December 13, 2007
Local News Briefs
Holiday lighting contest December 12-17 in Byhalia
“The Light Up The Town” Holiday Lighting Contest will be held December 12-17 in Byhalia.
The winners will be announced December 19. A yard sign will be presented to the winners. Each winner will win $50 donated by the Byhalia Garden Club and Byhalia Beautiful.
The contest is open to properties within the Byhalia town limits. The categories are residential (best door or window, best overall and most original) and commercial or public buildings (best overall and best door or window).
Community choir to perform Sunday at St. Joseph Church
The Holly Springs Community Choir, under the direction of Zebedee Jones, will perform its annual Christmas cantata at 5 p.m. on Dec. 16 at St. Joseph Church, 305 E. Van Dorn Avenue.
This year’s cantata will be “I Believe He’s the Son of God,” composed by John F. Wilson. Admission to the performance is free.
The event is a joint production of Asbury and St. Joseph. Choir members are drawn from various Holly Springs churches and from the community at large.
Santa Claus appearing at multi-purpose building Friday
Children 10 and under are invited to meet Santa Friday, Dec. 14, at the Eddie Lee Smith Multi-Purpose Building in Holly Springs.
Santa will be there from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. to talk with children and hear their Christmas wishes.
The event is sponsored by the Holly Springs Parks and Recreation Department.
Registration continues for Leadership Marshall County
Leadership Marshall begins with an overnight retreat Jan. 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 January 15.
Participation in these classes has historically been diverse, including local elected officials, school administrators, business and corporate leaders and staff, bankers and individuals taking advantage of self-improvement and networking opportunities.
Monthly meetings will be rotated around the county.
To sign up for class, 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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