September 18, 2008
Mary Reid, Potts Camp hosting fall festival Saturday
Mary Reid School and Potts Camp School are hosting a fall festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Potts Camp Town Park. Activities will begin at 10 a.m.
There will be lots of games for all ages, giant slides, food and entertainment.
The athletic booster club is selling chances on a four-wheeler which will be given away that afternoon.
Please join Mary Reid School and Potts Camp School for a great day.
Annual Kudzu Festival set for Oct. 22-25 downtown
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Kudzu Festival in downtown Holly Springs – October 22-25.
It will include a carnival, crafts, barbecue, 5K run, entertainment and more.
PBJ Happee Day Shows will provide rides, carnival games with prizes and everyone’s favorite carnival foods.
Local crafts people are invited and encouraged to show off their talents, along with arts and crafts vendors from several other states. For those who enjoy cooking, there will be a Kansas City Barbecue sanctioned competition.
Athletes can participate in the 5K run on Saturday morning, sponsored by American Pacific/Design the Space.
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce and the VFW are raffling a motor scooter with proceeds helping to bring the Veterans Memorial Wall to Holly Springs in November.
Tickets, $20 each, are available from chamber board members or any VFW member. Only 500 will be sold. The lucky winner will be drawn at 10 p.m. on Saturday at the Kudzu Festival.
A wide array of entertainment will be featured.
For more information on the event and all the activities, call 662-252-2943.
Byhalia policemen respond to burglaries, fire, more
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 27 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – four alarm calls, four burglaries, one disturbance, three thefts, one escort, one animal-related call, two assists, four medical assistance calls, one fire and six miscellaneous calls.
Byhalia police officers also made seven arrests on the following charges:
• Warrant, Byhalia Police Department, failure to appear (twice), improper equipment, driving while license suspended.
• Warrant, contempt of court, Byhalia Police Department.
• Driving while license suspended, improper equipment.
• Warrant, Byhalia Police Department, failure to appear.
• Warrant, simple assault.
• Failure to obey officer.
• DUI 3rd, driving while license suspended, disregard for traffic control device.
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