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Peter Braswell films Burton Place (above) and inside the kitchen quarters (below) of the house behind the big house at Hugh Craft House. The current conditions of the house are shown including walls and a single bed.
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Photo by Barry Burleson
The four senior Lady Patriots carrying their softball talents to the community college level next school year are (from left) Anna Lauren Bain (East Mississippi Community College), Tyler Vannucci (Mississippi Delta Community College), Rayne Rippee (Itawamba Community College) and Kylie Gurley (Northwest Mississippi Community College).

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The Holly Springs School District has gone to all virtual learning this week and next, while the Marshall County School District has resumed inclassroom instruction.

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Photos by Sue Watson
Peter Braswell films Burton Place (above) and inside the kitchen quarters (below) of the house behind the big house at Hugh Craft House. The current conditions of the house are shown including walls and a single bed.

A documentary on the life of Ida B. Wells Barnett is being made by a freelance film crew working for PBS out of WTTW in Chicago, Ill.

A subdivision on Vance Cove, off Cayce Road, has a problem with speeders, according to September Anderson, one of the residents who appeared before the Marshall County Board of S

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Photo by Bill Stone

This drone view of downtown Holly Springs captures the leaves in the fall and the new roof on the Marshall County Courthouse. For more photos, see page 12.

A suspect is in jail and several others are being sought in connection with a murder/robbery Saturday afternoon, according to Sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

There’s a silver lining in most every situation, including Rust College’s challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The City of HollySprings held a Veterans Day Parade on Wednesday,Nov. 11. Participants in the event included the city's fire department.

The Marshall County School District has gone to remote learning for all schools this week.

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From left are police chief Ben Moore, Susan Bonds, mayor Phil Malone and Sarah Sawyer.

New pedestrian crosswalks are in place in downtown Byhalia, thanks to a partnership between Chamber Main Street, the town and Mississippi Main Street Association.

One seat on the Marshall County School Board will be decided in a runoff election next Tuesday, Nov. 24.

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Paper mail-in and absentee ballots were checked by the resolution board before being counted by a scanner. From left, around the table, are Angela Spindle, Coretta Craine, Wanda Scott, Kendall Pierce, Monet Autry (standing) and Susie Murphy.

Marshall County experienced a strong voter turnout in the November 3 election — one of the best ever.

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Pictured with just a portion of the items recovered are Sheriff Kenny Dickerson, Jason Mills, Perry Pipkin and Kelly McMillen.

Heavy tools and equipment, valued between $250,000 and $300,000, have been recovered by investigators from thefts at a number of construction sites in the Chickasaw Trail Industr

Opinion

Despite the rise in COVID19 cases, Thanksgiving was only slightly different for the Burlesons.

I grew up in an apartment in Memphis, Tenn., that had a no pets policy. It grieved me to no end. I wanted a cat.

It’s been a tough year.

And it appears it’s going to be a tough Thanksgiving.

Sports

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Larkin Bowman (4) of Marshall Academy looks to score as he goes between a pair of Tremont players.

The Marshall Academy Patriots wrapped up the preThanksgiving portion of their schedule with a pair of losses and a win.

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DaQuan Smith of Holly Springs is a sophomore guard at Murray State University.

Three days after the Murray State men’s basketball team lost a close Ohio Valley Conference Tournament final to Belmont in March, DaQuan Smith and his teammates were shocked when

The Black College Football Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2021 November 19, and three of the six inductees played college football in Mississippi.

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The four senior Lady Patriots carrying their softball talents to the community college level next school year are (from left) Anna Lauren Bain (East Mississippi Community College), Tyler Vannucci (Mississippi Delta Community College), Rayne Rippee (Itawamba Community College) and Kylie Gurley (Northwest Mississippi Community College).

Four Marshall Academy senior fastpitch softball players signed with four different junior colleges November 13.

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Josh Bowman (3) of the Patriots puts up a shot as NicHenry (31) gets position inside.

The Marshall Academy Patriots got in the win column November 17 after opening the season against much larger schools.

It was 50 years ago this month the college football world took a long timeout to grieve.

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Ashland ball carrier David Irwin (5) is wrapped up by a Tupelo Christian player.

 

 

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Christopher Suggs coaches his Blue Devils.

The result was self-explanatory when Ashland visited Tupelo Christian Preparatory School Friday night in the first round of the Class 1A state football playoffs.

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Marshall's Evelyn Greer (4) is fouled as she goes up for a shot.

The Marshall Academy Lady Patriots got an early-season confidence builder Thursday night at home.

Potts Camp basketball teams made a ride east on I22 Tuesday of last week and split a pair of games with Tremont.

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Byhalia's Jacorian Smith tries to get past a Noxubee County Tiger as he picks up yardage Friday night.

John Danley, head coach of the Byhalia Indians, knew his opposition in the first-round of the Class 3A state football playoffs was going to be really good.

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Lady Hawk Dajah Turner (0) works to beat the full-court press versus Tupelo.

Holly Springs basketball teams welcomed the largest school in the state to town Friday night and dropped a pair of hard-fought games.

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Jimmy Morales (6) of Marshall Academy looks to gain more yards after a catch.

Winona Christian School left Marshall Academy with a playoff win Friday night but the visitors also departed knowing they’d been in a battle.

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