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Brother gets kids out of housefire

Brother gets kids out of housefire By John Howell Emergency officials cautioned residents to use extreme caution with heating sources after a Sunday night fire on Ruffin Street in Sardis. Panola County Sheriff’s Department fire investigator Terry Smith said that the fire started when a child put a combustible item on top of a stove…

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Big announcement followed by bigger computer fiasco

Big announcement followed by bigger computer fiasco There was a silence about the building the day before we took off for Christmas, a day when this office is usually vibrant with Christmas carols streaming from desktop computers and a lot of nervous energy bouncing around as employees anxiously anticipate time off and holidays. It was…

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Morgan signs with Miss. State softball

Morgan signs with Miss. State softball By Myra Bean During early signing period, South Panola fastpitch center fielder Chloe Morgan, signed her national letter of intent to attend Mississippi State next year. Morgan is also the leadoff batter when the team is on offense. She chose to go with Mississippi State after watching Amanda Ivy…

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Judge Baglan is second judge to recuse himself from hearing trial

Judge Baglan is second judge to recuse himself from hearing trial By Ashley Crutcher Judge Charlie Baglan heard a case during Wednesday’s session of Batesville Municipal Court where video footage showed the defendant, Monica Burton of 2481 Gravel Springs Rd., Senatobia, walking away from Panola Medical Center after having an IV placed in her arm.…

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Panola teams have stoked the thrill of high school football

Panola teams have stoked the thrill of high school football By John Howell, Publisher Two Panola County high school teams have provided fans with a season’s plus worth of great football and the third team keeps on giving. After a decisive 38-18 win over Charleston last week the North Panola Cougars will head to Ackerman…

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Cougars earn big win over Lafayette

Cougars earn big win over Lafayette By Myra Bean It took North Panola a while but after 30 years the Cougars (3-0) defeated the defending 4A State Champion Lafayette Commodores (0-3) 34-21 Friday night. In non-conference action, the Cougars traveled to Oxford and made a statement with an exclamation point. “That was a very good…

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Cougars get big win on back of Jefferson

Cougars get big win on back of Jefferson By Ike House North Panola starts their season 2-0 and had to battle Rosa Fort to do it. They had a rough game on their hands but they pulled out a 20-13 win over their big rival. The first two drives for both teams were stalled by…

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JP Hudson closes out season

JP Hudson closes out season By Brad Greer As the final week of 7-and-8 year-old baseball at J.P. Hudson Park comes to an end, a pair of lopsided games dotted the schedule Tuesday afternoon as Medicap Pharmacy and Sayle Oil came away with victories. Sayle Oil 20, Bobby Vance 7 Levi Land was the hitting…

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Joyful Noise

Joyful Noise By Ashley Crutcher It’s been almost ten years since the Como Mamas were “discovered” by record producer Michael Riley, starting them on an incredible journey to share something so beautiful and close to their hearts, the word of God. Next week, their third gospel album will be released. The three sisters, Ester Mae…

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