Photo by Sue Watson
Employees with Bain and Sons Construction unearth a buried sewer line which had caved in, causing recurring erosion problems at the intersection of West College Avenue and Craft Street in Holly Springs. It was found using the city’s new camera system.

Photos by Linda McKinney
Pictured during some friendly basketball competition during the recent Junior Patriot Basketball Camp are Ben Brownlee, Tylen Anderson and John Taylor.

Photo by Sue Watson
Some key ideas expressed at the Relay are displayed. From left are Shauneille “Minnie Mouse” Mason, Eileen Dowsing, Yvonne, Fred and Joyce Holland, and Freddie Jeffries.

News

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Investigator Kelly McMillen (left) and Sheriff Kenny Dickerson display guns and other items recovered during the recent investigation.

Two suspects have been arrested and another is still at large in connection with two residential burglaries last week, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

Photo by Sue Watson
Employees with Bain and Sons Construction unearth a buried sewer line which had caved in, causing recurring erosion problems at the intersection of West College Avenue and Craft Street in Holly Springs. It was found using the city’s new camera system.

The City of Holly Springs is saving itself a lot of money by taking a look at the inside of the sewers, storm drains and other underground structures with a camera.

The 12th annual North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic will be held June 23-24 at Waterford.

June 25 is a date to remember in Byhalia.

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors is weighing funding issues concerning roads and bridges.

The Byhalia Police Department responded to 28 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – miscellaneous, 7; escorts, 1; thefts, 2; domestic, 2; animals, 2; motor vehicle accidents, 1; assists, 1; fires, 1; damaged property, 1; medical, 4; alarm calls, 6.
Byhalia police officers also made two arrests during the past week, according to Chief Looney.
The Marshall County Board of Supervisors has adopted the State of Mississippi’s Fourth of July holiday schedule.
The county offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday, July 3 and July 4, to observe Independence Day.
Some county offices may elect to be open Monday, July 3, at their own discretion.
The South Reporter announces early deadlines for its July 6 edition due to the Independence Day holiday.
Deadline for all classified advertising is Friday, June 30, at 12 noon. Deadline for all other advertising, including legal notices, is Friday, June 30, at 5 p.m. Deadline to submit news items is also Friday, June 30, at 5 p.m.
The South Reporter office will be closed Tuesday, July 4, for the holiday, which celebrates the Declaration of Independence, adopted on July 4, 1776. The office will reopen with normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) on Wednesday, July 5.
“We hope everyone has a fun and safe Fourth of July,” said publisher Barry Burleson, “and thanks for your assistance in meeting these early deadlines.”

Holly Springs teens enjoyed taking cooking classes this month. From left, front row, Kaden Smith, Kykia McKinnie, Kaylee Jones, Slyler Hankins and Jordan Tucker; second row, Lorencia Pegues, Janiyah Woods, Aeryiel Glover, Leighara Freeman, and Victory McKinnie; third row, Kennedi Terry, Tatiana Thompson, Zamekia Wilson, Jaliyah Dowdy, Alyssa Porter; fourth row, Tamja King, Jasmine Bean, alderman Bernita Fountain-Lowe, instructor Andre Rankins, instructor Constance Bean. Not shown are Benton County School Board member Betty Page and Aaliyah Page..

Holly Springs Ward 1 Alderman Bernita Fountain-Lowe has organized cooking classes for youth.

Photo by Sue Watson
Lela Hale, superintendent of the Marshall County School District, and Penne Robinson, business manager for the district, meet with the board of supervisors.

Lela Hale, superintendent of the Marshall County School District, brought concerns about the district’s needs before the board of supervisors last week.

Photo by Sue Watson
Some key ideas expressed at the Relay are displayed. From left are Shauneille “Minnie Mouse” Mason, Eileen Dowsing, Yvonne, Fred and Joyce Holland, and Freddie Jeffries.

The 18th Annual Marshall County Relay For Life, that raises money for the American Cancer Society, had a very good turnout Friday at Sam Coopwood Park.

The Marshall County WIN Job Center in Byhalia is open for business, according to Jennifer Casey, director of the Work Force Investment Act Services with Northwest Mississippi Commu­

Opinion

Many good words were used Friday afternoon at First Baptist Church in Oxford when talking about Jeanette Phillips.

He was a brave coward

Sonny Perdue was sworn in as the 31st Secretary of Agriculture less than two months ago, but he has already made a trip to Mississippi, delivering a forward-looking address at this year’s Delta Cou

Sports

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Barrett Donahoe watches his team during spring practice.

Marshall Academy will start its 2017 football season 280 miles from home in the second annual Southeastern Commission of Independent Schools Kickoff Classic.

Martin Mean Machine (of Potts Camp) and the Holly Springs Hurricanes recently met on the diamond in the Marshall County Dizzy Dean League. (Top) Markelon (MJ) Brown Jr.

It was unlikely the Cleveland Cavaliers could pull it off twice.

Photos by Linda McKinney
Pictured during some friendly basketball competition during the recent Junior Patriot Basketball Camp are Ben Brownlee, Tylen Anderson and John Taylor.

Dustin Minor, head baseball coach at Potts Camp, will host a camp June 26, June 28 and June 30.

Photos by Barry Burleson
In a spring practice prior to the end of the school year, Marshall’s Ryan Brock reaches for the catch.

Marshall Academy ended its football season last year one win short of the state championship game.

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Kendrick Fountain and Juwoyn Lyles of Holly Springs participated in the all-star contest. Fountain has signed with Itawamba Community College and Lyles with Rust College.

Marshall County was well represented in the NEMBCA All-Star Basketball Games.

Coming off back-to-back bowl games and consecutive top 10 finishes in the NJCAA, Northwest Mississippi Community College has received a No.

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Byhalia defensive players swarm to the football during a spring match-up versus Coffeeville in the recent spring jamboree at H.W. Byers.

There was a focus on fundamentals in the spring football camp at Byhalia, and the progress showed in the jamboree.

There’s an old saying in the NFL “that football never sleeps.” Those are true words, even on the collegiate level, too.

Potts Camp and Byhalia baseball teams will be busy during the month of June.

Craig Dailey led basketball teams at Delta Academy and Marshall Academy to 13 state championships and one overall crown.

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