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Pictured during the signing ceremony last week at Potts Camp High School are (seated) Walter Hamilton and his mother, Teresa Hamilton, and (standing) coach Jeremy Dillard (left) and principal Billy Gray.
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(Left) Jerry Moore and his sister, Emily Brewer, roll hospital beds to a trailer for shipping. (Right) Ricky Clayton (left) and Darrell Brewer load mattresses onto a trailer for shipping.

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The trailer was heavily damaged as the chase traveled into neighboring Tennessee, where an arrest was made in the case.

A food trailer operated at the corner of Van Dorn Avenue and Craft Street was stolen early Wednesday, May 13, between 3:30 and 4 a.m., according to owner Tracy Jeffries.

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Employees with the Holly Springs Utility Department disrupted a six-inch water main while attempting to install a tap that would be used for irrigation of the new landscaping are

Galena, Potts Camp and Mary Reid schools will see changes in leadership with the 2020-2021 school year.

Electric power distributors are working with customers on any late payment arrangements as the Public Service Commission has announced utility shutoff protection will end May 26

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Green space beds are under construction near Holly Springs City Hall on South Memphis Street. A new sidewalk is to be poured as well.
 

The Holly Springs mayor and board of aldermen, in their May 5 meeting, discussed plans to bring back all employees to work sites, plus gradually opening the city back up for busi

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Ivy Ruth Taylor

Ivy Ruth Taylor, the former mayor of San Antonio, Texas, is the 12th president of Rust College. She will be the first woman to lead Rust as president.

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Marshall County Master Gardeners were busy as bees at the Marshall County Library on Monday of this week cleaning and pruning the shrubbery and flower beds and putting down mulch

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Ida B. Wells

Ida B.

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(Left) Jerry Moore and his sister, Emily Brewer, roll hospital beds to a trailer for shipping. (Right) Ricky Clayton (left) and Darrell Brewer load mattresses onto a trailer for shipping.

A request from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for makeshift hospital beds for COVID-19 patients was honored Monday, April 27.

Circuit clerk Monet Autry visited the Marshall Clunty Board of Supervisors recently to talk about the next election and also discuss court issues.

The Holly Springs Garden Club has announced that the 82nd Annual Pilgrimage Tour of Historic Homes has been rescheduled for September 11-13.
It will be held in conjunction with Hummingbird Migration and Nature Cele bration, sponsored by Strawberry Plains Audubon Center.
The Pilgrimage was originally scheduled for April 17-19 but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opinion

All of us seem to be looking for small touches of hope this day and time. I found some last week.

It's a piece of cake!

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Charline Hubbard is retiring after 35 years with ICS, and a parade was held in her honor.

Thank you: Special thanks to the Holly Springs Fire

Sports

Basketball coaches are taking an optimistic but wait-and-see approach to their summers.

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Pictured during the signing ceremony last week at Potts Camp High School are (seated) Walter Hamilton and his mother, Teresa Hamilton, and (standing) coach Jeremy Dillard (left) and principal Billy Gray.

Some growth spurts helped Walter Hamilton decide basketball was his game.

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Darian Houston (seated, right) is joined by his parents, Brooks (standing, center) and Tiffany Houston (seated)during a signing ceremony last week at Marshall Academy. Also standing are head coach Bruce Branch (left)and assistant coach and high school principal Jason Taylor (right).

A dream since he was playing baseball as a small child came to fruition last week for Darian Houston.

This was January, 1990, and John Fourcade was the crown prince of New Orleans. Rex, King of Carnival, had nothing on him.

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Michael Allison, assistant coach for 4-year-old Holly Springs Baby Sharks, gets the team ready to take the field for a game last season (in 2019).

The ball fields are quiet. No kids are enjoying their first games, their first home run, or even their first time to hit the ball.

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Damien Lewis

A new chapter in the foot-ball journey of Damien Lewis was opened in April, as the former Northwest and LSU offensive lineman was selected by Seattle in the third round of the 20

The NFL Draft was rocking along, nearing its end, and then, rolling across the bottom of our TV screens, came this bolt out of the blue: The New Orleans Saints, with pick No.

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The Holly Springs Hawks and Byhalia Indians are pictured competing during a spring jamboree match-up in May of last year.
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Michael McElroy III is shown with his record-breaking yellowfin tuna.

The State Commission on Marine Resources certified a state fishing record at its April meeting.

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Holly Springs High School basketball player Cori Bell, with a big smile, is accompanied by Ryan Sanchez Blake as he takes the court for the Class 3A state semi-finals in early Ma

This was 17 years ago, the summer of 2003.

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DeAnthony Tipler (3) of Ashland drives to the goal for the Northeast Tigers.
 

Northeast The leading scorer in the Magnolia State has rightfully secured his place among the top basketball players in the entire country.

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