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Junior Auxiliary Royalty 2021

Batesville’s Junior Auxiliary held its annual crowning of the Charity Ball King and Queen over the weekend with virtual pageants and presentation of the JA ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff reports.

How accurate are these old wives tales?

Muffler Shop Musings by Ricky Swindle Howdy, friends! Well, I received my second dose of the Moderna vaccine this past Sunday at the Batesville Civic ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff reports.

Collateral damage part of having armed citizenry

By John Howell, Sr. Publisher Emeritus We are still waiting for authorities to sort out who shot who during a weekend shootout at a popular ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff reports.

Remembering the ‘Midnight Train’ and watching birds

Mt. Olivet News Here is a quote from Shakespeare that is appropriate for the past 10 days all around our lovely Panola County: “One touch ... Read more

1 week ago by Donna Traywick.

I’ve seen the light and it’s expensive

By Ricky Swindle Muffler Shop Musings Howdy, friends! As far as Snowmagedden 2021, I hate to tell you shivering, power on, power off and water ... Read more

1 week ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Nothing to show for a week of cold and snow

Today’s Special The sun is shining through the windows (highlighting the dust), temps are pleasant and the snow is almost gone after the great ’21 ... Read more

1 week ago by Peggy Walker, R.D..

Winter Storm ’21 photos from readers (Part 2)

Here are another set of photos from our snow gallery. Thanks again for all the contributions. Panola County certainly has some cute kids and talented ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff reports.

Winter Storm ’21 photos from readers

The once-in-a-generation winter weather that swept into Batesville and Panola County on Valentine’s Day with freezing temperatures, followed by two three days of sleet, ice, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff reports.

Pope Teacher of Year

Pope School music teacher Robbie Cook was recently named Teacher of the Year for that campus by the South Panola School District. She was presented ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jeremy Weldon.

Angels in masks were a special blessing

Wow! We Mississippians are not used to this. It’s beautiful but scary. I’m warm at home, but I feel for my family and friends who ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Donna Traywick.

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