December 11, 2008
Holly Springs chamber announces lighting contest
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce will judge the lighting contest on Friday evening, December 19. Application forms are available at the chamber office, 104 E. Gholson, or call 662-252-2943.
Holiday lighting competition next week in Byhalia
“Light Up the Town,” sponsored by the Byhalia Garden Club, is set for December 14-19. The lighting competition is for residential and commercial properties. Cash prizes will go to the winners in the following categories - best overall, most original and best window and/or door.
The Byhalia Lions Club is sponsoring the Clydesdale Christmas Auction to benefit the Clydesdale Christmas Store. The auction will be held Friday, Dec. 19, at the Southern Corner, downtown Byhalia, from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 each at the door. Call Kevin Hughes, 901-487-7061, to donate items.
For more information on any of these holiday-related activities in Byhalia, call the chamber of commerce, 662-838-8127.
Government offices release holiday closing schedules
Marshall County offices along with its municipalities (Potts Camp, Holly Springs and Byhalia) announce holiday closings.
County and city government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 25-26, for Christmas holidays; and Thursday and Friday, Jan. 1-2, 2009, for New Year’s holidays.
Meal program available in Chulahoma community
On December 1, a congregate meal site program was established at the Chulahoma Community Center. Hot meals will be served Monday-Friday beginning at 10:30 a.m. and continuing until 1:30 p.m. This program will be serving meals free to those 60 years and older and the disabled.
There will also be games, entertainment, arts and crafts, and occasional health education programs.
For more information, stop by the center between 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday and speak to Queen Dean, the director, or Marshall County Supervisor George Zinn at 662-544-0996 or 662-252-2017.
Christmas edition, Letters to Santa coming next week
The South Reporter will publish its annual Christmas edition next week, December 18.
It will include Letters to Santa, holiday-related photos and greetings from businesses and elected officials. Ad deadline is Thursday, Dec. 11.
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