Thursday, November 22, 2007
Suspects in burglaries arrested
By SUE WATSON
Suspects were arrested Friday in two burglary incidents that took place during the week, according to Sheriff Kenny Dickerson.
An early morning store burglary that triggered an alarm system alerted Marshall County deputies to a grocery at Early Grove and Highway 72 November 12.
Vacant building may be put to use
By SUE WATSON
A building the county claims ownership of in Byhalia is likely to be reclaimed and put to good use, according to Bill Renick with the Marshall County Industrial Development Authority.
Northwest, city partner at tech center
By SUE WATSON
A hefty crowd of 53 attended the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours November 8. The affair was held at the city’s Regional Technology Center, headed by Ken Robinson.
Arvern Moore selected parade grand marshal
This year’s Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. in downtown Holly Springs with Arvern Moore serving as grand marshal.
First Presbyterian Church hosts annual shared service in commemoration of St. Andrew’s Day Sunday
Once again it’s time for the skirl of bagpipes to sound over Holly Springs.
On Sunday, November 25, First Presbyterian Church, Memphis Street at Gholson Avenue, will host the congregation of Christ Episcopal Church for the annual shared service in commemoration of St. Andrew’s Day, with the Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans. The festival service will take place at 11 a.m. Weather permitting, the kilted pipers and drummers will present a concert outside the church before and after the one-hour service.
Police make burglary arrests
Officers with the Holly Springs Police Department made two arrests Thursday, Nov. 15, in connection with the burglary of a commercial building.
Ezell Hardin Jr., 30, and Desley Brown, 18, both of Holly Springs, were arrested and charged with burglary of a commercial building, according to chief Robert Pearson.
Police made one arrest on drug-related charges.
Christopher Dynell Lawson, 36, of Aurora, Ill, was arrested Saturday, November 17, and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, Pearson said.
Officers reported 14 other activities for the week including: driving while license suspended (2); expired license/no drivers license (2); no proof of insurance (1); driving under the influence (1); improper equipment (1); making a threat (1); seatbelt violation (1); simple assault (1); trespassing (1); disorderly conduct (1); careless driving (1); and petit larceny (1).
Anyone having information regarding any crime committed in Holly Springs/Marshall County area, please contact the Holly Springs Police Department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169. Law officers do not need your name, just your information. The caller may be entitled to a reward of up to $1,000.
Deadline near for Leadership
Applications are being taken for the 2008 Leadership Marshall which begins with an overnight retreat January 24-25.
This is the fourth session of Leadership Marshall which trains today’s leaders to become visionaries for the future of the area.
Class enrollment is set for about 30, with the enrollment deadline of December 15.
Participation in these classes has historically been diverse including local elected officials, school administrators, business and corporate leaders and staff, teachers and bankers and individuals taking advantage of the self-improvement and networking opportunities.
The curriculum has a wide focus. Topics and activities include a tour of county resources, identifying community concerns, economic development, strategic planning, facing the challenge of race relations, healthy lifestyles, and community involvement.
To sign up, contact Sarah Sawyer in Byhalia at 662-838-8127. In Holly Springs, contact Janet Jolley at 662-252-3541 or Susan Jordan at 662-252-2943.
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