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County considering ionizers for AC units

The county Board of Supervisors is considering purchasing small ionizer units that would be installed in the air ... Read more | Add your comment

Winter Storm ’21 photos from readers (Part 2)

Here are another set of photos from our snow gallery. Thanks again for all the contributions. Panola County ... Read more | Add your comment

Winter Storm ’21 photos from readers

The once-in-a-generation winter weather that swept into Batesville and Panola County on Valentine’s Day with freezing temperatures, followed ... Read more | Add your comment

Drumming in music class at Pope School

Pictured is Lila Grace Doubleday, one of many students learning rhythm techniques using a Lowe’s bucket for drumming. ... Read more | Add your comment

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Sen. Wicker visits The Concourse worksite; pledges more support

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

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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

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Gov. extends mask mandate in Panola, 74 other counties

Governor Tate Reeves today announced the decision to extend Executive Order 1535 until Wednesday, Feb. 3,  at 5 p.m. The following counties are currently under ... Read more

by Staff reports, Friday, January 15, 2021 5:21 pm

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Mississippi National Guard activated for presidential inauguration

By Justin Dixon and Chelsey Sellars  – WLBT Jackson The Mississippi National Guard is preparing to send service members to Washington, D.C. to provide additional security for President-elect ... Read more

by Staff reports, Friday, January 15, 2021 3:43 pm

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Panola County Property Transfers 1/4-7/21

Property transfers between Jan. 4-7, 2021, recorded with Panola County Chancery Court: Leslie Bishop to Jerry Bishop, Patricia Bishop Rockette and Denise L. Bishop, A ... Read more

by Davis Coen, Thursday, January 14, 2021 9:45 pm

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Veterans at State Home now getting vaccinations

The Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic last year, but there is a light forming at the end ... Read more

by Staff reports, Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:38 pm

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‘No additional vaccines’ available in state for now

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Mississippi is struggling with supply and demand. Mississippi State Department of Health announced on Wednesday the distribution plan that was ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:23 pm

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Gov. Reeves receives COVID-19 vaccine

From WJTV Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday. He stated he received the vaccine in order to ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:05 pm

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MLK Commemoration will be virtual

Batesville’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Commemoration Celebration committee will present this year’s program virtually Monday, Jan. 18, starting at 11 a.m. The program will ... Read more

by Jeremy Weldon, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 5:12 pm

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Crystal Ball to ROLL ON MISSISSIPPI, virtually, Jan. 16

 The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi invites you to take part in its 21st annual Crystal Ball Gala, a FREE virtual event on Jan. 16,  at ... Read more

by Staff reports, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 3:56 pm