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E.J. Gregory and Lynn Norris, with Duncan-Williams, discuss possible financing plans for the expansion of the Marshall County jail.

E.J.

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Paten Jones (pointing) is excited about her first parade. She is with Owen Worlick and Geneva Hampton.

It takes beautiful floats, lots of motorcyles and horses, hundreds of preschoolers, their parents and teachers, a few judges, high-stepping marching bands, law enforcement sirens bl

Alderman William Rose said he would like to see the ordinance for yard sale signs enforced in the Town of Byhalia.

Two freelance journalists from Madrid, Spain, toured the area recently to gather stories and photographs on the December 23, 2015, tornado that struck the North Mississippi area, in

The Byhalia Police Department responded to 32 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 3; assists, 1; disturbances, 6; escorts, 2; fires, 2; harassment, 1; medical, 5; miscellaneous, 7; motor vehicle accidents, 4; and thefts, 1.
Byhalia police officers also made three arrests during the past week, according to Chief Looney.

Friends of Ingomar Mound, located about three miles out of New Albany, is hosting a celebration October 28.

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Sharon and Joe Maurey welcome everyone to Maurey Manufacturing’s big event.

Since 1917, Maurey Manufacturing has been all about family.

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Potts Camp schools were placed on lockdown Wednesday morning, Oct. 4, while law enforcement arrested a man who had allegedly made threats, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

Mississippi is changing its vehicle registration system from Legacy to MARVIN, according to Marshall County tax collector Betty Byrd.

Elected officials from Marshall County joined Niagara Bottling and its employees for its official ribbon-cutting ceremony Thurs­day, Sept. 28.

Randall Swaney is moving forward with his application and preparations on the grounds for a resort district at his Marshall Steakhouse property on Highway 178 West.

Opinion

It had been a long time since I’d been to a junior college football game.

I’m one of those people who is either too impatient, too lazy or too busy to stop and get gas. It makes for interesting driving.

“The first thing you have to know is yourself. I man who knows himself can step out of himself and watch his own reactions like an observer.”—Adam Smith

Sports

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DaQuan Smith soars to the goal in last season’s state tourney.

An experienced Holly Springs High School basketball team tips off a new season in less than a month, and it hopes to find gold at the end of the rainbow.

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Phillip Parks (5) returns a kickoff Friday night in Batesville versus the Green Wave.

What a difference a year makes.

The 50th Sanderson Farms Championship, as it is now known, will be played next week at the Country Club of Jackson.

Byhalia’s defense stood tall the first half Friday night.

The Indians gave up just one touchdown to Senatobia in the first 24 minutes and trailed 13-0.

Holly Springs had the unenviable task of facing the number one team in the state Friday night.

Coach Chris Daniels never thought he’d see his H.W. Byers football team have this problem.

Potts Camp had its hands full Friday night with Thrasher’s Shawn-Dalton Weatherbee.

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Coach Carlton Gibson lifts the Class AA state softball championship trophy as his players reach to touch the coveted prize.

Goal accomplished.

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Everette Jones (22) tries to break free from a Carroll Academy player Friday night.

Marshall Academy, in what coach Barrett Donahoe labeled “a trap game,” left Carrollton Friday night with its seventh straight win.

So, I was following my electric twitter machine late Saturday night, checking for college football scores and comments from across the land.

H.W. Byers had some players back from injuries Friday night, and the difference was obvious.

A Region 1-1A clash Friday night between Potts Camp and Biggersville was decided in the last 12 minutes.

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