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Group working to bring wrestling to Mississippi high schools

By Jake Thompson’ A group in North Mississippi is working to bring back a sport that has laid ... Read more | Add your comment

Narcotics, cash seized after search at Terza One Stop

On March 3, agents with the Panola County Narcotics Division along with the assistance of Batesville Special Operations ... Read more | Add your comment

County garbage truck involved in fatal accident in Oxford

On Thursday, March 4, at approximately 7:43  a.m., the Oxford Police Department was dispatched to a wreck at ... Read more | Add your comment

Junior Auxiliary Royalty 2021

Batesville’s Junior Auxiliary held its annual crowning of the Charity Ball King and Queen over the weekend with ... Read more | Add your comment

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Fatal Crash in Oxford on Hwy 6 Claims Third Life

A second child died early Friday, nearly 24 hours after a car crash claimed the lives of his father and sister.   For more on ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, March 5, 2021 11:25 am

Batesville News

County spending $88K for AC duct ionizers

By unanimous vote, the Panola County Board of Supervisors has voted to spend $87,500 with Jenkins Refrigeration for the installation of ionizers in air and ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:29 am

Batesville News

Haire Auto Group Growing At New Location

By Carrie Stambaugh Business is booming for local businessman Mills Haire, owner of the Haire Auto Group LLC., a used car and automobile detailing business. ... Read more

by Staff reports, Thursday, March 4, 2021 9:23 am


Gov. Reeves: Mask mandate lifted in Mississippi

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says that as of Wednesday, he is getting rid of most mask mandates that he had imposed to try to slow ... Read more

by Staff reports, Thursday, March 4, 2021 7:42 am


Governor signs latest COVID-19 executive order

Today, Governor Tate Reeves signed Executive Order 1549. This order will go into effect at 5:00 PM on March 3rd and stay in effect until March 31st. ... Read more

by Staff reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:32 pm



Brothers use algebra to find fish at Sardis, Enid

Calculating Success –  Dan Shell IV and his brother William have given away thousands of pounds of fish to other anglers after using math to ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:55 am


Northwest earns Military Friendly designation

Natalie Ehrhardt, Communications Specialist nehrhardt@northwestms.edu Northwest earns Military Friendly designationMilitary Friendly has released its 2021-2022 Military Friendly Schools list, and Northwest Mississippi Community College has ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:00 pm


MFC reminds landowners to check trees for storm damage

The Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) is warning Mississippians of potential damage to trees following the recent winter weather that moved through the state last week. ... Read more

by Staff reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 10:00 am


Hard freezes challenge Southern gardeners

Dr. Gary R. Bachman MSU Extension Service You may be wondering if you have done enough to protect your landscape and garden plants. Covering plants ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Friday, February 26, 2021 9:47 am


Atmos Energy addresses customer bill after storms

Atmos Energy understands customer concerns that the recent extreme weather may affect their natural gas bills, so we want to assure customers that bills in ... Read more

by Staff reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 8:11 am


Northwest among first cohort in Achieving the Dream initiative

Inaugural cohort of seven colleges will focus on increasing equitable student success and aligning postsecondary pathways to sustainable careers SENATOBIA –  Achieving the Dream today ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, February 18, 2021 1:51 am


Woman drives 25 miles on 4-wheeler to work shift at nursing home

By WLBT Digital | February 17, 2021 at 4:45 PM CST – Updated February 17 at 6:52 PM HAZLEHURST (WLBT) – One worker did whatever it took to ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:05 am


Pope Teacher of Year

Pope School music teacher Robbie Cook was recently named Teacher of the Year for that campus by the South Panola School District. She was presented ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:26 pm


Sardis Lake Baptist revival set

Sardis Lake Baptist Church will have revival with The Erwin’s of Edgewood, TX Mon. Feb. 22-Thurs. Feb. 25. Fellowship supper, 5-6 p.m., service at 6:30 ... Read more

by Staff reports, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:16 pm


Northwest eLearning, 2+2 programs earn recognition

Northwest Mississippi Community College is excited to announce that two of its programs have been recognized among the top colleges in the state and nation. ... Read more

by Staff reports, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:51 pm


Northwest Health Sciences hosts CARES show and tell

On Friday, Feb. 5, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s School of Health Sciences held a “show and tell” event to demonstrate how the school has benefited ... Read more

by Staff reports, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:48 pm


Hard freezes challenge Southern gardeners

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Extension Service I have to admit that I can’t even remember the groundhog’s prediction when he was dragged out of ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, February 15, 2021 3:08 pm


South Panola Schools closed at least until Wednesday

From the South Panola School District: Due to inclement weather, all SPSD schools and offices will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 16, and Wednesday, Feb. 17. ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Monday, February 15, 2021 2:27 pm


MHP initiates D.R.I.V.E. campaign to combat teen fatalities

Due to an increase in statewide teen driving fatalities for 2020, the Mississippi Highway Patrol is implementing its traffic safety campaign titled D.R.I.V.E. (Driving Requires ... Read more

by Staff reports, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 8:11 am


Girl Scout cookies arriving next week

Girl Scout Cookies are arriving this week and Girl Scouts are thinking outside the box to get cookies to customers in safe and unique ways. ... Read more

by Staff reports, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 3:13 pm


Mississippi State opens spring Maroon Fridays for prospective students

Mississippi State is announcing Maroon Fridays, a recurring face-to-face event offered through the Office of Orientation and Events to connect prospective students with their academic ... Read more

by Staff reports, Friday, February 5, 2021 1:11 pm


A Taste of Italy in Water Valley

(Photo from the Shreveport Times) A Taste of Italy in Water Valley will be March 6 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Water Valley ... Read more

by Staff reports, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 8:15 am


Panola County Property Transfers, Jan. 11-15

Property transfers between Jan. 11-15, 2021, recorded with the Panola County Chancery Court: Second Judicial District Pine Forest, LLC to B. Kabe Woods and D. ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Friday, January 22, 2021 10:04 am


Sen. Wicker visits The Concourse worksite; pledges more support

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by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, January 22, 2021 8:58 am


Mississippians are drinking at a record pace during the pandemic

By Bobby Harrison Mississippi Today   The COVID-19 pandemic has driven Mississippians to drink. “When COVID hit, apparently everybody started buying toilet paper, liquor, fitness ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Sunday, January 17, 2021 12:36 pm