North Panola Homecoming

  North Panala will celebrate 2018 with the theme: Disney: Do you believe in the Cougar Magic. North Panola Homecoming Court for Saturday’s game against Mitchell include (sitting, l. to r.) senior maids Darnessia Watson, Jakevia Goings, Amiracle Love, Malickia Harrell, Zankyria Harrell; (standing) junior maid Paige Ward, sophomore maid Trishanti Pettis, freshman maid Kirson…

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North Delta Homecoming

North Delta will host “Road Trip” for Homecoming 2018 Friday, Sept. 28. Members of the Homecoming Court which will be presented at halftime and the queen crowned from the senior maids. Senior maids include (front row, l. to r.) Taylor Barton, Kenzie Alexander, Erin Douglas, Caroline Parnell; (back row) freshman maids are Taylor Springs, Beckham…

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Hwy. 6 wreck claims student’s life

A one-vehicle accident on Hwy. 6 W Saturday night claimed the life of a Panola County man, authorities said this week. Jacob David Ray, 18, died from his injuries after wrecking near Wade, Inc. Ray, a 2018 graduate of North Delta School, was enrolled at Northwest Community College in a pre-engineering curriculum at the time…

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Trucking industry struggling with bridges

By Adam Ganucheau Mississippi Today A new state law further complicates the labyrinth large haul truck drivers must navigate while traveling rural Mississippi — a move that key business leaders say harms commerce in the state. The law, which went into effect on July 1, changed how heavy trucks are weighed, forcing the Department of…

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September 11, 14, 2018 Obituaries

September 11, 2018 Charley Ward Bridges, Jr. Batesville – Charley Ward Bridges Jr., 80, a retired farmer and Quitman County Supervisor, died Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Diversicare of Batesville. Visitation is Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 10 to 11 a.m. at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Meredith-Nowell…

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September 4, 7, 2018 Obituaries

September 4, 2018 Richard M. Allen SARDIS – Richard M. Allen, 75, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at his residence. Funeral service was held Sunday, Sept. 2, at Mt. Zion M. B. Church in Sardis. Interment followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Sardis. Henderson Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Allen was born April 4,…

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August 31, 2018 obituaries

August 31, 2018 Beth Anne Boehm Beth Anne Boehm, 54, of Olive Branch, died Friday, August 24, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi in Oxford. Funeral services were held Sunday, August 26, in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. Interment was in Magnolia Cemetery. Beth Anne was born May 6, 1964 to…

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August 24, 28, 2018 Obituaries

August 24, 2018 Agnes Sorrells Bourdette Agnes Sorrells Bourdette, 92, of Poagville, MS passed away peacefully at Sardis Nursing Home on August 21, 2018 after several years of declining health. Mrs. Bourdette was born on July 9, 1926 in Lake Carrier, Batesville, MS to the Late Buran and Frances Hopper Sorrells . She grew up…

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August 17, 21, 2018 Obituaries

August 17, 2018 Mary Joann Buckner Mary Joann Buckner, 84, died Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the Providence Assisted Living Center in Batesville. There will be a memorial service held for Ms. Buckner at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Wells Funeral Home in Batesville. The family will receive friends beginning at 2…

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August 10, 14, 2018 Obituaries

August 10, 2018 Clair Keys Alexander Clare Keys Alexander, age 97, passed away Sunday evening, August 5, 2018 at the Panola Medical Center in Batesville, MS. Clare was the widow of Horace H. Alexander.  Funeral services for Clare will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Batesville First Baptist Church. The…

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