October 20, 2005

Business growth coming to city
• Construction starts soon on new 35,000 square foot shopping center

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

Passers-by should see building construction in mid-November at the new Holly Springs Commons.

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Board talks animal control

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

The Marshall County Board of Supervisors postponed action on a new set of animal control ordinances Monday pending provisions for a shelter for housing stray dogs.

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Country music gala to aid Katrina victims

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Marshall Countians are once again stepping up to the plate to help families who lost their homes during Hurricane Katrina — a major hurricane that wiped out communities on the Gulf Coast in late August.

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Reaching out to children
• DARE class brings training to Henry School

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

Thirteen police officers wrapped up training to teach Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Thursday by visiting students at Henry School in Byhalia.

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Halloween in the Park

The staff at Wall Doxey State Park is gearing up for the 17th annual Halloween Festivities. As usual, the park will offer various activities to entertain and excite all ages. The festivities will be held on Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22 from 7-10 p.m.

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Local foundation spearheading fundraiser

The Alliance Charitable Foundation of Marshall County is spearheading a local fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Strickland finishes floral design course

Irene Strickland received certification in floral design with the Shelton-White School of Floral Design in Memphis a few weeks ago.

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Job Fair set for February

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

The date for the next Marshall-Benton Area Job Fair has been set for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006.

An organizational meeting was held last week at Annie’s Restaurant to select a date and put an action plan into place for seeking employers and the unemployed.

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