County offices to close July 3-4

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.

Early deadlines set for July 6 edition of newspaper

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..

Youth learn, have fun in kitchen this summer

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

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.

Photos by Sue Watson
Sharing a big hug are Earlene Hearn and Prentis Boatwright.

Cancer survivors take their lap around the field at Sam Coopwood Park to kick off the 18th annual Marshall County Relay For Life.

Ishmell and Jo Edwards, representing the sister and brother fraternity and sorority Delta Alpha Theta and Omega Psi Phi, cook up plenty of good food.

A luminaria is in memory of Patricia Selman, former Holly Springs police chief.

Armastine Gipson, Zeta Phi Beta, has some fun as she walks around the track. She sang the National Anthem to open the Relay.

Members of the Holly Springs United Methodist Church, Christians for a Cancer Cure, join in the Relay For Life walk.

County Relay For Life successful

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.


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