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|ACI Building Systems, LLC||Manufacturing||208|
|Batesville Casket Company, Inc.||Manufacturing||308|
|Crown Brand-Building Packaging USA||Manufacturing||235|
|Insituform Technologies, Inc.||Manufacturing||127|
|Parker Hannifin Corp.||Manufacturing||394|
|Performance Foodservice||Warehouse Distribution||134|
|Serta Mattress Company||Warehouse Distribution||132|
Panola County has two public school systems that serve county residents---North Panola and South Panola. North Delta School, located in Batesville, is a private academy. For the pursuit of higher education, Panola County is also in close proximity to several community colleges and four-year institutions.
Sardis Chamber of Commerce and the Mississippi Delta Street Rodders host an annual AprilFest and Open Car Show on Main Street each April. A 5K Walk/Run benefitting the Heflin House Museum of Sardis is held each year. Food vendors and crafters are organized by the Sardis Chamber of Commerce (662.487.3451 or 662.609.2159). The Car Show is organized by local Mississippi Delta Street Rodders Ronnie and Angie Hinton (662.934.6189 or 662.934.4143). Fun for all ages!
SpringFest is an annual two day festival on the Downtown Square in Batesville featuring great music, good food and lots of fun. A wide variety of events and entertainment are offered to our festival goers. Live radio remotes with prize giveaways and amusement rides and games are all part of the fun. Throughout the two-day festival national, regional and local entertainment is featured. Admission to the festival area is free. There is also a 5K held the Saturday morning each year of SpringFest. Registration is available at www.racesonline.com. The 2014 SpringFest will be held May 16-17. For more information, please call 888.872.6652.
The St. Jude Bass Classic is an annual pick your partner fishing tournament held at the Sardis Lake on Memorial Day weekend. The tournament is limited to 350 boats and benefits St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. For more information, visit www.stjudefishing.com.
This year's event was held on Thursday, September 13, 2012. The morning consists of a brief coffee time before a series of legislative forums at the Batesville Civic Center. The audience is invited to voice their concerns by asking questions and have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the panel during the breaks. For the afternoon we have two events planned: a golf scramble at Panola Country Club or a Skeet Shoot at the West's Farm. Whether you choose to participate in any of the above activities or not, we will host a Legislative Reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m at Panola Country Club. For more information, please call 888.872.6652.
The 4th Annual Open Car Show will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 in Downtown Batesville. Showoff on the Square is a one-day event organized by the Batesville Main Street Program volunteers and office staff that will feature an open car show, food vendors, a children’s area and arts and crafts vendors. The car show is open to all makes & models of car, truck or motorcycle. The registration fee is $20. Registration will be held from 8:00 a.m. until 12 noon. Judging will be held at 1:00 p.m. with trophy presentation at 3:00 p.m. For the public to enjoy, there will be live entertainment, great food and door prizes.
The Holiday Open House is held the Sunday before Thanksgiving each year from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. City-wide merchants open their doors for customers to begin their holiday shopping. Additional activities include live entertainment, carriage rides, and various childrens’ activities. Local/regional musicians perform at the Downtown Memorial Park (Amphitheater). There is no charge for the public. Carriage ride tickets are sold to benefit Batesville Main Street Projects. Paid activities for children include volunteers helping with Letters to Santa and ornament decorating for the town Christmas tree. Aside from downtown merchants, local/regional artists set up in a banquet hall downtown to sell/display their wares. For more information, please call 888.872.6652.
Heflin House Museum Christmas Tour of Homes
For more information about the Heflin House Tour, you can call 662.487.1529 or 662.487.3451.
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|Tri Lakes Medical Center||112 beds|
Tri-Lakes also offers Pediatrics, Sleep and Women’s Health Clinics. Tri-Lakes’ 57-bed Behavioral Health facility has grown into a regional clinic, offering Outpatient Services and an Intensive Outpatient Program along with Adult Psychiatric, Chemical Dependency and Senior Care Services. Tri-Lakes serves as the hub of health care services for
We’ve recruited a fantastic team of physicians and clinical staff supported by 21st century state of the art diagnostic tools to deliver the highest level of primary care in the area. Tri-Lakes Medical Center specializes in the following:
• Expert and prompt emergency care, partnered with Air-Evac (air ambulance) and MedStat (ground ambulance)
If you would like visit the hospital, ask questions, or take a tour, please call 662.563.5611. Visit their website at www.trilakesmc.com.
Panola County has a modern road system with improvements taking place each year as we continue to grow.
Batesville, the largest of Panola County’s municipalities, is located at the intersection of Interstate 55, which runs north and south, and Mississippi Highway 6, which runs east and west. Batesville is approximately 45 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee.
Other municipalities in Panola County served by Interstate 55 are Sardis, located 8 miles north of Batesville; Como, located 14 miles north of Batesville; and the Pope/Courtland area, located 6 miles south of Batesville.
State Highways 3, 35, 51, 310, 315, 322 allow Panola County to service the surrounding counties of Lafayette, Tallahatchie, Tate, Quitman and Yalobusha.
Click here for a traffic count report from Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).
Panola County is served by Grenada Railway LLC, formerly Canadian National (CN) Railroad.
Panola County is not located along a major waterway and therefore does not have a port.
However, The Port of Memphis is located 60 miles north of Batesville via Interstate 55. The Port of Memphis is the Mississippi River’s second largest inland port. The Port of Memphis is one of the fastest growing designated ports of entry in the U.S.
Panola County Airport (KPMU) is available for small charter planes.
Interstate 55 is a direct link to the Memphis International Airport (MEM), which, as the international headquarters of FedEx, houses the busiest cargo airport in the world.
CIVIC CLUBS & NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS OF PANOLA COUNTY
If you know of any non-profit organizations operating in Panola County which are not listed here, please contact Panola Partnership at (662) 563.3126
Besides the major cities and towns in Panola County, we have numerous tightly-knit communities, most of which have their own volunteer fire departments and several churches.
Panola County is home to well over 100 churches of multiple denominations. For specific contact information for area churches click here.
The City of Batesville offers three city ballparks in addition to the J.P. Hudson Memorial Park, (the only private park in town).