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Alabama Woman Allegedly Stabbed Husband to Death 1 Year After She Stabbed Him the First Time
Both incidents a year apart happened at the same hotel, and he was stabbed in the chest each time
Jailed for Their Own Safety, 14 Mississippians Died Awaiting Mental Health Treatment
Local officials often say they have no choice but to jail people awaiting treatment for mental illness and substance abuse — even if they’re not charged with a crime. But some people have died in the system that's supposed to protect them.
Murder suspect apprehended
Panola County Sheriff Shane Phelps reported this week that a suspect wanted for a Nov. 11 homicide on Milam Road has been arrested and charged with first degree murder. Anthony Dewayne Flowers, Jr., 24, of 4072 Curtis Road, was arrested Thursday, Nov. 30. Law enforcement officials received a tip from an anonymous caller who gave […] The post Murder suspect apprehended appeared first on The Panolian.
A Testament to Patience: Ethical Hunting and Its Conservation Impact
In the serene town of Lambert, Mississippi, a heartwarming narrative of patience and conservation ethics has come to light. Caroline Winters, an avid local hunter, has set an inspiring example of sustainable wildlife management. On their family's 80-acre land, Caroline, alongside her husband Rick and father Ray Crawford, observed a young 140-inch 10-point buck. Rather than giving in to the immediate gratification of harvesting the animal, they allowed it to roam free, with a vision of the larger ecological picture in mind.
Sheriff’s Office Caring for Dogs Rescued From Dog Fighting Ring
Just days after busting a major dog fighting ring at a Mississippi home, the Panola County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the rescued dogs are still under their care. Deputies seized almost 30 dogs from the residence this past weekend, made arrests, and transported the canines to their property since there wasn’t an animal shelter […] The post Sheriff’s Office Caring for Dogs Rescued From Dog Fighting Ring appeared first on DogTime.
Gastro group locating at Panola Med
Panola Medical Center has partnered with Gastroenterology Associates of North Mississippi (GANM), who will begin offering services in Batesville in January. GANM owners said the decision to extend services from the Oxford based company reflects a commitment to prioritizing local care and accessibility. With the expansion, the medical group hopes to minimize travel for patients […] The post Gastro group locating at Panola Med appeared first on The Panolian.
The Batesville Homicide: A Reflection on Crime and Community Trust
The recent apprehension of Anthony 'AJ' Flowers by the Batesville Police Department represents more than just the resolution of a tragic event; it raises critical concerns about the broader implications of local crime on community trust and cohesion. The homicide case, which saw Flowers arrested based on a warrant issued by the Panola County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) after an incident on Milam Road, has left the local community shaken and searching for answers as details of the relationship between Flowers and the victim remain undisclosed. As the PCSO continues its investigation, this episode serves as a stark reminder of the deep-seated impact that crime has on the fabric of society.
Sweet Potato King
Batesville Civitan Club held another successful Radio Day on Saturday, Nov. 24, with nearly $26,000 raised for the club’s charities. The coveted box of sweet potatoes was the hot item again this year, with Keith Heafner finally winning the spuds with a $1,200 bid. Employees at Heafner Automotive Group gathered this week for a showroom […] The post Sweet Potato King appeared first on The Panolian.
Curtis homeowners halt subdivision
The Board of Supervisors, by a vote of 4-1, this week upheld a decision by the Land Development Commission to deny a minor subdivision request by the owners of 77 acres in west Panola County. Supervisor James Birge was the only dissent of the appeal filed by ABR Development for a parcel of land that […] The post Curtis homeowners halt subdivision appeared first on The Panolian.
Miracles at Christmas
First Security Bank held its annual Tree Lighting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the main branch in Batesville. Pictured are residents of The Baddour Center in Senatobia, who perform as The Miracles choir, and provided special music for the Tree Lighting. The Miracles assisted Santa Claus for the official lighting. (Glennie Pou) The post Miracles at Christmas appeared first on The Panolian.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in senatobia, MS?
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near senatobia.
Shegog wins prestigious Conerly Trophy – Follows Josh Bright’s 2000 win as best college football player in state
Cutline: Shegog Delta State quarterback and Batesville native Patrick Shegog received the 2023 C Spire Conerly Trophy on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Shegog is Delta State’s third Conerly Award winner, joining Tregnel Thomas in 1996 and Josh Bright, also from Batesville, in 2000. Shegog was a four-year starter at South Panola, graduating in 2016. His […] The post Shegog wins prestigious Conerly Trophy – Follows Josh Bright’s 2000 win as best college football player in state appeared first on The Panolian.
“Christmas at Carnegie” Extravaganza Returns with Festive Fun
Christmas at Carnegie’ is set to enchant young minds and book lovers alike on Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Carnegie Public Library (114 Delta Avenue, Clarksdale). This eagerly awaited event promises an evening of joy through book readings, games, art, and music, with Santa’s little helpers guiding the festivities.
Today the gas price is close to $2.97 in Oakland as of 2023-12-06. Find the available 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 $3.216, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
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.”
UAMS opens satellite transplant clinic in Helena-West Helena
HELENA-WEST HELENA — Community health providers and members of the public gathered Monday in Helena-West Helena to celebrate the recent opening of the newest University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) transplant clinic. Located inside the UAMS East Family Medical Center at 1393 Arkansas 242 South in Helena-West Helena,...
Holly Springs native wins state title
Charleston High School assistant coach Rasheed DeBerry, a native of Holly Springs and a graduate of Holly Springs High School, helped coach the Tigers to a 2A State Championship. The Tigers defeated Heidelberg High School to capture the championship. The Tigers finished the season 14-2 and look to repeat as...
PCCUA-Stuttgart Secondary Center students engaged in valuable learning experiences
PCCUA-Stuttgart Secondary Center students engaged in valuable learning experiences. Amanda West, career and tech coordinator and med pro instructor for the Stuttgart Secondary Center, reported that the PCCUA-Stuttgart Career & Technical Center has had an incredibly busy and exciting second nine weeks filled with valuable learning experiences and engaging activities.
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.
Live Stream and Schedule for Coahoma County, Mississippi High School Boys Basketball Games Today
• High school basketball games are taking place in Coahoma County, Mississippi today. • The games can be followed on the NFHS Network. • The match between M.S. Palmer High School and Clarksdale High School is highlighted.