saved by city workers
By SUE WATSON
City street department workers called to a storm water drain cover Wednesday, helped retrieve a puppy that had fallen into the curb side drain.
The puppy is one of a litter of seven and the mother living in the Park Street area of Holly Springs.
Green returns as E911 director
Jimmye Dale Green was reappointed director of Marshall County Enhanced 911 last week by the 911 Commission, according to chairman Rodney Whaley.
Taxes rolling in fast
Marshall County tax collector Betty Byrd reported Monday that tax collections for 2005 that started coming in in December are ahead of what was collected last year this time by half a million dollars.
Garden Club celebrates Arbor Day at Montrose
The Holly Springs Garden Club enjoyed a warm and sunny Arbor Day program with the planting of trees and a forestry field day program for youth last week.
Marshall County resident reports scam
Melva Haley of the Red Banks area said she had two fraudulent telephone calls last week from someone saying she had received a free gift of $8,000 from the government.
The caller told Haley she would not have to pay the money back, but told her they needed to verify her personal information.
Haley said no name and number was available from caller ID.
She said the caller sounded as if they had a foreign accent.
One call came at about 10 p.m. Wednesday and the other Friday around 5:30 p.m., she said.
Haley reported the fraudulent call to the Sheriffs Department and deputies came out to investigate, she said.
Dempsey new Republican
Byhalia Mayor Scooter Dempsey announced Monday he is changing parties. He did so in ceremonies at the meeting room at Northcentral Mississippi Electric Power Association with friends and Republican Party members present.
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