Thursday, May 11, 2005

Local News Briefs

Holly Springs Chamber hosts spring luncheon next week
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce will host its spring luncheon on Tuesday, May 17, at 12 noon at City Cafe McA Style.

Seating will be limited. Advance reservation or ticket purchase is required. No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets are $10 for Chamber members and $12 for prospective members.

The speaker will be Brian J. Reithel, dean of the University of Mississippi School of Business. Also, Irv Priest, owner of Eyemajic and a Chamber member, will speak briefly about the new Chamber website.

Call 252-2943 for more information or contact any Chamber board member to buy a ticket to this event.

County asks residents to pitch in during clean-up
Marshall County’s Spring Clean-Up 2005 is May 16-31.

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors will provide dumpsters at the following location for the public’s convenience.

• Laws Hill Community Center, Potts Camp Fire Department, Chulahoma Community Center, Red Banks Fire Department, Byhalia Fire Department, Matthews Corner voting precinct, Marianna voting precinct, Early Grove Community Center, Mt. Pleasant -The Gin, Cayce Fire Department, Slayden Community Center, Waterford Community Center, Watson Community Center, D and D Grocery, Lake Estates - Scott Drive, Wall Hill Voting Precinct, Bethlehem Community, Victoria Community Center.

Please pitch in and make Marshall County a cleaner place to live, and please, no brush or household garbage.

The Marshall County Rubbish Pit and White Goods Collection Site is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.

For more information, contact the county administrator at 252-7903. Residents who do not have a contract for their household, call RES at 1-888-839-2830.

Byhalia schedules forum for town’s political candidates
There will be a candidates’ forum on Tuesday, May 17, in Byhalia.

It will be held at Northcentral Electric Power Association auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the forum scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Each candidate will be given a limited time for an opening and closing statement. Questions will be presented to the candidates by a moderator. All questions will be taken in written form with no exceptions.

The election is set for June 7.

White Oak Horse Show set for May 21 at Thomas Arena
The annual Dudley R. Moore Jr. Memorial White Oak Classic Horse Show will be Saturday, May 21, at 6 p.m. at Thomas Arena in Holly Springs. Twenty-eight classes will compete.

Call the Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce, 662-838-8127, for more information.

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