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Craig Bjorgum takes photographs as Ashtyn Krusee looks over areas that need repair. Both are with Belinda Stewart Architects. Accompanying Krusee in the bucket is Torris Brown with the Holly Springs Utility Department.

News

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Michael Howell and Chester Lesueur work on a creek bank on McAlexander Road to rebuild a damaged line. Not pictured are Kervin Daugherty and Dejuan Wells.

A brief, but windy storm passed through the Holly Springs Utility Department service area New Year’s Eve, leaving behind several outages affecting some electric customers.

Three suspects have been arrested and charged in a commercial burglary ring over multi-county jurisdictions, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

A heavy wind storm that blew through the area New Year’s Eve created widespread outages over the North East Mississippi Electric Power Association’s system, according to Jason Lo

Sheriff Kenny Dickerson said his law enforcement team has suspects in two break-ins of convenience stores in Marshall County.

John Dabney Brown

One of Holly Springs’ most celebrated World War II veterans and prisoners of war died December 23.

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The annual Potts Camp Christmas Parade rolled through the downtown area December 15 with many entries and onlookers.

Amazon is coming to Marshall County.

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Craig Bjorgum takes photographs as Ashtyn Krusee looks over areas that need repair. Both are with Belinda Stewart Architects. Accompanying Krusee in the bucket is Torris Brown with the Holly Springs Utility Department.

Craig Bjorgum and Ashtyn Krusee, both with Belinda Stewart Architects, took a good look at the roof, eaves, and attics at the Marshall County Courthouse December 12.

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Clockwise, from top left, Tom and Phoebe Stewart’s home won first place in Best Yard Decorations; Shirley Byers Law Firm won first place in Best Door Decorations; Buford’s Furniture won first place Commercial; and John and Judy Forester won first place in Best House Lighting.

The Holly Springs Main Street Chamber announces its annual Christmas Lighting Contest winners.

Second graders from Mary Reid School recently sang Christmas carols at the Marshall County Courthouse.

Alderman Tim Liddy and public works director Will Denton reported to the Holly Springs mayor and board on a trip to Charleston, S.C., where they studied the feasibility of buildi

Opinion

It takes teamwork to put out a community newspaper each week, and last week The South Reporter family lost an important, long-time member of our team.

I first met my neighbors Carolyn and Johnny King before we even moved down here to the wilds of Mississippi. We were clearing space on our new acreage to put a house.

Criminal justice is probably the most fundamental responsibility of government. It’s no easy task.

Sports

Photos by DeMill Dixon

(Left) Arkajah Sims (12) slipls past Darianna Wilson (22) for a shot. (Right) Dylan King (31) takes a shot with Antwon Porter (10) opposing.

It’s always an electric atmosphere when Holly Springs and Byhalia collide on the court, and Friday night was no different.

The Potts Camp Cardinals ended 2018 on a good note and began 2019 the same way.

Photo by Mary Clay Brooks

Pictured with their championship trophy from the Denny Brewer Classic at Magnolia Heights are (front, from left) Philip Parks, Rod’Drickas Moore, Anthony Mayfield, Sam Greer, Jeremiah Jones, Logan Friend; and (back, same order) Drayton Potts, assistant coach David Hoggatt, Zach Sorrell, Wyle McMillen, Everette Jones, Grady Brooks, head coach Jeremy Ervin and Terrance Pittman.

The holidays were happy for the Marshall Academy Patriots.

When Cody Parker’s field goal deflected off first the left upright and then the crossbar Sunday, thus preserving the Philadelphia Eagles’ 16-15 victory over the Chicago Bears, ma

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Zach Sorrell of MA scores two points versus Fayette Academy.

Coach JeremyErvin said his Marshall Academy Patriots “rose to the occasion” at the FedEx Forum.

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Lady Indian Darianna Wilson shoots over a Lady Warrior.

Byhalia High School basketball teams wrapped themselves up an early Christmas gift with a December 21 sweep of Corinth at home.

NFL MVP, who you got?

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Coach Brad Boyette and his Horn Lake Eagles celebrate a state championship November 30 on the University of Southern Mississippi campus in Hattiesburg.

Brad Boyette was raised in Holly Springs on things like hard work and caring for one another.

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Byers’ Keyonna Washington (10) drives to the goal versus Brenya Muse of Potts Camp.

 The H.W. Byers Lady Lions handed their new head coach a nice Christmas gift a week early.

Most Mississippians know – or should know – the late Medgar Evers as a lion of the civil rights movement, a man who sacrificed his life for the good of his people.

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Kaila King of the Lady Hawks is surrounded by Coahoma players during a home game last week.

Each game was decided by less than five points when Coahoma AHS visited Holly Springs December 11, the boys winning and the girls falling short.

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Kaylan Parks scores two of her 22 versus the Lady Rams.

Marshall Academy wrapped up the pre-Christmas portion of its home schedule with a sweep of Columbus Christian.

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