Thursday, May 4, 2006
Local News Briefs
Lessye Lee Davis parade set for Saturday in Holly Springs
The 2006 Lessye Lee Davis May Day parade and activities are this Saturday, May 6.
The parade begins at 11 a.m. It will start from M.I. campus and go around the square.
May Day is an annual event in memory of “Mama Lessye,” 4-H advisor in Marshall County for many years. The day is set aside to honor her and keep her legacy alive.
Chairperson this year is Myra Scales. For more information, call her at 252-4958 or 544-0143.
National Day of Prayer Thursday at noon on square
Marshall Countians will join for a National Day of Prayer ceremony Thursday, May 4, at 12 noon on the court square in Holly Springs.
Guest speaker will be Southern Baptist Chaplain Terry Partin, who just returned from a year of duty in Iraq. He will share about his experiences in Iraq.
Communities across the country will be gathering to pray for our nation and its leaders.
‘From M.A. to Broadway’ on stage Thursday night
Thursday, May 4, at 7 p.m. in the Marshall Academy gymnasium, the M.A. Music Department will present its spring production, “From M.A. to Broadway,” a collection of songs from various Broadway musicals.
The program will feature the Patriot Performers and the students in grades 3-6. Admission is $5.
Dudley Moore Horse Show May 20 at Thomas Arena
The Dudley R. Moore Jr. Memorial 15th Annual White Oak Classic Walking and Racking Horse Show is just around the corner.
The big event, which includes $7,000 in prize money, is set for Saturday, May 20, at Thomas Indoor Arena, Highway 7 at 78, in Holly Springs. Opening ceremony begins at 6 p.m.
There will be 28 classes of competition, plus a kids’ area with face painting and balloons, a stick horse class (for ages 9 and under), bake sale, displays, concessions and much more. Bring your lawn chairs. There is lots of fun for the entire family.
Gates open at 2 p.m. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 6-12, $4 for seniors and military, and children 5 and under are admitted free.
Show manager is Terry Rodgers. Co-manager is Paul Summers.
For more information, advertising, vendor space or box seats, call the Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce, 662-838-8127, or visit the Chamber’s web site at www.gobyhalia.com.
The fund raiser benefits the Byhalia Chamber, Marshall County Habitat for Humanity, Byhalia Sports Association, church youth groups and the Byhalia Lions Club.
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