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Law enforcement officers block Highway 72 at Slayden after reports Tuesday afternoon of an active shooter in the area.
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Deputy Janice Fortner (Benton County) and Duncan Knox and Kerry Reid with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department secure the highway Tuesday afternoon at Slayden Travel Center.

Manhunt ends in arrest

A man suspected of shooting into two vehicles travelling on Highway 72 at Slayden was apprehended Tuesday afternoon after an intensive manhunt, according to sheriff Kenny Dicker­

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Holly Springs visitors tour the historic First Presbyterian Church downtown.
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David Person and Jodi Skipper (at right) lay out the tour plan for guests participating in the side tour connected with the Faulkner Conference in Oxford. The group gathered first at The Bottomless Cup.

‘Telling the full history’

The theme of this year’s 45th annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference was slavery.


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