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  1. Man charged in burning death of Jessica Chambers pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Mississippi Press

    ... on Friday, July 15, 2016. Tellis has pleaded not guilty in the 2014 burning death of a Mississippi woman. Panola County District Attorney John Champion said charging Tellis ended a lengthy investigation into the grisly burning death of the ...

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  2. Man charged in burning death of woman pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Newms360.com

    A 27-year-old man, who also faces a murder indictment in Louisiana, has pleaded not guilty in the 2014 burning death of a Mississippi woman. Panola County District Attorney John Champion said charging Tellis ended a lengthy investigation into the grisly burning death of the 19-year-old, who died in a Memphis, Tennessee, hospital hours after being found near her burned-out vehicle on a road not far from her home.

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  3. In Mississippi, the boll weevil is still without a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Delta Farm Press

    ... we should catch a weevil, we would immediately go in and take action to correct the situation." Judd Gentry, Panola County Extension agent, Batesville, Miss.; Bill Burdine, northeast area Extension agent, New Albany, Miss.; and Don Respess, Coahoma ...

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  4. Man charged with murder in death of graduate studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... ent in Louisiana's Ouachita Parish won't affect Mississippi's trial, currently scheduled for next spring, said Panola County, Mississippi, District Attorney John Champion. Tellis' first court appearance in that case is set for July 15 in Hernando.

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  5. Man faces new capital murder charge in death of graduate student in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Fox News

    ... ent in Louisiana's Ouachita Parish won't affect Mississippi's trial, currently scheduled for next spring, said Panola County, Mississippi, District Attorney John Champion. Tellis' first court appearance in that case is set for July 15 in Hernando.

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  6. July 15 arraignment of man charged in burning death of womanRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Commercial Dispatch

    A man charged in the 2014 burning death of a woman will make his first Mississippi court appearance July 15 in Hernando. Tellis, extradited from Louisiana last month after pleading guilty to fraudulent use of a debit card, was expected to be in court in Panola County on Tuesday, but the case was continued because of a scheduling conflict with attorneys.

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  7. July 15 arraignment of man charged in burning death of Jessica ChambersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    A man charged in the 2014 burning death of a woman will make his first Mississippi court appearance July 15 in Hernando. Tellis, extradited from Louisiana last month after pleading guilty to fraudulent use of a debit card, was expected to be in court in Panola County on Tuesday, but the case was continued because of a scheduling conflict with attorneys.

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  8. Boil water alert issued for Panola CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Health officials said the water systems at the Pope-Courtland Water Association and the Pope-Courtland Water Association-North lost pressure due to a power outage. When a water distribution system loses pressure, contaminants can flow back into the water.

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  9. Obituaries 6/28/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Panolian

    ... at Hebron Cemetery. Ray Nowell Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. She was born on September 10, 1936 in Panola County to the late Ruth Phelps Ray and Marvin Ray. She was member of Hebron Baptist Church, was very outgoing and knew everyone. She ...

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  10. Man wanted in Panola Co. slaying returns to Miss.Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Commercial Dispatch

    Panola County District Attorney John Champion tells local media outlets 27-year-old Quinton Tellis, charged with capital murder in the 2014 burning death of 19-year-old Jessica Chambers, was returned to Mississippi on Thursday. Champion said Tellis was picked up from Louisiana authorities Thursday morning and was in the DeSoto County Jail in Hernando as of about 6:15 p.m. The return, faster than expected, comes after Tellis pleaded guilty in May to unauthorized use of a debit card in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.

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  11. Man charged with Jessica Chambers murder extradited from LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Mississippi Press

    Panola County District Attorney John Champion tells local media outlets 27-year-old Quinton Tellis, charged with capital murder in the 2014 burning death of 19-year-old Jessica Chambers, was returned to Mississippi on Thursday. Champion said Tellis was picked up from Louisiana authorities Thursday morning and was in the DeSoto County Jail in Hernando as of about 6:15 p.m. The return, faster than expected, comes after Tellis pleaded guilty in May to unauthorized use of a debit card in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.

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  12. Panola County man charged with Oxford burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Newms360.com

    Oxford and the Lafayette County investigators teamed up to arrest a Batesville man wanted in connection with a string of burglaries. Oxford Police were called to a Webb Street residence where a man reported someone stole golf clubs and a golf bag from his car.

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  13. Obituaries 6/7/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Panolian

    ... and Sardis United Methodist Church, where she was a member. Before her retirement, she was employed for the Panola County Welfare Department and was a founding officer of Heflin Heritage Association. Her greatest joy in life was her family all four ...

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  14. Welfare Check leads to grow operationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Panolian

    Panola County Sheriff Dennis Darby and staff Mark Lott, Chris Franklin and Danny Beavers inspect the find on McNeely Road next to Highway 51 in Courtland. Panola County Task Force Officers conduct an "early harvest" on this crop in a green house type grow operation located within the city limits of Courtland Tuesday morning.

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  15. ObituariesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Panolian

    ... 9, 1929, in Sardis, to the late Archie Ballentine and Josephine Draper, was a retired machine operator for Panola County and a member of Mt. Gillion M.B. Church in Sardis. Survivors include: his wife, Maggie Louise Ballentine of Sardis; daughters, ...

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  16. Prosecutor: Burning death suspect could return by summerRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    A north Mississippi prosecutor says the man accused of burning a 19-year-old woman to death could be back in Mississippi for trial by mid to late summer. Panola County District Attorney John Champion tells The Commercial Appeal he doesn't know how long it will take for Quinton Tellis to be processed into Louisiana's prison system after pleading guilty there.

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  17. Tellis Could Be Returned to Mississippi This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A north Mississippi prosecutor says the man accused of burning a 19-year-old woman to death could be back in the state for trial by mid to late summer. Panola County District Attorney John Champion told The Commercial Appeal that he doesn't know how long it will take for Quinton Tellis to be processed into Louisiana's prison system after pleading guilty there.

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  18. Prosecutor: Burning death suspect could be in Miss in summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    A north Mississippi prosecutor says the man accused of burning a 19-year-old woman to death could be back in Mississippi for trial by mid to late summer. Panola County District Attorney John Champion tells The Commercial Appeal that he doesn't know how long it will take for Quinton Tellis to be processed into Louisiana's prison system after pleading guilty there.

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  19. Suspect in Jessica Chambers death pleads guilty to fraud in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    ... the plea agreement, he waived extradition and will be sent to Mississippi to face trial in the Chambers' case. Panola County District Attorney John Champion explained that Tellis may have to be processed into the Louisiana Department of Corrections ...

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  20. Jury selection resumes in burning suspect's Louisiana trialRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... relationship between Tellis and Chambers, except to say they knew one another and were introduced by friends. Panola County District Attorney John Champion has said Tellis' trial in the Chambers case won't come until late this year or early next ...

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