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Davis Coen, Author at The Panolian

Panola County News

Service Wednesday for deceased alderman

By Davis Coen Town of Sardis Alderman Thomas “Tommy” Neal Rayburn died Thursday, Jan. 9, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.  He was 76 years ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Monday, January 13, 2020 8:21 pm

Panola County News

Como native receives Arts Commission grant

Grammy-nominated R.L. Boyce is known for his Hill Country Blues   The Mississippi Arts Commission recently awarded an Individual Artist Fellowship to longtime Como musician ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Monday, December 16, 2019 3:33 pm

Panola County News

Sardis Police Dept. announces more new hires

Police Chief Shawn Dalton   Chris Franklin is new asst. chief The situation with the Sardis Police Department may finally be resolved just in time ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Monday, November 25, 2019 7:04 pm


Board overrides mayor’s veto, hires Dalton as police chief

Mayor says officers won’t serve under new chief Sardis Mayor Lula Palmer   Sardis aldermen this week voted 4-1 to override the veto of Mayor ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:57 pm

Batesville News

Family mourns daughter, warns others about drug addiction

Tony and Mary Katherine Wright with a canvas photo of their daughter Mary Elizabeth Wright.  A mother who lost her daughter to a drug overdose ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:16 am


Board deals with infrastructure problems at Pope

Pope Mayor and Board of Aldermen discussed an ongoing issue with the sewer line at its Monday, Nov. 4, regular monthly meeting. Alderman Dan Jenkins ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Friday, November 8, 2019 9:19 am

Panola County News

Discount store cuts ribbon in Sardis

On hand for the ribbon cutting for MidSouth Overstock Wednesday morning were (from left) Brian Anderson, Susan Mills, Steven Sinquefield, Tripp Pullen, Mayor Lula Palmer, ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Friday, November 8, 2019 9:18 am

Batesville News

Aldermen don’t agree with Sardis police about cameras

There is such a big concern about drug trafficking in Sardis that interim chief Bobby West suggested the Mayor and Board of Alderman consider putting ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Friday, November 8, 2019 9:13 am


Greenhill has plan for changing F to C at NP Supt. says last year’s

Supt. says last year’s plan did not work By Myra Bean North Panola School Board heard from two schools Tuesday night at the regular board ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:36 pm


Holiday Open House set for Nov. 17

    By Myra Bean With Halloween in the rearview mirror, thoughts and minds turn to the upcoming holiday season of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Panola ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:32 pm

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