Love Joy Cemetery Monument Dedication

Love Joy Cemetery Monument Dedication By Ashley Crutcher Love Joy Church in the southeastern corner of Panola County has sat alongside a cemetery without an official name since the church was established in 1884. But that has all changed after a monument was placed naming the cemetery “The Love Joy Cemetery.” The stone was dedicated…

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Columnist shares Zach’s b-day wishes with 15,000 friends

Columnist shares Zach’s b-day wishes with 15,000 friends Happy birthday Zachary, today is your day! It’s not every day that your mother’s weekly article comes out on your birthday. And when most family and friends post their birthday sentiments on FaceBook your mother gets to post hers in The Panolian for all 15,000 of her…

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Morgan to play in All-Star game

Morgan to play in All-Star game CLINTON – The 16th Annual MAC All-Star Girls Fast Pitch Softball Games will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017, and Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Community Bank Park on the Jones Junior College campus at 900 South Court Street in Ellisville. Chloe Morgan of the South Panola…

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Recreation season is in full swing at Enid Lake

Recreation season is in full swing at Enid Lake By Enid Lake Park Rangers With the school year ending and the first major holiday of summer only a week away, the recreation season at Enid Lake is in full swing.  Memorial Day falls on Monday May 29 this year and is traditionally the start of…

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Panola Dogs to host dinner with Steve Robertson

Panola Dogs to host dinner with Steve Robertson By Brad Greer The Batesville A’s are winless no more after recording a 8-5 victory over the first place Red Sox in American Legion baseball action Monday. The A’s (1-5-1) trailed 3-0 before scoring two runs in each of the first four innings before notching the win.…

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A’s upset Red Sox; Royals over Yanks

A’s upset Red Sox; Royals over Yanks By Brad Greer The Batesville A’s are winless no more after recording a 8-5 victory over the first place Red Sox in American Legion baseball action Monday. The A’s (1-5-1) trailed 3-0 before scoring two runs in each of the first four innings before notching the win. Mack…

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Woman found guilty after assault at victim’s mailbox

Woman found guilty after assault at victim’s mailbox By Ashley Crutcher Batesville Municipal Judge Jay Westfaul heard a simple assault case Wednesday morning and found Scottoria Robinson of 411 Willa St., Batesville, guilty of simple assault, causing bodily injury to affiant Melissa Lloyd. “I went to my mailbox and was jumped by her and two…

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Fleeing driver gives officer peace sign during chase on I-55

By Ashley Crutcher On May 17, Lieutenant Emily Griffin began pursuit on a maroon 2001 Dodge Durango SUV after observing the vehicle traveling easbound at a low rate of speed on Hwy. 35 North with the hazard lights activated. “As I attempted to turn from James Rudd Dr. on Hwy. 35 North, the vehicle turned…

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Canal Street ferry demolition creates damncat crisis

Canal Street ferry demolition creates damncat crisis The folks down at the Canal Street ferry have a damncat problem of their own, I learned today from the New Orleans Advocate. Before they can tear the old ferry dock down for replacement, a colony of feral damncats must be removed to a suitable location. It seems…

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Obituaries

Obituaries Yvonne Cannon Brown BATESVILLE-Yvonne Cannon Brown, age 80, passed away on May 17, 2017, at her home near Batesville. Funeral services for Mrs. Brown were held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Crowder Assembly of God Church in Crowder.  Interment was at Crowder Cemetery. Reverend Kenneth Hall officiated.  Wells Funeral Home had charge of…

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