Photo by Sue Watson
Steven Cash, with the Holly Springs Utility Department, works to restore power to businesses located on the downtown square Sept. 5. A number of areas in the system were temporarily out of power following a fusing of a switch at the North Substation in Holly Springs.

North substation on the blink

Electrical engineers with Mid-South Utilities are trouble-shooting an incident that took place Tuesday, Sept. 5, around 11 a.m.

Photos by Sue Watson
Heather Gallagher gives school children an opportunity to feel the rapid tiny heartbeat of a hummingbird.

Ninety-year-old Emma Perry of Oxford enjoys sitting and people- watching at the 2017 Hummingbird Celebration in Holly Springs.

Children and adults enjoy a collection of animal pelts presented at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science tent.

Lee Cagle of Fayette County, Tenn., sells honey, produced in three states, at the festival. The hives are placed near fields of wild flowers, soybeans, cotton, sunflowers and melons in Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Jeanne, Donald and Beth Pate and Cathy Davis enjoy the colorful fall fruiting plants.

Hummingbird celebration

About 6,500 hummingbird watchers enjoyed this year’s Hummingbird Cele­bra­tion at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center in Holly Springs, according to center director Mike Muraco.


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