News

Article Image Alt Text
Photos by Sue Watson
Enjoying the patriotic parade in downtown Holly Springs are (front to back) Beverly Cooper, Kristy King and Barbara Rhea.
Article Image Alt Text

Rodney Crane (far right), fire chief of the Holly Springs Fire Department, rings the bell honoring those who responded to the 9/11 emergency. Also pictured, from left, are Reyshann Hannah, Leland Reed and Mark Whiteside.

Article Image Alt Text
Photos by Sue Watson
(Left) Sheila Walton awaits the start of the 9/11 parade. (Right) Streetside along the parade route are well wishers also participating the first 9/11 remembrance ceremony in Holly Springs.

Community remembers 9/11

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

Correction

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.

Article Image Alt Text
Courtesy photo
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.
Article Image Alt Text
Courtesy photo
The old gymnasium at Sims School was named in honor of the late Jesse L. Jackson, science teacher, bus driver, barber, tax preparer, gardener, ballgame official, scout leader and Little League coach. He mentored four generations. A quote, “A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove…but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.” Some of his family members are pictured in front of the Jesse L. Jackson Community Center.
Article Image Alt Text
Courtesy photo
Shown are members of the Rosenwald High School Class of 1955 – Juanita McGee, Loretia Crump, Rosie Lee Nabors, Annie Pearl Miller, Ceonia McKinney, Zannie Mae Powell, Bessie Lee Sledge, Margaret Thompson, Celestine Boone, Noble Shuford, Eldridge Walker, Bessie Lavurn Marion, Margaret Juanita Miller, Arlita Hicks, Lemuel Walls, Vallena Burton, Annie Bernice Holland and sponsor William F. Oliver. Principal W.T. Sims is not pictured.
Article Image Alt Text
Photo by Sue Watson
Pictured with some of the pictorial tributes to principals on display in the library at the old Sims School are (from left) Mayor Kelvin Buck and Russell and Johnnie Johnson.
Article Image Alt Text
Courtesy photo
Faith High School building
Article Image Alt Text
Courtesy photo
From left are Florentine Walton Evans, Charles Terry (in back), and Belinda Sims Hollowell, great-neice of W.T. Sims.

Project preserves history of schools

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

Pages

Holly Springs South Reporter

P.O. Box 278
Holly Springs, MS 38635
PH: (662) 252-4261
FAX: (662) 252-3388
www.southreporter.com

Web Archive