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Elder Edwin B. Smith, pastor of New Freedom Church of God in Christ in Oxford, sings “The Impossible Dream” at the candlelight vigil for his father, the late Mayor Eddie Lee Smith Jr.


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The City of Holly Springs’ annexation study has been downsized.

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Video shows the two suspects robbing Short Stop.

Holly Springs police are seeking a suspect in the break-in of the Marathon gas station, plus two men who held up a cashier at Short Stop Grocery.

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(From left) David Beckley, Mayor Kelvin Buck and Bill Stone review features of the fire protection plan created for the City of Holly Springs’ possible annexation of certain areas.

Holly Springs city officials, during a recessed meeting, delved into some of the specific goals of the administration.

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Corelle Brands, a leading manufacturer and marketer of houseware brands such as Pyrex, Snapware and Corelle, is coming to Marshall County.

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Elder Edwin B. Smith, pastor of New Freedom Church of God in Christ in Oxford, sings “The Impossible Dream” at the candlelight vigil for his father, the late Mayor Eddie Lee Smith Jr.

Seventy friends, family and community members gathered to reflect on the life and the legacy of the late Mayor Eddie Lee Smith Jr.

The Marshall County School District received notification in December 2018 that its application for four school resource officers has been awarded.

The fine details of a contract the City of Holly Springs will offer a Jackson consultant was recently approved by the Holly Springs Board of Aldermen.

The City of Holly Springs ended year 2018 with support for a resolution to the State Legislature in Jackson to provide $500,000 in bond money to complete the restoration of the h


Thursday the temperature reached the 70s. That night it dipped to the 20s. Springtime is five weeks away, and I’m thinking baseball.

Valentine’s Day is one of “those” holidays. Nothing closes, mail is delivered and work goes on.

“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines…” —Ralph Waldo Emerson


Philip Parks (5) goes to the goal versus Carroll. Zach Sorrell (20) positions for a possible rebound.

It’s been said time and time again, defense wins championships.

For the sixth consecutive season, the Holly Springs Hawks are the regular season district champions.

Vic Schaefer’s Mississippi State Bulldogs have advanced to the championship game of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament for two consecutive years, an amazing feat.

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Deveon Miller is mobbed by fans and teammates, including Shontaveous Harris (55) and Cori Bell, after his game-winning free throws.

On Senior Night at the Holly Springs High School gym, a senior was the hero.

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Jeremiah Jones (11) of Marshall is surrounded by Raiders as he gets off a shot.

Senior Night at Marshall Academy was a winning night.

Both the Lady Patriots and Patriots knocked off District 1-AA rival Oak Hill Academy.

From the back of the bar, a voice bellowed: “Take the three, Sean Payton, don’t be stupid, take the three!”

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Tyhem Reaves (11) flies to the hoop in the win over the Blue Devils last week.

The Holly Springs Hawks played to their strengths Tuesday, Jan. 22, at home and cruised past Ashland.

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Hallie Turner (second from left) and Erin Burleson play some tight defense at Magnolia Heights.

Barnburner is defined as an event, typically a sports contest, that is very exciting or intense.

Mississippi golf now has a hall of fame.

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Potts Camp’s Malasha Faulkner (left) is defended by Markaylin Burt of MA as she tries to score.

The Carl White Memorial Gym was packed to the rafters Saturday in Potts Camp, and the home fans saw both their teams take wins over crosscounty foe Marshall Academy.

It was a dominant night for Holly Springs basketball teams January 15 when they hosted District 2-3A foe Water Valley.

Tom Brady, the master, has missed on 36 percent of his career passes. Babe Ruth, the greatest baseball player ever, struck out 1,330 times.

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