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Potts Camp’s Josh Blake (13) gains yardage versus Tupelo Christian with some blocking help from teammates, including Johnathyn Assad (53) and Jaquavian Bell (51). The Cardinals kick off the regular season this Friday night at home versus Tipton Rosemark (Tenn.).
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Holly Springs linemen work on blocking techniques during a practice session on Wednesday afternoon of last week. Pictured are, from left, Anthony Gulledge Jr., Chartez Tucker, Clinton Hubbard, Carver White, Thaddeus Sims, Quadarius Terrell, Davonta Leasure, coach Kevin Walker and Roosevelt Warren.
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Poll workers ready for voters Tuesday morning at Waterford are (from left) Elmira Marion, Leanne Stacks, Gloria Marion, Karen Green and Penne Robinson. By 10 a.m., 95 had voted. There are about 700 registered in the precinct.

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(Left) Maj. Kelly McMillen escorts Michael Buffington Wells to the Marshall County Courthouse. (Right) McMillen and Sheriff Kenny Dickerson escort John Albert Williams Jr. to the Marshall County Jail.

Two suspects in two separate murder cases were taken into custody last week with the assistance of agents with the Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force (U.S.

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Holly Springs Mayor Kelvin Buck is interviewed and filmed by Ample Entertainment crew.

Holly Springs’ history of hauntings and other paranormal activity has attracted Hollywood to North Mississippi.

The runoff election in both the Democratic and Republican primaries will be held next Tuesday, Aug. 27.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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The temperature was in the 90s Saturday afternoon when Holly Springs played North Pontotoc in the Oxford High School Football Jamboree.

The South Reporter won four awards in the 2018 Better Newspaper Contest Editorial Division.

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It is official. Nike is coming to Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park in Marshall County, according to Greg Rossiter, spokesman for the company.

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In foreground, Michael Harden (right, Harden Precision Masonry, Byhalia) talks to Rick Novarese (Christy’s Cut Stone) about repair of the Hutchens/Callicutt buildings in downtown

Editor’s Note: There was an error in a front page story that ran in The South Reporter on July 25. It was headlined, “Community celebrates legacy of Ida B.

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Poll workers ready for voters Tuesday morning at Waterford are (from left) Elmira Marion, Leanne Stacks, Gloria Marion, Karen Green and Penne Robinson. By 10 a.m., 95 had voted. There are about 700 registered in the precinct.

A pair of incumbents in countywide races cruised to victory in Tuesday night’s Democratic Primary.

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Tim and Lisa Liddy are pictured on the balcony of Court Square Inn with downtown Holly Springs in the background.

It happened sort of as an accident, but now it’s the best in Mississippi. Tim and Lisa Liddy bought the old Seale’s Drug Store building in October 2003.

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(Left photo) A member of the Benton/Tippah Baptist Association ties ropes to a tree so the tree can be lifted off the roof of a barn. (Right photo) Jerry Bingham, with Benton/Tippah Baptist Association, operates a saw during relief efforts.

An EF-0 tornado, one that did not touch the ground and covered about seven miles in the west and central Marshall County area Tuesday, July 16, didn’t damage much property but le

A delayed restoration of the old Holly Springs Water and Light Building on Falconer Avenue may get some traction.

Opinion

I can see the home stretch run, I think, as far as moves go.

When the air conditioning went out on my car, the first thing I did was ask my grandson-in-law, Mitchell (Remy’s husband) to look at it.

“If at first you don’t succeed, maybe you are not doing it right.”— Mosby’s Rule of Doing Stuff.

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Potts Camp’s Josh Blake (13) gains yardage versus Tupelo Christian with some blocking help from teammates, including Johnathyn Assad (53) and Jaquavian Bell (51). The Cardinals kick off the regular season this Friday night at home versus Tipton Rosemark (Tenn.).

The Potts Camp Cardinals gained some confidence Friday night when they hosted a football jamboree.

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Evelyn Greer of Marshall slides home safely during a game in the Tri-County Tournament.

Things started clicking last week for the Marshall Academy softball team.

Over the years I’ve heard it said or read it written many times: The quality of top tier college baseball, like that played in the SEC, is the equivalent of Class AA professional

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Holly Springs linemen work on blocking techniques during a practice session on Wednesday afternoon of last week. Pictured are, from left, Anthony Gulledge Jr., Chartez Tucker, Clinton Hubbard, Carver White, Thaddeus Sims, Quadarius Terrell, Davonta Leasure, coach Kevin Walker and Roosevelt Warren.

Kickoff is just around the corner.

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Marshall centerfielder Anna Lauren Bain leaps and keeps the ball from going over the fence.

The Marshall Academy Lady Patriots started the week with a rout of North Delta and then went 1-1-1 in their own tournament.

Television is college football’s goose that lays golden eggs. And now, at least in my opinion, that goose has turned and is biting the game in the butt.

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Brooks Kee, 9, shows no fear as he rides a bull out of the gate.

The annual Knotty Bolden Memorial Deep South Championship Rodeo was held Saturday night, July 27, at the Knotty Bolden Memorial Arena six miles north of Holly Springs.

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Carlie Vannucci delivers a pitch in competition Saturday.

The Marshall Academy Lady Patriots won three of five Saturday in the Indianola Academy Tournament.

Hu Meena was going to coach. He knew it growing up in Clarksdale. He knew it going to college at Ole Miss.

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Kylie Gurley of Marshall Academy reaches for the softball as a baserunner starts her slide.

The Marshall Academy softball team started the new season with a big challenge, facing three of the top teams in the state.

The Marshall Academy soccer team is used to adversity. And this season will be no different. The roster includes just 12 players in a sport where 11 are on the field.

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