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

    Thursday Feb 26 | 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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  2. Crash shut down southbound lanes of I-55 in Panola Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 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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  3. Four potential 1st District candidates bow outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | 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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  4. DA seeks info about 1-hour gap in Chambers' final dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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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  5. Panola County Need to Fill Gap in InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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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  6. Where was Jessica Chambers in the hour before she was burned alive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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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  7. Who burned to death Jessica Chambers? Mississippi officials zero in on 'one-hour gap'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | 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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  8. DA seeks info about 1-hour gap in Chambers' final dayRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | 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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  9. Multiple outagesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | 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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  10. About 4,500 without electricityRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | 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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  11. Ice threat increasesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | 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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  12. Power Outages in Panola CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | 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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  13. Racing for Paws early bird sign up ends tomorrowRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | 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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  14. Burned teen's mom urges witnesses to come forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Windsor Beacon

    ... the overall reward is now up to $54,000. "You don't have to tell me your name, I just need your information," Panola County Sheriff Dennis Darby said last week. Daugherty said she doesn't know what it's going to take to loosen people's lips, but ...

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  15. Jessica Chambers' tip billboards placed around the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2013 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... "seeking information" and also say there is a reward offered. Chambers was found badly burned near her car in Panola County last year.

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  16. Probe of burning death continues in north Miss.Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Commercial Dispatch

    Panola County Sheriff Dennis Darby tells The Clarion-Ledger that local, state and federal investigators are still working on the case. It's been two months after 19-year-old Jessica Chambers was killed.

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  17. Probe of burning death continues in Panola CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Newms360.com

    Panola County Sheriff Dennis Darby tells The Clarion-Ledger that local, state and federal investigators are still working on the case. It's been two months after 19-year-old Jessica Chambers was killed. 2 comments

  18. Was Jessica Chambers a Hate Crime Victim?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | VDARE

    The atrocious murder of a nineteen-year old white girl, Jessica Chambers, in Panola County, Mississippi is one of those cases that should be a huge story but has largely been ignored by the national Main Stream Media. Shortly after 8 p.m. on December 6th, Jessica Chambers was splashed with accelerant and burned alive as she sat in her car in Courtland.

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  19. Stolen merchandise from Fred's confiscated at Como residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Panolian

    ... His girlfriend, Felisha R. Little of the same address was charged with accessory after the fact according to Panola County jail records. The case is still under investigation according to law enforcement officials. The merchandise reportedly came ...

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  20. Investigators 'not getting anywhere' in Jessica Chambers caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    It has been almost two months since Jessica Chambers was discovered horribly burned near her car in Panola County, Mississippi. Investigators say after more than 100 interviews, and one day away from what would have been Chambers' 20th birthday, they still have no idea who killed her. 2 comments