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Panola County News

Groundbreaking next week for medical marijuana facility

Panola Partnership on Monday announced a groundbreaking ceremony for a $4.2 million medical marijuana and cultivation facility scheduled for construction at the Airport Industrial Park ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Monday, July 26, 2021 4:26 pm

Batesville News

City Board stops Mayor’s directives in special meeting

Batesville city board members voted 5-0 to in a special called meeting Saturday afternoon to overrule Mayor Hal Ferrell’s directives to officials in both the ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Saturday, July 24, 2021 6:18 pm

Batesville News

Framed Pictures property undergoing renovation

Thanks to the robust industrial and commercial real estate market in Panola County, a longtime eyesore on Hwy. 6W in Batesville has been purchased by ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:41 pm


Mitchell Presented County Scholarship

Board of Supervisors Vice President James Birge presented Ripkin Mitchell with a scholarship sponsored annually by the supervisors for a deserving student with plans to ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Thursday, July 15, 2021 10:28 am

Batesville News

Mayor, board compromise on Code Office

Mayor Hal Ferrell, who campaigned in part on the idea that he would reform parts of the City of Batesville’s Code Enforcement Office, wasted little ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 4:43 am


Joyce Anne Dixon Helmers, 87

Joyce Anne “Jo” Dixon Helmers, 87, passed away July 1, 2021, surrounded by her loving family, at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett, Tenn. Jo’s instructions ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 9:48 pm

Panola County News

Enter once, win big – local gets new car

Lamar Harris says he doesn’t feel lucky, but his neighbors may disagree after seeing his new 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer. They can’t miss it – the ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 7:30 am


Teens given stiff sentences for constable’s death

The Tallahatchie County teenagers who pled guilty to second degree murder in the 2018 line-of-duty death of Panola County Constable Raye Hawkins were given long ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 7:06 am

Batesville News

Ballots counted for aldermen races; unofficial results are in

Here are preliminary vote totals from today’s City of Batesville Municipal Electi0n. The Election Commission is currently in the process of counting  affidavit ballots. All ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:33 pm

Batesville News

Hal Ferrell will be next Batesville mayor

Hal Ferrell is the apparent winner in the City of Batesville 2021 Municipal Election. Unofficially totals show that Ferrell beat incumbent Mayor Jerry Autrey and ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:41 pm

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