School district tightens budget
The news was circulated by the Marshall County Board of Supervisors last week. Don Randolph, superintendent of the county school district, told supervisors the school board voted recently not to request an increase in ad valorem taxes for the upcoming 2010-11 school year budget.
• Locals join celebration
About 40 people came together for prayer on the Marshall County courthouse lawn May 6.
They were part of a celebration across the United States - the National Day of Prayer.
HSUD going to digital metering
The Holly Springs Utility Department is in the midst of changing over its metering system and eventually hopes to read electricity, water and gas meters electronically.
Officials lay groundwork for future development
By SUE WATSON
A group representing state agencies and congressmen, combined with members of the local delegation and elected leaders, met last week for lunch to acknowledge the benefit of working together to solve problems for Marshall County.
WESCO receives company award
By SUE WATSON
For the second time, WESCO Distribution of Byhalia has been chosen by its management for recognition as the Distribution Center of the Year.
Holly Springs police go to variety of calls
Officers with the Holly Springs Police Department responded to the following incident reports for the week ending May 8, according to chief Robert Pearson.
MEMA announces latest damage reports
Although the death toll remains at six, new reports show that the number of destroyed and damaged homes continues to rise due to the devastating May 1 storm systems that caused major flooding and produced two tornadoes in North Mississippi.
Sheriff speaks to group at Ole Miss
By SUE WATSON
Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson was the invited speaker and guest of honor at the recent banquet of the University of Mississippi Department of Legal Studies, School of Applied Sciences.
Hill Country Picnic June 25-26
Now in its fifth year, the North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic will be held June 25-26 off Highway 349 in Potts Camp.
This year’s festival lineup features Hill Country musicians Kenny Brown, Duwayne Burnside, The North Mississippi Allstars, Jimbo Mathus, Rising Star Fife and Drum Band and many more. The two-day festival takes place on an 1,100-acre site in the rolling hills of Marshall County and will run from noon until after midnight both days.
Ticket information for the workshop and festival is available on the festival website, www.nmshillcountrypicnic.com. Discount tickets are available online for early purchase.
Early deadlines in place for June 3 newspaper
The South Reporter office will be closed Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day. Early deadlines for the June 3 edition are 12 noon Friday, May 28, for classifieds and 5 p.m. Friday, May 28, for legals, display advertising and all news items.
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