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Downtown blues

Downtown blues

  Photo by Barry Burleson Cedric Burnside entertains last Thursday night at Bikers and Blues in...

Workshop focuses on window restoration

Workshop focuses on window restoration

Photo by Sue Watson Rebuilding a window sash at Chalmers Institute are, from left, Frank and...

Drag racing

Drag racing

  Photos by Dillon Day Holly Springs Motorsports has been busy this summer. Pictured are some...

High expectations for Indians

High expectations for Indians

Photo by Dillon Day Keshun Falkner goes between a couple of Itawamba AHS players in a summer...


News

Cards beat Falkner; finish summer 8-2

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

Potts Camp picked up yet another win to wrap up summer action on the baseball diamond last week.

Coach Dustin Minor’s Cardinals turned back Falkner 3-2 Thursday night and finished summer league action with an 8-2 record.

Dylan Minor went the distance on the mound. In seven innings of work, he struck out 15 and gave up just three hits.

Potts Camp scored a run the second inning, one in the third and another in the fourth.

Falkner scored one in the first and another in the sixth.

Doc Martin led the Potts Camp offense with two hits. Adding one hit each were Marterrian Donnell, Minor and Jase Aldridge.

Justice court presents workload

Photo by Sue Watson
Justice court clerk Monet Autry and judge Ernest Cunningham appear before the board of supervisors.

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Justice court judge Ernest Cunningham and clerk Monet Autry recently appeared before the Marshall County Board of Supervisors to discuss case loads and other factors.

Cunningham thanked supervisors for funding education for judges and court clerks.

Then he discussed the justice court case load, which he said has doubled since 2008.

Part of the increased case load is due to more domestic violence and protective orders in domestic violence cases that are issued by the court and dates are set for hearings.

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Workshop focuses on window restoration

Photo by Sue Watson
Rebuilding a window sash at Chalmers Institute are, from left, Frank and Gena Busby, Jennifer Baughn, Jim Moore, Duffy Hoffman and Steve Woodgate.

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Four local people recently participated in a window preservation workshop put on by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History at Chalmers Institute.

The group enjoyed a hands-on learning experience from a professional – Duffy Hoffman of Chicago, Ill.

Hoffman is in the preservation business and holds these workshops all over the country, but this was his first working adventure in Mississippi.

Those participating in the week-long workshop included Gena and Frank Busby, owner of The Magnolias, Jennifer Baughn with Archives and History, Jim Moore of Holly Springs, and Steve Woodgate of Holly Springs. Woodgate owns the Wynne House located across from Harvey Payne’s Little Doll House.

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High expectations for Indians

Photo by Dillon Day
Keshun Falkner goes between a couple of Itawamba AHS players in a summer game at Potts Camp.

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

No doubt, the Byhalia basketball team has its anchors.

Coach James Sales saw seniors Avion     Graham and Jamaris Briggs display their star power this summer on the court. And he’s hoping the other Indians will jump on board for a ride to the end of the rainbow in the 2016-17 season.

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Seven on seven

   

Photos by Linda McKinney

Marshall Academy has been participating in seven-on-seven competition as a tune-up for the 2016 season. Pictured during July 12 action at Northpoint Christian School are Eli Pearson (left) and Boyce McKinney (right). Coach Barrett Donahoe said seven-on-seven competition has been very productive for his Patriots. “The kids have performed well and gotten better,” he said. The first official day of football practice for MA is July 28, with a scrimmage set for August 5 at Winona. The first game is August 19 at home versus Starkville Academy.

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Reunion held in Barnett home

Mary Grace Carlton of Birmingham, Ala., is attending Camp Mississippi. She is being hosted by Vicki and Walter Webb. While here, she will participate in fun activities.

Anita Barnett hosted Marshall Academy’s classes of 1985, 1986 snd 1987 in her home Saturday night. Classmates enjoyed fabulous food, great fellowship and reminiscing. A handful of coaches and teachers from those years also attended, as well as a few from other classes.

Wynne Clark and infant son, Paxton, of Fulton, are the guests of Grace Bonds and son, Dunn, this week.

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Jolisa Evans and Zaphetreaun Watson will exchange vows July 30 in Alabama

Zaphetreaun Watson and Jolisa Jocole Evans

Deborah J. Butler of Hoover, Ala., and Joe Evans of Montgomery, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jolisa Jocole Evans, to Zaphetreaun Watson, son of Lee and Elaine Watson of Potts Camp.

The bride-elect is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where she earned a bachelor’s in exercise science and the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing where she earned a master’s in primary adult-gerontology and women’s health subspecialty as a nurse practitioner.

The prospective groom is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where he earned a bachelor’s in management information systems.

A July 30, 2016, wedding in Montevallo, Ala., is planned.

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