Thursday, October 11, 2007
Local News Briefs
Lots of activities planned for White Oak Festival Saturday
The annual White Oak Festival in Byhalia is Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. until.
The White Oak Festival is sponsored by and benefits the Byhalia Sports Association. It will be held at the intersection of Highway 309 South and Highway 78. It will feature arts and crafts, food, entertainment and more.
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St. Jude Charity Trail Ride set for October 20 at Fitch Farms
A St. Jude Charity Trail Ride will be held Saturday, Oct. 20, at Fitch Farms-Galena Plantation. The ride begins at 2 p.m. and ends at about 6 p.m. A fish dinner will be prepared by Sheriff Kenny Dickerson and his crew. There will be live entertainment by Sonny Jackson.
U.S. Postal Service helps in battle against breast cancer
Each year, over 200,000 women and nearly 2,000 men as well, are affected by breast cancer.
The Holly Springs Post Office reminds you that you can help by mailing a letter, when you use postage that makes a difference, the breast cancer semipostal stamp.
For every sheet you purchase, $2.80 goes toward research to wipe out this terrible affliction.
Please join the postal service during Breast Cancer Awareness Month so that in the future, this disease can be made a thing of the past.
Deadline October 19 to register for safe driving class
An AARP safe driving class has been scheduled at the Marshall County Library, 109 E. Gholson Ave., in Holly Springs on October 22-23. The class will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 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 over who complete the class be entitled to receive an appropriate discount on their automobile insurance premium for the following three years.
To register for this class, call the Marshall County Library at 662-252-3823 by October 19. A $10 materials fee is payable prior to the start of the first day of class. Class size will be limited to 15 students.
Fish fry October 23 at VFW helps Habitat for Humanity
A benefit fish fry for Marshall County Habitat for Humanity will be held at the VFW building from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, for $10 per plate. Habitat and the VFW are sponsoring the event.
Sheriff Kenny Dickerson will prepare his usual outstanding catfish with all the fixin’s.
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