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High-flying Hawks • Holly High boys stay unbeaten in district

High-flying Hawks • Holly High boys stay unbeaten in district

By CLAUDE VINSONSports Editor Photo by Willia Ann Shelton Kylan Freeman (11) shoots over a...

School property damaged; teens charged in case

School property damaged; teens charged in case

By BARRY BURLESONEditor Courtesy photo The front window of this bus was shattered. The H.W....


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Husband charged in wife’s death

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Photo by Sue Watson Law enforcement officials conduct their investigation Thursday morning at the house on Carey Chapel Road destroyed by fire.

A Marshall County woman is believed to have been shot and killed by her husband before he set fire to the house, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

Lisa Wells Holloway, 48, was found in her Carey Chapel Road home shortly after a 911 call was made to report the fire around 10 p.m. January 21, Dickerson said.

A pickup belonging to her husband was spotted traveling at a high rate of speed on a county road south of Highway 72, near the location, and the incident was reported to authorities as it was believed to be developing. The person making the report knew the suspect’s vehicle, Dickerson said.

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School property damaged; teens charged in case

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

Courtesy photo The front window of this bus was shattered.

The H.W. Byers School campus was vandalized last weekend with approximately $5,000 worth of damage, according to superintendent of education Jerry Moore.

Maj. Kelly McMillan, investigator with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Depart­ment, said Tues­day two juveniles are in custody. The 15-year-old and 17-year-old are charged with malicious mischief and trespassing, he said, and were making an initial appearance in juvenile court Tuesday morning.

McMillan said the Marshall County School District provided video surveillance tapes to the sheriff’s department which identified the suspects and led to their arrests.

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City gets grant for waterhouse

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The Mississippi Depart­ment of Archives and History has approved a grant request from the City of Holly Springs to stabilize and repair the old waterhouse and jail.

Public works director Clay Moore said the $200,000 grant will be used to stabilize the old waterhouse, on East Falconer Avenue, and replace or repair the roof.

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Two bridges to be replaced this year

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors opened bids in January on two bridges that will be replaced this year.

Six bidders competed for the contract to replace Hogan Road bridge with a box culvert. State estimates put the cost of construction at $374,763.50.

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Auction Saturday at Elvis shrine

Graceland Too, the Elvis Presley shrine and roadside attraction located in Holly Springs, is headed for the auction block.

Graceland Too was the home and eclectic “museum” of the late Paul MacLeod, who passed away July 17, 2014. For nearly 25 years, MacLeod opened his 161-year-old antebellum home to the public, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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High-flying Hawks • Holly High boys stay unbeaten in district

By CLAUDE VINSON
Sports Editor

Photo by Willia Ann Shelton Kylan Freeman (11) shoots over a Cougar.

The Holly High Lady Hawks just might have wished they could have turned back the hands of time on this one, at least to the third quarter.

They dropped a District 2-3A contest to North Panola at home Friday night, while the boys took care of business.

The Lady Cougars controlled the tip Friday night and the first two buckets. The Lady Hawks held them at four while they rattled off a dozen points, paced by long balls from Jayla Stevenson and LaKendra Bell. The visitors managed to pick up five more for a 14-9 first quarter total.

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MA teams earn top seeds

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

Photo by Barry Burleson Corteze Love (24) soars toward the hoop versus West Memphis Christian last week.

Marshall Academy teams completed perfect runs through the district portion of their schedules last week.

Both the Lady Patriots and Patriots are 10-0 in District 1-A and will be the top seeds in the tournament, set for February 5-7 on the MA campus in Holly Springs.

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City Personals Mary Clay Brooks

Last chance for Elvis fans to see Graceland Too; auction this Sat.

Elvis fans or just fans of Paul McLeod, get ready - this is the week for complete and total bedlam! Graceland, Too, will be auctioned off this weekend, as well as all of the contents. For those of you who missed touring our local attraction, now would be the time to catch a glance at what lured so many visitors here.

Gone will be an era of late night shenanigans with Paul, all of the college students driving up here from Oxford to see him perform, as well as to hear all of his visions of grandeur.

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Kay Wheeler celebrates

Happy 17th birthday to Hailey and Hunter Huff! The dynamic duo had their birthdays over the weekend.

J.J. and Steven Tutor and children, Patsy, Mitch and Grace, of Hattiesburg, were the weekend guests of Martha Mitchell and Jamie Brigance.

Big birthday wishes go out to my Momma, Kay Wheeler. Her birthday was Sunday. She celebrated with a girl trip to Pickwick Lake. Pam Bray, Robin Seale, Diane Greer, Bea Green, Becky Cupp, Linda Seale and Carol Karr helped her celebrate.

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