Photo by Barry Burleson

Voter participation was up statewide November 6 for a midterm election, and the same held true in Marshall County.

Photo by Sue Watson

Annalee Stafford and her grandmother, Donna Thomas, enjoy the Christmas Open House festivities Thursday evening in Holly Springs.

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors looked over an emergency road and bridge repair request to the Mississippi Department of Transportation, under the advice of engineer Lar

A report by Marshall County Fairgrounds Asso­ciation President Brad Hart failed to resolve an ongoing issue.

AT&T is rolling out fixed wireless Internet in some rural areas to eligible homes and businesses in Marshall County, according to Gunner Goad, area manager of external affair

The Marshall County-Holly Springs Airport hosted its first-ever Aviation Day on October 16.

Daliyah Martin of Holly Springs High School band

Photos by Barry Burleson

The Byhalia Police Department responded to 31 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 8; assists, 3; damaged property, 1; disturbances, 1; escorts, 2; medical, 7; miscellaneous, 2; and motor vehicle accidents, 7.
Byhalia police officers also made three arrests last week.
Photo by Sue Watson
Mike Slaughter presents land use maps to the board of aldermen and mayor to review the current status of the city’s annexation study.

The Holly Springs mayor and board of aldermen recently heard a review of the current annexation study under preparation by Slaughter & Associates.

Trick or treating

Photos by Sue Watson

The Holly Springs Utility Department will keep a 46 kV line that it originally intended to abandon when the new TVA 161 kV line goes into operation, according to general manager


Another football season, my 38th on the sideline covering games, has come to an end.

• You can be sure you’re going to have a bad day when you stop at the top of the driveway to adjust your seat belt over your heavy coat because it’s freezing outside and you glan

Hold on! What happened to the fall? Is winter here already? Where did all the daylight go? How can daylight saving end already? Can it really be that the sun is now setting at 5 p.m? Horrors!


Photos by DeMill Dixon
(Left photo) Dallas Fitzpatrick (40) shoots from the corner versus Strayhorn. (Right) Malik Glover releases a short shot.

The H.W. Byers offense was in high gear in game two of the season Tuesday night, Nov. 6.

File photo by Chris Todd
Cori Bell (15), going in for a lay-up in last year’s state tourney, returns to help lead the Hawks.

Sylvester Kilgore doesn’t care for the word rebuilding.

“We prefer reloading,” said the head boys basketball coach at Holly Springs High School.

Older fans will remember this.

Byhalia’s road trip to Lake Cormorant Tuesday night, Nov. 6, was a successful one.

Holt Rushing was seeking a new job, and he believes he’s found the perfect fit.

He’s the new head coach of the H.W. Byers boys basketball team.

Potts Camp ventured into the land of the big schools Tuesday night of last week and lost a pair of games.

The Holly Springs Lady Hawks hooked up in a close contest with Grenada Satur­day in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Lewisburg.

Several Holly Springs High School football players are recipients of post-season recognition in Region 2-3A.

Photo by DeMill Dixon
Julian Moore of H.W. Byers carries with a couple of Blue Devils trying to make the tackle, including Zayvon Knox (5).

Down 20-0 at halftime after failing to convert a fourth and 3 at the Ashland 6-yard line, H.W. Byers had little life.

Photo by Mike Robertson/Winston County Journal
Three Indians wrap up a Louisville ball-carrier in the first round of the state playoffs Friday night. They are (from left) Yaphat Hearn, Xzaverion Crockett and Jamal Pye (44).

Byhalia went up against one of the state’s best, in all classifications, to start the playoffs and was on the short end of a 41-0 score.

The Potts Camp Cardinals tipped off a new basketball season Thursday night with a 29-point win.

Athletic realignment for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 seasons translates into some changes for schools in Marshall County, both public and private.

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