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Kaiden (K.J.) Jeffries (left) of the Potts Camp Braves (Corner Quick Stop) reaches for the tag on Cade Clayton of the Crushers. Both teams are in the Potts Camp Sports Association and compete in Marshall County Dizzy Dean. For more photos, see page 8.

News

Two more suspects charged in the murder of Jordan Stewart were arrested Monday night in Warren County, bringing the total to four.

Absentee voting is underway for the August 6 Primary Election.

For the primary, voters will select either a Democratic or Republican ballot.

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Much to the delight of the crowd, (from left) Kenny Brown, R.L.

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Pictured are a few of the potholes leading to the subdivision.

Potholes in the Tara Oaks Subdivision, just north of the Holly Springs city limits, are giving residents fits.

A suspect is in custody after a body was found shot to death in a vehicle Saturday morning near Byhalia.

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National Guardsmen work to load the tank from in front of the former VFW building in Holly Springs for moving to Ripley.

A trusty at the Marshall County Jail gained access to a locked sheriff’s department vehicle, took a gun and committed suicide Tuesday afternoon, June 25, according to Tony Farese

Michael Buffington

A long-time Benton County resident died Sunday morning following a brutal attack, according to Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson, and authorities are searching for a suspec

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Melissa Malone finalizes plans for the Chesterman and Greenbriar Community Block Party.

Saturday, June 29, is neighborhood renewal day in the Chesterman/Greenbriar community of Holly Springs.

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Chris Carpenter and Noe Hernandez unload watermelons at Carpenter’s Farmers Market.

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Andre Jones (left) is pictured with his attorney, Walter H. Zinn Jr.

Retired Judge Charlie R.

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Scenes for “The Past Is Never Dead” take shape in downtown Holly Springs Thursday of last week.

The City of Holly Springs pulled out all the stops Thursday to do everything possible to assist Yoknapatawpha Films shoot scenes for the historical docudrama “The Past Is Never D

Opinion

Good friends are special. And no one is a dearer friend to Pam and me than Judi Holifield in Laurel.

I received some incredible news recently. As some of you may know, my health has been pretty shabby for a while now.

“You know, the reporting in this newspaper was a whole lot better when we still had reporters.”—Joe Ellis.

Sports

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Kat Moore

After spending four seasons entertaining fans at Nusz Park (Mississippi State) and around the Southeastern Conference with her tremendous play in centerfield and offensive prowes

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Pictured at the Madison Ridgeland Team Camp are Lady Patriots, from left, X’Zorria Jones, Kailyn Smith, Ava Rodgers, Hallie Turner, Evelyn Greer, Erin Burleson, Addison Potts and Keranie Jones.

The summer has been “encouraging” for the Marshall Academy Lady Patriots, according to coach Jeremy Ervin.

So, just when you thought the 11.7 scholarships college baseball teams are forced to share constitutes the worst travesty in sports, you learn you were wrong.

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Taking shots for Byhalia during recent summer games are Jacorian Smith (left photo) and Raymond Tuggles (right photo).

The Byhalia Indians lost a lot of key basketball players to graduation but coach Derwin Cooper sees good things on the court this summer.

It’s July. It’s hot. And in Mississippi, that means high school football practice is just a month away.

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Kaiden (K.J.) Jeffries (left) of the Potts Camp Braves (Corner Quick Stop) reaches for the tag on Cade Clayton of the Crushers. Both teams are in the Potts Camp Sports Association and compete in Marshall County Dizzy Dean. For more photos, see page 8.
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It is often said that baseball is a game of adjustments – and this is so true. Taking it a step further, baseball is an ever-evolving game of adjustments.

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Marshall Academy’s Darian Houston connects for a home run in a game last week versus Northpoint Christian School.

The Marshall Academy baseball team wrapped up a June slate of games on a “positive note,” coach Bruce Branch said.

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Sam Rakestraw, a player for the Potts Camp Sports Association 8-year-old Crushers, fouls a ball off at the plate during a recent game. For more photos, see page 6.

The College World Series and Omaha won’t forget Mississippi State’s Jake Mangum any time soon.

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All smiles as they run the bases for the Holly Springs Red Sox, a T-ball team in the Marshall County Dizzy Dean League, are Madison Orman (left) and Chloe Cothern.

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