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No major crime calls in county during holiday

Both the Batesville Police Department and Panola County Sheriff’s Office reported relatively quiet holiday weekends. Officers responded to a number of calls, as expected with ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff reports.

MHP Fourth of July holiday enforcement period underway

The Mississippi Highway Patrol began the 2021 Fourth of July Holiday Enforcement Period on Friday, July 2, at 12:01 a.m. and it will conclude Monday, ... Read more

1 month ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Batesville Municipal Court 6/23/21

City of Batesville Municipal Court was held Wednesday, June 23, with Judge Jay Westfaul presiding. Linda Kaye Acevedo, 517 McCain Rd, Batesville, bonded out prior ... Read more

1 month ago by Brad Greer.

Teens given stiff sentences for constable’s death

The Tallahatchie County teenagers who pled guilty to second degree murder in the 2018 line-of-duty death of Panola County Constable Raye Hawkins were given long ... Read more

1 month ago by Jeremy Weldon.

Task Force to study and recommend changes in domestic relations laws

The 2021 Legislature established a task force to study Mississippi’s domestic relations laws and to develop  recommendations to the Legislature and the Mississippi Supreme Court ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff reports.

Batesville Municipal Court 6/16/21

Batesville Municipal Court was held Wednesday, June 16, with Judge Jay Westfaul presiding: Brian Edward Amos, 5044 West Main St. Tupelo, had charges of felony ... Read more

1 month ago by Brad Greer.

Panola County Jail Log 6/14-21

This list was taken from the log at the Panola County Jail. A name listed does not indicate that a person is guilty of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff reports.

‘Mississippi Burning’ Case Files Open at State Archives

Case files, photographs, and other records documenting the 1964 murders of civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner are now available to ... Read more

1 month ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Former Rep. Ashley Henley shot, killed outside home mowing grass

By Geoff Pender Mississippi Today Former state Rep. Ashley Henley of DeSoto County was shot and killed while mowing the grass outside the home where ... Read more

2 months ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Batesville Municipal Court 6/2/21

Batesville Municipal Court was held Wednesday, June 2, with Judge Jay Westfaul presiding. Tyana Carnesia Barnes, 424 Sidney Bowdery Rd., Coldwater, had charges of possession ... Read more

2 months ago by Brad Greer.

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