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All South Panola schools will have delayed starts

Return to school has been postponed until Monday, Aug. 17, for all grades in the South Panola School ... Read more | Add your comment

Merea Ministry making strides despite pandemic

New Merea Ministry executive director Terrie Harwood, retired director Doris Knight, and board president Jennifer Kowolski.   Merea ... Read more | Add your comment

Hunt Howell joins pharmacy team at Mettesave Discount Drugs

          Hunt Howell, Doctor of Pharmacy, has returned to his hometown after being hired ... Read more | Add your comment

Mysterious seeds find Panola Co. mailboxes

Any Panola County citizen who receives unsolicited packages of seeds should contact the Mississippi State University Extension Office ... Read more | Add your comment

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TVEPA receives $4 million for fiber installation through MS Electric Cooperatives Broadband COVID-19 Act 

BATESVILLE — The Tallahatchie Valley Electric Power Association Board of Directors is proud to announce TVEPA has received a $4 million grant to expand its ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Friday, July 31, 2020 3:02 pm

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COVID-19 put brakes on state’s catfish sales

By Bonnie Coblentz | MSU Extension Service Cash flow challenges are the latest struggle for Mississippi catfish producers, as product sales to their biggest consumers ... Read more

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50 Years of Service, Dr. David Ball’s Surprise Celebration

In the summer of 1970, a young energetic general practice physician was fresh off a tour as a Vietnam flight surgeon and headed for a ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:30 am

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Developer Plans Apartments

Developer Woody Loden plans to transform the Tylertown Plaza into a series of small apartments giving a much-needed boost to the rental housing market in ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:00 am

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Boys & Girls Club on outs with county

Unless the CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta can convince the City of Batesville to restore funding to the local ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 5:00 pm

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Local experts speak on national coin shortage

By Ana Lauren Martinez | ana.martinez@oxfordeagle.com The national coin supply is experiencing a shortage of coins as a result of the pandemic, and according to ... Read more

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792 new cases, 10 new deaths of COVID-19 in Mississippi

Report through July 18th,  792 new cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 10 deaths. The total of coronavirus cases since March 11 is now 42,638, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:54 pm

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Annual yard sale set for July 31

Sardis Lake Baptist Church will host its annual indoor yard sale July 31 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. All are encouraged to wear  masks. ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:55 pm

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Franklin interim chief in Sardis

Former Panola County chief deputy Chris Franklin recently accepted the role of interim police chief for the Town of Sardis. Franklin had been the Sardis ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 3:48 pm

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TVEPA receives $16 million ReConnect Grant for fiber installation

First in Mississippi to receive federal funding to expand fiber broadband technology The Tallahatchie Valley Electric Power Association and its subsidiary, TVIfiber, are the first ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 6:15 pm

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Former state representative calls for civil disobedience on masks

Former State Representative and Gubernatorial candidate Robert Foster issued the following statement on Facebook. I’ve prayed and thought a lot about this. This is going ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Saturday, July 11, 2020 7:54 am

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MHP reports stats from holiday period

The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded its 2020 Fourth of July enforcement period which began Friday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. and ended Sunday, July 5, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Monday, July 6, 2020 8:20 pm

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Library sponsoring book giveaway

Batesville Library staff members are preparing for the First Regional Library system book giveaway scheduled for the month of July. Children were unable to participate ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:55 pm

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Today in History 7/02/20

1776 – The Second Continental Congress, assembled in Philadelphia, formally adopts Richard Henry Lee’s resolution for independence from Great Britain. The vote is unanimous, with ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:43 pm

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With a pen stroke, Mississippi drops Confederate-themed flag

Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signs the bill retiring the last state flag in the United States with the Confederate battle emblem, at the Governor’s ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 8:33 pm

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Mississippi Legislature Votes to Take Down Current Flag

History was made in Mississippi this weekend. The state Legislature passed House Bill 1796, which removes the current state flag that features the Confederate emblem ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Sunday, June 28, 2020 6:47 pm

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Mississippi Legislature Votes on the State Flag

June 27, 2020, is a day that could quite possibly go into the Mississippi history books as the day that change began. Link to story ... Read more

by Rebecca Alexander, Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:31 pm

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17 new cases in Panola, state up 1,092 in past day

The State Dept. of Health is reporting 1,092 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, and 5 deaths.  Data was collected from Tuesday at 6 ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:18 pm

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Water Valley officially sets new watermelon eating record

By Jake Thompson The City of Water Valley is officially the king of watermelons. Word recently came down from the Guinness World Records office that ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:59 pm

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Supervisors name new county code enforcement officer to address litter, debris

(Links to entire litter/derelict property ordinance, and online complaint form are at end of article.) Hunter Lawrence is on a mission to clean up Panola ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 4:32 pm

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Panola cases up another 14; state up record 526

The State Dept. of Health is reporting 526 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi, and 22 deaths.  Data was collected from Monday at 6 ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 2:48 pm

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State Health Officer is ‘fearful of the fall’ and virus spread

By Summer Tadlock WLBT   Tuesday, Mississippi saw its highest spike in coronavirus cases with 611 new cases. State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs held ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:59 am

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End of Watch 2019 honors Constable Hawkins

Photos by Glennie Pou The End of Watch 2019 touring memorial was in Batesville Monday, June 22. All law enforcement officers killed in the line ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:23 am

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Boyce responds to unrest over Confederate statue relocation plan

The University of Mississippi community celebrated the IHL Board of Trustees’ vote to approve the relocation of a Confederate monument on its campus on Thursday, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:35 pm

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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