Eli Pearson (2) gains yardage on a quarterback keeper.

Photo by Megan Wolfe Dave and Pamela Zelman are all dressed up to help with the ghost walking tour.


The City of Holly Springs recently held a special session to review the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s reimbursements from the December 23, 2015, tornado.

General Electric sent its top guns with the GE Smart Solutions project to report on progress in rolling out the high-tech meter reading and data handling systems in Holly Springs.

Photo by Megan Wolfe Dave and Pamela Zelman are all dressed up to help with the ghost walking tour.

The second annual Haunted Holly Springs Ghost Walking Tour drew about 500 guests, with 90 percent coming from out of town, according to Phillip Knecht.

The Mississippi Depart­ment of Education has released letter grades for schools and districts based on Mississippi’s A-F accountability system that evaluates how schools and distric

The Byhalia Police Department responded to 29 calls during the past week.

The one-year anniversary of the December 23, 2015, tornado that hit several north Mississippi counties is just a couple of months away.

The Holly Springs Board of Aldermen approved a request by local musicians to hold a fall music festival in Blues Alley (North Center Street).

The City of Holly Springs has been notified it has been selected to receive a grant to repair the aging water treatment system, particularly portions that were built long ago with clay pipe and bri

A Barton man was arrested Friday just a few hours after an attempted bank robbery at Mt. Pleasant.


I used to love going to my grandfather’s store in a small town in northwest Alabama.

Being a prospective great-grandmother is exhausting. Daughter Dana, the prospective grandmother, is not nearly as exhausted as I am.

One of my heroes in life is Gov. William Winter. He was a close friend of my father. It was an honor to be presiding over the Rotary Club of North Jackson when he came to speak.


Eli Pearson (2) gains yardage on a quarterback keeper.

The heavy favorite scored 20 points in the first eight minutes Friday night and eased to victory.

Photo by Ronnie Day Chauncey Lucas (1) finds some running room. In back is teammate Xavier Yarbrough (2).

Byhalia hosted the Ripley Tigers Friday night and dropped another district game in a 34-2 decision.

It’s official now – the Cleveland Indians have clinched the American League pennant and the Chicago Cubs have earned the National League pennant to advance to the 2016 World Series. (Note Game 1 was Tuesday night, Oct. 25, after press deadline.)

It was a good start but not a good finish for H.W. Byers Friday night in Itawamba County.

Thursday night football didn’t turn out so well for Potts Camp.

For the second week in a row, Marshall Academy scored on the game’s first play and routed a district opponent from Arkansas. Last week it was West Memphis. This week it was Lee.

The Byhalia Indians’ homecoming game ended in a loss Friday night. The visiting Bulldogs from New Albany, located about 50 miles south via I-22, downed the Indians 24-6.

The Marshall Academy soccer team ended its season with a win. The Lady Patriots turned back Columbus Christian 3-2 on “Senior Night” Thursday.

The Marshall Academy soccer team wrapped up its 2016 season last week with a win over Columbus Christian. Team members are



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