Thursday, October 6, 2005

J.P. Woods Memorial Highway
• Portion of 309 named in honor of former supervisor

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Friends, family and community poured out for the opening ceremony of the J.P. Woods Memorial Highway last week at Watson.

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Officials examine woman’s death

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the death of Mary Jeffries, 51, of 1358 Yarbrough Road, following her arrest Saturday night by Holly Springs police.

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County deals with animal concerns
• Adoption center to open

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The Marshall County Humane Society will soon have a new facility to house adoptable dogs and cats made possible by the contributions from people concerned about the welfare of animals, according to Sherry Janssen, Society president.

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• Leash ordinance in works

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors discussed the wording of a new leash law before taking the instrument under advisement to give all supervisors time to study the document.

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Specialty tags boost cancer awareness

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Specialty tags are another way of donating to charitable organizations, according to Marshall County Tax Collector Betty Byrd.

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City aldermen vote to change gas rate structure

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

In order to keep abreast of a potentially volatile natural gas market the Holly Springs Board of Aldermen recently approved a Purchase Gas Adjustment (PGA) rate structure.

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Casino change gets approval

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The Mississippi House of Representatives passed legislation Friday that would allow gaming casinos to move inland as far as 800 feet in the three Gulf Coast counties of Harrison, Hancock and Jackson, according to Rep. Kelvin Buck.

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Police arrest two for felony shoplifting

The Holly Springs Police Department reports shoplifting and larceny calls last week.

Brian Childress, 22, of Albertsville, Ala., and Phillip Chandler, 42, of Holly Springs, were arrested September 27 on felony shoplifting charges in the 700 block of Mackie Drive, according to police chief Patricia Selman.

On September 30, a larceny report was taken in the 400 block of Cedar Hills. The victim stated that a woman’s Rolex watch valued at $29,000 was taken from the residence.

Anyone having information regarding these or any other crimes, should call the police department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169.


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