Thursday, August 3, 2006
Local News Briefs
School starts Thursday for county students; city Aug. 7
The first day of school for students in the Marshall County School District is Thursday, Aug. 3. Students in the Holly Springs School District will go back to classes on Monday, Aug. 7.
Marshall Academy students begin the 2006-07 school year on Thursday, Aug. 17. They will go half a day on August 17 and 18. The first full day of school is Monday, Aug. 21.
Students at Holy Family School will go back to classes on Thursday, Aug. 10.
Men’s Conference scheduled Saturday in Holly Springs
A countywide Men’s Conference will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Eddie Lee Smith Multi-Purpose Building in Holly Springs.
Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. Topics include God’s purpose for your life, finance planning, drugs awareness, discipline, health issues and politics.
It is sponsored by the Men’s Fellowship Breakfast - Asbury, Anderson Chapel, Calvin Chapel, Hopewell #1, Jones Grove, Mosque #78, Pleasant Grove and Strawberry.
Energy assistance available for low income citizens
With the sweltering days of summer upon us, the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS), Division of Community Services (DCS) is working to help Mississippi’s vulnerable citizens stay cool.
With several programs available, such as the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), DCS is working with local Community Action and Human Resource Agencies (CAAs and HRAs) to make sure that eligible citizens apply for needed assistance.
Assistance with home energy costs is based on the household’s total annual income and household size. Applications are available at CAAs and HRAs in all 82 counties. For more information, please call Northeast Mississippi CS in Booneville, 662-728-2118 or 1-877-728-2118.
Byhalia Family Health hosts Community Appreciation day
Byhalia Family Health Center will celebrate 28 years of service in Marshall County with a Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
It is held in conjunction with Community Health Awareness Day, National Association of Community Health Centers.
There will be family fun activities and health information booths.
Congressman Roger Wicker will speak at 11 a.m.
Byhalia Family Health Center is located on East Brunswick Street.
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