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Addressing a decline in state revenues before the board of supervisors are, from left,  Rep. John Faulkner, county consultant Gary Anderson and Sen. Bill Stone.

A legislative update by members of the local delegation to Jackson drew fire from the Marshall County Board of Supervisors.

Photo by Sue Watson

Photos by Sue Watson
Employees of Parker Hannifin, Racor-Division, in Holly Springs gather for the celebration.

Parker Hannifin, Racor-Division, Holly Springs, rolled out the red carpet to the community recently to help celebrate the 100-year-old company’s success locally and worldwide.

Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding on March 13, 1917, and has launched a centenn

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Christ Episcopal Church (1858), 100 North Randolph Street

The 79th Pilgrimage will take place in historic Holly Springs this weekend, April 21-23.

Cynthia Burcham, with SE Map Solutions, and Christy Owens, executive director of the Holly Springs Main Street Chamber, recently discussed the county and municipal map needs with th

The Byhalia Police Department responded to 34 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – miscellaneous, 11; thefts, 1; disturbances, 4; domestic, 1; animals, 2; motor vehicle accidents, 1; assists, 1; fires, 4; medical, 7; harassment, 1; and alarm calls, 1.
Byhalia officers also made four arrests last week.
There was an error in an article submitted to The South Reporter and printed April 13 with the headline, Delta Tau Sigma Scholar­ship Banquet.
George Zinn was presented the Social Action Award and a list of his many services was included in the article. However, he said he is not responsible for Meals on Wheels but for activity and meal sites for the county.
Zinn is a Marshall County supervisor for District 4.

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District 1 supervisor Charles Terry presents service medals to Franklin Delano Phillips.

A group of veterans from Marshall County were honored for especially meritorious military service at National Vietnam Veterans Day ceremonies in Byhalia March 29.

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Flames and smoke erupt from a Marshall County residence Friday.

The cause of a fire that destroyed a home on Cayce Road Friday remains under investigation.

Membership in the Missis­sippi Downtown Net­work was discussed during the Byhalia town board meeting March 21 and the application process was approved.

The descendants of the late Junior Kimbrough will hold the first festival honoring their forebears. The event is organized by his son Robert Kimbrough Sr.

Opinion

As a high school student, it didn’t get much better than cruising through town with the Bee Gees playing on the radio.

It’s funny about food. You have seasonal stuff, like lasagna and chili — definitely winter foods.

The Legislature ended our session a few days early, but left some unfinished business and we expect to be called back before the 2018 Fiscal Year begins on July 1.

Sports

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Marshall’s Jacob Gadd (left) and Zane Looney (right) get a Delta player in a rundown for an out Thursday. Backing up the play is Wesley Bolden.

Marshall Academy’s shellacking of district opponents continued last week.

(Please note this article was written in part from research on the Internet)

BARRY BURLESON
Editor

The Division 2-3A track meet Thursday was about as close as close can get.

The Potts Camp baseball team is heading to the Class 2A state playoffs.

On April 5, Potts Camp Middle School hosted the Marshall County Middle Schools Invitational Track meet with Potts Camp, Galena, H.W.

The Byhalia boys finished second and the girls third in the Division 2-4A track meet held April 12 at Coldwater.

The Potts Camp girls claimed the crown in the Division 2-2A track meet April 12 at Coldwater.

The Marshall Academy junior high boys brought home the District 1-AA track championship last week.

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Traci Rodgers

Traci Rodgers left a legacy on the Marshall Academy basketball court as a player. Now, she’s ready to do the same as a coach.

File photo by Willie Ann Shelton
From left are coach Rolley Tipler and DeAnthony Tipler and coach Sylvester Kilgore and DaQuan Smith.

DaQuan Smith and DeAnthony Tipler have been named two of the top 20 basketball players in the state by The Clarion-Ledger.

Marshall Academy had no trouble with another district opponent last week.

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George Yarbrough (99) of Byhalia tries to avoid the tag from a Rosa Fort player.

Coach Hunter Gore said his young baseball team learned a valuable lesson last week.

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