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Jared Johnson directs action as Clay Moore backfills a deep hole in the street with soil. The hole is the location of 6-inch underground water main that was leaking from around a sleeve. The line was replaced with a fresh sleeve.

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Election Day arrives next week, and absentee ballots continue to rise.

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Jared Johnson directs action as Clay Moore backfills a deep hole in the street with soil. The hole is the location of 6-inch underground water main that was leaking from around a sleeve. The line was replaced with a fresh sleeve.

Holly Springs Utility Department crews worked late Tuesday night, Oct. 20, and were back on site Wednesday morning repairing a water leak affecting a large area,

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Hugh Hollowell

Marshall County officials are in shock over the loss of emergency management coordinator Hugh Hollowell from complications associated with COVID-19.

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Nakisha Snow, left, son D’Antony and daughter Marquita Rubin are having a blast decorating their yard with a spider theme this Halloween.

Election Day is less than two weeks away, and absentee votes have climbed over 1,000 in Marshall County.

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The Byhalia High School Band performed from the stands during the Indians' home game versus Senatobia Friday night. Pictured is band member Lesly Sauceda.

Two separate shootings that took place in the South Chesterman and Moss Avenue area are under investigation by the Holly Springs Police Department.

To make the bill payment process smoother, the Holly Springs Utility Department is looking at a pneumatic vacuum tube system like the ones used by banks to serve customers more q

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Jolly Roofing and Contracting workers are getting close to completion of the metal roof covering the cupola at the Marshall County Courthouse.

Charges have been upgraded from attempted murder to murder in a case where a woman was doused with gasoline and set afire.

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George Reyes, John Todd and Jackson Smith drill underground to install fiber optic cable on East Elder Avenue.

Masks are still required in the City of Holly Springs even though Gov. Tate Reeves lifted the state mandate last week.

Opinion

Clay Moore, a 30-plus-year employee of the Holly Springs Utility Department, said he’d never seen anything like this one.

Earlier this month, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced a plan to equip the U.S. Navy with the ships we need to stay competitive with China and other adversaries.

To the Editor: On this past rainy, chilly Saturday morning at little after 7, Isaw the most wonderful sight. As I turned south onto the newer section of West Boundary,

Sports

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Byhalia's Jacorian Smith (2) and Holly High's Lemon Phelps (14) leap for the football during the District 2-3A contest Friday night.

In big games it comes down to playmakers making plays, and both head coaches agreed that was the difference in last Friday’s Marshall County rivalry.

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Rod Moore (4) of Marshall Academy looks to escape some Lee Academy Colts as he picks up yardage Friday night at home.

Marshall Academy was looking to right the ship prior to the post-season.

October 24 was a football Saturday, a good day to remember the life of W.C. Gorden, the College Football Hall of Fame coach who died Friday, Oct.

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Byhalia's Rayderrius Proge (23) leaps a Warrior and goes for more yardage. Blockers include Darius King (74) and JacorianSmith (2).

It was either team’s game for the taking at halftime Friday night when Byhalia hosted Senatobia.

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Robert Jones (38) of Holly High pushes for extra yardage against a Blue Devil.

Holly Springs got off to a hot start Friday night but couldn’t keep the momentum going.

Richard Williams, the 74-year-old Mississippi Sports Hall of Famer who remains the only coach ever to take a Mississippi team to the NCAA men’s Final Four, will coach again.

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Shortstop Kylie Gurley looks to reel in the throw at second as a Clinton Christian player starts her slide. In the foreground is Hallie Turner.

The Marshall Academy softball team wrapped up a stellar season Monday afternoon with a second-place finish in Class 3A.

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Byers quarterback Michael James (2) tugs for some extra yardage versus Falkner Friday night.

H.W. Byers cut down on the mistakes and in turn lit up the scoreboard Friday night.

With the sun beginning to set over the clubhouse at Country Club of Jackson Sunday, Oct. 4, Sergio Garcia closed his eyes.

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Rayne Rippee of Marshall Academy applies the tag to a Bowling Green baserunner Monday. Backing up the play is Zoey Rippee.

The Marshall Academy Lady Patriots are two wins away from a state championship.

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Marshall's Christa Schultz stretches for a throw in the North State title game versus North Delta.

It was total domination by Marshall Academy in the North 3A Fast-Pitch Tournament at Batesville.

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Jimmy Morales (6) tries to escape the grasp of a Tunica player.

It took every bit of a three-hour high school football game for Marshall Academy to seal the deal Friday night.

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