Photos by Ronnie Day
(Left) Jakhari Mitchell (4) drives inside the lane against a Lady Gator. (Right) DaQuan Smith (12) soars to the goal versus Lake Cormorant Friday at the Landers Center.


The State Senate, District 10, race will be decided in a runoff race November 28.

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department made four arrests in a shooting outside a residence on Moore’s Crossing South, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

Photo by Sue Watson

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors has approved a $5,000 fee to renew Code Red.

The homeless shelter in Holly Springs was renamed Bishop Houck New Hope Village, Friday, Nov. 3, in a dedication and blessing ceremony.

Next week, Jazzy’s Dance will be sending seven of its senior all-star dancers to participate in the Macy’s Thanks­giving Day Parade.

The Byhalia Police Department responded to 30 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 2; animals, 1; assists, 2; disturbances, 2; domestic, 1; DUIs, 1; escorts, 2; harrassment, 1; juveniles, 1; medical, 8; miscellaneous, 7; motor vehicle accident, 1; thefts, 1.
Byhalia police officers also made three arrests during the past week, according to Chief Looney.

The City of Holly Springs mayor and board of aldermen heard proposals for grant writing services from Clencie Cotton and Charles Williams, both with Rust College.

Thaddeus Scales

A shooting in the area of North Center Street Tuesday night, Oct. 31, took the life of a Marshall County man, according to Holly Springs Police Chief Dwight Harris.

Photo by Sue Watson

A man facing three murder charges has escaped from the Marshall County Jail and remained on the run as of press-time Tuesday, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

Marshall County School District Superintendent Lela Hale reported to the board of supervisors recently on the district’s finances and needs.


I can’t recall getting in the Christmas spirit so early.

Wednesday of last week, Pam and I drove to the Jackson area to visit with our son, Andy.

This past weekend, my oldest granddaughter Merideth and her husband Tim had a church wedding. Well, said vows, I guess.

The more you observe politics, the more you’ve got to admit that each party is worse than the other.”—Will Rogers


Photos by Ronnie Day
(Left) Jakhari Mitchell (4) drives inside the lane against a Lady Gator. (Right) DaQuan Smith (12) soars to the goal versus Lake Cormorant Friday at the Landers Center.

It took DaQuan Smith a quarter to heat up, and then he was on fire.

Byhalia’s Leekadra Smith (24) and Chanddrika Nolan (1) of Byers battle for a rebound.

The atmosphere was electric in the H.W. Byers gymnasium and so was the game Friday night.

One wag’s opinion on a number of subjects:

Photo by Linda McKinney

Photo by Penny Lomenick
Julia Nicholson (3) takes her shot versus Lake Cormorant.

The run came too late for the Marshall Academy Lady Patriots Saturday morning.

Potts Camp basketball teams picked up their first wins of the season Friday night at home.

Photo by Theresa Bolden Devore
Ben Shaw (7) leaps for additional yardage Friday versus Tri-County, thanks to the blocking of teammates Leonard Fields and Jordan Bowen.

Tri-County and Marshall Academy combined for 21 points in the first quarter Friday night. It looked like it might be a scoring fest.

Photo by Barry Burleson
DaQuan Smith

For the first time in 12 years, a Holly Springs High School basketball player has been recognized as one of the state’s 12 best players.

Can Mississippi State defeat No. 1 Alabama Saturday night at Starkville?

The easy answer is: Yes. Of course, the Bulldogs can.

The season finale Thursday night for H.W. Byers and Ashland ended in a tie.

Byhalia basketball teams began the season with wins Saturday.

Both teams claimed hard-fought victories over Coa­homa County in the Olive Branch Classic.

Potts Camp basketball teams tipped off a new season Thursday night with losses at Pine Grove.

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