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Pictured at the Ole Miss Team Camp last week are (front, from left) Cori Bell, Cardarrius Isom, Ded’drick Faulkner and Marquavious Jones; (back, same order) Shontaveous Harris, Dylan King, Devin Coleman, Tyhem Reaves, Lee Quinn-Lake, Daveon Miller and Anthony Gulledge Jr.

Photo by Linda McKinney

Scholarship recipients at Marshall Academy

From left are Gary Rodgers, Sydney Briscoe, Betty Rodgers, Susan Rodgers and Tyler Bolden. Briscoe and Bolden were the recipients of the annual Mackey Rodgers Booster Club Scholarship at Marshall Academy.

News

Photo by Sue Watson
Jeff Bell (left) and Fred Carlisle report to the Marshall County Board of Supervisors on the status of the homeless shelter.

Jeff Bell, director of the Bishop Houck New Hope Village in Holly Springs, and board member Fred Carlisle gave the Marshall County Board of Supervisors an update on the progress

Photo by Sue Watson
Maj. Kelly McMillen (left) and sheriff Kenny Dickerson display a cache of stolen property recovered Friday following the execution of a search warrant in the Byhalia area.

A tip led to the execution of a search warrant Friday, and the result was the arrest of five suspects in a burglary operation, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

The Democratic Primary runoff election for U.S. Senate is set for Tuesday, June 26.

The Marshall County Relay For Life, now in its 19th year, set a lofty goal of $73,000 this year.

Members of a task force to study factors that suppress construction of new homes in Marshall County made a recent report to the board of supervisors.

Photo by Sue Watson

Jamie Moody, of the Hickory Flat/Ashland area, set up at Night Market 38635 recently in Holly Springs.

Bids were opened during a recent Marshall County Board of Supervisors meeting to lay water service to Cooper Tire warehouse and other construction projects north of Highway 72 in

Dillon Day’s photo of the downtown Holly Springs fireworks show won a first-place award, as did (below) Ronnie Day’s sports photo from a spring game between Byhalia and Coffeeville.

The South Reporter won six awards Saturday in the Mississippi Press Asso­ciation’s 2017 Better News­paper Contest.

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Approximately 37 tires were dumped near the Early Grove voting precinct.

A Moscow, Tenn., resident was fined for the dumping of waste tires in Marshall County, according to county zoning director Ken Jones.

The 10th annual Sounds of Summer Festival was held Saturday, June 2, at the Byhalia Town Hall property.

Photo by Sue Watson
Several large trees in Hill Crest Cemetery were downed by the strong wind accompanying the June 3 storm in Holly Springs.

Holly Springs is still cleaning up downed trees and limbs and scattered debris created by an early morning June 3 storm.

Employees with the Holly Springs Police Department, family and friends, recently gave Lt. John Norman a big sendoff.

Opinion

The annual Mississippi Press Association Convention has long been a highlight of my summer.

I’ve missed maybe a couple the past 32 years.

We celebrated son Kris’ birthday Sunday – his 43rd birthday! He’s getting way too old to be my son.

Fair? A fair is something with rides and clowns. Life ain’t fair, Sonny Boy.”
— My grandfather
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Sports

Courtesy photo
Pictured at the Ole Miss Team Camp last week are (front, from left) Cori Bell, Cardarrius Isom, Ded’drick Faulkner and Marquavious Jones; (back, same order) Shontaveous Harris, Dylan King, Devin Coleman, Tyhem Reaves, Lee Quinn-Lake, Daveon Miller and Anthony Gulledge Jr.

Three months after finishing as Class 3A state runner-up, Holly Springs is back at work on the basketball court.

Photo by Megan Cook/The Wake Factory

Zac Miller, 7, won first place in his division at the first two stops of the Southern Wake Series.

The injury bug took a big bite out of the H.W. Byers Lions last season.

Photo by Linda McKinney

Scholarship recipients at Marshall Academy

From left are Gary Rodgers, Sydney Briscoe, Betty Rodgers, Susan Rodgers and Tyler Bolden. Briscoe and Bolden were the recipients of the annual Mackey Rodgers Booster Club Scholarship at Marshall Academy.

Photos by Barry Burleson
Wyle McMillen hands off to Drayton Potts during an MA spring practice.

Coach Barrett Donahoe got a brief look at his next Marshall Academy team during spring football drills.

As we all know, Jake Mangum wasn’t selected in last week’s Major League Draft until the 32nd round – a fact that became all the more puzzling after Mangum spurred Mississippi Sta

Photo by DeMill Dixon

Zion Adkins, a player for the Holly Springs 8-and-under baseball team, throws the ball from the outfield to the infield in a recent Marshall County Dizzy Dean League game.

After three straight Top 10 finishes and three consecutive bowl berths, Northwest Mississippi Community Col­lege has received a No.

Photos by Linda McKinney

From left are Ryan Brock (Second Team All-Conference District 1-AA), Cade Crouch (Second Team All-Conference District 1-AA and Team Captain), Wyle McMillen (Second Team All Conference District 1-AA), Tanner Taylor (Second Team All Conference Distict 1-AA), and Will Hanggi (Second Team All Conference District 1-AA). Not pictured are Davarius Harris and Javon Smith, Second Team All Conference District 1-AA.

Photo by DeMill Dixon

Jaxon West, who plays for the Independence 6-and-under baseball team, takes his swing from the batter’s box during Marshall County Dizzy Dean League action.

Photos by Dillon Day
Jeremiah Scott (8) turns to hand the ball to Javian Walton (14) in a spring jamboree match-up as Antrell Tucker (9) and Shun Gardner (52) provide some blocking help.

It was the first time for the Potts Camp Cardinals to take the football field under the leadership of Darrow Anderson.

The Answer Man returns with answers to many questions readers have asked in recent days...

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