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A blue jay and a female cardinal in the Bethlehem community

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The Marshall Academy baseball field is covered in snow last week as more continues to fall. Needless to say, baseball practice was temporarily halted due to the winter storm.

News

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Viez Todd, with the City of Holly Springs, clears lots of snow from Van Dorn Avenue on Friday morning of last week.

Many say the winter ice/snow combo dumped in Marshall County last week was one of the worst in memory.

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Charles King works with a lathe to make fine bowls.

Two men living in the Slayden area love to make things out of wood.

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A blue jay and a female cardinal in the Bethlehem community

Last week’s snowfall brought beautiful scenes and lots of fun outdoors.

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Two trucks move slowly west on Interstate 22 near Holly Springs Monday afternoon as a steady mixture of ice and snow continue to plummet the area.

Little did anyone expect when Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow February 2, that the six more weeks of winter would include extreme winter weather conditions over the Mid-South.

Alliance Healthcare Hospital is the only local provider for the vaccine and treatment for the COVID-19 virus during this pandemic, according to Dr. Kenneth Williams.

All incumbents but one are seeking re-election in the three Marshall County municipalities Only one candidate has no opposition.

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Shamiya Moore of HollySprings High School enjoys cheering for the Hawks during a recent home basketball game.

An $500 invoice from one of the voting precincts in Marshall County for a single use brought up a discussion of a reasonable price from circuit clerk Monet Autry.

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The new Mississippi flag, along with the United States of America flag, flies at the Marshall County Courthouse in Holly Springs. Gov.

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Billy Washington from Lamar is the lone fisherman at Duck Pond Wednesday morning, January 27. It is about six miles north of Holly Springs off Highway 7.

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Pictured is the Valero facility at the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park in Marshall County.

The Byhalia Connection project is a proposed crude oil pipeline scheduled to be constructed from the Valero Refinery in Shelby County, Tenn., to the Valero Collierville Terminal

Several measures are being taken by the Marshall County Board of Supervisors to prevent break-ins at the Marshall County Fairgrounds.

Opinion

I confess.

For the first time in 37 years, I had some doubts.

Would we get out a newspaper?

I bet we all have exciting snow stories to tell. With the snow and ice reported to be anywhere from 8 to 15 inches, it’s sure been a fun week.

Well, Mother Nature sure showed her true colors last week blasting us with not only one but two major winter storms.

Sports

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The Marshall Academy baseball field is covered in snow last week as more continues to fall. Needless to say, baseball practice was temporarily halted due to the winter storm.

It’s been a long time coming.

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Mississippi State athletics
Derek Fountain, a freshman from Holly Springs, is seeing lots of playing time for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Former Holly Springs high school basketball coach Sylvester Kilgore can’t help but chuckle when he looks at an old photo from five years ago.

Yes, says former Mississippi State baseball great Jake Mangum, he wishes he had been allowed to earn money from endorsements when he was hitting line drives, stealing bases and w

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Jordan Bonds (20) of Marshall goes up for two points versus Oak Hill in the semi-finals.

The Marshall Academy Patriots came up a win short in their quest for a 3A North State championship.

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Byers’ Jabari Wright collides with a West Union player on his drive.

H.W. Byers, which dominated its district foes in the regular season, continued that trend in the Region 3-1A Tournament.

Hattiesburg’s old high school gymnasium, long since abandoned, burned down in the wee hours of Sunday morning, Feb. 7. Thankfully, the memories live on.

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Rusty Bolden of MA is sandwiched by a couple of North Delta players as he goes to the goal in the title game Saturday at home.

The Marshall Academy Patriots got to hoist their District 1-3A Tournament championship trophy in front of their home fans Saturday evening.

The Holly Springs Hawks go into the district tournament as the top seed and riding a seven-game win streak.

The name of the song was “Midnight Plane to Houston.” Jimmy Weatherly, the singing and song-writing former Ole Miss quarterback, loved his new tune, but it was going nowhere fast

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The Byhalia Indians celebrate a victory over Independence January 23 and a berth in the state soccer playoffs.

Byhalia High School soccer teams reached new heights this season.

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Dee Howell (11) of MA uses a screen from teammate Jordan Bonds (20) to make his move toward the goal January 26 at home.

The Marshall Academy Patriots survived a doubleovertime nail-biter Thursday in Clarksdale to finish undefeated versus District 1-3A competition.

Over coffee recently, we were discussing long-range ramifications, almost all bad, of this COVID-19 pandemic. Someone asked if there might be anything positive to come from it.

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