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Meeting with county supervisors are Erick Marshall, right, and Roxanne Mayes. Introducing the company leaders is Justin Hall, left, executive director of the Marshall County Industrial Development Authority.

A long-awaited announcement from Hearthside/Kellogg’s that the company will occupy a warehouse and manufacturing space in Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park took place June 3.

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Steve Gresham, president of the Bank of Holly Springs, prepares to cut the cake Friday celebrating the bank’s 150th anniversary.

With a housing study ongoing and hoping to bear fruits, the Marshall County Board of Supervisors discussed the opening of a subdivision with Joe Houck, who is trying to get a fam

Bank employees gather for the ribbon-cutting ceremony in celebration of 150 years.

The Bank of Holly Springs celebrated its 150th anniversary Friday at the South Branch location with food, music and gifts in a day-long celebration.

The Holly Springs mayor and board of aldermen discussed possible interruptions in local traffic routes during work on tracks of the Mississippi Central Railroad.

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New water lines (white tubing) and gas lines (yellow tubing) are being laid outside the street surface behind the Fitch building in Holly Springs.

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors recently heard concerns and a report from the library board regarding conditions at the Potts Camp Library.

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(From left) Consultants Ralph Moore and Phil Walker with Walker Collaborative tour the City of Holly Springs with Jim Moore and Mayor Kelvin Buck.

A recent walkabout with the steering committee for a downtown heritage tourism study garnered much attention and support.

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The Holly Springs-Marshall County Airport recently hosted Business After Hours.

The majority of the public comments at the May 14 meeting of the Marshall County School Board were directed toward board members, asking them to retain Dr.

Wilma Bolden of Holly Springs sent this photo of a large moth to the newspaper. “I was standing on my porch Sunday evening (May 19) and look what landed just in front of me.

On May 7, Marshall County voters approved a school bond issue of $8.985 million to repair and improve the infrastructure at its four campuses -– Galena, Byhalia, H.W.

Opinion

A few weeks ago I was back in Alabama, where I grew up, and just had to ride by the old home place.

Pam asked, “Are you sure you want to do that?”

Father’s Day is Sunday. You can’t turn around without seeing a commercial about what to buy the dad in your life as a present.

“Never let a fool kiss you or a kiss fool you.”—An example of something in this column you might have to look up.

Sports

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Making catches during spring practice at Marshall Academy are Sam Greer (left) and Colton Neal.

The Marshall Academy football team went through five days of spring drills, and it was productive.

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All smiles on the diamond playing for the Potts Camp T-ball team sponsored by Sound, Stage and Events (Kevin Thomas) are Zachary Rowland (left photo) and Rowland (red cap) and Jo

There was a lot to learn for the H.W. Byers Lions during spring football practice.

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Larry Anderson celebrates a big victory.

You want answers to Mississippi’s myriad problems of poverty, hunger and overall quality of life?

Education, education and education.

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Holly Springs quarterback Dylan King (2) keeps versus Byhalia in the recent spring jamboree.

The Holly Springs High School spring football camp focused on attention to detail.

Eli Pannell, who plays for the Outlaws, fouls one off at the plate during a recent baseball game at Potts Camp.

Marshall County will be well represented Saturday, June 8, in the Northeast Mississippi Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Games.

So maybe we really should just stick a baseball – or perhaps a baseball diamond – up in that top lefthand corner of Mississippi’s red, white and blue state flag and just be done

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Noe Hernandez (75) of Potts Camp makes a tackle in the jamboree. Also pursuing are Dakota Moore (22) and Ryan Baldwin (14).

Darrow Anderson was happy overall with the Potts Camp Cardinals’ spring football. And a couple of things really excited the head coach.

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Corvell Todd (middle) takes the podium for his first-place award.

Corvell Todd of Byhalia continues to excel in track and field at the junior college level.

So, the book came in the mail last week and I couldn’t wait to get at it – “Casey Stengel: Baseball’s Greatest Character.”

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Four Memphis Central players converge on Byhalia ball carrier Lakealin Bronson during a spring football jamboree May 13.

Byhalia squeezed in 11 spring football practices around all the rainfall and wrapped things up by hosting a jamboree.

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