City's insurance rate declines as workers seek screenings 3/7/2014
By John Howell Sr. Vice-Mayor Teddy Morrow presided during Tuesday's meeting of Batesville city government after Mayor Jerry Autrey was sidelined with the flu.
Veterans office is open on Tuesdays 3/4/2014
On March 21-22, 1968 a snowstorm blew into North Mississippi with accumulations up to umpteen inches according to those who survived to exaggerate the story.
John Howell Sr. Editorial 3/4/2014
Batesville has problems that most of us are aware of some of the time, or some of us are aware of most of the time, but all of us are so strung out all the time that we don't sit back, ponder and try to envision big-picture solutions that will turn them into opportunities.
Storms moving into Miss. cause scattered damage
Wind and lightning caused isolated damage and power outages across Mississippi Thursday as a storm front moved through the state.
Boards attempt to spread central dispatch expense 2/18/2014
By Rupert Howell Representatives of seven Panola municipalities and county supervisors met last Thursday with Panola County's E-911 board in a roundtable format trying to secure a funding method so that each entity pays its share of costs for centralized dispatching.
MHP releases call numbers from storm
According to spokesman Ray Hall, every trooper in the northern region worked during the time frame to ensure public safety.
For the last several months, the Neighborhood Watch concept has been turned upside in Batesville.
Daily Obits 2/5/14
Born November 27, 1923, near Lambert, he was the son of Willie Frank and Lena Grice Bridges, and the eldest of eight children.
Retail Coach consultant pitches plan to spur economic growth 2/7/2014
By John Howell Sr. Batesville's elected officials heard a proposal Tuesday for a comprehensive retail economic development plan.
Sardis aldermen pass - common sense' noise ordinance, close street to trucks 2/7/2014
By Rupert Howell The Sardis board of mayor and aldermen approved a new noise ordinance, accepted a bid on water well work and voted to exclude 18-wheelers from entering Rainwater Street from Lee Street during Tuesday's regular monthly meeting at City Hall.