Jimmy Durham, Author at The Panolian

Batesville News

Swims guilty of second-degree murder

Told jury gun ‘Went off three times’ during argument   On Thursday, Sept. 21, David Lee Swims, Jr., was found guilty of the second-degree murder ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Tuesday, September 26, 2023 8:00 pm

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‘Unrivaled’ more than a football story – filmmaker documents 1899 team in new release

In an exceptional college football season, the University of the South’s 1899 team made history by defeating 12 teams in just six weeks. “Unrivaled: Sewanee ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Tuesday, August 8, 2023 9:29 am

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New laws took effect July 1; one allows armed ‘school guardians’

A variety of new Mississippi laws took effect on July 1, tackling issues from absentee voting to baby drop-off boxes.  Senate Bill 2079 permits trained ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Wednesday, July 19, 2023 9:12 am

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87 absentee ballots sent, data shows

Panola County’s election officials have received and accepted 46 out of 87 mail-in ballots sent to voters across various precincts.  Notably, none of the returned ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Wednesday, July 19, 2023 6:11 am

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Children in hot cars an ongoing concern

The National Weather Service has issued the first multi-day heat advisory for Panola and surrounding counties this week. Temperatures are expected to reach near 100 ... Read more

by Jimmy Durham, Wednesday, June 28, 2023 7:36 pm