Thursday, November, 17, 2005

Founders Day draws lots of attention

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Large and small marching bands and dazzling majorettes provided plenty of entertainment for the 139th Rust College Founders Day Parade Saturday.

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Board hears hunting concern

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson agreed Monday to set up a meeting between community residents, hunting club leaders and Mississippi Fish and Wildlife representatives to resolve problems of stray bullets hitting barns and vehicles.

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School thanks veterans for service to country

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

For the third year in a row, Marshall Academy students stood in bright morning sun and thanked veterans with song, a reading and prayer Friday.

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Consultant calls county ‘diamond in the rough’

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

A small and dedicated group supporting economic and community development participated in a TVA sponsored Community Preparedness Seminar last week.

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Holly Springs police make drug arrest

A felony possession arrest and a grand larceny incident were reported by the Holly Springs Police Department for the week beginning Nov. 7 and ending Nov. 14.

Police arrested Kelsey House, 33, of Holly Springs and charged him with felony possession with intent to distribute marijuana and crack cocaine in the 200 block of Martin Luther King Drive, according to chief Patricia Selman. The arrest took place November 7.

A yellow, twin tank air compressor with a bent right handle was taken from the back of a truck between 6:16 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, November 12. The grand larceny occurred in the 700 block of Highway 7, Selman said. The compressor was valued at $600.

Anyone with any information regarding these incidents or any other crimes is asked to contact the Holly Springs Police Department at 662-252-2122 or Marshall County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169.


Sleepover Friday will draw attention to homelessness

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week will be observed in Holly Springs Friday night with a sleepover in front of City Hall.

The sleep out is to raise awareness of hunger and homelessness.

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