Pictured on the front row, from left, are Joshua Walker, Zachary Sellers, Karlo Strickland II, Brayden Kirksey, Ashton Franklin, (bat boy) Joshua Warren, Colton Roberson. Pictured on the second row, from left, are Ja’Deion Warren, Ja’Maryon Warren, Antwoine Vaughn, KeTrevon Davis, Zack Bogard. In back, from left, are coach Danrich Warren, head coach Dan Warren, coach Karlo Strickland I,  and coach Arthur (Bo) Sellers.

News

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors recently opened bids on collection of household garbage. Four companies submitted proposals with Team Waste awarded the contract.

Photos by Sue Watson

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors is weighing funding issues concerning roads and bridges.

A new, rustic Marshall County restaurant, visible from I-22 between the West Holly Springs and Red Banks exits, is scheduled to open this Friday.

Photo by Ronnie Day
Barry Burleson (left), publisher of The South Reporter, presents a first-place award to Dillon Day for his sports action photo.

The South Reporter won five awards in the Missis­sippi Press Asso­ciation 2016 Better News­paper Contest.

The Mississippi Depart­ment of Transpor­tation recently refunded H.E.L.P (Highway Enhance­ment through Local Partnerships) bonds for Marshall County on the Interstate 269 project sa

The Marshall County School Board will hold its July meeting on Thursday, July 20, at 4:30 p.m.
The meeting will be held in the Marshall County supervisors’ board room at 103B Market Street in Holly Springs.
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 30 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – miscellaneous, 9; escorts, 3; juveniles, 1; disturbances, 1; animals, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 4; assists, 2; burglaries, 1; medical, 6; trespassing, 1; DUI, 1.
Byhalia police officers also made four arrests during the past week, according to Chief Looney.

Photo by Sue Watson
Judge Ernest Cunningham administers the oath of office to Holly Springs Mayor Kelvin Buck.

A large crowd, including family members, supporters from the community and city employees, was on hand for the swearing-in ceremonies of Holly Springs elected officials at the Eddie

Photo by Sue Watson
Holly Springs firefighters insert an inflatable bag to lift the vehicle off the gas main. For more photos from the accident, see page 13.

Businesses on one side of the square in Holly Springs, near the North Center Street alley, were without power Thursday, July 6, for about 30 minutes just after noon.

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors is considering some zoning ordinance changes suggested by zoning director Ken Jones.

A Holly Springs man turned himself in to sheriff Kenny Dickerson about mid-morning Saturday at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, regarding the death of his brother.

Opinion

The Mississippi Press Association Convention is always a highlight of the sum­mer.

I didn’t care a whole lot for the old TV show Green Acres. It always seemed silly to me.

The Fourth of July has come and gone, and in some ways I feel like I missed it.

Sports

Photo by Theresa Bolden Devore
Marshall Academy’s Tyler Bolden (right) is safe at the plate during a game this summer.

Jon Mungle is keeping his Marshall Academy baseball team as busy as possible during the summer.

Photos by Penny Lomenick
Karina Mays gets in some batting practice as Marshall Academy softball tunes up for the season ahead.

Marshall Academy softball is reloading.

The Major League Baseball trade season is quickly approaching.

Chris Daniels, like most of his counterparts, will be in Jackson this week for the annual coaching clinic.

The 33rd annual Knotty Bolden Memorial Deep South Championship Rodeo will be held July 21-22 at 8 p.m.
The rodeo, produced by J Bar B Rodeo Co., will be held at the Knotty Bolden Memorial Arena. It is located on Highway 7, six miles north of Holly Springs.
Ticket prices are $8 for ages 12 and over, $6 for ages 4-11, and ages 3 and under free.
The Knotty Bolden Memorial Buckle is donated by Cowboy Corner of Southaven.
For more information, call (662) 551--0475 or (662) 252-4634.

Pictured on the front row, from left, are Joshua Walker, Zachary Sellers, Karlo Strickland II, Brayden Kirksey, Ashton Franklin, (bat boy) Joshua Warren, Colton Roberson. Pictured on the second row, from left, are Ja’Deion Warren, Ja’Maryon Warren, Antwoine Vaughn, KeTrevon Davis, Zack Bogard. In back, from left, are coach Danrich Warren, head coach Dan Warren, coach Karlo Strickland I,  and coach Arthur (Bo) Sellers.

The Holly Springs Wildcats (Marshall County Nationals all-star team) recently took first place in the 2017 Dizzy Dean 10-and-Under North State Championship Tourna­ment.

Photo by Penny Lomenick
Alexis McGreger of MA reaches for the basketball in a summer game at Hickory Flat.

Traci Rodgers, new head coach of the Marshall Academy Lady Patriots, liked the improvement of her Lady Patriots in June.

The 2017 NBA free agency is winding down considerably.

Dustin Minor has seen his Potts Camp baseball team grow more into a team this summer.

Photos by Dillon Day

Photo by Barry Burleson
Jeremy Dillard, a 2010 graduate of Potts Camp, is the new head boys basketball coach at the school.

Don’t tell Jeremy Dillard he’s too young to be a head basketball coach at the high school level.

Spots are available for the annual BancorpSouth and Northcentral Electric Power Association 2+2 Scholarship Golf  Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Commun

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