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Batesville family raising Down Syndrome awareness in October

Trisomy 21, or Down Syndrome, the most common chromosomal condition that affects children of all races and ethnic ... Read more | Add your comment

Sheriff’s Office updates Gaines death investigation

Michael Gaines   Three months after a Panola County man died following an altercation on Mt. Olivet Rd., ... Read more | Add your comment

Scouting Fun at Batesville Mounds

The weekend’s mild weather and open space at the Batesville Mounds was a good combination for dozens of ... Read more | Add your comment

Christmas Parade set for Dec. 8

Other towns have canceled holiday events; B’ville officials say children need the parade While many neighboring cities and ... Read more | Add your comment

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South Panola High School Homecoming Court Sophomores and Freshmen

Sophomore and Freshmen Maids who will be part of the South Panola High School Homecoming Court on Friday, Oct. 23, are pictured below. Click here ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:23 pm

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State COVID data rising; four more Panola Co. deaths

Mississippi’s state health officer said Monday that he’s troubled by the state’s recent rise in COVID-19 cases, including a significant increase during the past week ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:26 pm

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Ole Miss hosts public hearing on Initiative 65

By Jake Thompson With five weeks remaining until Mississippi voters head to the polls to vote on several issues, the issue of legalizing marijuana for ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:47 pm

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Drive-Thru BBQ In Crenshaw

First responders from Panola, Quitman, Tunica, and Tate Counties were treated to a drive-thru barbecue dinner on Saturday, Sept. 26, on Main Street in Crenshaw. ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:33 am

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Batesville officials ready for busy weekend here

Batesville officials are expecting the city’s weekend population to swell more than usual beginning Friday afternoon, and Mayor Jerry Autrey this week urged motorists and ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:58 am

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Hurricane Sally slows, gathering a deluge for the Gulf Coast

Hurricane Sally, a plodding storm with winds of 85 mph (137 kph), crept toward the northern Gulf Coast early Tuesday as forecasters warned of potentially ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:45 am

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Main Street planning busy fall for city

Mamie Avery is director of Batesville’s Main Street Program Family fun events and making the Downtown Square a showplace of holiday decorations is the focus ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:22 am

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Pizza Hut closing marks end of era in Batesville

The Batesville Pizza Hut was built in 1978 and was one of the few restaurants on Hwy. 6 between Clarksdale and Tupelo when constructed. The ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:15 am

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B’ville attorney tapped as justice court judge

Michael Darby has been appointed by the Panola County Board of Supervisors as the Justice Court Judge of the Second Judicial District of Panola County, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:06 am

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Local woman charged after escapee captured in Pope

Richard Willis was found hiding in a shed near Pope on Sept. 7 and taken back into custody. He had escaped three days earlier from ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:03 am

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North Panola to play Tupelo Friday Night

North Panola will play Tupelo on Friday in Tupelo in a schedule change. Tupelo had been scheduled to play Grenada from that game was canceled ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:21 pm

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TVEPA receives $4 million for fiber installation through MS Electric Cooperatives Broadband COVID-19 Act 

BATESVILLE — The Tallahatchie Valley Electric Power Association Board of Directors is proud to announce TVEPA has received a $4 million grant to expand its ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, July 31, 2020 3:02 pm

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Local experts speak on national coin shortage

By Ana Lauren Martinez | ana.martinez@oxfordeagle.com The national coin supply is experiencing a shortage of coins as a result of the pandemic, and according to ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, July 20, 2020 11:16 am

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792 new cases, 10 new deaths of COVID-19 in Mississippi

Report through July 18th,  792 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 10 deaths. The total of coronavirus cases since March 11 is now 42,638, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:54 pm

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Annual yard sale set for July 31

Sardis Lake Baptist Church will host its annual indoor yard sale July 31 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. All are encouraged to wear  masks. ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:55 pm

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Franklin interim chief in Sardis

Former Panola County chief deputy Chris Franklin recently accepted the role of interim police chief for the Town of Sardis. Franklin had been the Sardis ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:48 pm

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TVEPA receives $16 million ReConnect Grant for fiber installation

First in Mississippi to receive federal funding to expand fiber broadband technology The Tallahatchie Valley Electric Power Association and its subsidiary, TVIfiber, are the first ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 6:15 pm

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Former state representative calls for civil disobedience on masks

Former State Representative and Gubernatorial candidate Robert Foster issued the following statement on Facebook. I’ve prayed and thought a lot about this. This is going ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:54 am

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MHP reports stats from holiday period

The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded its 2020 Fourth of July enforcement period which began Friday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. and ended Sunday, July 5, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, July 6, 2020 8:20 pm

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Library sponsoring book giveaway

Batesville Library staff members are preparing for the First Regional Library system book giveaway scheduled for the month of July. Children were unable to participate ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:55 pm

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Today in History 7/02/20

1776 – The Second Continental Congress, assembled in Philadelphia, formally adopts Richard Henry Lee’s resolution for independence from Great Britain. The vote is unanimous, with ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:43 pm

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With a pen stroke, Mississippi drops Confederate-themed flag

Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signs the bill retiring the last state flag in the United States with the Confederate battle emblem, at the Governor’s ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:33 pm

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Mississippi Legislature Votes to Take Down Current Flag

History was made in Mississippi this weekend. The state Legislature passed House Bill 1796, which removes the current state flag that features the Confederate emblem ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Sunday, June 28, 2020 6:47 pm

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Mississippi Legislature Votes on the State Flag

June 27, 2020, is a day that could quite possibly go into the Mississippi history books as the day that change began. Link to story ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:31 pm

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17 new cases in Panola, state up 1,092 in past day

The State Dept. of Health is reporting 1,092 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, and 5 deaths.  Data was collected from Tuesday at 6 ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:18 pm