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Bill Stone, general manager of the Holly Springs Utility Department, recently introduced to the mayor and board of aldermen a Tennessee Valley Authority move to regulate pole attach

Marshall County Coroner James Richard Anderson requested automatic locking doors at the morgue and ambulance service offices after he was surprised by an intruder who came in off th

Photo by Joyce Brock
Potts Camp Bank’s “National Lampoon Christmas Vacation” was the first-place float winner.

Potts Camp’s second nighttime Christmas Parade included floats, horses, bands, Santa Claus and much more, all to the enjoyment of spectators lined along Church Avenue.

Photo by Kelly McMillen
Law enforcement vehicles cover an area near Holly Springs Intermediate School during the search.

James Antonio Sims Jr., 17, out on bond while awaiting proceedings on a murder charge, turned himself in to U.S.

Bids were opened in November for the construction of a new county justice court complex with six bidders participating.

Photo by Ronnie Day

Neil Whaley’s cell phone hasn’t quit ringing much since election night.

Holly Springs and Marshall County have a new hospice and palliative care center.

Alliance Hospital inaugurated the unit at Alliance Hospital November 21.

Bobby Fant

Retired Marshall County Tax Assessor and Collector Bobby Fant died Saturday at home following a prolonged fight with cancer.

Alton Veon Allen, 80, of 539 Clear Creek Road, was killed in a two-car accident at the intersection of Highway 72 and Clear Creek Road.
Coroner James Richard Anderson said the accident happened around 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, and he pronounced Allen dead at the scene.
Allen’s wife was transported by air wings to the Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn., he said.
Allen, the driver of his vehicle, was travelling north on Clear Creek Road. The driver of the other vehicle, traveling east on Highway 72, did not sustain any serious injuries, Anderson said, and he was not transported.

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors has advertised for bids for supplies to be accepted prior to a January 1, 2018, rule change requiring bids be selected by a state-approved c

Photo by Sue Watson

South Center Printing displayed seasonal lighting as it welcomed guests to the recent Holiday Open House in Holly Springs.

Opinion

Let’s all show concern and kindness

Dear Editor:

Last week Gary Hickman and I visited the Holly Springs High School gym to take some MVP photos.

When I first became interested in quilting, at one of the first quilt shows I attended, my friend Jane was so excited to meet and have her picture made with Alex Anderson.

Sports

Photo by Dillon Day
Lakiowa Milan (12) shoots versus the Lady Warriors.

Byhalia teams took different paths to wins Friday night at home.

Photo by Theresa Bolden Devore
Philip Parks (5) goes between a pair of Columbus Christian players on his way to the hoop.

It was three-win week for the Marshall Academy Patriots.

The Holly Springs Hawks had a battle on their hands when they opened District 2-3A play Tuesday of last week.

New Orleans Saints fans these days should decide whether they prefer their glass half-empty or half-filled.

The H.W. Byers Lions tipped off district play last week with two road wins.

The Potts Camp Lady Cardinals started district play Friday night on a winning note.

Three Marshall County girls teams will play in the same holiday tournament next week.

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Battling for the basketball are Holly High’s Jessica Bohanna and Byers’ Chanddrika Nolen. In back is  Jakorien Hubbard (15) and at right is Dawn Fitzpatrick.

Holly Springs coaches said defense was the key to wins Friday night at home over Marshall County rival H.W. Byers.

Photo by Theresa Bolden Devore
Everette Jones takes a jump shot versus Greenville Christian.

It was home sweet home for Marshall Academy basketball teams last week.

And a road trip turned out just fine, too.

Photo by Barry Burleson
Battling for the basketball are Antwon Porter (10), Mitchell Saulsberry (23) and Jecoreion Crockett.

It was all Byhalia Friday night when teams from Potts Camp came to town.

Let’s try another opinions column in the old Twitter-style, 140 characters at a time...

The H.W. Byers Lady Lions picked up their first win of the season last week.

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