Photo by Barry Burleson
Battling for possession of the basketball, in the middle, are Holly High’s Cornelious Bridgeforth (23) and Byhalia’s Corey Hardin (20). At left is Daveon Miller (22) and Deandre Martin (3).

News

Bob Barber, with Orion Planning and Design in Hernando, was back in Holly Springs before the mayor and board of aldermen to propose improvements in the downtown revitalization and l

Photo by Sue Watson

Photos courtesy of the sheriff’s department
Seven long guns were piled up on the floor by the suspect who was driving a black Chevrolet with Tennessee tags.

Marshall County deputies who were in the area of an ongoing residential burglary attempt on North Red Banks Road made a quick arrest, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

Photo by Sue Watson

According to revenue estimates, the state will have $78 million less to work with when budgeting this year, county consultant Gary Anderson told the Marshall County Board of Supervi

The Byhalia Garden Club and Byhalia Beautiful sponsored the Light Up the Town contest for Byhalia residences and businesses during the holiday season.

The Holly Springs Police Department is asking for the public’s help in solving two armed robberies that occurred over the holidays.

A plan to do interim financing of the Ashland Substation upgrade has been changed.

The Holly Springs Utility Department is preparing to seek interim financing to rebuild the Ashland Substation.

The next Coffee With The Chief will be held Friday, Jan. 12, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Bottomless Cup.
Police Chief Dwight Harris invites residents of Holly Springs to stop by and have some coffee and say hello.
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 29 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 3; animals, 1; assists, 5; escorts, 1; fires, 2; harassment, 1; medical, 8; miscellaneous, 6; motor vehicle accidents, 2.

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors has approved a measure to name the tax office building in downtown Holly Springs after W.R. “Bobby” Fant.

Opinion

All my Christmas gifts were great but one stood out.

Let me just start out by saying that my parents lived way too far north for my taste.

A new year – 2018. That marks 28 years of columns, 1,456 in all. That’s the equivalent of writing 16 books. Whew!

Sports

Photo by Barry Burleson
Battling for possession of the basketball, in the middle, are Holly High’s Cornelious Bridgeforth (23) and Byhalia’s Corey Hardin (20). At left is Daveon Miller (22) and Deandre Martin (3).

Round two of the Byhalia versus Holly Springs rivalry was just as close as the first.

Photo by Theresa Bolden Devore
Everette Jones (23) takes a shot versus Royal Ambassadors.

The Marshall Academy Patriots almost let a big lead slip away Friday night.

The New Orleans Saints were in a funk.

For three straight seasons, they won seven games and lost nine. In the NFL, that classifies as a rut – a bad rut.

The Potts Camp Lady Cardinals began the post-holiday portion of their basketball schedule with a win over a Region 2-1A rival.

Holly Springs got what coach Sylvester Kilgore called “a much-needed win” Friday.

Foul trouble proved costly for the H.W. Byers boys Friday night.

The Byhalia Lady Indians took their winning on the road Friday night.

Phillip Parks takes the ball to the hoop versus the Chiefs.

Coach Sam Pearson said the key word for his team in the all-important, post-Christmas portion of its schedule is respond.

The Byhalia girls just keep on winning.

Sports broadcaster extraordinaire Dick Enberg died during the Christmas holidays – Dec. 21 to be exact – at the age of 82.

The Marshall Academy Lady Patriots wrapped up calendar year 2017 with a solid showing on the basketball court.

The Holly Springs Lady Hawks won one of two at the fifth annual Magic Citi Showdown.

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