Photo by Sue Watson
Petting Khava Monday at the sheriff’s department are sheriff Kenny Dickerson and investigators Kelly McMillen and Jordan Brock. Khava was found along I-55 near Winona and taken to a veterinarian.

Photo by Sue Watson
Sarah Sawyer, executive director of the Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce, thanks Tom Pittman (left), CEO of Northwest Mississippi Community Foundation, and Kevin Doddridge, general manager of Northcentral EPA, for their presentations at the luncheon and also presents them gift bags.

News

Courtesy photo
Khava gets comfortable in the back seat, ready for her ride with Samuel Smith’s family who picked her up at the sheriff’s department.

Emmylou Harris sang “The sun is slowly sinking, the day’s almost gone, still darkness falls around us, and we must journey on,” lyrics to  “Darkest Hour Is Just Before Dawn.”

Photos by Ronnie Day and Sue Watson

Photo by Sue Watson
Philinda Moore, Kelvin Collins and Cameron Faulkner discuss Valley Youth Academy with city leaders.

The Valley Youth Foundation will be holding its sixth annual Valley Fun Day at Sims Park on West Valley Street opposite the old Sims School.

The Catholic Diocese of Jackson bought the New Hope Village property in July and has placed Jeff Bell as director.

Justice court judge Ernest Cunningham, in a July 17 meeting, made the board of supervisors aware of new criminal rules and procedures that took effect July 1.

Photo by Barry Burleson
Franklin “Bubba” Burton

Franklin “Bubba” Burton is right where he wants to be, living in the Cockrum community and working as a small-town pharmacist.

The Byhalia Police Depart­ment is looking for three suspects in a burglary that occurred shortly after midnight Monday.

Photos by Linda McKinney and Sue Watson

The Byhalia Police Department responded to 35 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – miscellaneous, 8; escorts, 1; thefts, 1; disturbances, 6; domestic, 1; animals, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 2; assists, 3; fires, 3; damaged property, 2; medical, 5; and alarm calls, 2.
Byhalia police officers also made three arrests during the past week, according to Chief Looney.

Photo by Sue Watson
Petting Khava Monday at the sheriff’s department are sheriff Kenny Dickerson and investigators Kelly McMillen and Jordan Brock. Khava was found along I-55 near Winona and taken to a veterinarian.

A suspect in the death of Samuel Deward Smith, whose body was found floating in Chewalla Lake several weeks ago, has been identified.

Photo by Sue Watson
Sarah Sawyer, executive director of the Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce, thanks Tom Pittman (left), CEO of Northwest Mississippi Community Foundation, and Kevin Doddridge, general manager of Northcentral EPA, for their presentations at the luncheon and also presents them gift bags.

Mississippians are people who care about their neighbors.

John Lee Taylor, longtime educator, election commissioner and community leader, died last week.

Opinion

I was back on the sideline last week. That’s the only place I know on Friday nights during football season.

They’ve found the USS Indianapolis.

As a World War II history buff (actually all history), I’m fascinated by this discovery.

Fascism is like a hydra—you can cut off its head in the Germany of the ’30s and ’40s, but it will still turn up on your back doorstep in a slightly altered guise.”—Alan Mo

Sports

Photos by Ronnie Day
Byhalia’s Tyrico Richmond (6) carries as Davionta Faulkner of Holly High goes for the tackle.

John Danley, back in the coaching business after a three-year absence, has Byhalia on the winning track to start a new season.

Photo by Penny Lomenick
Alexis McGreger (foreground) and Erin Lomenick celebrate after Lomenick’s inside-the-park home run versus Oak Hill last week.

Marshall Academy began the District 1-AA portion of its schedule last week in dominant fashion.

H.W. Byers was flagged 13 times and had three turn­overs but chalked up a win in game one of the season.

It was Earl Warren, the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court who once said, “I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people’s accomplishments.

It was certainly the tale of two halves Friday night at Potts Camp.

Ashland kicked off its first football season with a 33-12 loss Friday night at Walnut.

The Marshall Academy soccer team traveled to Columbus Saturday and lost 9-1 to Heritage Academy.
MA trailed 6-0 at halftime.
Sydney Briscoe scored the Lady Patriots’ only goal, and it came off an assist from Lauren Harden.
The MA girls (0-4) visited Lee (Clarksdale) Mon­day. They host St. Joe on Saturday at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, they host Bayou at 4 p.m

The mosquitos were prevalent Friday night in the Delta but it was the mistake-bug that bit Marshall Academy the most.

Photo by Dillon Day
Holly High’s Davionta Faulkner (8) intercepts a pass Saturday versus Coffeeville. At far left is teammate Cardarius Autry (21).

Donald Deans had a brief, to-the-point message for his Holly Springs Hawks after the jamboree Saturday.

Photo by Penny Lomenick
Sarah Jackson of MA makes a catch in right field.

The Marshall Academy softball team continued to play tough competition in the early portion of its schedule.

Sixteen seconds into the game Saturday, things looked good for Marshall Academy. The Patriots scored on the first play.

The College Football Playoff National Champion­ship is not until January 2018, but some football experts have already projected the title match-up will be the Alabama Crimson Tide v

Holly Springs South Reporter

P.O. Box 278
Holly Springs, MS 38635
PH: (662) 252-4261
FAX: (662) 252-3388
www.southreporter.com

Web Archive