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Pictured with their team trophy, from front to the back, are Lily Tate, Cara Mitchell, Eliza Martinez, Tristan Johnson, Ryan Baldwin, Wyatt Feathers, Tevin Holtz, Bradley Nichols, Jesus Ramirez, Ian Montoria, Austin Martin, Braxton Clifton, Jade Cook, Myles Clifton, Allison Skelton, Brayden Clifton, Kacey Corbett, Nautica Thibodeaux, Madison Hutchens, Makayla Hooks, Lydia Hulsey, Madison Jones, coach Anthony Adams

News

A Marshall County deputy is undergoing surgery for several gunshot wounds to his extremities, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

Anthony Faulkner, Edward Banks, Simpson Stroupe and Jessie A. Fesmire apply mulch to the beds at the Marshall County Veterans Memorial on the courtsquare in Holly Springs.

The Marshall County jail is set to get some additional security fencing that will take in more of the property in front and behind the jail.

The cemetery tour, which is part of the annual Tour of Historic Homes, is always a popular event. (Top photo) Susie Hill portrays Charlie Wells’ mother.

Photo by Janice Wagg
Ola Mae Rayford, 96, was the oldest female in attendance.

More than five years ago Rev. Andrew Cheairs had a vision of creating a way to honor, recognize, and bless the “Senior Citizens” of Marshall County.

The 81st annual Tour of Historic Homes, sponsored by the Holly Springs Garden Club, was held this past weekend.

Marshall County School District Superintendent Lela Hale dropped in to the board of supervisors’ meeting to update them on the May 7 special election where voters will decide on

Photo by Sue Watson
Shadow Lawn will be one of five historic homes open during the Holly Springs Garden Club’s 81st annual event.

The 81st Tour of Historic Homes will take place in Holly Springs this weekend, April 5-7.

A suspect is in custody following a residential burglary in the Potts Camp area late Sunday afternoon, according to Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

Work on completion of the Marshall County Workforce Training Center is coming together rapidly and will be ready for occupancy in late summer, according to Justin Hall, executive

Photo by Sue Watson
Superintendent Lela Hale (left) and Penne Robinson, business manager, go over information related to the bond issue.

Tuesday, May 7, is set for a vote on a proposed $8.985 million school bond issue by the Marshall County School District.

Opinion

I was a bit discouraged when I walked over to the Business on the Square meeting at The Bottomless Cup late Thursday afternoon.

Some folks from my church came to see me Sunday after church. I miss church more and more and I was so glad to see my friend Jane and our pastor Bro. John Maci.

“So it is now I am a man
So be it when I grow old…

The Child is Father of the Man.”— Wordsworth.

Sports

Photo by DeMill Dixon
Jabryan Pegues (middle) of Potts Camp takes the lead in the 110-meter hurdles. At left is Joshua Blake of the Cardinals.

The Potts Camp boys dominated the Division 2-1A Track Meet Thursday.

Photo by Theresa Bolden Devore
Third baseman Colton Neal throws across the diamond to first after fielding a grounder at Myrtle.

Marshall Academy had no trouble with District 1-AA foe Carroll Academy last week.

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Pictured with their team trophy, from front to the back, are Lily Tate, Cara Mitchell, Eliza Martinez, Tristan Johnson, Ryan Baldwin, Wyatt Feathers, Tevin Holtz, Bradley Nichols, Jesus Ramirez, Ian Montoria, Austin Martin, Braxton Clifton, Jade Cook, Myles Clifton, Allison Skelton, Brayden Clifton, Kacey Corbett, Nautica Thibodeaux, Madison Hutchens, Makayla Hooks, Lydia Hulsey, Madison Jones, coach Anthony Adams

The Potts Camp High School archery team wrapped up a successful season last week by finishing as state runner-up.

Photo by Theresa Bolden Devore

Erin Lomenick of Marshall Academy competes in the hurdles during last week’s meet.

The Marshall Academy varsity girls claimed top honors Wednesday, April 3, in the Marshall Invitational Track Meet.

So many things I never expected to see, hear or write when I started writing about sports more than half a century ago. Here is just a sampling:

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Shown pitching during the Marshall County match-up last week are Ty Bolden (left) of the Cardinals and Jadarius Hurt of the Lions.

Potts Camp dominated cross-county rival H.W. Byers on the baseball diamond last week, got a win over Strayhorn and lost at Ingomar. 

Photo by Theresa Bolden Devore
Kailyn Smith competes in the hurdles for the Marshall junior high Lady Patriots.

Marshall Academy hosted the Patriot Relays, varsity and junior high, on Wednesday of last week with lots of Lady Patriots and Patriots receiving ribbons.

Limping Chloe Bibby was in Oregon last weekend, supporting her Mississippi State teammates, while continuing the rehab process on her injured knee.

Photo by DeMill Dixon
Halley Robinson of Potts Camp slides home safely versus the Lady Lions.,

The Potts Camp softball team started district play with a dominant sweep of Marshall County rival H.W. Byers.

Hayes Rodgers, 3, throws out the first pitch prior to the Tracy Rodgers Memorial Game at the Marshall Academy baseball field Saturday.

Photo by Theresa Bolden Devore
Jordan Bonds reaches for the baseball as a Winona Christian player tries to get back to first safely.

Coach Bruce Branch was almost speechless after Marshall Academy’s come-from-behind, extra-inning win over Winona Christian Friday night.

Byhalia’s Gavin Edwards puts the tag on Colton Neal (15) of Marshall Academy as he tries to swipe home.

The odds were stacked, really stacked, against Marshall Academy getting a win Saturday afternoon.

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