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Pictured at the unveiling of the Rosenwald School historical marker are (from left) Alvenice Brown, Lemuel Walls of Flint, Mich., R.C. Anderson, Russell Johnson, Mayor Kelvin Buck and Curtis Hubbard.

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Enjoying the patriotic parade in downtown Holly Springs are (front to back) Beverly Cooper, Kristy King and Barbara Rhea.

Holly Springs and Marshall County held their first 9/11 parade to honor those who lost their lives or their health September 11, 2001, when hijackers flew passenger planes into t

Kent Falkner, president of the board of directors for the Ida B.

There was an error in the cutline of a front page photo in the Sept. 12, 2019, issue of The South Reporter, accompanying the article headlined “Project preserves history of schools.” Second from left in the photo, helping unveil the Rosenwald School historic marker, is Lemuel Walls, of Flint, Mich. The South Reporter appreciates Walls for calling the newspaper’s attention to this error, and the staff apologizes for the mistake. The South Reporter is glad to set the record straight.

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Pictured at the unveiling of the Rosenwald School historical marker are (from left) Alvenice Brown, Lemuel Walls of Flint, Mich., R.C. Anderson, Russell Johnson, Mayor Kelvin Buck and Curtis Hubbard.

It has been a labor of love that will last many, many years.

AT&T reached a tentative agreement with Communications Workers of America Wednesday, Aug. 28, according to Joe Chandler with AT&T Communications.

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Unofficial numbers show more than 7,000 people attended this year’s 20th Hummingbird and Nature Celebration at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center in Holly Springs.

A recent report by Justin Hall to the City of Holly Springs suggests that site readiness for an industrial park on the north side of I-22 is progressing.

A final plat for Valley Oaks Subdivision, located on South Red Banks Road, is ready for approval.

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Each year the kindergarten students at Marshall Academy celebrate the 100th Day of School.

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Local 3516 union workers set up a picket line outside AT&T in Holly Springs. They have joined union employees in nine southeastern states in striking, citing unfair labor practices. Shown, from left, are Barry Oberyan, John Delaune, Damion Papineau, Cord Badie, Johnathan Sims, Clint Crosslin and Chris Pond.

They parked their vehicles in the company yard, turned in their keys and left all their tools, including cell phones, inside.

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Beth Breithaupt, an employee at The South Reporter, captured this butterfly enjoying good weather and getting some nectar from a flower.

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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.

Opinion

A lot of my road trips are sudden.

Great-grandson Shepard was born to be a country boy.

Our neighboring states are dealing with many of the same issues that Mississippi is facing.

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Antonio Evans (23) of Holly Springs battles for more yards as a Rosa Fort player tries to pull him down.

Holly Springs let a close game slip away in the second half Friday night at home.

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Marshall’s Landon Houston (12) tries to escape the grasp of a Kirk player for extra yardage.

One play stands out in the Marshall Academy versus Kirk game Friday night.

The PGA Tour’s Sanderson Farms Championship – once dubbed “the little tournament that could” by Sports Illustrated – has graduated to new, exalted status in its 51st year of exis

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Byhalia’s Jamal Pye (44) brings down Lewisburg’s Aaron Cook (2) in first-half action Friday night.

Just 13 miles separate Byhalia and Lewisburg, the first in Marshall County and the other in DeSoto. But the size of the schools is a much wider gap.

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Marshall Academy’s Jeremiah Jones (2) gets loose for a big run Friday night versus Myrtle.

It took three hours and big play after big play for Marshall Academy to win a shootout Friday night over Myrtle.

Greatness of Mississippi collegiate football players over the years has been illustrated any number of ways. You can do it by citing their statistics, of course.

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Joshua Blake (13) keeps for the Cardinals Friday night with Lions Bynum Reaves (54) and Malik Glover (15) in pursuit.

H.W. Byers scored first Friday night but after that the 2019 version of the Marshall County clash belonged to Potts Camp.

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Byhalia quarterback DeQuan Moore (14) gets some advice Friday night during the game from assistant coach Jeremy Jackson.

The Byhalia Indians are off to a 2-0 start but their head coach still sees plenty of room for improvement.

Mississippi State College and Mississippi Southern College first played one another in football in 1935. Southern, as it was called then, hosted.

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Anthony Mayfield (1, at left) and Colton Neal (10) bring down a North Delta ball-carrier Friday night.

Head coach Barrett Donahoe asked his team after the game Friday night, “How many of you believe you can be better?” All the Marshall Academy Patriots raised their hands.

It took Byhalia a little while to get things in gear Friday night but the end result was convincing.

It was so shocking because it happens so seldom: An NFL superstar retiring at the top of his game.

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