Thursday, July 12, 2007
Second Saturday set for this weekend
This weekend is Second Saturday at the VFW in Holly Springs. The Marshall County Humane Society sponsors this farmers’ and flea market every month where you can find anything from bird houses to homemade baked goods. You’ll find all manner of gently used items at the Humane Society’s booth and other, independent vendors sell an amazing assortment of wares from crafts to collectibles. If you are interested in a booth of your own call Lynn Pullen at 901-490- 8553.
Next Tuesday, July 17, the Humane Society will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the public library in Holly Springs. You don’t have to be a member to come and share your problems and solutions.
The Spay/Neuter Clinic is open every Wednesday. For the necessary appointment for your animal call 662-252-6196.
For information on adoptions, fostering or anything but the Spay/Neuter Clinic call 662-564-2900.
Correspondence and donations should be sent to the Marshall County Humane Society, P.O. Box 625, Holly Springs, MS 38635.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 10, 1997
Rust senior completes internship with HSPD
Jennifer T. Bobo, a senior at Rust College, is doing her internship with the Holly Springs Police Department. She is a sociology major with a minor in social work. Bobo, a native of Pittsboro, is the daughter of E.J. and Bobbie Bobo. Her father is the former chief deputy sheriff of Calhoun County.
VFW Post 5697 news
The Mississippi VFW held their annual convention June 20-22 at the Ramada Inn Coliseum in Jackson. Members from Post 5697 and Auxiliary attending were Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ridgway, Mr. and Mrs. W.G. Carpenter, Mr. John Henke, Lawanda Rhodes and Danny Tate.
Lt. Gov. speaks at Chamber of Commerce meeting
Lt. Gov. Ronnie Musgrove was the speaker on June 19 at the Byhalia Chamber of Commerce meeting. The Chamber presented a gift of “Mississippi Made” treats to Mr. Musgrove in appreciation.
25 Years Ago - June 17, 1982
Bessie Greer and Jimmy McIntosh received awards from the Marshall County Heart Association at a recent meeting. William Kemp, president of the county association, presented Greer with a certificate of appreciation for the Rock and Roll event held at Care Inn and McIntosh received an award for serving as treasurer and Heart Fund chairman.
Jr. Food Mart breaking records
The Jr. Food Mart in Holly Springs, which is celebrating its grand opening this week, has broken all volume records for an opening store in the 403 store franchise, according to Dave Bruckheister, vice president of operations for Great Southern Mercantile. During the first week the store broke every opening record Jr. Food Mart has. The chicken volume, in the first week broke the record by 58 percent, he said. And after the first week, the store has doubled the order for hamburger and after the second week, managers realize that’s not going to be enough. The existing record for bakery goods was also substantially broken.
50 Years Ago - July 11, 1957
Good News! (advertisement)
Announcing! Coke in a big new King Size at no extra charge! New King-Size bottles of Coca-Cola give more Coke to enjoy. Bring home both the 8-inch bottle and the new 10-inch bottle today!
New king-size Cokes now bottled here
G.G. Hill, manager of the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in Holly Springs announces the new king-size Cokes are available here at no extra charge. The new king size Coke gives you more to pour at meals and parties. The regular size is also available, giving the customer his choice.
Mrs. Wall Doxey Jr. was Entre Nous hostess
Mrs. Wall Doxey Jr. was hostess to the Entre Nous Bridge Club on Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. James Houston Miller won the high score prize. Mrs. Henry Fort Gholson, the consolation and Mrs. Blanton Jones the bingo. A dessert plate was served to the following guests, Mrs. Maxine Elgin, Mrs. Bert Bonds, Mrs. Tom Lacey and Mrs. Frank Hopkins Jr.
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