Byhalia Chamber plans quarterly meeting Thursday
The Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce’s Quarterly Membership Luncheon will be held Thursday, June 26, at The Flame, Byhalia United Methodist Church, 2511 Church Street.
Hosts will be Senator Bill Stone, Representatives Tommy Woods, Jack Gadd and Kelvin Buck, and MDOT Northern Commissioner Bill Minor.
Networking and buffet begins at 11:30 a.m. and program begins at 12 noon. It’s free to members with reservations and others are asked to give a donation at the door.
For more information on the luncheon, call the chamber office, 662-252-8127.
Ida B. Wells celebration July 11-13 in Holly Springs
The Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum is hosting its annual Ida B. Wells Birthday Celebration and Festival on July 11-13.
The theme for this celebration is “Preserving, Protecting, Promoting the Ida B. Wells Legacy.”
Guest speaker for the banquet on July 12 will be Michelle Diane Wright, author of “Broken Utterances: A Selected Anthology of 19th Century Black Women’s Social Thought.”
On each day of the celebration, a member of the Wells family will share the legacy of Ida B. Wells.
For more information on this year’s Ida B. Wells-Barnett celebration, call the museum at 252-3232.
Reception Monday for new Holly High principal
The Holly Springs School District will host a reception for the new principal of the high school, Cedric Richardson, on Monday, June 30, at 6:30 p.m.
The reception will be held in the Holly Springs High School Library. Parents, community leaders and business leaders are invited.
Byhalia policemen respond to accidents, burglary, more
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 39 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – four alarm calls, four motor vehicle accidents, one burglary, two disturbances, one theft, one escort, one animal-related call, two juveniles, three assists, five medical assistance calls and 15 miscellaneous calls.
Byhalia police made four arrests on the following charges:
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