WhatchunoboutPanolaCounty, Ms.?

You either work, sleep, live, eat, shop, or just pass thru here. But how much do you REALLY know about Panola County, Mississippi?This test is designed for those who THINK they know so much about this county in the NorthWestern part of Mississippi.

Question 1:What month is the annual Youth Fishing Rodeo held at Sardis Lake?
May
April
June
July
August
Question 2:What month is the annual SpringFest held in downtown Batesville?
April
June
May
July
March
Question 3:What month is the annual Art Mart & Fall Festival held?
September
October
November
December
Question 4:WHERE is the Art Mart/Fall Festival held?
Pecan Grove
Shady Grove
Patton Lane
On the square
Question 5:What city/town in Panola County is dubbed "The HEART of Panola County"?
Sardis
Courtland
Como
Batesville
Crenshaw
Question 6:What were the names of the first towns developed in Panola County?
Sardis & Batesville
Panola & Belmont
Eureka & Terza
Billy & Meka
Curtis Station & Locke Station
Question 7:The town of Batesville was named after Rev. J. W. Bates in the spring of what year?
1858
1492
1776
1971
1928
Question 8:Incorporated in 1866, The town of Danville tried to get a post office and the postal officials asked the citizens to shorten the town's name. The name they chose is the name of one of the seven Churches in the New Testaments. What is the present-day name of this Panola County City?
Glenville
Tocowa
Sardis
Crowder
Red Hill
Question 9:Originally called Randolph's Crossing, What Panola County town got it's present-day name in 1871?
Como
Sledge
Mt. Olivet
Pope
Courtland
Question 10:What Panola county town as created in 1872?
Shady Grove
Bynum
Union
Longtown
Pope
Question 11:According to the 2000 reports, What age group makes up the MAJORITY in Panola County?
18-24
25-44
45-64
0-17
65 and over
Question 12:As of August 2003, What manufacturing company in Panola County has the MOST employees?
Springs
Framed Pictures
Crown Cork & Seal
Serta
Thermos
Question 13:What 2 State parks are in or very near Panola County?
John W. Kyle & Billy L. Lightning
John W. Kyle & George P. Kossar
Ross R. Barnett & George P. Kossar
James P.Coleman & James K. Vardaman
Hery L. Whitfield & William F. Winter
Question 14:Tri-Lakes Medical Center was formally known as...?
South Panola Memorial Hospital
South Panola Community Hospital
Batesville Hospital
Tri-lakes Regional Medical Hospital
Baptist Memorial Hospital
Question 15:How many hotels/motels does Batesville have as of 8/03?
7
8
6
5
4
Question 16:Which Batesville hotel/motel has the most rooms?
Hampton Inn
Days Inn
Comfort Inn
Question 17:How many public parks are within Batesville's city limits?
4
2
3
Question 18:The first train came thru Batesville in September of what year?
1940
1965
1822
1720
1857
Question 19:It is one of the largest earth-filled flood control dams in the United states.
Enid Dam
Sardis Dam
Islebee Dam
Little Tallahatchie Dam
Question 20:The town of Como was developed by a group of mexican settlers in the 1860's.
False
True
No one knows
Question 21:The Little Tallahatchie River was once navigated by boats and was one of the major waterways in Panola Co.
False
Little Talla ...what?
Billy you are pulling my leg!
True
Question 22:Courtland once had a highschool which boarded as many as 200 students in the 1920's.
False
Courtland ain't big enough for a school
Yeah Righttt!!! lemme guess! ..it later burned down!
Question 23:Nirvana, Star Place, and Shady are names of settlements that once were in Panola County.
False
No way! ...I know singers with these names.
True
Question 24:How many fire depts. are within Batesville city limits?
2
1
4
3
0
Question 25:The South Panola school district spends an estimated cost of how many $$$ per day to transport students?
$5,000
$500
$0 ...it's paid for by the Federal Govt.
$165,000 per day
$16,500

This Quiz has been designed by Billy W. Lightning.