Panola County Newswire

Panola County Newswire

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  1. Investigators search for missing man near Sardis LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to Panola County Sheriff Darby, the man, who is in his 50s, was hooking a jet ski up to a boat near the south end of the levee at the dam. Another person was helping him, but left for a little while.


  2. September is sign-up month for library cards 9/1/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Panolian

    ... attend a program, or just relax with peers. All fourteen branches of First Regional Library, including four in Panola County, offer access to a variety of print and digital resources, including the Hoopla streaming service, Universal Class, Rosetta ...


  3. Brandon Presley highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Panolian

    ... serving in Iraq. The Mississippi Legislature passed a measure in March to designate a portion of Highway 51 in Panola County as the "Corporal Michael Brandon Presley Memorial Highway."


  4. Coming Events 8/21/15Read the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Panolian

    ... will meet at the Batesville Public Library 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. For more information call 662-609-1598. The Panola County Alumni of Mississippi Valley State University will meet at 6 p.m. at the Batesville Public Library. All alumni are invited to ...


  5. Sid Salter: Gray's win stokes conspiracy theoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 |

    ... later won a seat in the state House of Representatives in 1959 and later was elected district attorney in Panola County. He also ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor in 1971. Finch died in 1986. But what separates the successful Finch ...


  6. Plastic may last forever, but not plastic-assisted jailbreaksRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Plastics News

    ... but was recaptured July 22, according to a report on's website. He was recaptured by U.S. marshals in Panola County, Miss., more than 200 miles away, according to the website.


  7. Escaped inmate captured in Panola CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The escaped inmate, Jason Mazingo has been captured in Panola County and the stolen GMC Envoy has been recovered. Members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task force apprehended Mazingo just after 5 p.m. in Batesville.


  8. 2 killed in crash with Panola County investigatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Mississippi Highway Patrol said Linda Irwin, 76, and her husband William, 81, both died from injuries sustained in the crash. The Panola County investigator had minor injuries.


  9. The fiery unsolved death of Jessica Chambers is an Internet fascination: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 |

    This undated photograph released by the families of Jessica Chambers and her sister Amanda Prince shows Jessica Chambers taken in Courtland, Miss. Mississippi authorities have launched a homicide investigation into the death of the 19-year-old woman who was found badly burned on a road near her car that was on fire in Panola County, Miss.


  10. Man charged in connection with fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Panolian

    ... not included in the Friday, June 26 story in the printed edition. The report stated that Troopers along with Panola County Deputies were dispatched to a four-wheeler accident that occurred on US Highway 51 near Hentz Road Sunday June 21. "A 2015 ...


  11. Tommy Bryant recovering in The Med after accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Panolian

    By Rupert Howell Former Panola County deputy Tommy Bryant, now a Quitman County deputy who also serves as County Coroner, is recovering in The Med in Memphis following an accident Sunday when he was responding to a call. Panola County Chief Deputy Chris Franklin said Monday that surgery on Bryant's leg, "Seemed to go well," noting that he was banged and broken but expected to recover.


  12. Boil-water alert issued for Quitman and Panola CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Mississippi State Department of Health issued a boil-water alert for customers who use water from Norfleet Utilities, Inc. in Quitman County and from the Town of Crenshaw in Panola County. Samples from Norfleet Utilities' supplier, the Town of Crenshaw, contained coliform bacteria.


  13. Woman killed in ATV accident near Pope 6/22/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Panolian

    ... said Monday a report had yet to be filed as officers working the accident were up late into the evening. Panola County Coroner Gracie Grant-Gulledge confirmed Monday morning that Joy Michelle Henry of Oxford was killed during the accident. Another ...


  14. Bell ReunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Panolian

    ... Bring your pictures to share. There are so many descendants of James M.D. & Lucy Matlida McCracken Bell in Panola County that we would really like to invite and encourage these family members to attend. Descendants include the Bell, Fowler, Walker, ...


  15. Family shot at while in pickup truck in Panola CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The Panola County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men wanted for shooting into a pickup truck, leaving a family, including a 2-year-old, covered in blood from broken glass. Panola County Sheriff's deputies know who they are looking for and are working with their counterparts in Lafayette County to track them down.


  16. Panola County couple found dead at Motel 6 in St. Martin in apparent murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Mississippi Press

    A Panola County couple was found dead in their room at this motel on Cook Road in the St. Martin community Monday afternoon. ST. MARTIN, Mississippi -- A man and women believed to be from Panola County were found dead in their motel room in the St. Martin community Monday afternoon in what investigators believe is a murder-suicide.


  17. Investigators Confident in shooting investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Panolian

    ... including interviews with witnesses would lead to a quick outcome. District Attorney John Champion and Panola County Sheriff Dennis Darby appeared confident Wednesday afternoon that they had the keys to solving the case of two gunshot deaths which ...


  18. Thursday meetingRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Panolian

    Retired seaman and amateur historian Johnny Nelson will talk about the care of Confederate casualties at the Battle of Murfreesboro during Thursday evening's meeting of the Panola County Genealogical and Historical Society. The battle, also known as the Battle of Stones River or the Second Battle of Murfreesboro was fought from Dec. 31, 1862 to Jan. 2, 1863 and had the highest percentage of casualties on both sides of the major battles of the Civil War, according to Wikopedia.


  19. Deputies investigate double homicide in Panola CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    According to deputies on the scene, two people were killed. The names and ages of the victims are currently unknown.


  20. BREAKING NEWS 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Panolian

    ... vert received about two feet of floodwater from the rain that dumped four inches of rain on a small stretch of Panola County in less that two hours.