Thursday, May 4, 2006
Hundreds honor young deputy
Marshall County deputy sheriff Robert Thomas “Rob” Warren was laid to rest Monday with a military-style service.
“Rob was considered by many as one of the finest young men of this town,” said Jane Callicutt.
Numerous law enforcement agencies were represented at the funeral which included a blue-light procession of patrol cars to Hill Crest Cemetery following 11 a.m. services at Christ Episcopal Church.
R.E.S. lands residential waste contract
By SUE WATSON
Marshall County residents will continue to pay $10.10 a month per container for household waste collection. The measure to keep fees as low as possible was decided Monday of last week by the board of supervisors during a negotiation with two solid waste handlers, Resourceful Environmental Solutions and ASCO Waste Collections.
Marshall forestry draws recognition
By SUE WATSON
Just 10 years ago Marshall County foresters organized an association which today has about 200 members and frequently scoops up the top awards at the Mississippi Forestry Association.
Congressman motivates Rust College graduates
By BARRY BURLESON
Congressman Roger Wicker urged Rust College graduates Sunday afternoon to persevere, be prepared for both success and failure, give back and show gratitude.
Wicker was the guest speaker for the 140th commencement at the W.A. McMillan Multi-Purpose Center.
Animal ID program faces opposition
By SUE WATSON
A new livestock identification system under development by the United States Department of Agriculture has raised concerns of some small animal keepers.
Stop Animal ID.org is one of numerous websites posting information about a new system proposed for livestock animals - horses, cattle, goats, sheep, swine, poultry, bison, llamas, deer, elk, alpacas and some fish. Most concerns are that citizens stand to lose privacy rights and freedoms if the government takes the program too far.
Police investigate break-in, larceny
Two incidents were reported to Holly Springs Police Department last week.
A breaking and entering of an auto was reported in the 300 block of Hill Street. Missing from the vehicle was a CD player valued at $200, two speakers valued at $100 and a Kenwood Tweeter valued at $225.
The grand larceny of a digital camera valued at $500 was reported by the Holly Springs Primary School. The camera was reported taken Wednesday, April 26, from a classroom.
Anyone with information regarding these incidents should contact the Holly Springs Police Department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169.
(662) 252-4261 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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