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Jim Tom Copeland now head coach on two fields at Strayhorn

Batesville native Jim Tom Copeland will have a full schedule of athletic duties at Strayhorn High School when ... Read more | Add your comment

Blast from Past – 60 years ago in Pope

This photo published 10 years ago in Blast from the Past. Digging through some archives for information we ... Read more | Add your comment

Square Market Opens This Week

The popular farmers market held each Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Downtown Square in ... Read more | Add your comment

St. Jude announces Fruit Jar tourneys

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Fruit Jar Tournaments have been set to raise money for the 49th annual ... Read more | Add your comment

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Mobile COVID-19 Testing available today in Panola County

A mobile COVID-19 testing site will be available to those in Panola County this Friday, May 8, from noon to 4 p.m. Sponsored by the ... Read more

by Anna Guizerix, Friday, May 8, 2020 10:39 am

Batesville News

Mid-South Food Bank locating in Batesville

Mid-South Food Bank has leased 35,000 square feet of warehouse space in Batesville to be used as a satellite location for distributing food to its ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:45 pm

News

Panola County ranks 29th in Census response

It’s now time to respond to the 2020 Census. In Panola County, the reported response so far is 48.8 percent. County officials are urging the ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:28 pm

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Bain is STAR student from NDS

Bronwyne Taylor Bain has been named a STAR Student for the 2019- 2020 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:03 pm

Batesville News

Batesville enjoying gradual reopening

Batesville businesses are enjoying the next step of reopenings made possible through Gov. Tate Reeves’ easing of restrictions on Monday of this week. Dining rooms ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:30 am

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County passes order for mobile homes

Effective this week, the Panola County Board of Supervisors has taken another step in its attempt to clean up debris that litters private property throughout ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:53 am

County Reports

Expiring licenses deadline extended until Aug. 3

News Release The Mississippi Department of Public Safety announces expiration date extensions in accordance with Executive Order 1474 issued on April 20,  to cope with ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:14 am

County Reports

Concourse work beginning; City waives permit fees

Fees for permits associated with the rehabilitation of the Factory Stores outlet mall into The Concourse were waived by order of the Batesville Mayor and ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:01 pm

News

Existing biosecurity measures allow poultry industry operations

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE – The strict biosecurity measures already practiced in Mississippi’s $2.7 billion poultry industry allow this “essential critical infrastructure ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:26 am

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Panola Medical takes in first coronavirus patient; hospital ready for surge

A third Panola County person has presumably tested positive for coronavirus and is hospitalized at Panola Medical Center, Batesville officials learned this morning. The information ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 10:59 am

News

County says Stay at Home, city leaders say not necessary at this time

Monday morning at the Batesville Courthouse, the supervisors adopted a Stay at Home resolution. Pictured are (from left) Sheriff Shane Phelps, and Supervisors John Thomas, ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Monday, March 23, 2020 3:58 pm

Crime

Jail Log 3/11/20

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 Johnathan Williams, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:00 pm

County Reports

McCarty wins special election for alderman

Richard McCarty won a special election held in Sardis on Thursday to fill the seat of the late Tommy Rayburn, who passed away in office. ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Friday, March 6, 2020 12:18 pm

County Reports

Panola County Jail Log 3/4/20

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 Johnathan Williams, Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:21 am

County Reports

Whitetails Unlimited had successful first year

The MS Delta Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited had a successful inaugural year in 2019 and has already begun to make plans for another banner season ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 11:33 am

County Reports

County agrees on two major road projects

Panola County supervisors learned Monday they will have about $2.8 million in state money for road repairs over the next term, and tentatively agreed to ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 9:56 am

News

Spaghetti dinner Tuesday for Troop 478 Scouts

Staff Report Batesville Boy Scout Troop 478 will have its annual Summer Camp Fundraiser at the Batesville Lions Club, 524 Tiger Drive, next Tuesday, March ... Read more

by Johnathan Williams, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:28 pm

News

Sheriffs support use of radar

 .      Phelps, East hope for passage A proposed bill in the Mississippi House of Representatives would allow sheriff’s departments statewide to use radar ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:20 pm

News

UMMC preparing state for Coronavirus contact

By Ruth Cummins    Chances are good that at some point, you have had some sort of coronavirus. Chances are extremely slim, however, that any ... Read more

by Johnathan Williams, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:54 pm

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Miss. first for Feb. tornadoes

By Steve Norris Weather News A cold front will bring a chance of scattered showers Wednesday night and Thursday, and cooler air will settle in ... Read more

by Johnathan Williams, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:01 pm

News

New phone app available for state emergencies

News Release MS Ready, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH)’s emergency preparedness mobile app, keeps you up-to-date with public health and safety information throughout ... Read more

by Johnathan Williams, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:49 pm

News

Black History Month Event Being Held Sunday

Rev. Smith will lead program Staff Report The Panola County NAACP will sponsor its annual African American History Celebration to recognize the great unsung  African ... Read more

by Johnathan Williams, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:47 pm

News

Judge Murphy appointed to state judicial commission

News Release Chief Justice Mike Randolph has appointed Circuit Judge Smith Murphey. V of Batesville as an alternate member of the Commission on Judicial Performance. ... Read more

by Johnathan Williams, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:36 pm

News

Whitten, Townsend part of SPHS HoF class

Staff Report It would now be considered a primitive race as there were no digital timing devices and other amenities that surround races of today, ... Read more

by Johnathan Williams, Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:31 pm

News

Jan. wind gusts were highest in nation

Jan. wind gusts were highest in nation By Steve Norris Weather News It is going to be an up-and-down weather pattern across Panola County for ... Read more

by Johnathan Williams, Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:50 pm