Thursday, March 24, 2005
Local News Briefs
Springs, county schools closing two days for Easter
Classes will resume after the Easter vacation on Tuesday, March 29.
and recreation plans Easter Egg Hunt this Friday
The grand prize is $50.
In case of rain, the Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Holly Springs Multi-Purpose Building.
For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 252-2019.
established to assist fire victims at Rust College
We have already received gifts from alumni, friends and others, and we are very appreciative for this assistance, said Dr. Ishmell Edwards, vice president at Rust College.
Checks should be designated to Rust College for fire victims and mailed to Dr. Edwards attention at Rust College, 150 Rust Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635.
For more information, contact Dr. Edwards office, 252-8000, extension 4014.
The fire at E.L. Rust Hall occurred around 3:50 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15. It apparently started on the second floor of the east wing of the dormitory, and no injuries were reported.
on West Chulahoma reopened for traffic
The old bridge was destroyed because it was condemned and a new one put in place.
Detour signs at the bridge will remain until the approaches to the bridge are completed, according to Larry Hall, county administrator.
Springs police officers investigate two burglaries
There appeared to be minor damage to the door, but it did not appear that anything was taken.
Another burglary occurred on March 21 in the 500 block of Maury Street.
Entry appeared to have been made by kicking in the door. A radio valued at approximately $50 was the only item taken in the incident.
If you have information regarding these incidents, please call the Holly Springs Police Department at 662-252-2122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169.
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