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Batesville News

Colyer Wins Young Miss Panola County Title

Aubree Grace Colyer was crowned Young Miss Panola County at the Magnolia Preliminary Pageant held at Grenada on Feb. 10.  Aubree Grace is the 9-year ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, February 20, 2024 5:53 pm

Batesville News

Super Bowl 58 wasn’t a total loss

By Kara Kimbrough Super Bowl 58 has come and gone, quickly replaced last week with Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras hype. But that didn’t stop ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Friday, February 16, 2024 9:58 am

Batesville News

City board approves new Asst. Chief of Police

Batesville aldermen on Thursday approved the promotion of Barry Thompson to Deputy Chief of Police. The naming of a new assistant is among the first ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Friday, February 16, 2024 9:30 am

Obituaries

Thomas Gregory Gant, 61

Thomas Gregory Gant, 61, of Pope, passed away Saturday January 27, 2024 at his home. A memorial service will be held at a later date ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Monday, February 12, 2024 8:58 am

Batesville News

County board hears latest Panola problem – alert sounded for Myotis septentrionalis

Of all the problems in Panola County, add one more to the list. Namely, myotis septentrionalis, also known as the northern long-eared bat. Assistant county ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, February 6, 2024 11:23 pm

Batesville News

Here Come The Hounds

Batesville welcomes UKC Winter Classic back to Civic Center It’s February, and the coonhounds are back, bringing with them barks and bucks The Civic Center ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, February 6, 2024 7:21 pm

Batesville News

Fair winds and following seas for Ron

By Les Ferguson, Jr. Columnist My friend Ron went home to glory this past Saturday. I first met him through a convergence of friends when ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, February 6, 2024 5:28 pm

Batesville News

City board names new Chief of Police; sets welcoming ceremony next Friday

In a special meeting at City Hall Friday morning the Batesville Mayor and Board of Aldermen named longtime Panola County law enforcement officer Dennis Darby ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Friday, February 2, 2024 12:56 pm

Batesville News

Aldermen approve utility assistance plan

The frigid cold and icy streets of January may have passed, but the bills for those eight days will soon be in mailboxes across the ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, January 30, 2024 10:55 pm

Batesville News

County records year’s first homicide

The county’s first homicide of the new year was recorded Saturday, Jan. 27, at a residence on Mimosa Drive in Pope. Thomas Gregory Gant, Sr., ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, January 30, 2024 10:52 pm

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