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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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Howells announce sale of The Panolian

An agreement has been reached in principle for sale of operating assets and real estate of The Panolian by its owners John and Rupert Howell. The sale is expected to close effective January l, 2018. The buyer will be Batesville Newsmedia, LLC (BNL), a subsidiary of Boone Newspapers, Inc. (BNI) and Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC (CNL)…

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PCHS seeks land to quarantine infected dogs

PCHS seeks land to quarantine infected dogs By John Howell The Panola County Humane Society is seeking help from the city to combat parvo and other contagious diseases that infect dogs at the city’s pound. “We’re not asking you to give us any money, just space to quarantine them,” PCHS President Margaret Eubanks said, speaking…

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More study sought to decide extent of proposed annexation

More study sought to decide extent of proposed annexation By John Howell Batesville city officials will ask their annexation consultant to provide census and economic data about areas north and south of Brewer Road to help them decide whether the residential/farmland should be included in its next annexation. The mayor and aldermen, during their regular…

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Christmas Parade Schedule

Panola Christmas Parades Dec. 2 Como, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5 Batesville, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7 Crenshaw, 6 p.m. Dec. 11 Pope, 7 p.m. Dec. 12 Sardis, 6 p.m.

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SPHS band praised by Wilder; board agrees to new uniforms

SPHS band praised by Wilder; board agrees to new uniforms By Rupert Howell South Panola High School Band will be getting new uniforms as trustees tentatively agreed to assist with funding to defray the difference in the $30,000 raised by Band Boosters and the actual cost to suit up the 180-member band following a request…

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County trash pickup schedule will operate one day ahead

County trash pickup schedule will operate one day ahead By Rupert Howell Local schools are closed all week for the Thanksgiving holidays while government offices will join in for the Thanksgiving holiday beginning Thursday with municipal, county and state workers receiving both Thursday (Nov. 23) and Friday (Nov. 24) holidays. Looking for a booming business…

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Batesville aldermen will decide time limits for shooting fireworks

Batesville aldermen will decide time limits for shooting fireworks By John Howell Batesville’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen will begin their meeting one hour early — at 1 p.m. — today to allow time to consider drafts of ordinances regulating discharge of fireworks and door to door sales calls in the city. Exploding fireworks several…

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South Panola vs. Madison Central live stream

The South Panola/Madison Central game will not be live streamed on SP Tiger Den tonight. It will be streamed at the following link by Madison Central with a 7 p.m. kickoff – https://livestream.com/accou…/20703280/events/7920440/player The South Panola Sports Network will begin its radio broadcast at 6 p.m. for pre-game coverage and will be calling the game…

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Winners will get letters this week; all kids to be pictured in calendar

Winners will get letters this week; all kids to be pictured in calendar By Rita Howell Voting closed Friday for The Panolian’s 2018 Cutest Kid Calendar Contest, with families and friend “voting” with their pocketbooks to support their favorites among the 42 contestants. All of the children who participated in the contest will have their…

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