NP splits with Holly Hawks

NP splits with Holly Hawks By Ike House North Panola split hairs with the Hawks Tuesday night going 1-1 in varsity play. The Lady Cougars got the win in a close game. They began the contest slow in going down in the first quarter 10-4. Then both teams would switch things around as the Lady…

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Varsity Tigers and JV teams trounce Desoto Central; girls fall

Varsity Tigers and JV teams trounce Desoto Central; girls fall By Brad Greer In what head coach Charley Howard called their “smartest” played game of the season, a strong second half showing helped guide the South Panola Tigers to a 63-57 victory over Desoto Central Tuesday. Kendricus Carlton shook off a slow first half to…

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It’s Friday

Birthday party atmosphere, spirit enhanced by snow We’ve had a grandchild born in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. That means our youngest just turned one. Madalyn Grace (MG) is the spitting image of her red-headed daddy, except that she has huge blue eyes, and it’s yet too early to tell if her hair will be…

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Sheriff’s Report: Deputies pursue fleeing armed robbery suspect

Sheriff’s Report: Deputies pursue fleeing armed robbery suspect By Ashley Crutcher A felony pursuit began in Grenada County where the suspect was charged with armed carjacking and stolen firearm when Panola County Deputies took over the pursuit through Panola County traveling north on I-55. According to the report, the suspect was in a white Nissan…

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Time to move ahead, don’t look back, except maybe a little

Time to move ahead, don’t look back, except maybe a little Elsewhere in this edition you will find the details about this newspaper’s sale to new owners. Don’t get all mushy about it; there’s much room for improvement and we believe that the new owners will be able to expand the newspaper’s reach through all…

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Obituaries

Obituaries Robert Edward Allen Sr. SARDIS–Robert Edward Allen, 94, affectionately known as “Bob”, passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017, at his home. He was born in Hazlehurst, MS on March 12, 1923 to Loyce Norton Allen and Robert P. Allen. Bob was raised on a farm in Copiah County and later moved to Jackson…

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Deputy indicted for fraudulant report of car accident

Deputy indicted for fraudulant report of car accident By Rupert Howell Panola County Constable and Deputy Sheriff Eric Dyran “Buck” Harris and Coral Anderla Thomas have been indicted by a Panola County Grand Jury for conspiracy to commit insurance fraud after he allegedly altered an offense report to reflect she had an accident after she…

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Couple killed Wed.in Courtland wreck

Couple killed Wed.in Courtland wreck By John Howell Panola County Deputy Coroner Jeffrey Bean identified two victims of a fatal, three-vehicle accident Wednesday on Highway 51 near Courtland as Randre Armstead, 21, 124 Herron Subdivision and Samarra Cauthen, 23, 278B Ruby Road, both of Courtland. Mississippi State Trooper Joseph W. Miller said that Armstead was…

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Panolian sold to Boone

Panolian sold to Boone An agreement has been reached in principle for sale of operating assets and real estate of The Panolian by its owners John and Rupert Howell. The sale is expected to close effective January l, 2018. The buyer will be Batesville Newsmedia, LLC (BNL), a subsidiary of Boone Newspapers, Inc. (BNI) and…

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Howells announce sale of The Panolian

An agreement has been reached in principle for sale of operating assets and real estate of The Panolian by its owners John and Rupert Howell. The sale is expected to close effective January l, 2018. The buyer will be Batesville Newsmedia, LLC (BNL), a subsidiary of Boone Newspapers, Inc. (BNI) and Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC (CNL)…

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