Area News

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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Gas Mart West robbery

  The Gas Mart West in Batesville was robbed early Saturday morning, October 21. The video camera caught the robbery and the suspect in the act. If you know who this is, you are asked to call the Batesville Police Department at (662) 563-5653.

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Cutest Kid Contest Final Update

            The Panolian Cutest Kid Calendar Contest Top Vote getters as of October 24 FINAL UPDATE 1-24 months Reed Blair – 1240 Rosie Blair – 1240 Billy Derl Morrow – 906 Harper Carson – 880 Riley-Kate Durham – 720 Ella Rose Beard – 692 Weston Bolen – 544 Axl Taylor…

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Early numbers released in Cutest Kid Calendar Contest

The Panolian Cutest Kid Calendar Contest Top Vote getters as of October 16 1-24 months                          25-48 months Reed Blair – 620                     Tatum Atchison – 560 Rosie Blair – 600                     Katie Beth Capwell – 340 Axl Taylor – 508                        Kylah Sanders – 60 Allie Capwell – 340                   Shay Shinaul – 8 Harlei Holliday – 244 Karson…

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Relief is family project on Hwy 6

Relief is family project on Hwy 6 By John Howell Panola County entered its second week of collecting relief supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims with one of the more conspicuous collections points in the Fred’s parking lot on Highway 6 East. That’s where you see Bob Shepard’s daughters and their friends holding hand-lettered “Harvey Relief”…

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ND knocking on 3-0 start; team faces former coach

ND knocking on 3-0 start;  team faces former coach By Will Dickins It is game day in Batesville. Tonight North Delta (2-0) looks to continue their winning ways against Lee Academy (1-1) under first year coach Mac Aldison. The game is at homeand set for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. “This is our first district game…

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Community responds to flood victims’ needs

Community responds to flood victims’ needs By John Howell and Rita Howell A first shipment of goods donated for Houston flood victims left Heafner Motors yesterday for Texas. A second shipment will be picked up by Pipeliners of America on Saturday to be carried to Texas Harvey victims. Donations for the second shipment will be…

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