Holly Springs South Reporter
Lady Lions, Hawks win in rivalry

Lady Lions, Hawks win in rivalry

Lady Lions, Hawks win in rivalry By CLAUDE VINSONSports Editor Photo by Willie Ann Shelton Holly...

Pep band

Pep band

Photo by Barry BurlesonPep bandPotts Camp band members help fire up the crowd and the basketball...

Dear Santa

Dear Santa

Photo by Kerry ReidDear SantaSanta Claus visited with children on Brunswick at the gazebo prior...


City plans street improvements

City plans street improvements

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Although there is little wiggle room for infrastructure improvements in the City of Holly Springs, Mayor Kelvin Buck gave a rationale for how to go about making improvements in small increments.

There is personnel restructuring he requested in the gas department to get ready for a citywide, federally-mandated change-out of old cast-iron gas lines to modern ones. Another crew is needed in the gas department to prepare for the changes in gas mains. 

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Dear Santa

Photo by Kerry Reid
Dear Santa
Santa Claus visited with children on Brunswick at the gazebo prior to the beginning of the Byhalia Christmas Parade Saturday night. A grinning Harmony Perkins enjoys spending a little time with the man from the North Pole, particularly sharing her wish list for Christmas. This week’s South Reporter, in Section 2, includes Letters to Santa from children across Marshall County, plus holiday greetings.

Lady Lions, Hawks win in rivalry

Lady Lions, Hawks win in rivalry

By CLAUDE VINSON
Sports Editor

Photo by Willie Ann Shelton Holly High’s Carlos Pool (21) and DeAndre Finley (14) trap Byers’ Montavious Reynolds.

H.W. Byers and Holly High went to war last week in the second of their home and home season series. This time the contests were held in the Lions’ Den.

Back on November 14, the Lady Hawks had beaten the Lady Lions in a modern, history-making upset. Obviously, the Lady Lions were trying to even the score.

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MA crushes district foes

MA crushes district foes

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

Photo by Barry Burleson Christian Compton (right) of MA tries to bounce the ball off a DeSoto player as he goes out of bounds.

Marshall Academy continued its dominance over district opponents last week and also battled a couple of much larger public schools.

The Class A Patriots and Lady Patriots swept both DeSoto (Ark.) and West Memphis (Ark.) in District 1-A action. They then split with Class 4A Lafayette County and lost both games to Class 5A Oxford in the O-Town Showdown at Oxford High School.

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City Personals

City Personals
Mary Clay Brooks

Congrats, Poindexters

Artist Ann Seale of Jackson was showcased over the weekend with an array of her works at the Kate Freeman Clark Art Gallery. Hamilton and Jim Moriarty of Bentonville, Ark., and Ben Seale Jr., of Jackson, were here to attend her show. Ann is the daughter-in-law of Robin and Ben Seale.

With Christmas quickly approaching, remember to shop locally for all of your last minute gifts. The Funky Monkey, Angie’s Boutique, Connie’s Flowers and Jennie’s Flowers & Gifts all have a wide variety of gift items for everyone on your list! Keep it local, y’all! Also, giving someone a gift of a subscription to The South Reporter is always a great idea! That way, people afar can keep up with the happenings right here in Holly Springs!

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City Personals

City Personals
Mary Clay Brooks

Belles and Books’ annual luncheon outstanding

Congratulations to Mary Catherine Hutchens, daughter of Carrie and Larry Hutchens. She, along with her family, spent Thanksgiving week in New York. She participated in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, representing Marshall Academy, where she is a senior.

Congratulations to Dakota Dailey, Jordon Harris and Devin McGreger. The three young men, all seniors at Marshall Academy, were chosen for the North All-Star football team. They traveled to Jackson last week. They were honored with a banquet dinner Thursday night and played Friday. The North beat the South.

Thursday night, the Marshall Academy Junior High Lady Patriots and Patriots hosted Holy Family’s basketball teams. It is so invigorating watching the Holy Family coach. He is young, full of energy and always encouraging to his players.

The Jr. Lady Patriots handily beat Holy Family’s ladies. The Jr. Patriots had a tougher road. The game was neck and neck for a while until the end, when the Patriots pulled ahead 31-27.

The square was filled with merriment and cheer throughout the weekend with the annual holiday tour of homes and Christmas parade.

The Belles and Books ladies club hosted their annual luncheon Saturday at the Kate Freeman Clark Art Gallery. The food was outstanding, as always, and the tables were impeccably decorated. If you were unable to attend, it is a must for next year!

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