One man dead in Clarksdale, MS shooting
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 25-year-old man was killed in a shooting last Thursday in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Clarksdale Police say they responded to a shooting in the 2100 block of Center Street just after 10 p.m. and found a man dead with multiple gunshot wounds. They identified the victim as Aldrict Hill Jr. Police had no […]
One dead, another seriously injured after car crash in Mississippi, officials say
COAHOMA CO., Miss. - A person is dead and another person was injured after a fatal car crash in Mississippi, the Coahoma County Fire Department said. Mississippi fire departments went to the area of Highway 6 near the Quitman and Coahoma County line about a crash involving a RV and a red pick up truck.
Batesville, Oxford, Tallahatchie police work together to solve burglaries
Since early January the Enid and Teasdale area of Tallahatchie County has been the target of property crimes, mainly involving auto burglaries. During the course of the investigation, the Tallahatchie County Sheriff’s Office worked with several outside agencies and increased patrol in the area in an attempt to deter any more burglaries. On Feb. 22, […] The post Batesville, Oxford, Tallahatchie police work together to solve burglaries appeared first on The Panolian.
WebXtra: Panola County sheriff talks working to reduce crime as election season heats up
KLTV 7′s Jamey Boyum spoke with Panola County Sheriff Cutter Clinton about his bid for re-election. Clinton talked about the work he and his administration have done, including efforts to reduce crime rates.
Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram is a modern master of blues guitar – and learning the Mississippi phenom’s soloing style will make you a better player
Kingfish hails from Clarksdale, Mississippi. Coincidentally (or not?), this is the location of the famous crossroads where legend has it that Robert Johnson traded his soul with the Devil in return for outlandish prowess on the guitar, and renown as a bluesman. Ingram has assimilated much of the heritage of...
Experience Authentic Flavors: Top 3 Mexican Restaurants in Batesville
This article presents a tour of three Mexican restaurants in Batesville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Batesville firefighters complete Fire Academy course
Firefighters Calen Walker and Parker Liddell of the Batesville Fire Department graduated Class 207 from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter I-II course held at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson on Thursday, Feb. 22. This intense seven-week course includes online, classroom, and hands-on instruction in the areas of fire behavior, fire […] The post Batesville firefighters complete Fire Academy course appeared first on The Panolian.
LCSD: Water Valley DUI felon charged with another DUI
On Feb. 22, the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch received a call about a careless driver. The caller was behind the car in question and informed dispatch of the location and description of the vehicle. Deputies responded to the area and found a vehicle on the side of Hwy. 6, with the caller parked behind […] The post LCSD: Water Valley DUI felon charged with another DUI appeared first on The Oxford Eagle.
Savor the Slice: Top 3 Must-Try Pizzas in Clarksdale
In this article, we delve into the world of pizza in Clarksdale, exploring three exceptional pizzerias. Have you had the chance to taste any of these delightful creations yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Wyoming inmate dies in Mississippi Feb. 21
GILLETTE, Wyo. — A Wyoming inmate incarcerated in Mississippi for kidnapping died Wednesday, according to the Wyoming Department of Corrections. Michael Iseli, 66, died on Feb. 21 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southhaven, Mississippi. He had been serving a 40- to 60-year sentence after being convicted of felony kidnapping in Converse County in 2013, the WDOC says.
Update: Four arrested in Pine Lane burglaries; more coming investigators say
Three juveniles and one adult have been arrested by Oxford Police in connection with the Thursday night auto burglaries on Pine Lane in Batesville. Chief of Police Dennis Darby said Batesville PD investigators had alerted area agencies of the break-ins. They were contacted by Oxford offices today when they realized the four individuals detained early […] The post Update: Four arrested in Pine Lane burglaries; more coming investigators say appeared first on The Panolian.
Governor identifies names of Guardsmen killed in Prentiss County helicopter crash
Www.youtube.com – WTVA 9 News – 2024-02-24 19:19:10. SUMMARY: Governor Tate Reeves expressed his condolences for the two Guardsmen, Chief Warrants Officers Brian Zick and Derek Abbott, who died in a helicopter crash in Panola County. The crash occurred during a routine training flight near Olive Baptist Church. Zick was an AH64 Delta Apache standardization instructor pilot, while Abbott was a maintenance test pilot. The Governor praised their honorable service and offered prayers for their families and colleagues. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, and updates will be provided. The Governor emphasized the emotional toll of the tragic event on the National Guard community.
Police working auto burglaries; Chief Darby advises residents to lock all doors
Chief of Police Dennis Darby said investigators are working several auto burglary cases after a Batesville neighborhood was targeted by thieves Thursday night. Darby said officers began getting reports of vehicle break-ins early Friday morning from residents of Pine Lane, a street that runs from Trianon St. to Dettor St. Darby said most of the […] The post Police working auto burglaries; Chief Darby advises residents to lock all doors appeared first on The Panolian.
Clarksdale man to serve time in prison for assaulting a mail carrier
A judge sentenced a Clarksdale man to eight years in prison after he was convicted of assaulting a U.S. postal carrier.
Eddie Strong named MS Raiders head coach – Arena football team opens season March 23 at Civic Center
By Myra Bean MS Raiders Sportswriter The Arena Indoor football team, MS Raiders, has named Batesville native Eddie Strong as the head coach for 2024. Strong, 43, a former Ole Miss linebacker, played with the Rebels from 1998 to 2003. One year he sat out with a medical redshirt. Strong was very excited to accept […] The post Eddie Strong named MS Raiders head coach – Arena football team opens season March 23 at Civic Center appeared first on The Panolian.
Mississippi Delta grain elevator owner pleads guilty to fraud
John R. Coleman, 47, of Greenwood appeared Feb. 23 before U.S. District Judge Michael P. Mills in Oxford and pleaded guilty to wire fraud. According to court documents, Coleman, an owner and operator of Express Grain, altered the company’s audited financial statements in order to receive a state warehouse license; lied about the amount of […] The post Mississippi Delta grain elevator owner pleads guilty to fraud appeared first on The Panolian.
Radar coverage in the Mid-South will be better starting this season
CLARKSDALE, Mississippi — Last November, Climavision, a radar and weather data company installed a radar in the town of Clarksdale, Mississippi. This private radar now adds to the two existing public radars in Memphis, one at the airport, and the other at the National Weather Service. Radars like the...
Highschool Baseball | 26 February Strayhorn Boys Game Notice
The Strayhorn Boys Baseball team will have a Non-conference game with Desoto County Academy(Olive Branch, MS) on 26 February, 2024, 4 PM. As of now, Mustangs has won 3 games and lost 5 games, and the winning rate is 0.375.
Plane crash in Mississippi leaves one person severely injured, fire department says
QUITMAN COUNTY, Miss. - A plane crash in Mississippi left one person with "severe traumatic injuries," according to the Coahoma County Fire Department. The fire department said that the small, single-engine plane crashed in a field in neighboring Quitman County, about 1 hour and 20 minutes south of Memphis, on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.
Panola County Jail Log
Compiled by Brad Greer 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 crime with which they are charged, only that the person has been taken to, and processed at the facility. Feb. 12 Bradley Ray McGee, 1031 Mudline […] The post Panola County Jail Log appeared first on The Panolian.