Thursday, June 21, 2007
Byhalia Clydesdale Festival on tap Thursday-Saturday
It’s festival time in Byhalia.
The annual Byhalia Clydesdale Festival, held adjacent to Highway 78 at the Byhalia exit, is set for this week, June 21-23, and will feature lots of activities for the entire family.
There will be an all new carnival, a motorcycle rally and show, a world champion hot wings contest, live music, a rodeo, a pony and horse pull, a statewide political rally and much more.
Entertainers will include the Rick Perkins Band, the Pat Sullivan Band and national recording artist, the T. Graham Brown Band, to wrap up the festival on Saturday night.
To become a sponsor for this year’s Byhalia Clydesdale Festival, contact Ronnie Luther at 252-3494.
County school board sets next meeting for Thursday
The Marshall County Board of Education will meet for the regular board meeting on Thursday, June 21, at 3:30 p.m.
The meeting will be held in the board room of the Marshall County Board of Supervisors, 103B Market Street, Holly Springs.
This is a change of date for the regular meeting.
Two from Memphis arrested; one charged with escape
Two suspects from Memphis, Tenn., were arrested in Holly Springs on Friday.
The first suspect, Tamika Kenyana Bridgeforth, 30, was arrested on a forgery charge, according to police chief Robert Pearson. The second suspect, Latoya Monet Talley, 20, was arrested on multiple charges, he said.
Pearson said Talley was arrested after attempting to escape from officers in the patrol car. Talley was charged with escape/felony, forgery, grand larceny (stealing patrol car) and possession of controlled substance.
Officers responded to the following activities this week – proof of insurance (13), expired tag/no tag (one), no driver’s or expired license (three), driving while license suspended (three), seat belt violation (one), disregard for traffic (four), malicious mischief (two), domestic violence (two), public drunk (one), possession of controlled substance (one), disorderly conduct (one).
Anyone having information regarding any crime committed in Holly Springs/Marshall County, please contact the police department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169. Authorities do not need your name, just your information.
The caller may be entitled to a reward of up to $1,000. Anyone who would like to be a member of the Marshall County Crime Stoppers, please contact Elijah Wilson at 662-252-2122.
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