Ole Miss Men's Basketball Returns to the "Tad Pad" for Matchup with Sam HoustonThe Political ReportNewsBreak Contributor
Choosing marketing and web design services for your business in OxfordAhtasham AbbasNewsBreak Contributor
Tennessee's Holiday Haven: From Knoxville to NashvilleJohn M. DabbsNewsBreak Contributor
No. 10 Razorbacks Set for Second Showdown Against Ole Miss in SEC Volleyball ClashGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Parents of Michigan school shooter will have separate trials, judge says
water valley, MS Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around water valley..
West Jones Triumphs Over Grenada in MHSAA 6A State Championship with Dominant Defense
• West Jones High School defeated Grenada High School 23-3 in the MHSAA 6A state championship, completing an undefeated season and winning their first state championship since 2020.
Batesville Fire Dept. Call Log
Nov. 21 12:01 a.m. – MLK Dr., 43 year old female with chest pain, Lifeguard also en route. 4:29 a.m. – Van Voris St., elderly man with medical emergency, Lifeguard also en route. 7:50 a.m. – Pine Lane, 62 year old male with weakness. 8:47 a.m. – Randy Hendrix Dr., automatic fire alarm. 10:49 p.m. […] The post Batesville Fire Dept. Call Log appeared first on The Panolian.
Back on top: Charleston Tigers hold off Heidelberg to clinch first state title since 2011
OXFORD — For Charleston, the nightmare streak is over. After falling short in five-straight championship berths, the Tigers built a 12-point halftime lead and held on to beat Heidelberg 26-22 and claim the 2023 MHSAA Class 2A State Championship Friday night at Ole Miss’ Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. It ...
Can a new early reading program help revive this poor Mississippi town?
LAMBERT, Miss. — When Evelyn Jossell took over as the superintendent of schools in Quitman County, she had no illusions about the challenges ahead. Poverty has long had a stranglehold on this rural, predominantly Black community in the Mississippi Delta. It was the poorest county in the poorest state when Martin Luther King Jr. visited in 1968 and described seeing “hundreds of Black boys and Black girls walking the streets with no shoes to wear.”
Guide to Watching Grenada County, Mississippi High School Football Games This Week
• The games can be watched or streamed online. • The High School Football season can be followed on the NFHS Network. • Other games in Mississippi are also mentioned. • Specific details for a game on December 1 at 7:00 PM CT in Oxford, MS are provided, including a link to stream the game.
Grenada gearing up for finals Star Malt Secondary Schools Football
Grenada: Ministry of Education Youth, Sports and Culture presents the big final of the Grand Showdown of Star Malt Secondary Schools Football Tournament Finals. The tournament is hosted by the ministry for promotion of the sports in Grenada. This tournament had 8 knockout competition which had already set stage on...
Grenada shooting suspect now charged with murder
GRENADA, Miss. (WTVA) — A Grenada shooting suspect is now accused of murder. Johnathan Sanders, 26, of Grenada, is accused of murdering Nicolaus Cole, 36. The shooting happened Monday evening, Nov. 27 sometime before 7:57 in the 700 block of South Street. Police initially charged Sanders with aggravated assault....
The Illinois Central Railroad: Pioneering the Midwest's Transformation
The Illinois Central Railroad (IC) stands as a testament to the transformative power of transportation infrastructure in America's history, particularly in the Midwest. Established in 1851 as the nation's first land-grant railroad, the IC rapidly expanded to over 11,000 miles of track by 1927. This colossal network revolutionized the movement of goods and passengers, with towns like Coffeeville, Mississippi, reaping the economic and social benefits. Coffeeville's identity as a railroad town during its zenith exemplifies the IC's influence, where local landmarks like the Coffeeville Hotel emerged as bustling centers of activity for rail workers and travelers alike.
