Marshall County clean-up scheduled for May 12-26
County spring clean-up has been set by the board of supervisors to run two weeks - from May 12 through May 26.
Citizens can place odds and ends like furniture and scraps in the dumpsters which will be placed near most community centers.
Brush and wood debris, household garbage and chemicals and paints should not be included in trash going into the roll-off dumpsters.
A complete list of locations where dumpster bins are to be located is on page 13 of this week’s paper.
Lessye Lee Davis parade, other activities this Saturday
The Lessye Lee Davis activity and parade committee is making final preparations for the 2008 Lessye Lee Davis “May Day” festivities.
The parade is scheduled for this Saturday, May 3, beginning at 11 a.m. on the old M.I. campus.
This is an annual event in memory of “Mama Lessye,” who was the 4-H and Homemakers Club advisor in Marshall County for many years. This day is set aside to pay tribute and keep her legacy alive.
The parade will start from the M.I. campus, go around the square taking Memphis Street to Van Dorn, Van Dorn to Randolph, Randolph to Rust Avenue and then return to the M.I. campus.
Everyone is urged to participate. There will also be booths set up on the M.I. campus. For more information on Saturday’s May Day festivities, call 662-252-3232.
County Republicans select new executive committee
The Marshall County Republican Committee Convention was held on Saturday, April 26, at the courthouse in Holly Springs.
The executive committee members elected for the next four years are:
• District 1 - Bill Springfield, Sallye Springfield, Del Stover.
• District 2 - Nellie Smith.
• District 3 - Patty Albrecht, Lee Albrecht and Ann Lee (secretary).
• District 4 - Lisa Cole (chairman), Dorothy Green, Doris Lee (vice chairman).
• District 5 - Bill Baston, Norma Baston, Jim Dunworth.
• At-Large - Donna Miller, James Miller, Sofia Dunworth, Robert Lee, Richard Cash, Joseph Meeker.
Delegates to the state convention are Lisa Cole and Patty and Lee Albrecht.
Memorial blood drive May 1 memorializes Reece
Marshall Academy will host a memorial blood drive Thursday, May 1, in memory of Bradley Reece.
It will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the gymnasium. T-shirts will be given to all donors. Please bring ID.
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