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  1. BREAKING NEWS 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Panolian

    ... vert received about two feet of floodwater from the rain that dumped four inches of rain on a small stretch of Panola County in less that two hours.

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  2. Lafayette County sanitation worker dies in garbage truck accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Newms360.com

    ... "Our guys felt confident that they could finish." Johnson said Lafayette County Solid Waste is working with Panola County's department to borrow a truck until the wrecked truck can be either repaired or replaced. So sad what happened, looks like a ...

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  3. Services for Cam CokerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Panolian

    ... and Tonya Clark Coker. He graduated from South Panola High School and went on to become a dispatcher for the Panola County Sheriff's Department. He was also member of the Sardis Lake Volunteer Fire Department. His interest in life included hunting ...

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  4. Manhunt ends with arrestRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Tunica Times

    A manhunt that started in Crenshaw ended last week in Tunica County with the arrest of James Michael Green. Green, 47, was apprehended near Highway 3 and Burns Road Tuesday morning, March 17. He is being held in Panola County on pending charges.

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  5. Last seen 9 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Panolian

    Panola County authorities are seeking help in locating a 40-year-old woman whom they believe to be missing and endangered. Panola County Sheriff's Department Investigator Bryan Arnold said officers and volunteers have been looking for Candace "Candy" Ramage since she was reported missing about 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

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  6. Thousands of Entergy customers lost powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... were north of Goodman Road, west of Interstate 55, in the Horn Lake area. There were around 850 people in Panola County, and a few hundred people in Tunica and Coahoma counties without power. In Crittenden County, AR, around 1,100 Entergy customers ...

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  7. BREAKING NEWS 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Panolian

    ... .I. agent who was summoned from Oxford. "I want to thank all the agencies responsible, the state troopers, the Panola County Sheriff's Department," Burdette said.

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  8. Bank robber drops cash after dye pack explodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Panola County sheriff's deputies and Como police officers arrested the man they believe robbed a bank on Thursday morning. The suspected bank robber was caught just minutes after dropping the stolen money in a woman's yard near First Security Bank in Como, MS.

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  9. Crash shut down southbound lanes of I-55 in Panola Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Mississippi Highway Patrol says southbound lanes of Interstate 55 in Panola County were blocked for a little while Wednesday afternoon after a car lost control. The crash happened on the Tallahatchie River Bridge.

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  10. Four potential 1st District candidates bow outRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Newms360.com

    While potential candidates await an announcement from Gov. Phil Bryant on the date of a special 1st District U.S. House election, some are removing themselves from the list. State Sen. Gray Tollison, R-Oxford, Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Jimmy Maxwell of Oxford, state Sen. David Parker, R-Olive Branch and Tupelo banker John Oxford all have now said they will not run for the post left vacant by the death of incumbent Alan Nunnelee, R-Tupelo, on Feb. 6. They join Glenn McCullough, former Tupelo mayor and TVA chairman, who said last week he wouldn't run after being appointed by Bryant to the state College Board.

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  11. DA seeks info about 1-hour gap in Chambers' final dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    Authorities are still trying to figure out what happened to a north Mississippi woman in the last hour before she was found burned. Panola County District Attorney John Champion, in a Tuesday news conference, said authorities know where the 19-year-old was at almost every other moment of Dec. 6. "We just don't know where she was between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.," Champion told reporters.

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  12. Panola County Need to Fill Gap in InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Panola County District Attorney John Champion says authorities still seek details on where 19-year-old Jessica Chambers was in the last hour before she was found burned. Investigators want to know where she was between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Dec. 6, 2014.

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  13. Where was Jessica Chambers in the hour before she was burned alive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... went out at 5pm on the day of her murder, after telling her she was going to buy food and clean her car Panola County District Attorney John Champion has released details of Miss Chambers' final hours. He hopes they will the memory of witnesses who ...

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  14. Who burned to death Jessica Chambers? Mississippi officials zero in on 'one-hour gap'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Authorities are still trying to figure out what happened to a north Mississippi woman in the last hour before she was found burned. Panola County District Attorney John Champion, in a Tuesday news conference, said authorities know where the 19-year-old Jessica Chambers was at almost every other moment of Dec. 6. "We just don't know where she was between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.," Champion told reporters.

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  15. DA seeks info about 1-hour gap in Chambers' final dayRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Panola County District Attorney John Champion says authorities still seek details on where Jessica Chambers was in the last hour before she was found burned. Champion held a news conference Tuesday, discussing where else the 19-year-old woman traveled on her life's last day.

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  16. Multiple outagesRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Panolian

    ... has been limbs continuing to fall; winds blowing the already sagging limbs onto lines as well," the CEO said. Panola County Emergency Management Agency Director Daniel Cole on Monday offered a concurring observation on power restoration problems: ...

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  17. About 4,500 without electricityRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Panolian

    ... across north Mississippi. Though damage was scattered across the TVEPA service area, south Tate County and Panola County north of Highway 6 appeared to have the greatest concentrations of outages, Robison said. "Sardis Lake Estates was hit pretty ...

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  18. Ice threat increasesRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Panolian

    By John Howell Shortly before 2 p.m. Monday, Panola County Emergency Management Agency Director Daniel Cole said that approximately 5,700 to 6,000 people are without electric power in the county as freezing rain formed ice on tree limbs and utility lines. "It started out slowly," Cole said, but by 11:30 a.m., limbs started falling under the weight of ice, some taking power lines with them.

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  19. Power Outages in Panola CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Panolian

    Crews from TVEPA were working to restore power after a tree limb fell early Monday, tearing down a power line at Dickey Drive and Perkins Lane in Batesville. Panola Countians woke up yesterday to a cold rain that quickly froze on power lines and trees.

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  20. Racing for Paws early bird sign up ends tomorrowRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Panolian

    ... February 14! Sign-up on-line or by mail for $15 before the rate increases to $25 on February 15. Register at Panola County Humane Society website, If you prefer to cheer ...

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