Photo by Linda McKinney
Pictured with their trophy are, front, from left, Karina Mays, Karah Nicholson, Erin Burleson, Alexis McGreger, Sam Wilkins, Bryanna Miller, Blake Martin, Erin Lomenick; and standing, same order, Keranie Jones, Savanah Woods, Kaylee Patterson, Julia Nicholson, Mary Neely Jones, Peyton Stephenson and Hailey McMinn. The Marshall Academy girls are coached by Michael Clifton and Bryan Miller.

Photo by Sue Watson
The Marshall County Homemakers Club joined again this year with MSU Extension personnel and community friends to serve the Marshall County Board of Supervisors a holiday meal. The event is connected with the annual Marshall County Extension Service report. From left are Sharon Brown, Ruby Taylor, Unice Perry, Daisy Christion, Beverly Phillips, Gloria Gipson, Reba Bland, Truly Banks, Linda Spence, Willie M. Stewart, Naomi Malone, Naomi Oliver, Ellar Lesure, Janet Jolley and Mildred Burgess.

News

Photo by Sue Watson
Airport director Justin Hall inspects repairs to the runway in advance of a final layer of asphalt.

The Marshall County Airport Committee has a $935,303 project underway to repair cracks and correct surface issues in the runway and then put on a fresh layer of asphalt, thanks to a

Photo by David Cook
Truck traffic is backed up Friday morning on I-22 westbound near Lake Center.

School children in Marshall County got a snow day Friday as some areas were blanketed with two and three inches of snow, according to county administrator Larry Hall.

The Holly Springs mayor and board of aldermen are discussing usages of facilities on the Sims School campus taken over by the city once the new intermediate school opened at the sta

The Byhalia mayor and board of aldermen continued discussion on several topics during their January 3 meeting, including the animal control ordinance and the WIN Job Center.

Ernie Hyde started working in the grocery business in 1965. Just 10 years later he was cutting meat.

The Byhalia Police Department responded to 27 calls during the past week.

Four Memphis, Tenn., men are in custody and face multiple charges after leading law enforcement officers in Marshall County on a high-speed chase.

Photo by Sue Watson
The Marshall County Homemakers Club joined again this year with MSU Extension personnel and community friends to serve the Marshall County Board of Supervisors a holiday meal. The event is connected with the annual Marshall County Extension Service report. From left are Sharon Brown, Ruby Taylor, Unice Perry, Daisy Christion, Beverly Phillips, Gloria Gipson, Reba Bland, Truly Banks, Linda Spence, Willie M. Stewart, Naomi Malone, Naomi Oliver, Ellar Lesure, Janet Jolley and Mildred Burgess.

Janet Jolley and Lemon Phelps flipped through a year’s pictures of activities supported by the Marshall County Extension Service.

Lela Hale, new superintendent of education, presented a summary of activities and goals before the Marshall County Board of Supervisors in December.

A Byhalia man is under arrest and charged with the death of man in a head-on collision on Wall Hill Road west of Watson, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.

Tax collector Betty Byrd, reporting to the Marshall County Board of Supervisors, turned in several items she said will save taxpayers money and make transactions easier.

Photos by Sue Watson
Cynthia Cole and Ishmell Edwards are pictured at the brightly-decorated staircase in Airliewood.

Rust College celebrated Christmas in the beautifully-decorated Airliewood mansion in Holly Springs.

Opinion

I’ve been to Alabama games in the past, but this one was different. This was the Peach Bowl, a College Football Playoff semi-final game between the Crimson Tide and Washing­ton.

I voted against the President’s health-care law when Democratic supermajorities in Congress passed it in 2010.

To the Editor:

Sports

Photo by Dillon Day
Trell Kimmons goes to the goal versus Hickory Flat last week.

Potts Camp split with rival Hickory Flat Tuesday, Jan. 3 – the boys winning by 41 points and the girls losing by one.

Photo by Willie Ann Shelton
Lady Indian Soniya Mixon (15) applies pressure defense versus Lady Hawk Tayla Alexander (10).

Holly Springs basketball teams started the New Year by playing host to rival Byhalia.

The NFL postseason kicked off last weekend with the wild card playoffs and what a whirlwind it was.

The Marshall Academy Lady Patriots celebrated the new year by dominating a couple of out-of-state opponents – one from Tennessee and another from Louisiana.

The H.W. Byers Lions got things rolling on the right track versus District 1-2A competition Thursday night.

Photo by Linda McKinney
Pictured with their trophy are, front, from left, Karina Mays, Karah Nicholson, Erin Burleson, Alexis McGreger, Sam Wilkins, Bryanna Miller, Blake Martin, Erin Lomenick; and standing, same order, Keranie Jones, Savanah Woods, Kaylee Patterson, Julia Nicholson, Mary Neely Jones, Peyton Stephenson and Hailey McMinn. The Marshall Academy girls are coached by Michael Clifton and Bryan Miller.

Seven games featured county teams on day one of the Marshall Academy Christmas Tournament with the Potts Camp and MA girls winning two games each and the H.W.

Photo by Barry Burleson
Bryanna Miller (middle) of the Lady Patriots is pressured by a couple of Fayette Academy players on day one of the Marshall Academy Christmas Tournament.

Day two of the Marshall Academy Christ­mas Tourna­ment included five games involving county schools with the MA girls winning the championship. Potts Camp girls and H.W.

The Byhalia Lady Indians ended 2016 on a high note.

Rematch for championship

It’s Alabama versus Clemson – the rematch – in the 2017 College Football Playoff national championship game on Jan. 9.

The Holly Springs Hawks did not have one of their better days in the Rumble by the River Friday.

Justin Foster of Red Banks has hit the big screen with “Southern Hoggers.”

File photo by Dillon Day
Markeith Washington (far right) gives some instructions to the Cardinals during a game last season as interim head coach.

Markeith Washington is ready to stop the football coaching carousel at Potts Camp High School.

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