Democratic Party sets debate for Thursday
The Marshall County Democratic Executive Committee announces a runoff election public debate. It will be held Thursday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Eddie L. Smith Multi-Purpose Building in Holly Springs.
The event will begin with the Holly Springs aldermen debates – Ward 2, incumbent Naylond Hayes and Calvin James; and Ward 4, Christy Owens and Harvey Payne.
At 7:30 p.m. the Holly Springs alderman-at-large debate will feature incumbent Tim Liddy and Johnnie Bagley.
The evening will conclude at 8:15 with a debate between mayoral candidates – incumbent Andre’ DeBerry and challenger Barry Thomas.
No campaign paraphernalia will be permitted inside the facility, and there will be no campaigning inside the building prior to or during the public debate. There will be no talking or cheering from the audience during the debate.
This is a formal Democratic Party debate, and it will be conducted in the highest order. All attendees are urged to dress appropriately.
Parks and Recreation plans youth program
The City of Holly Springs Parks and Recreation Department will be having a Youth Summer Program for boys and girls ages 7-12.
The summer program is set for June 1-July 3 on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until noon at the Eddie L. Smith Jr. Multi-Purpose Building.
The cost of the program is $50. For more information, call 662-252-4807.
Judge Howorth elected conference vice chair
Circuit Judge Andrew K. Howorth of Oxford was recently elected vice chair of the Conference of Circuit Judges.
Circuit and chancery court judges elected officers for their organizations on April 23 during the Trial and Appellate Judges Conference in Robinsonville.
Judge Howorth was appointed to the 3rd Circuit Court in January 2002. He was elected in November 2002 and again in 2006. He presides over a Drug Court which he founded in 2007. He just completed a three-year term on the Board of Governors of the Mississippi Judicial College.
The 3rd Circuit District includes Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Lafayette, Marshall, Tippah and Union counties.
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