November 12, 2009
Tour of homes, parade scheduled Dec. 5-6
The annual Christmas in Holly Springs tour will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, and Sunday, Dec. 6.
On the tour this year are Finley Place, Montrose, Wall Doxey House, Fairview, Walthall-Freeman Clark House. To obtain tickets, contact the Marshall County Historical Museum at 662-252-3669.
Also open will be the historical museum, Ida B. Wells Museum and Church of the Yellow Fever Martyrs. Concerts will be held Dec. 5 and 6 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church.
Christmas Dinner Theater will be held at the First Baptist Church Activity Center on Dec. 4, 5 and 6. It will start at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4, and at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5-6. For reservations, call 662-252-2627.
The downtown Christmas parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 5, starting at 5 p.m. For more information or to enter the holiday parade, call the chamber of commerce at 662-252-2943.
Byhalia chamber hosts activities next week
The Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Chamber Celebration Thursday, Nov. 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at BardenStone, 89 Edwards Road.
There will be music by “Blue Denim,” plus awards presentations for Leader of the Year, Board Member of the Year and Customer Service of the Year. Chamber sponsors will be recognized, plus the celebration features prizes and much more.
Call 662-838-8172 before November 17 for reservations ($15 per person). The cost is $20 without a reservation.
The next night, Friday, Nov. 20, the Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce will hosts Tree Lighting with Santa. It starts at 5:30 p.m. downtown on Brunswick Avenue at the park. Activities will include holiday music, photos with Santa ($5), and free hot dogs and drinks.
The town of Byhalia features a “brand new” lighting display downtown donated by LCI Inc.
Power outage slated for Saturday in Ashland
On Saturday, Nov. 14, the Holly Springs Utility Department will be turning the power off in the Ashland area from 10 p.m. to 12 midnight to work on the Ashland substation.
This is a scheduled power outage, according to superintendent George N. Humphreys, and the Holly Springs Utility Department wanted to inform its Ashland customers.
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