Where is Charlie Musselwhite?
CLARKSDALE, Miss.–Charlie Musselwhite may be living a slower life in Mississippi these days. But, the world-famous blues harp player is not slowing down much. Now living in Clarksdale, the Kosciusko native who is credited with bringing a mix of Delta and Chicago blues harp playing to the world released a Grammy-nominated album in 2023, and appeared in Martin Scorcese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon”.
Fort Smith police arrest escaped LeFlore County inmate
Fort Smith police arrest a man on February 29 who escaped from the LeFlore County Detention Center.
Local Students from Grenada and Carrollton Honored in Holmes Community College's 2024 Who’s Who Awards
Holmes Community College Grenada Campus has named the winners of the 2024 Who’s Who awards. The awards went to Baker Avant of Carrollton and Taylor Carver of Grenada, along with Class Favorites Emma Brasher, Ashlyn Gillespie, Alyssa Melton, and Radleigh Woods.
Weather Update February 29, 2024
Sleet and snow possible for today, but no travel impacts across Leflore county. Most will mistake it as pea size hail from fact it is sleet because the freezing temperatures or close to freezing temperatures. Rain is currently occurring in the four county and is expected to continue throughout the...
Shooting in Mississippi leaves man dead, police say
CLARKSDALE, Miss. - A man was shot to death in Clarksdale, Mississippi last Thursday, according to the police. Clarksdale Police Department went to a shooting at the 2100 block of Center street and found 25-year-old Aldrict Hill Jr dead from multiple gunshots. Police said they have a 17-year-old boy in...
Batesville man facing two dozen felony charges in three counties
OXFORD – An 18-year-old Panola County man is facing more than 160 years in prison in connection with a burglary spree in Lafayette, Panola and Tallahatchie counties. According to authorities, the Enid and Teasdale areas of Tallahatchie County have been the target of property crimes — mostly car burglaries — since early January. The Tallahatchie County Sheriff’s Office reached out to several surrounding agencies and stepped up patrols.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Cascilla as of 2024-03-02. 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 Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Inmate escapes from LeFlore County jail
WE'RE FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW IN LEFLORE COUNTY... WHERE THE JAIL IS REPORTING AN INMATE HAS ESCAPED...
Local Faculty Members Explore AI's Role in Art and Culture in Clarksdale Workshop
Five faculty members will participate in a workshop titled 'Artificial Insights: Impact of AI from Image Creation to Cultural Narratives' in Clarksdale, Mississippi. The workshop will discuss the legal, social, and ethical aspects of AI in visual and written creation. The faculty members, Linda F. Williams, Laurie Maxwell, Melissa Faulkner, Jeremy Pittman, and Shanelle Frazier, will contribute their diverse expertise.
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 […]
Feb 28, 2024 Weather Update
Thunderstorm chances return Sunday, if the system plays out across Oklahoma. More information as we get closer. After some rain last night in areas of LeFlore county, fire danger has decreased for now. Tonight 30°, tomorrow 51, Thursday night 37. Warmer weather to return soon, but be lucky as...
3 HBCUs Could Be Shut Down Under Proposed Mississippi Bill
A Republican-sponsored bill aims to shut down three public colleges and universities in Mississippi.
Mississippi university installs new president
Dr. Daniel J. Ennis was officially inaugurated as the ninth president of Delta State University during an investiture ceremony held Saturday, February 24, at the Bologna Performing Arts Center. The ceremony was the culmination of an Inauguration Week that emphasized the contributions of past Delta State presidents, celebrated the centennial of the creation of Delta State Teachers College by the Mississippi legislature, and focused on the role of the university as a beacon of education and service to the Mississippi Delta.
McComb powers past Greenwood, into MHSAA 4A Championship
The McComb Tigers are heading back to the Class 4A state title game for the first time since 2016. Behind a balanced offensive attack, the Tigers got past Greenwood 57-49 in the Semifinal Round of the MHSAA Boys Class 4A Basketball playoffs at the Mississippi Coliseum on Wednesday afternoon. The ...
Special services at Persimmon Hill
Staff Report Persimmon Hill Baptist Church, 989 Enid-Teasdale Rd., Enid, will have a three-night Enlightenment Week March 11-13 at 7 p.m. each night. Guest instructor will be Rev. Robert Reed, pastor of Pine Grove East of Water Valley. Church pastor is Rev. Andrew Fluker. Church secretary is Sister Gwen Herron. All are cordially invited to […] The post Special services at Persimmon Hill appeared first on The Panolian.
Leflore County, MS High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 28
In Leflore County, Mississippi, there are exciting high school basketball matchups on the docket today. Info on how to watch them is available here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 12:00 PM CT...
NAACP Comes to Drew with Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. Jamin Powell
To commemorate the creation of Drew University’s very own chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Tuesday, Rev. Dr. Jamin Powell called upon students to take action and have the hard discussions his generation was too late to have. Powell is a Senior Pastor...
Mississippi Valley State coach praises team after first win
Monday was a special moment for George Ivory as the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils won their first game of the season.
UAPB vs. Mississippi Valley State College Basketball Betting Preview for March 2
Find odds, trends and more for the college hoops matchup between UAPB and Mississippi Valley State on March 2.
# 265 - Support Live Music- LeFlore Co. Area
There’s some changes in the air. Live music and the makin’ thereof is an absolute Joy, a Passion, a Blessing, a Responsibility and a real Pain at times. I picked up the desire on the front porch of the Wiles’ place , 7 miles West of Shady Point. My Uncle Frank, Aunt’s Elinor and Eva would pick and grin for hours. And I was hooked.