December 17, 2009
Letters to Santa, more in this week’s edition
The South Reporter’s annual Christmas Greetings sections are inside this week’s edition.
This week’s newspaper includes Letters to Santa from Marshall County children, photographs, plus holiday greeting advertisements from businesses, elected officials and others.
The newspaper’s deadlines during the holidays will remain the same.
South Reporter offices in Holly Springs will close at noon on December 24 and reopen after the Christmas holidays on December 28 and also close at noon on December 31 and reopen after the New Year’s holidays on Monday, Jan. 4.
Government offices closing for holidays
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. 24-25, for Christmas holidays, and Thursday and Friday, Dec. 31, 2009-Jan. 1, 2010, for New Year’s holidays.
Police make arrests, investigate burglaries
Officers with the Holly Springs Police Department made three arrests and investigated several burglary reports last week, according to chief Robert Pearson.
Cordero Peterson, 22, of Holly Springs, was arrested and charged with statutory rape, he said.
Rontrez Phillips, 19, of Holly Springs, was arrested and charged with burglary of a dwelling, according to Chief Pearson.
He said Ashli Carter, 26, of Holly Springs, was arrested and charged with burglary of a commercial building.
Officers investigated a grand larceny report in the 100 block of E. Boundary, December 7, Pearson said. The same day, a report of burglaries of automobiles in the 100 block of Rust Avenue was investigated.
December 8, burglary of a dwelling in the 1400 block of Hwy. 4 East was reported. Items missing included a set of 26-inch rims, two diamond rings and a Nokia cell phone. Entry was made through a back door.
Officers investigated a report of uttering forgery in the 100 block of S. Spring Street December 11.
Officers reported other activities for the week – no driver’s license, 1; no insurance, 1; driving while license suspended, 3; speeding, 2; disregard for traffic device, 2; possession of marijuana, 1; expired/no tag, 1; contempt of court, 2; stalking, 1; simple assault, 1; dog running at large, 2; and no city dog tag, 1.
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