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Library Summer Reading Program kicks off

Last Friday, Batesville Public Library held its sign up for the summer reading program, Rock Out! Youth Specialist Amanda Tutor (left) helps new signee Destinee Henderson to pick out a free book. More photos can be found in the photo gallery under the photos link. The Panolian photos by Myra Bean

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Can like you mean it by Peggy Walker

A friend sent DW home with a small load of cucumbers last night.  Our (really DW’s) garden is small this year with only tomatoes, eggplant, and bell peppers, so we’ll be searching out fresh produce at the local farmer’s market for canning and eating.  My stock of home canned goods is getting rather low. I…

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Square Market begins

Heather Jones and her her children Ben and Carlie, were part of the first Square Market in downtown Batesville Wednesday. Jones and the children had a vendor’s booth for Caney Creek Farm and was selling honey, honey butter, and other items. The farm is owned by Justin Selby and Jones said they intend to be…

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Azar: Casket rumors not true

By Jeremy Weldon Rumors about the possible sale of the empty Batesville Casket Company in the Industrial Park continued to swirl around the city this week. But, Joe Azar of the Panola Partnership told The Panolian again Thursday that the rumors are just that, although he continues to aggressively market the building and has shown…

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Panolian errors

Due to some internal miscommunications, the service guide did not run in The Panolian printed edition today. There are also some stories which jumped to that page and will be available on our website in their entirety. The Panolian staff apologizes for the inconvenience.

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South Panola fieldhouse torn down

The demolition of the South Panola field house has started to make way for the new field house and indoor facility.   <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/IVrL9nnuW48?ecver=1″ frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; encrypted-media” allowfullscreen></iframe>

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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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