The state and its counties are facing insufficient monies to keep up with road and bridge work, with little money for new roads, bridges or surfaces, according to county engineer La

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“My First Sky”

More than 90 Kate Freeman Clark paintings and artifacts from her life will be on display in a major University of Mississippi Mu­seum exhibition – Lasting Impressions: Re­storing Ka

District 4 supervisor George Zinn said citizens have proposed the new building at the Chulahoma Community Center on Highway 4 West be used for educational purposes.

Local churches and organizations are providing a mobile food pantry once a month, every second Mon­day, at the Eddie Lee Smith Multi-Purpose Build­ing and every last Wednesday in th

Agents with the Marshall County Metro Narcotics Unit, along with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, recently conducted an operation that led to two arrests.
Arrested after a pursuit were Dontral Campbell, 36, of Campbell Road, Lamar, and Arthur Walton, 38, of North Shelby Drive, Holly Springs, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.
The investigation led to the discovery of approximately 15 pounds of marijuana, he said.
Campbell and Walton were arrested for trafficking in controlled substances, conspiracy to commit a crime and eluding law enforcement, Dickerson said.
The two men are being held without bond due to being out on additional felony charges related to narcotics, according to the sheriff.

New Mississippi voters hoping to cast a ballot in the upcoming municipal primary elections have about two weeks to send in their voter registration application.  

Ryder has a new business opportunity in Marshall County.

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Jerry Nichols (left) seeks zoning rules changes. He wants to locate two trailers for leasing to construction workers in District 3. In back are Eddie Dixon, Chuck Thomas and Keith Taylor.

With numerous complaints coming in, particularly from residents living in R-E zoning, the Marshall County Board of Super­visors is considering ways to improve zoning regulations.

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Legislation is headed to conference committee that would add back-seat passengers to those required to wear seat belts.


It doesn’t get much better than walking down the beach, going into a restaurant, ordering oysters on the half shell, and then of course, eating them.

We always have interesting conversations about food, not only at work, but at home. Especially at home.

With just over two weeks left in the 2017 Legislative Session, senators spent last week debating and voting on various appropriation and revenue bills in preparation for


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Marshall Academy’s Zane Looney delivers a pitch to a Tupelo Christian batter.

• MA beats North Delta, falls to TCPS

Sports Writer

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Kat Moore

A big-time play by Kat Moore wrapped up a big Mississippi State win and earned the Marshall Aca­demy graduate the national spotlight.

Johnny Hill’s impact on the sport of football, and sports programs at the high school level overall, earned him respect from his peers for decades.

A former high school teammate and good friend called and Kendrick Smith answered.

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Rod Reaves (5) leads the way as the Ashland Blue Devils celebrate the Class 1A championship Thursday afternoon at Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.

The Ashland Blue Devils have done it again – brought home the gold ball from the “Big House.”

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Wrapping up a Falcon are Ladarius Stinson (left) and Cori Bell (right). In back is Kendrick Fountain.

The Holly Springs Hawks struggled to slow down the high-flying Velma Jackson Falcons Wednesday of last week in the Class 3A State Tourna­ment semi-finals.

Is the team we once knew as “Grit ’n Grind” slowly fading out of the spotlight?

For Mississippi’s nearly 50,000 turkey hunters, the day they have been anticipating is almost at hand.

The Byhalia Indians had a tough few days on the baseball diamond.
The Indians lost 12-1 and 16-0 to Lafayette on Wednesday of last week and then fell 12-1 versus Independence on Thursday, all three losses coming on the home field.
“We struggled offensively and had too many errors,” coach Hunter Gore said.
Then on Friday, Byhalia traveled to Independence and dropped an 11-1 decision.
“We are still leaving runners on base,” Gore said.
The Indians hosted a round-robin Saturday, March 11. They visited Horn Lake Tuesday, March 14, and they will host Clarksdale this Saturday.

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DaQuan Smith (12) soars to the goal for a dunk at Jackson State University versus Choctaw Central.

The Holly Springs Hawks were determined not to have a three-peat (in losses) in the Class 3A quarter-finals. And they won in convincing fashion.

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Ariel Tunstall (10) gets past a Lady Tiger on her drive to the goal Thursday at “The Big House.”

The Byhalia Lady Indians came out on top this time around in the Class 4A quarter-finals in Jackson.

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