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  1. SP Lady Tigers to face Starkville in first roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Panolian

    ... (9-8-1) today at 4:30 p.m. in game one of the best-of-three series. Game two will resume tomorrow at 1 p.m in Batesville. Game three, if necessary, will follow. The winner of the series advances to take on Region 4 winner Clinton Tuesday. South ...

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  2. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Panolian

    ... will follow in Edwards Chapel Cemetery. James Cleveland Cox, 88, died Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Diversicare of Batesville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 21, at 2 p.m. at Morris Chapel M. B. Church in Sardis. Pastor Arnold Calmese ...

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  3. Crenshaw man remembered for rendezvous with John GlennRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Panolian

    Family and friends of James C. Cox, 88, will have funeral services tomorrow for the retired educator who died April 21 at Diversicare in Batesville. Cox, who served in the U.S. Navy in the early 1960s, was aboard the USS Randolph CVS 15 aircraft carrier, assigned to rescue America's most famous astronaut John Glenn when he first orbited Earth in 1962.

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  4. Panola County Jail Arrest RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Panolian

    ... April 9 Russell Ckye Nabors, 10673 Hwy. 41, Pontonoc, was charged with shoplifting. The case will be heard in Batesville Municipal Court. Robert Earl Jaco, 24 CR 3080, Oxford, was charged with contempt of court. The case will be heard in Batesville ...

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  5. Chad Meek, Panola County Land Development officer, stands beside the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Panolian

    ... house and remove all debris from the property. The lowest quote in this case came from Brocato Construction of Batesville. Costs for the clean-up was just less than $6,0000 and that bill will be added as a lien on the tax roll for the address. ...

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  6. Como aldermen hear distraught motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Panolian

    ... to larger mortgage loans. She will sell popsicles, water, sodas and pickles. She already received approval from Batesville and Crenshaw Boards. The board unanimously approved the request. a Chief Earl Burdette spoke the praises of Officer Jeremy ...

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  7. Supervisors balk at Judge's appointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Panolian

    ... to hear about the appointment. "What about Kirk (Willingham)? Why didn't he appoint him?" Thomas was referencing Batesville attorney Kirk Willingham who McClure had appointed in August to be interim public defender when Walker suffered a stroke. ...

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  8. Sardis board calls tourism special meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Panolian

    ... gives 15 percent of its total tourism tax (hotels, food, etc.) to the economic development organization based in Batesville. An additional 35 percent of the city's tourism tax was to be used in funding the new position, but the willingness of the ...

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  9. Panola County Jail Arrest RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Panolian

    ... Jeremy Kendall Ellis, 719 Bethlehem Rd., Sardis, was charged with domestic violence. The case will be heard in Batesville Municipal Court. Taneshia Jean Young, 206 Tubbs Rd., Apt. 10, Batesville, was charged with malicious mischief. The case will be ...

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  10. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Panolian

    Gracie Lee Mead passed away at home on April 6, 2018 in Houston, Texas with her children by her side. Born in 1934 to John and Ada King in Batesville, Mississippi, Gracie was preceded in death by her loving husband of sixty years, Charles.

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  11. Sheriff: Deputies investigate two store burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Panolian

    By Ashley Crutcher Panola County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to two separate store burglaries March 26 where suspects stole approximately $1,200 from John Deere and a safe containing $3,865.47 from the Dollar General in Pope. Deputy Eugene Flowers responded to John Deere in Batesville where he observed the front door glass was shattered.

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  12. Police, fire upgrading radiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Panolian

    The Batesville Mayor and Board of Aldermen handled a variety of matters in its regular meeting Tuesday, including final approval for a new radio system for the police and fire departments. The board had last month agreed to the purchase proposed by Police Chief Jimmy McCloud and Fire Chief Tim Taylor, but the two told aldermen this week a better financing deal had been found.

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  13. Secretary of State Delbert HosemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Panolian

    Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hoseman will speak in Como Thursday evening at the annual meeting of Panola Partnership Inc. This year marks the 22nd meeting and dinner event for the Partnership, the organization that fills the roles of chamber of commerce, economic development, and tourism board for Batesville and Panola County. CEO Joe Azar, in his second year at the helm of Panola Partnership, said more than 250 people are expected at the 211 Main Hall & Gardens in Como.

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  14. Panola man, 38, killed in Saturday crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Panolian

    ... job in the Courtland area and was bleeding badly from his wrist. He left the job site, and said he was going to Batesville hospital, his sister said Monday. Wright was likely killed instantly in the one-vehicle crash, witnesses said. The accident ...

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  15. Panola County Jail Arrest RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Panolian

    ... Mathews, 2045 Hughes Rd., Courtland, was charged with felony possession of a firearm. The case will be heard in Batesville Municipal Court. Michael Lee Franklin, 1990 CR, Water Valley, was charged with simple domestic violence. The case will be ...

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  16. MDOT to hold Annual Equipment Operators Roadeo April 5 in BatesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Panolian

    WHAT: The 2017 MDOT Equipment Operators Roadeo season continues on April 5 in Batesville with the District 2 Roadeo. Roadeos showcase MDOT's skilled, competent maintenance workforce with the knowledge, skills and abilities gained from experience working on Mississippi's highways.

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  17. Deliverance Tabernacle asking for street name changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Panolian

    Members of Deliverance Tabernacle Pentecostal Church on Everette St. have asked the Batesville Mayor and Board of Aldermen to change the name of the street to honor their minister, Bishop E.M. Fondren. The 94-year-old Fondren has led the church since 1999, and has been in the ministry for 73 years.

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  18. Defendent leaves purse containing marijuana with officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Panolian

    By Ashley Crutcher A defendent was charged with possession of marijuana after leaving her purse at the checkpoint during Wednesday's session of Batesville Municipal Court. All who attend court go through the check point and officers check purses and bags for weapons.

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  19. City has jewels if you just know where to lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Panolian

    This and that about this and that I hope everyone takes the chance to read the front page story about Mrs. Janie Armstrong, the senior saint who averted a fire disaster in Batesville this week by getting a neighbor to safety. More than just a "feel good" story, it's a reminder that we often overlook the jewels of our community.

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  20. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Panolian

    ... Hinkle-Barnes, and her son Ray-Jhay, all of Chicago; three sisters, Ruby Mae Young, Aszlean Stanford, both of Batesville; and Ora Lee Green of Sardis; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a host of family and friends. Memorial services ...

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