Sunday around 1 a.m., deputies were called to a disturbance in the Watkins Grocery parking lot at Victoria where Atha Eldridge Falkner, 27, of the Highway 309 South area, had bee

The City of Holly Springs’ float won first place in the Holly Springs Christmas Parade December 1.

Photo courtesy of Marshall County’s Sheriff’s Department
Rescue personnel are pictured working the accident at Red Banks on Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 4.

Two Tennessee residents died and three were critically injured December 4 in a collision between a vehicle and a train on the BNSF Railroad, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

Marshall Countians woke up Tuesday to a hoarfrost, defined as a deposit of ice crystals on objects exposed to the free air, such as grass blades, tree branches, or leaves.

Pictured from left: Helen Anderson (sister), Marion Smith (sister-in-law), Temecha Jones (daughter), Evelyn Jones (sister-in-law), Artilla Cole (sister-in-law), Noah Jones (grandson), Gloria Jones, Warrick Jones (husband), Charles Wayne Jones (brother-in-law), Alma Elliott (friend) and Willie Morris Bowens (friend).

Gloria Jones retired from Methodist Medical Group-Hawkins effective November


Photos courtesy of Marshall County Sheriff’s Department
Marshall County emergency personnel (above) work the crash scene on Interstate 22. Pictured are the victim’s vehicle (above) and the stolen car (below) that was being driven by one of the suspects.

Two women are in custody after fleeing from law enforcement officers on I-22, resulting in two crashes and one death, according to Sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

The 29th annual Christmas Tour of Homes was held last weekend in historic Holly Springs, with proceeds benefiting the Marshall County Historical Museum.

Almost 50 percent of registered voters in Marshall County participated in the November 27 runoff election.

The cost to heat homes is anticipated to rise due to wholesale rate increases in natural gas and cold weather earlier in the season, according to Bill Stone, general manager of t

Fire Safety Day was held at the W.T. Sims campus on West Valley Avenue Friday, Nov. 16.

Dr. David L. Beckley will be the grand marshal for the Holly Springs Christmas Parade this Saturday.

The parade begins at 5 p.m. downtown.

The 29th annual Christmas Tour of Homes will be held this weekend, December 1-2, in historic Holly Springs.


I took a special, one-day, pre-Thanksgiving road trip this year.

I carried my 16-year-old daughter Erin to her first Alabama football game.

“If a frog had wings, he wouldn’t hit his tail on the ground. Too hypothetical.”
— George H.W. Bush on the campaign trail in 1992.

Here’s some free advice: Be careful what you post on social media platforms. When you post, it can go all over the world and last forever.


Photo by Theresa Bolden Devore

MA’s Sam Greer (3) goes to the goal Friday night at home ahead of a North Delta player.

Three wins and no losses equals a good week.

Photo by DeMill Dixon

Ded’drick Faulkner (left) of Holly High tries to slip past Ashland’s Emit Bell.

District wins are the biggest ones, and the Holly Springs Hawks came out on top in their Region 2-3A opener last week.

Regular readers might remember this.

Photos by DeMill Dixon
Taking their shots versus Lewisburg are (left photo) Jazmine Anderson (12) and (right photo) Mitchell Saulsberry (0).

Potts Camp teams repeated Friday night what they did back on November 13 as they swept Lewisburg.

This time the 1A Lady Cardinals and Cardinals picked up road wins over the Class 5A foe.

Opinions are like noses. Everyone’s got them. Here are a few of mine...

One was decided on a lastsecond shot. The other was not nearly that close. Both were Byhalia wins.

Photos by DeMill Dixon

(Photo at left) Darianna Wilson (22) goes between Destiny Hampton (22) and Arkajah Sims (right).


(Photo at right) Jerrell Bronson (1) shoots versus Ded’drick Faulkner (14) and Derek Fountain.

The first version of the Byhalia versus Holly Springs basketball rivalry in a new season didn’t disappoint.

North Carolina fired former Southern Miss coach Larry Fedora Sunday. But shed no tears for Fedora.

The Marshall Academy Patriots won a nail-biter at Greenville Christian Monday night, Nov. 19.

Photos by DeMill Dixon

Daveon Miller and Shontaveous Harris of Holly Springs go for the block versus Byers’ Kaderrius Rhyan (23).

It wasn’t as easy as the double-digit wins indicate, but it was a sweep for Holly Springs last week when the basketball teams made the short ride to H.W. Byers.

Photo by Penny Lomenick

Peyton Stephenson releases a shot versus the Lady Chiefs.

The Marshall Academy Lady Patriots picked up the pressure when they needed it most Thursday night.

When I was 9 years young, I met Willie Mc-Covey in the lobby of the grand, old Rice Hotel in Houston, Texas, where his San Francisco Giants were staying.

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