Thursday, November 24, 2005

‘One Night Without A Home’
Group brings attention to homelessness

Cardboard boxes, shopping carts and a bonfire – Sleep Out “campers” could only imagine what it would be like to be homeless.

Marshall County Community Development’s first “One Night Without A Home” Awareness Sleep Out was a success.

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Superintendent shares goals, urges support

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

A crowd of 70 or more supporters of the Holly Springs School system attended a reception for new city school district superintendent Dr. Cynthia Gentry.

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Police seek suspects, stolen handguns

Eleven handguns were taken in a break-in early Sunday morning at a Holly Springs business.

The police department is requesting assistance from the community in providing any information in regard to the subject or subjects who broke into C&P Pawn Shop, located at 130 Market Street, around 5 a.m. on November 20.

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Industrial prospects looking at Marshall

By BARRY BURLESON
Editor

Bill Renick is baiting a lot of hooks these days in hopes of reeling in new jobs.

Renick, executive director of the Marshall County Industrial Development Authority, focused on the organization’s new theme, “Positioned for Progress,” when talking at the Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce meeting last week.

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Holiday parade Dec. 3; Thomas grand marshal

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Long-time Marshall County businessman Charles Thomas has been selected by the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce as grand marshal of this year’s Christmas Parade.

The parade is set for Saturday, December 3, at 5 p.m. in downtown Holly Springs and officially kicks off the holiday season.

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Episcopal and Presbyterian congregations to have annual “Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan” service

Skirling bagpipes and church bells will again summon worshipers in Holly Springs next Sunday. Members of the First Presbyterian Church and Christ Episcopal Church will have their annual joint service for the Feast of St. Andrew, with the ceremony for the Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan, November 27, at 11:00 a.m., in the Presbyterian Church at the corner of S. Memphis Street and Gholson Avenue. The yearly occasion which alternates between the two churches is an occasion to recall the common beliefs and history that the two congregations share.

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Motorists should watch for deer on Mississippi roadways

During the months of October through December, approximately 70 percent of car-deer accidents occur due to the fact that deer are more active during this time of the year.

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VFW serves Thanksgiving dinner

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Collins-Hurdle VFW Post 5697, along with Ladies Auxiliary, will celebrate Thanksgiving Day by feeding hungry and less fortunate families of Marshall and Benton counties.

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L-P Vinyl selling to Canadian company

By SUE WATSON
Staff Writer

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation reported in November it has signed a letter of intent to sell its vinyl siding business to KP Building Products Inc., an affiliate of Kaycan Ltd., a Canadian based company with manufacturing and distribution centers also in the United States.

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