facts and figures with him to help convince the Panola County Board of Supervisors that paving his road would be a tax advantage to the county.


BATESVILLE – The Batesville Main Street Program has begun the plans for SpringFest 2002.  A meeting has been scheduled for all the civic clubs, church organizations and non-profit groups that are interested in participating in this year’s festival. 

This meeting is the first of two mandatory meetings for all festival vendors. The meeting will take place on Friday, February 22, at 11 AM at the Quality Foods show room.


Parked car stolen from downtown
BATESVILLE – A 2000 Dodge Neon was stolen from the Square in downtown Batesville Monday, February 4, according to Batesville Police Major Tony Jones.

Gary Kornegay had parked his car on the Square that morning around 7:45 AM, Jones said. When he exited the building around noon for lunch, he discovered the car missing.

In other police reports:

Laquita Lindsey reported on Friday, February 1, her purse had been taken at the Batesville Job Corps.
Wanda Smallwood of Wanda?s Hair Design reported a burglary at her shop, Friday, February 1.  Unknown persons broke into the building and took jewelry, change and some prescription drugs.

You may also want to visit the Batesville Police Department’s web site at .

 

District One Supervisor Jessie Lyons, (l to r) Circuit Clerk Joe Reid and board attorney Bill McKenzie review newly proposed district lines and voting precincts within each district of the county. Supervisors reviewed the districts and polling places before a decision was made to set public hearings for Monday, March 4, at 6 PM at the Panola County Courthouse in Sardis, and at 8 PM at the Panola County Courthouse in Batesville. The maps showing the proposed new district lines will be posted at each courthouse for public review prior to the hearings


New airport terminal to open soon

SARDIS – A price of over $48,000 was estimated to furnish the new Panola County Airport terminal. Tommy Wells, president of the Panola County Airport Board of Commissions, and Liz Beard of Brittco provided the Panola County Board of Supervisors a price quote of $48,943.50 for the furnishings.


JACKSON – Mississippi closed out 2001 with an unemployment rate in December, 2001, of 5.8 percent, up from November’s figure of 5.2 percent, the Mississippi Employment Security Commission (MESC) announced.

BATESVILLE – The Batesville Main Street Program has begun the plans for SpringFest 2002.  A meeting has been scheduled for all the civic clubs, church organizations and non-profit groups that are interested in participating in this year’s festival. 

This meeting is the first of two mandatory meetings for all festival vendors. The meeting will take place on Friday, February 22, at 11 AM at the Quality Foods show room. 


 

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