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School taxes will decrease

School taxes will decrease By Jeremy Weldon Panola County taxpayers will fund the building of a new football fieldhouse and an indoor training facility rivaling those at Division 1 colleges, and make a few other school district property upgrades with the proceeds from the sale of $3 million in tax notes. Servicing the debt created…

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School closing one day earlier

School closing one day earlier The emergency closing for Jan. 19 was forgiven by the South Panola School District Board of Trustees on May 15, making the last day for students May 25, and the last day for teachers May 29, leaving the total number of student days for the 2017-18 school year at 179,…

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Enid Lake bridge closure

VICKSBURG, MISS… As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District is closing the Enid Lake access bridge on Pope Road adjacent to the visitor center and fish hatchery off Interstate 55.  The bridge is closed until further notice. All Enid Lake boat ramps and camp grounds are open.  Motorists visiting Enid…

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MDOT to hold Annual Equipment Operators Roadeo April 5 in Batesville

MDOT to hold Annual Equipment Operators Roadeo April 5 in Batesville WHO:               The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). WHAT:             The 2017 MDOT Equipment Operators Roadeo season continues on April 5 in Batesville with the District 2 Roadeo. Roadeos showcase MDOT’s skilled, competent maintenance workforce with the knowledge, skills and abilities gained from experience working…

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SP games cancelled for today

All South Panola School District athletic games/matches have been cancelled today (April 3) due to the threat of severe weather in the area. Make-up dates will be announced once finalized.

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Panolian delayed until Wednesday

           In what has become one of the most frustrating press days in memory, delivery of Tuesday’s edition of The Panolian will be delayed until Wednesday.      The problem stems from an Internet/server problem that has demonstrated the complexity of the Gordian knot and remains unresolved as of this writing. We hope to start delivering Tuesday’s…

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South Panola homecoming goes to Plan B

Homecoming festivities moved to SPHS gym; event will be free Due to the threat of inclement weather in the area today/tonight, the following homecoming activities have been adjusted to the locations and times listed below: – The presentation of the South Panola High School Homecoming Court and the crowning of the Queen will be held at…

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Barbecue benefits Sheriff’s Department

Barbecue benefits Sheriff’s Department Panola County Sheriff Dennis Darby is advertising, “The best barbecue I’ve ever had,” Friday, August 25 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. when longtime law enforcement supporter Slick McDonald will sell rib and barbecue plates at Highway 6 West and Eureka Street. Proceeds from Friday’s event will be used, “To help…

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Pace on Radio

Pace kicks off Mississippi Morning internet radio show By Rupert Howell Local radio personality Johnny Pace is putting his all behind a local morning Internet broadcast he hopes will gain the attention of a spectrum of listeners who like and miss local news, events and happenings mixed in with their morning coffee and drive to…

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