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Main Street wins 1st place for fall concert series

Staff Report Batesville’s Main Street Program recently won first place in the Outstanding New Small Event, an award ... Read more | Add your comment

Crenshaw alderman retiring after 32 years on board

Crenshaw Alderman Alberta Bradley, having held the position of Alderman for 32 years decided to retire this year ... Read more | Add your comment

Abandoned cemetery part of Panola history

By Allen Brewer From the sides of Fulmer Road, west of Como, R.C. Ward could see a pale-gray ... Read more | Add your comment

‘Mississippi Burning’ Case Files Open at State Archives

Case files, photographs, and other records documenting the 1964 murders of civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, ... Read more | Add your comment

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No Menthol Listening Sessions scheduled for July

African American males 18 years and older are encouraged to participate in the upcoming No Menthol Listening Session workshops.  During these in person workshops, presenters ... Read more

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Task Force to study and recommend changes in domestic relations laws

The 2021 Legislature established a task force to study Mississippi’s domestic relations laws and to develop  recommendations to the Legislature and the Mississippi Supreme Court ... Read more

by Staff reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 1:33 pm

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Teens, young adults in foster system eligible for grants

(AP) — Mississippi teenagers and young adults who have spent time in the foster care system are now eligible for federal grants worth thousands of ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 1:10 pm

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USDA launches 2021 Agricultural Resource Management survey

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is collecting data from approximately 50,000 farmers and ranchers for its annual Agricultural Resource Management ... Read more

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Recipe of the Week

Recipe of the Week Peanut Butter & Fudge Pie Make 2, have one ready anytime company drops in this summer! ½ cup creamy peanut butter ... Read more

by Peggy Walker, R.D., Tuesday, June 22, 2021 8:41 pm

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Panola Medical launches telecardiology service

Staff Report Panola Medical Center has contracted with the nation’s leading multispecialty telemedicine physician group to bring telecardiology to the Batesville hospital. This means patients ... Read more

by Staff reports, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 4:06 pm

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Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival dates set

The Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival (MDTWF) is excited to announce its 2021 dates and a preview of this year’s programming. A hybrid in-person/online event ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 2:32 pm

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Container gardens offer fun weekend project

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Extension Service Now that we’re officially into summer, I know there will be days when it will be too hot ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, June 21, 2021 4:13 pm

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MSDH Partners to Offer Cancer Survivors Free Help

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s (MSDH) Comprehensive Cancer Control Program announces its partnership with Pack Health, a patient engagement platform, to provide personal health ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, June 21, 2021 3:44 pm

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Consider a bass-crowded pond for young anglers

By Wes Neal MSU Extension Service Grandpa cast the jig and cork to the center of the pond and handed it to Lucy. “Now, start ... Read more

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June 18 is National Go Fishing Day

National Go Fishing Day on June 18th each year encourages us to drop a line – in the nearest stream, pond, lake, or river. Taking ... Read more

by Staff reports, Friday, June 18, 2021 8:35 am

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Crackdown coming on Farm Tags

* cutline: Deputy Tax Collector Rhonda Fox and Tax Assessor/CollectorOdell Draper hold a B tag that have become popular choices for truck owners in the ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 4:00 am

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Mayor-elect Ferrell excited to ‘guide the ship’

’By Jeremy Weldon Less than 12 hours after confirmation that Hal Ferrell will be the next mayor of Batesville, the businessman and former alderman, was ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 4:00 am

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Watermelon quality good as harvest gets underway

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service Watermelon production is on track despite cool weather at planting. “I’ve been in our watermelon fields a good bit ... Read more

by Staff reports, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 3:36 pm

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Hyde-Smith seeks USDA assistance for flood-damaged North Miss.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said recovering from damage to crops and rural infrastructure caused by catastrophic flooding in north Mississippi ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 2:15 pm

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Ornamental peppers are hot in garden, on tables

By Gary R. Bachman MSU Extension Service With the start of both meteorological and astronomical summer over the last couple of weeks, I’m focused on ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 12:33 am

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Former Rep. Ashley Henley shot, killed outside home mowing grass

By Geoff Pender Mississippi Today Former state Rep. Ashley Henley of DeSoto County was shot and killed while mowing the grass outside the home where ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, June 14, 2021 4:29 pm

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Flag Day a reminder of the original ‘Bellamy Salute’ in America

The following is a reprint from an article that appeared in The Panolian on Flag Day in June, 2018. There was a time when Americans ... Read more

by Staff reports, Monday, June 14, 2021 3:01 pm

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USPS Dog Bite Awareness Week – June 12-18

Four tips for preventing dog attacks on mail carriers  Can you picture a member of your family attacking a mail carrier? Of course not, but ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Friday, June 11, 2021 2:30 pm

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Mississippi Public Service Commission approves state’s first wind turbine facility

Today, the Mississippi Public Service Commission announced the approval on the state’s first wind turbine electricity generation facility at a ceremony in Tunica County. The ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:33 pm

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Civic Center geared up for weekend rodeo

The 17th annual Bill Lipscomb Memorial Rodeo is expected to draw large crowds this Saturday, June 12, at the Batesville Civic Center. Two shows will ... Read more

by Staff reports, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:23 am

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‘Evil Walks Among Us:’ Police Charge 3 More Suspects In Quitman Killings

The following article by Therese Apel was published  by Darkhorse Press on Tuesday, June 8 MARKS – Keith Coleman Jr., who led police on a ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 11:50 pm

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82-year-old pedestrian hit, killed by driver in Oxford

(WLBT) – Oxford police are investigating the death of a woman, hit and killed while walking at a gas station. Police say Janie Bradley, 82, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 3:25 pm

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VEC to Hold Summer Gyotaku Programs

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks’ (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) will hold four summer Gyotaku programs on the following dates: June 26, July ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, June 7, 2021 2:17 pm

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Northwest’s Heindl named a Mississippi Business Journal Top CEO

The Mississippi Business Journal has selected Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl to receive a 2021 Top CEO award. The award recognizes Mississippi’s ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, June 7, 2021 1:51 pm