County’s Relay for Life kicks off Friday at 6 p.m.
The annual Relay For Life opens Friday, June 13, at Sam Coopwood Park in Holly Springs.
Everyone is invited to come to the football field early enough to help kick off the all-night event that begins at 6 p.m. with the survivors’ lap.
Relay for Life is a fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society and provides money for transportation and other needs for those undergoing treatment for cancer locally. Part of the money from the relay goes to research for a cure for cancer.
The evening is packed with fun, live entertainment, food, contests, games and activities that mobilize the community while celebrating those who have won the battle, remembering those who lost the battle, and raising money to fight cancer.
Everyone’s presence and participation will be greatly appreciated.
Sam Coopwood Park is located at 123 Highway 4 West in Holly Springs.
Holly Springs police make one arrest, write citations
The Holly Springs Police Department responded to 45 activities for the week ending June 9.
Anthony D. Greer, 31, of Holly Springs was served an outstanding warrant for arrest on charges of domestic violence aggravated assault, according to chief Robert Pearson.
Other citations for the week included: driving while license suspended (7); no driver’s license/expired license (2); no tag/expired tag (6); no proof of insurance (7); careless driving (1); disregard for traffic device (2); driving without headlights (2); improper equipment (1); seatbelt violation (7); simple assault/domestic violence (3); simple assault (2); telephone harassment (1); malicious mischief (1); driving under the influence (2); and violation of dog ordinance (1).
Anyone having information regarding any crime committed in the Holly Springs/Marshall area, please contact police department at 662-252-2122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-729-2169. Authorities do not need your name, just your information. The caller may be entitled to a reward of up to $1,000.
Byhalia Clydesdale Festival scheduled for June 19-21
The Byhalia Clydesdale Christmas Store Festival is just around the corner.
It will be held June 19-21 at Highway 309 South and Stonewall Road. Gates open at 5 p.m. each day and close at midnight.
Activities include a carnival all three nights, rodeo Friday and Saturday, plus entertainment nightly. The headliner is Little Texas, performing Saturday from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Parking is $2. An entry fee will also be charged each night.
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