Tigers fighting for playoff positions

Tigers fighting for playoff positions By Brad Greer With three weeks remaining in the regular season, the Region 1-6A race to the secure a playoff spot begins to heat up tonight as teams start jockeying for position. One game of interest will take place in Southaven as the Chargers of Southaven hosts South Panola in…

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Social media adds hype to NP-Palmer rivalry

Social media adds hype  to NP-Palmer rivalry By Ike House Two district games are left on the schedule for teams in 3A and for North Panola one of the teams left is Madison S. Palmer. This is a team that always gives the Cougars a big challenge and the rivalry is strong especially between the…

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It’s Friday

Pumpkins on porch and grandson near, life is good in Tenn. Editor’s Note: After writing a weekly column for The Panolian for many years, Peggy Walker and her husband, Danny, have relocated from Panola County to Lexington, Tenn. But Peggy’s fans need not fret. She’ll continue to send her columns and recipes via the Internet.…

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Investigation taught value of shared intel and pooled resources

Investigation taught value of shared intel and pooled resources Lest we forget, when we get around to calculating how much the Tellis trial cost us, that Panola County benefited from the investigation of the murder of Jessica Chambers even though it ended Monday in a mistrial. In December, 2015, one year after Chambers’ death and…

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Man found guilty of threatening mom and children

Man found guilty of threatening mom and children By Ashley Crutcher A mother testified in Batesville Municipal Court stating she and her children were outside when Brondreekcus Clark of 117-H Lester St., Batesville, pulled a gun, cocked it and threatened to kill her and her children. Clark advised he never pulled the gun on them…

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Sheriff’s Report:Residents report sexual and physical assaults

Sheriff’s Report:Residents report sexual and physical assaults The Panola County Sheriff’s Department received numerous calls from Panola County residents reporting sexual and physical assaults on victims ages seven to 22. One resident reported taking her seven-year-old daughter to Panola Medical Center for complaints of vaginal itching and discovered the child was suffering from Chlamydia and…

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Man found guilty of threatening mom and children

Man found guilty of threatening mom and children By Ashley Crutcher A mother testified in Batesville Municipal Court stating she and her children were outside when Brondreekcus Clark of 117-H Lester St., Batesville, pulled a gun, cocked it and threatened to kill her and her children. Clark advised he never pulled the gun on them…

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Obituaries

Obituaries Christina Lynn Sparks Basso CASPER, Wyo.–Christina Lynn Sparks Basso, age 48, passed away at her home Sunday, October 15, 2017. Funeral services fwere held Saturday, October 21 at Wells Funeral Home. Interment was at Chapel Hill Cemetery. Rev. Roger Howell officiated. Christina was born October 9, 1969 to the late Johnnie Allen Sparks and…

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DA will retry Tellis after Pike jury was deadlocked

DA will retry Tellis after Pike jury was deadlocked By John Howell District Attorney John Champion said that Quinton Tellis will be retried when the prosecution has had a chance to catch its breath after Pike County jurors were unable to reach a unanimous decision about his guilt or innocence. In a case that attracted…

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