March 13, 2008
Annual walking horse show Saturday at fairgroundsThe Holly Springs Charity Walking Horse Classic will be held this Saturday, March 15.
The show, sponsored by the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 5 p.m. at the Marshall County Fairgrounds, Highway 7 North.
There will be 32 classes of competition.
The walking horse classic is affiliated with the National Horse Show Commission, the Mid South Walking Horse Association and the Mississippi Walking Horse Association.
The March 15 show benefits the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Holly Springs Rotary Club scholarship fund.
Byhalia police officers respond to thefts, accidents
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 61 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – 11 alarm calls, six motor vehicle accidents, one disturbance, four thefts, 14 escorts, two juvenile-related calls, 12 assists, one harassment and 10 miscellaneous calls.
Byhalia police officers also made two arrests on the following charges:
• Driving while license suspended, careless driving.
Holly Springs police report two business burglaries
The Holly Springs Police Department is investigating two business burglaries reported on March 6.
The owner of a business in the 900 block of Hwy. 311 stated he discovered six-feet-high and 10-feet-long fence panels and two gate fence panels missing. Items are valued at $550.
A business burglary was also reported in the 100 block of East Boundary. Stolen were three dog pens valued at $785.
On March 8, officers responded to a report of missing items in the 200 block of Elder Street. Items reportedly taken were a Toshiba laptop, 32” Phillips TV, a diamond wedding ring, one family ring with stones, one gold necklace with cross, one Cingular cell phone, one X-Box system and 20 X-Box and Play Station games. Items taken were valued at over $2,800.
Holly Springs officers also responded to the following activities last week – driving while license suspended, five; no driver’s license/expired driver’s license, three; no proof of insurance, three; careless driving, two; disregard for traffic devices, four; improper parking, one; domestic violence/simple assault, one.
Anyone having information about any crime committed in the Holly Springs area, please call 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169. Authorities do not need your name, just your information.
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