Thursday, March 24, 2005

Board OKs Forex study by 3-2 vote

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The Holly Springs Board of Aldermen, during a special recessed meeting Tuesday night, voted 3-2 to pursue a contract with International Forex Group to study the city’s credit worthiness and to register its old bonds.

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Markers to be dedicated April 16

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The dedication of eight Van Dorn’s Raid markers, commemorating the raid of the Confederate General in December of 1862, has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, on the southwest corner of the courthouse lawn in Holly Springs.

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Kent’s friends gather for memorial

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The life of the late Betsy Kent of Holly Springs was remembered by friends and family at a tree planting in her memory at the Marshall County Library Friday.

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WESCO honors employees for prestigious award

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The WESCO distribution center in Byhalia celebrated receiving its company’s 2004 U.S. Distribution Center Award last week.

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Hwy. 72 hearing draws small crowd

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The widening of Highway 72 between the Tennessee/Mississippi state line and Goodman Road is expected to be in the construction stage by 2010, according to Danny Walker, district construction engineer with Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).

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The how and why of Crime Stoppers

Marshall County Crime Stoppers received 12 anonymous calls in 2004 and paid out $645 for tips leading to four arrests. These tips ranged from drug sales, “wanted” persons, stolen vehicles to arson.

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Acme recognizes Crumb

Kevin “Buck” Crumb, a 14-year employee, is the recipient of the Acme Brick, Holly Springs Plant’s Outstanding Contribution Award for the first quarter of 2005.

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