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Armyworms damaging lawns, fields around county

By Brendan Hall/WLBT & Staff Reports They fly over from South America every spring and wreak havoc on ... Read more | Add your comment

Three charged in Sardis shooting; one life taken

Early morning shooting on Sunday, July 25, in the Green Hill Subdivision on the outskirts on Sardis resulted ... Read more | Add your comment

Heat Wave for the Green Wave

North Delta School opened football practice Monday with a two-a-day schedule. Coaches provided frequent water breaks for the ... Read more | Add your comment

Batesville getting new discount store in old Fred’s building

Roses, one of the oldest retail store brands in the South, has leased the old Fred’s store property ... Read more | Add your comment

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Property Transfers 7/12-16/21

Property transfers between July 12 – July 16, 2021, recorded with Panola County Chancery Clerk: Second Judicial District Yolanda Wozgen to Martha Wiley and Pantrice ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 2:15 pm

County Reports

Batesville Municipal Court 7/21/21

City of Batesville Municipal Court was held Wednesday, July 21, with Judge Jay Westfaul presiding. Mario Deprey Chambers,103 Curtis Rd, Charleston, bonded out prior to ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 2:13 pm

County Reports

Panola County Jail Log 7/19-26/21

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, July 28, 2021 2:11 pm

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Various rudbeckia selections take summer’s heat in stride

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Extension Service When Mississippi’s oppressive heat and humidity drive gardeners indoors, there’s one blooming beauty sure to brings us back ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, July 26, 2021 5:07 pm

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Welcome to Bulldog Country: MSU hosts move-in day for new students

The much-anticipated fall semester is approaching at Mississippi State, and a variety of fun experiences await new students as they arrive on the Starkville campus. ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Friday, July 23, 2021 2:06 pm

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Next wild hog control program application period set

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced that the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) will begin accepting a new round of applications for ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Friday, July 23, 2021 2:03 pm

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Spring turkey season changes proposed for non-residents on public lands  

The Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks at its July meeting voted to adopt a set of proposals to curb hunting pressure from non-residents visiting ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Friday, July 23, 2021 2:01 pm

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MDOC pressures prisoners to renounce gangs as parole eligibility is expanded

By Brittany Brown Mississippi Today The Mississippi Department of Corrections is asking people in prison to renounce gang membership as a part of the department’s ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Friday, July 23, 2021 1:20 pm

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Family farms at risk if tax changes pass, Hyde-Smith says

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith  this week assailed proposed tax changes in the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion reckless tax and spending spree for its outsized harm to ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:11 am

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Picnicking With The Police is this Saturday

Food & fun and it’s all free! Great way to spend family time at the Batesville Civic Center Saturday. Picnicking With the Police has something ... Read more

by Staff reports, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:57 am

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Mid-South Fair announces return and attractions for 2021 event

The Mid-South Fair today announced it will make a triumphant return this fall, running Sept. 23-Oct. 3 at Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. Fair staff ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:54 am

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Weather ruins majority of state’s watermelon crop

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service One month ago, watermelon production in southeast Mississippi was on track. Now, growers there have lost much of their ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:19 pm

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Community Calendar 7/21

July 21 & 25 Magnolia Grove Monastery, 123 Towles Rd., Batesville, will host a summer retreat with the theme The Art of Communication. The goal ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 3:05 pm

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Buck Moon coming this Friday

By Steve Norris Weather News We have been in a stormy weather pattern and I don’t see that changing much for the week ahead with ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 3:02 pm

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Property Transfers 7/6-9/21

Property transfers between July 6 –  9, 2021, recorded with Panola County Chancery Clerk: Second Judicial District William Trusty to Latitia Trusty, Part of the ... Read more

by Staff reports, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:59 pm

Batesville News

Batesville Municipal Court 7/14/21

City of Batesville Municipal Court was held Wednesday, July 14, with Judge Jay Westfaul presiding. Charlie Wren Armstrong, 203 Darby Rd., Courtland, failed to appear ... Read more

by Brad Greer, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:58 pm

Crime

Panola County Jail Log 7/12-19/21

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 Staff reports, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:57 pm

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Labor shortage strings up catfish supply

By Maya Martin The South’s Best Catfish Joint is feeling the pinch of limited catfish supplies and rising prices, driven primarily by labor shortages. Lynn ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:50 pm

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Robert St. John’s Baked Shrimp and Squash

6 cups              Squash, cubed 1/4 cup            Clarified butter or canola oil 1 Tbl               Garlic, minced 1 tsp                Salt 1 tsp                Pepper, freshly ground 1 Tbl               ... Read more

by Staff reports, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:33 pm

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Legacy Recipes are always favorite

By Robert St. John The late great American chef and icon, Paul Prudhomme created and developed thousands of recipes in his lifetime. His books are ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:31 pm

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Research quantifies effects of Paraquat drift on rice

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service STONEVILLE – Researchers are learning how to manage rice fields when paraquat drifts onto them early and late in ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 8:19 am

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Crape myrtles can raise questions in the summer

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Extension Service Looking at gardens and landscapes across the South in July, there’s one plant that has most gardeners talking. ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, July 19, 2021 3:39 pm

Crime

Missing Child Alert issued in Coldwater

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 1-year-old Zion Amar Williams of Coldwater  in Tate County. He is described as a bi-racial male, ... Read more

by Staff reports, Monday, July 19, 2021 12:33 pm

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WANTED: A Super Bad Dawg Story

By Hannah Rogers The Reflector Bank robberies, kidnappings and FBI showdowns pepper ’30s gangster Machine Gun Kelly’s mythology; however, the man who became the notorious ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Sunday, July 18, 2021 1:30 pm

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Property Transfers 6/28 – 7/2/21

Property transfers between June 28 – July 2, 2021, recorded with Panola County Chancery Clerk: Second Judicial District Gregory and Angela Newcomb to E. Joel ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, July 15, 2021 12:20 pm