Webb athletes prepare for winter season
Mathew Maschler ('24) and Jonathan Rosales-Cardenas ('24) stand together on WSC Soccer’s field while talking about their new afternoon activities for the Winter Season. Jonathan is WSC Varsity Soccer this year; having been a part of the program for the last 3 seasons, he said, “I am excited for my senior season and enjoy playing with my friends on the team.” Both Matt and Jonathan are excited for this season of sports at Webb and plan to attend as many of their fellow peers' games as well.
Jennifer Garner is helping Mississippi kids to become better readers
NBC's Cynthia McFadden joins actor Jennifer Gardner, who is also a Save The Children ambassador, in Quitman County, Miss., where poverty is historically high and reading scores are low. A new pre-school program with skilled teachers and a strategic curriculum aims at getting children ready to read.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.74 and $3.19 in Oakland as of 2023-11-29. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.
Unearthing the Past: The Crenshaw Mound's Insight into Indigenous Cultures
The Crenshaw Mound in Miller County, Arkansas, is a vital archeological site that provides a window into the lives of the indigenous Fourche Maline and Caddo cultures. Spanning from AD 700 to 1400, this eighty-acre village and ceremonial center features mounds, a causeway, and cemeteries. Notably, it showcases the transformation from the occupation by Fourche Maline people to becoming a significant Caddo ceremonial site. Despite historical looting, the site's preservation and research have led to its recognition on the National Register of Historic Places.
Darling: The Birthplace of a Blues Legend and the Pulse of the Delta
In the heart of the Mississippi Delta, the humble town of Darling stands as a beacon for blues aficionados, being the birthplace of Eddie 'Guitar Slim' Jones, a man whose electrifying influence on music still reverberates today. Born in 1926, Jones's life was steeped in the deep musical roots of the South. His journey from the cotton fields to chart-topping fame with his hit 'The Things That I Used to Do' is a testament to his enduring legacy in the annals of blues and rock and roll.
‘Hard thing to hear’: Charges dropped against main suspect in murder case of former MS lawmaker
WATER VALLEY, Miss. (WLBT) – We’re coming up on two-and-a-half years since the shooting death of a former Mississippi lawmaker. The man initially accused of the killing was supposed to go to trial Monday, but as 3 On Your Side reported Friday, his charges were instead dismissed because the state wants more time to fully investigate the matter.
Who’s Your Buddy? Program linking seniors and kindergarten students making Waves at North Delta School
A mentorship program between seniors and kindergarten students at North Delta School – one age group leaving campus and the other arriving – has taken off at the college preparatory school this academic year. It’s hard to tell who has benefitted the most – the Green Wave seniors or the youngsters who all have new […] The post Who’s Your Buddy? Program linking seniors and kindergarten students making Waves at North Delta School appeared first on The Panolian.
South Panola vs. Holly Springs basketball gallery
Photos by Kendall Bowlin The post South Panola vs. Holly Springs basketball gallery appeared first on The Panolian.
Echoes of the Past: The Rise and Fall of Elliott, Mississippi
Tucked away in Grenada County, the remnants of Elliott, Mississippi, tell a tale of a community that once bustled with life. Established along the arteries of the Illinois Central Railroad and U.S. Route 51, this ghost town is a stark reminder of the impermanence of once-thriving settlements. Its post office, which operated from 1860 to 1964, served as the heart of the town, witnessing the fluctuating fate of its people. Now, with a population that has dwindled significantly since the 2010 census, Elliott's silent streets and abandoned buildings beckon history buffs and explorers to uncover its forgotten past.
BankFirst Financial Services announces changes
BankFirst Financial Services has announced changes at its Oxford and Water Valley locations, including Jeff Bynum named as first vice president, Tyler Hill named Water Valley Community Bank president, and Cam Tyler named as regional president for the Oxford/Water Valley region. With almost 25 years of valuable management and lending...
Lusco’s to Open in Taylor
Long-Time Greenwood Establishment to Begin New Chapter. Lusco’s in Greenwood is one of the oldest restaurants in Mississippi continuously owned and operated by the same family. Lusco’s has been around in Greenwood for more than 100 years, starting out as a grocery store that served food in 1921 before moving to 722 Carrollton Avenue in 1933 and turning into a restaurant.