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Highway 6 opening delayed by rain
The new 10-mile stretch of road that connects Tupelo to Batesville was scheduled to open Monday, but Mississippi Department of Transportation officials said Sunday that recent heavy rainfall has pushed back the date.
County projects to include three bridge repairs 7/15/2014
Supervisors accepted three bids on Panola County road projects totaling over $1.1 million during Monday's meeting at the Second Panola County District Courthouse in Batesville.
Como mayor, aldermen taking steps to clean up town's blight 7/15/2014
Como town officials have been collecting addresses of people who own overgrown lots in Como, preparing to notify the owners to clean them up or have them declared a public nuisance.
Panola County Jail Arrest Record 7/15/2014
The following public records were copied from the log book at the David M. Bryan Justice Complex.
Editorial Rita Howell 7/15/2014
The message was from an editor who was trying to track down a young woman who'd been interviewed by their reporter and photographed some months previously at a blues festival in the Delta.
Raphel Campbell of Holly Springs applies mulch around a freshly planted crape myrtle, one of 1,000 trees planted around the Skyview Apartment complexes in Batesville.
New 4-lane part of Mississippi Highway 6 to open
Mississippi Department of Transportation officials say the new four-lane section of Mississippi Highway 6 into Tupelo is scheduled to open July 15. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the ceremony will mark completion of the $27 million final paving project on the road from U.S. Highway 45 in Tupelo to Interstate 55 at Batesville.