February 5, 2009
Jones family returns from Utah skiing and sightseeing trip
Nancy and Ki Jones and children, Mary Neely and Jake, recently returned from Provo, Utah. They were accompanied by JoLinda and Edward Rather of Southaven. The group enjoyed great days of skiing and sightseeing.
Henry Green of Oxford, was the weekend guest of his grandparents, Bea and Jimmye Dale Green.
Congratulations to the Marshall Academy junior high basketball teams. The boys swept the District 1AA tournament in Carroll over the weekend, bringing home the first place trophy. The girls had a hard fought battle with Indianola for the championship. They brought home second place. Both teams had a wonderful season!
Gearing up this week are the varsity Patriots, who will be hosting the District 1AA basketball tournament in the Marshall Academy gym. Games start Thursday and run through Saturday. If you are an avid fan of basketball, be sure to meander towards MA. The games are really going to be great!
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‘Antiques Appraisal Fair’ March 6-7
By BARRY BURLESON
The Town and Country Garden Club is sponsoring an “Antiques Appraisal Fair” to raise money for upkeep of the historic 1837 Sabbath School Church building.
“If you’ve ever wanted to attend the ‘Antique Road Show,’ here is your opportunity to do something similar right here in Holly Springs,” said Lisa Liddy, one of the coordinators.
The event will be held Friday, March 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building in Holly Springs.
Individuals can bring their antiques or collectibles to be looked at by professional appraisers from Atlanta, Ga. If the item is too large to bring to the Multi-Purpose Building, individuals can bring a photograph.
“You will not receive a written appraisal, but a fair market value of what it is worth,” Liddy said.
It is by reservation only; tickets (one per item) must be purchased in advance. They are $20 per ticket item. Deadline for buying tickets is February 21.
Contact Mickey Sealy, 662-609-0099, or Margaret Sherwood, 662-515-1671. Please specify Friday appraisal or Saturday appraisal.
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Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Works by local artists and businesses will be on display – including paintings, jewelry, quilts, pottery, antiques and collectibles, and metal yard art.
The 1837 Sabbath School Church, being maintained by the Town and Country Garden Club, is located next door to Holly Springs City Hall.
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