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Rebels Coach at Rotary

Ole Miss head baseball coach Mike Bianco made his annual pre-season visit to the Batesville Rotary Club on Tuesday, updating members about the upcoming season ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 8:06 pm


Superintendent retiring after decade at SPSD

South Panola School District Tim Wilder, who led Batesville and Pope schools to their highest grades on the state’s accountability models during his decade at ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Friday, January 20, 2023 1:30 pm


Missing video evidence questioned in court

Arguments for and against a motion to dismiss the charges of armed robbery against the man accused of holding up the Circle K convenience store ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, January 11, 2023 8:20 am


County hoping for 24 new ‘mega’ storm shelters

Panola County’s Emergency Operations Management office has applied for a hazard mitigation grant offered through the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency that, if approved, will provide ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, December 20, 2022 4:31 pm

Panola County News

James Wallace Eubanks, Jr., 80

James Wallace Eubanks, Jr.,  80, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, in Tunica. Jimmy was born and raised in Batesville, the first child of ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Monday, December 5, 2022 1:53 pm

Batesville News

Big plans for Civic Center – City hires promotor, planning upgrades and improved acoustics

City officials believe the Batesville Civic Center has been underutilized, and have formed an aggressive plan they hope will increase the frequency of events – ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, November 23, 2022 8:06 am


Robert Kevin Hodges, 52

On Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, Robert Kevin Hodges, of Charleston, passed away at the age of 52.  He had been a patient at Baptist Memorial ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 8:18 am


‘Gas Station Drugs’ still major danger

A new phenomena of “gas station drugs” is sweeping the nation. They’re perfectly legal and openly available. They go by exotic names like Tiana and ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 8:16 am


Ag theft investigation leads to stolen property in Yalobusha and Panola Counties

 On Wednesday, Oct. 26, agents with the Mississippi Agriculture and Livestock Theft Bureau (MALTB) and the Panola County Sheriff’s Department executed search warrants at two ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, November 2, 2022 3:50 pm


All camera systems banned at precincts

Photos and camera recordings of all kinds will be prohibited from the 21 voting precincts in Panola County during next month’s election on Nov. 8. ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, October 5, 2022 3:43 am

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