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Andre Jones (left) is pictured with his attorney, Walter H. Zinn Jr.

Retired Judge Charlie R.

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Scenes for “The Past Is Never Dead” take shape in downtown Holly Springs Thursday of last week.

The City of Holly Springs pulled out all the stops Thursday to do everything possible to assist Yoknapatawpha Films shoot scenes for the historical docudrama “The Past Is Never D

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Meeting with county supervisors are Erick Marshall, right, and Roxanne Mayes. Introducing the company leaders is Justin Hall, left, executive director of the Marshall County Industrial Development Authority.

A long-awaited announcement from Hearthside/Kellogg’s that the company will occupy a warehouse and manufacturing space in Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park took place June 3.

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Steve Gresham, president of the Bank of Holly Springs, prepares to cut the cake Friday celebrating the bank’s 150th anniversary.

With a housing study ongoing and hoping to bear fruits, the Marshall County Board of Supervisors discussed the opening of a subdivision with Joe Houck, who is trying to get a fam

Bank employees gather for the ribbon-cutting ceremony in celebration of 150 years.

The Bank of Holly Springs celebrated its 150th anniversary Friday at the South Branch location with food, music and gifts in a day-long celebration.

The Holly Springs mayor and board of aldermen discussed possible interruptions in local traffic routes during work on tracks of the Mississippi Central Railroad.

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New water lines (white tubing) and gas lines (yellow tubing) are being laid outside the street surface behind the Fitch building in Holly Springs.

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors recently heard concerns and a report from the library board regarding conditions at the Potts Camp Library.

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(From left) Consultants Ralph Moore and Phil Walker with Walker Collaborative tour the City of Holly Springs with Jim Moore and Mayor Kelvin Buck.

A recent walkabout with the steering committee for a downtown heritage tourism study garnered much attention and support.

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The Holly Springs-Marshall County Airport recently hosted Business After Hours.

The majority of the public comments at the May 14 meeting of the Marshall County School Board were directed toward board members, asking them to retain Dr.


Back in 2006, when I was involved as a parent and a volunteer in the Marshall County Dizzy Dean League, I wrote in this space with a headline, “City park alive.”

I have a big bowl of chicken salad in my refrigerator.

“Can it be that it was all so simple then?
Or has time rewritten every line?


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All smiles as they run the bases for the Holly Springs Red Sox, a T-ball team in the Marshall County Dizzy Dean League, are Madison Orman (left) and Chloe Cothern.

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Pictured at the recent all-star event in Booneville are coach Sylvester Kilgore and Deveon Miller from Holly High.

Five players and three coaches from Marshall County were part of the allstar game experience recently in Booneville.

This is written from the College World Series in Omaha, Neb., where a packed house of more than 22,000 fans pays to watch each game at sparkling TD Ameritrade Park.

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Jackson Huey takes a big swing at the plate during a recent T-ball game in the Marshall County Dizzy Dean League. He plays for the Holly Springs Red Sox.

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Making catches during spring practice at Marshall Academy are Sam Greer (left) and Colton Neal.

The Marshall Academy football team went through five days of spring drills, and it was productive.

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All smiles on the diamond playing for the Potts Camp T-ball team sponsored by Sound, Stage and Events (Kevin Thomas) are Zachary Rowland (left photo) and Rowland (red cap) and Jo

There was a lot to learn for the H.W. Byers Lions during spring football practice.

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Larry Anderson celebrates a big victory.

You want answers to Mississippi’s myriad problems of poverty, hunger and overall quality of life?

Education, education and education.

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Holly Springs quarterback Dylan King (2) keeps versus Byhalia in the recent spring jamboree.

The Holly Springs High School spring football camp focused on attention to detail.

Eli Pannell, who plays for the Outlaws, fouls one off at the plate during a recent baseball game at Potts Camp.

Marshall County will be well represented Saturday, June 8, in the Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Games.

So maybe we really should just stick a baseball – or perhaps a baseball diamond – up in that top lefthand corner of Mississippi’s red, white and blue state flag and just be done

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