Thursday, October 26, 2005
Local News Briefs
Daylight Savings ending; wind clocks back one hour
Daylight Savings Time ends this Sunday, Oct. 29.
Everyone is reminded to wind their clocks back one hour before going to bed on Saturday night.
Beginning in 2007, Daylight Savings Time will begin on the second Sunday of March and end the first Sunday of November.
Christmas parade Dec. 2; Miller named grand marshal
Graham Miller, longtime Holly Springs businessman, has been selected as grand marshal for the 2006 Holly Springs Christmas Parade. The parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 2, beginning at 5 p.m.
Applications for participation in the parade are available at the Chamber of Commerce office downtown. For more information, call 662-252-2943.
Marshall County Library sponsors Safe Driving Class
An AARP Safe Driving Class has been scheduled at the Marshall County Library, 109 East Gholson Ave. in Holly Springs, on Nov. 8-9. The class will meet from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
AARP Safe Driving classes are eight-hour driver education refresher courses for drivers 50 years of age and over. The law in Mississippi mandates that students 55 years of age and up who complete the class be entitled to receive an appropriate discount on their automobile insurance premium for the following three years.
A person does not have to be a member of AARP to enroll and he or she will not be required to pass any exams or tests. A participant must attend both four-hour sessions to receive a completion certificate.
To register for this class call the library at 662-252-3823 before Nov. 7. A $10 materials fee is payable prior to the start of the first day of class. Class size will be limited to 30 students.
Marshall County Library is happy to sponsor this AARP Safe Driver Class as a service to all mature drivers in Holly Springs and the surrounding communities.
Byhalia police respond to disturbances, thefts, more
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 38 calls during the past week.
Chief Mike Novay released the following report – 12 alarm calls, four motor vehicle accidents, one disturbance, one domestic call, three thefts, two escorts, two animal-related calls, three juveniles, three fires and seven miscellaneous.
Officers wrote 15 citations.
The department made four arrests on these charges – warrant, violation of probation; warrant, Byhalia PD, failure to appear; DUI 1st, driving while license suspended, loud music; warrant, Byhalia PD, contempt of court.
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