February 26, 2009
Area job fair next Tuesday on Rust campus in Holly Springs
The sixth annual Marshall-Benton Area Job Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, at the McMillan Gym on the campus of Rust College.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Joe Buckner, director of the Governor’s Job Fair Network, said two things will make the event successful – employers with real jobs and applicants to show up.
This is an excellent opportunity for companies to meet their employment needs.
As of early last week, Buckner reported 31 registered employers and growing.
It is open to job seekers from the general public as well as university, college, and community college graduates.
There is no admission fee.
Please contact Buckner at (601) 321-6154, Bessie Glass at (601) 321-6122 or email email@example.com for more information. Persons may also call Amy Heaton, executive director of the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce, at (662) 252-2943; or Sarah Sawyer, executive director of the Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce, at (662) 838-8127.
Lady Lions, Lady Patriots advance in tournament play
Both the H.W. Byers Lady Lions and the Marshall Academy Lady Patriots moved on in postseason tournament competition Tuesday.
Byers crushed Bay Springs 78-53 in the quarter-finals of the Class 2A State Tournament after leading 46-26 at the half.
Marshall, on the other hand, escaped with a 42-39 win over Marvell Academy in the opening round of the Mississippi Private School Association Overall Tournament.
The Lady Lions will face Scott Central Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in the semi-finals at Jackson.
The Lady Patriots were set to battle Magnolia Heights Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the quarter-finals at Clinton.
County school board plans March 10 meeting at Byers
The Marshall County Board of Education will meet for the regular board meeting on Tuesday, March 10, at 6 p.m. at H.W. Byers High School. The school is located at 4178 Highway 72 East.
Black History Banquet set for Saturday; Meredith to speak
James Meredith will be the keynote speaker for Marshall County’s Black History Awards Banquet Saturday, Feb. 28.
The event begins at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Outreach Center on Highway 309 in Byhalia. A $20 donation is requested.
There will be a performance by the St. Paul Mass Choir, sponsored by Pastor Andrew Cheairs and Rep. Kelvin Buck.
For more information on this semi-formal event, please call 662-838-7791.
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