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New Flag Raised at Coles Point FD

Several members of the Coles Point Volunteer Fire Department and community met Friday, April 16, for the dedication ... Read more | Add your comment

Rep. Williamson railed against at local board meetings

Rarely do local level politicians openly criticize one another in public meetings, but members of both the Panola ... Read more | Add your comment

New tennis courts coming to Trussell Park

Batesville’s recreation areas and walking trails will soon have upgrades, including new tennis facilities at Trussell Park complete ... Read more | Add your comment

Batesville Mounds getting upgrades this year

Batesville aldermen are moving ahead with plans to construct split-rail, frontier style fences around each of the Indian ... Read more | Add your comment

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Property Transfers 4/5-9/21

Property transfers between April 5 – April 9, 2021, recorded with Panola County Chancery Clerk: Second Judicial District Robert Lancaster to Living Waters Properties, LLC, ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:53 pm

Crime

Panola County Jail Log 4/12-4/19

This list was taken from the log at the Panola County Jail. A name listed does not indicate that a person is guilty of the ... Read more

by Brad Greer, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:52 pm

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Municipal Court 4/14/21

Batesville City Municipal Court was held Wednesday, April 14, with Judge Jay Westfaul presiding. Jeremy Marc Adams, 2620 Curtis Locke Station Rd., Batesville, had a ... Read more

by Brad Greer, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:50 pm

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Chance of frost this week

By Steve Norris Weather News Once again we turn our thoughts to chances of frost for the middle of the week as temperatures could drop ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:01 pm

Batesville News

UM fraternity and sorority life celebrates Robert Mosley

Robert Cordeal Mosley, who is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. at the University of Mississippi, is being recognized for being awarded the ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, April 19, 2021 5:09 pm

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Share the road during busy planting season

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Extension Service Planting season is underway and with it comes the transportation of heavy equipment along Mississippi’s roadways. Drivers can ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, April 19, 2021 9:34 am

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2020 State of Preschool Report Recognizes Mississippi as One of Top Six States for High-Quality Pre-K

The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) recognized Mississippi in its latest report on pre-K quality as one of only six states whose state-funded ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, April 19, 2021 8:20 am

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IHL approves tuition increase at 7 of 8 Mississippi universities

By Molly Minta Mississippi Today A year after all but one of Mississippi’s public universities declined to increase tuition due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, April 19, 2021 8:09 am

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Website documents state’s progress returning tribal remains

By The Associated Press The Mississippi Department of Archives and History now has a new website documenting its progress returning Native American remains in its collection ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:49 pm

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Bruce Willis films action pic in Jackson

By The Associated Press People in Mississippi’s capital city are being told to expect downtown street closures and explosions for the filming of an action ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Sunday, April 18, 2021 5:46 pm

Batesville News

Small World now open on the Square

Terry Jordan, an experienced seamstress and artist, is owner of Small World on the Downtown Square. She moved the business from Senatobia to Batesville and ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, April 16, 2021 9:46 am

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Mississippi ends license requirements for some beauty jobs

By LEAH WILLINGHAM Mississippi no longer requires professional licenses for people who offer low-risk beauty services, a change that will save residents thousands of dollars ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:36 pm

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Plan well before starting a backyard chicken flock

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service Backyard chicken flocks continue to grow in popularity as Mississippians embrace the ability to produce some of their own ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:31 pm

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 On the Road with Felder Rushing traveling garden party set

The public is invited to the On the Road with Felder Rushing traveling garden party set for April 15 – May 15 at 11 cities across Mississippi. ... Read more

by Staff reports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 1:27 pm

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Share the road during busy planting season

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Extension Service  Planting season is underway and with it comes the transportation of heavy equipment along Mississippi’s roadways. Drivers can ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:48 am

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Boone Named to All-State Team

North Delta School junior guard Shelby Boone was named to the MAIS AAA All-State basketball team. Boone averaged 16 points, seven rebounds and three steals ... Read more

by Brad Greer, Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:27 am

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Lady Tigers win Southaven tourney

The South Panola Lady Tiger softball team took first place at the Morris Hunter tournament over the weekend at Greenbrook Park in Southaven. SP 4 ... Read more

by Brad Greer, Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:24 am

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Green Wave holds Senior Night

North Delta School Green Wave players Brayden Henson (left) and Brett Goss were recognized on Senior Night on Thursday, April 8, before the team’s game ... Read more

by Brad Greer, Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:23 am

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Property Transfers 3/29 – 4/2

Property transfers between March 29 – April 2, 2021, recorded with Panola County Chancery Clerk: Second Judicial District Aubrey Winston Noe to Bridge Four Properties, ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:10 am

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The truck quit on the way to the honky-tonk

By Donna Traywick Mt. Olivet News Thank y’all for texting me that you missed by column last week. It makes me get busy doing another. ... Read more

by Staff reports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 8:44 am

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Community prayer service slated for May 6

There will be a community-wide prayer service at Calvary Baptist Church on Keating Rd.  at 7 p.m. on May. 6. All are cordially invited to ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:23 pm

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A story of heavy biscuits and old books

By Jim Burns Guest Columnist I knocked on the door, holding a bouquet of bright yellow flowers for the minister’s daughter. Would she even remember ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:18 pm

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Counter shield is coming down this week

By Ricky Swindle Muffler Shop Musings Howdy, friends! My bride and I have come full circle with this pandemic it seems. In February 2020, before ... Read more

by Staff reports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:17 pm

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Babies and Blooms in Batesville

Young Grae Guckert was photographed this week in the beautiful yard of Jimmy Still on Church St., where the vibrant spring colors that are showing ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:55 pm

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Count provides insight into red snapper abundance

By Amanda Jefferson MSU Extension Service BILOXI  – The results of the Great Red Snapper Count are in! In 2017, a team of fisheries experts ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:38 pm