Thursday on Hills Heritage Area
A presentation on Building the Mississippi
Hills Heritage Area: Strategies for Success will be
made in Holly Springs at City Hall Thursday, June 16, at
of The Walker Collaborative in Nashville is making six
presentations at various locations during Mississippi
Hill Heritage Week 2005, June 13-17.
meetings, which are being funded by the Appalachian
Regional Commission and the CREATE Foundation, are
designed to educate elected officials, community
organizations, the business sector and the public about
the Mississippi Hills Heritage Area initiative. The
presentations will provide an overview, cover key
findings from a study examining the potential economic
benefits of the heritage area and highlight strategies
for developing the area.
There is no
cost to attend, but reservations are requested. Contact
Ken Bain at 662-287-4006. Visit www.mshills.org.
County towns select mayors and aldermen
Hickory Flat, Ashland and Snow Lake voters went
to the polls Tuesday, June 7, and elected government
leaders for the next four years.
Here are the
unofficial results which were released last week. The top
five vote-getters in alderman races are elected.
Allen Gray - 144; Robert
Carol Taylor - 147; Keith Heaton -
143; David Thompson - 138; Margie Gray -
136; Chris Simpson - 133; Allen Shelton -
56; Roger Lollar - 53.
Bill Stone - 181; Mitch Carroll -
Sandra Gresham - 200; Shannon
Wilburn - 170; Fort Knighton - 165; Bobby
Miller - 163; Billy J. Taylor - 156;
Brian Jeanes - 152; Mike Carroll - 147;
Bobby Huddleston - 120; Keith Thompson -
118; Don Daniel - 103; Bob Plunkett - 57;
Scott Mason - 33.
Morris Blake - 86; Walter F. Walls
Jr. - 85.
Aldermen Francis J. Simpson - 97;
Bobbie Lott - 90; Billy F. Morton - 87;
Richard Roser - 84; Emily Koen - 79;
Steve Foster - 77; Fred Wires - 68; Faye
Hutson - 64; Maurice L. Snow - 62;
Russell D. Fox - 56; Sheila Spencer - 18
Woods, Minor hosting Byhalia Chamber luncheon
The Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its
Quarterly Membership Luncheon this Thursday, June 16, at
Northcentral Electric Power Association.
starts at 11:15; the buffet at 11:45; and the program at
12:10. Hosts are Sen. Ralph Doxey, Rep. Tommy Woods and
Bill Minor, Mississippi Department of Transportation
Northern District commissioner.
There is no
charge for members and $5 donation at the door for
Chamber of Commerce, 662-838-8127, for additional
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