Thursday, June 29, 2006
Local News Briefs
Early deadlines in place for next week’s South Reporter
The South Reporter announces early deadlines for its next edition due to the Independence Day holiday.
The office will be closed Tuesday, July 4.
Deadline for classified advertising for the Thursday, July 6, newspaper is this Friday, June 30, at 12 noon. Deadline for all other advertising, plus news and photographs, is this Friday, June 30, at 5 p.m.
“We appreciate everyone’s cooperation in meeting these early deadlines,” said publisher Barry Burleson. “We hope everyone has a safe and fun Fourth of July.”
The South Reporter office will reopen Wednesday, July 5, at 8 a.m.
Ida B. Wells-Barnett festival July 14-16 in Holly Springs
The Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum is hosting its annual Ida B. Wells Birthday Celebration/Arts and Crafts Family Festival July 14-16.
The theme for this celebration is “Building on the Past: Focusing on the Future.” Guest speaker for the banquet July 15 will be Dr. David Beckley, president of Rust College.
On each day of the celebration, a member of the Wells family will share the legacy of Ida B. Wells.
The Ida B. Wells-Barnett Celebration will serve as the primary fund-raiser for the museum; and area churches, businesses and organizations are urged to serve as co-sponsors for the event. The museum showcases artwork of local and nationally renowned artists and offers cultural activities for citizens of all ages.
For more information, call the museum at 252-3232.
Bluegrass Festival Saturday at Snow Lake Shores
Snow Lake Shores will host its eighth annual Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, July 1, from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
There will be music by Heartland Band, Hatchie Bottom Boys, Turkey Creek, Little Country and Kay Bain from Tupelo.
Activities also include a crafts, arts and antique sale, food (including barbecue plates), boat rides and a boat parade.
Please, no alcohol, no pets and no coolers. Bring your lawn chairs. A professional fireworks show is set for 9 p.m.
There is free admission and free parking. Show Lake Shores is located 12 miles east of Holly Springs and three miles west of Ashland on Highway 4.
Meeting at Victoria Monday focuses on animal control
Anyone concerned about animal control in Marshall County is invited to a meeting to discuss the topic. It will be held at Victoria Community Center (beside the fire department) Monday, July 3, at 7 p.m. For directions, call 662-252-7903.
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