January 14, 2010
NAACP plans breakfast Monday to honor King
The Marshall County Branch of the NAACP will sponsor its annual commemoration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A birthday breakfast is set Monday, Jan. 18, which is the legal holiday.
The breakfast will be held at Chulahoma Missionary Baptist Church, 5509 Highway 4 West, in Holly Springs, beginning at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend. For additional information, contact Agnes Foster or Rep. Kelvin Buck, 662-252-4458.
County Fair Association sets annual meeting
The Marshall County Fair Association will hold its annual membership meeting on Monday, Jan. 25.
The meeting will be held at the fairgrounds, on Highway 7 North, in the cattle building and will begin at 7 p.m.
All interested in the fairgrounds are encouraged to attend. Come out and meet your district representative. All members are urged to attend, as well.
Many important decisions for the upcoming year are made at this meeting.
Fund-raiser Friday at Multi-Purpose Building
There will be a fund-raiser for Patricia Selman this Friday, Jan. 15.
It will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eddie L. Smith Multi-Purpose Building in Holly Springs. Barbecue plates will be served for $8 each.
Call 662-252-1311 for advance tickets.
Offices, schools closing for holiday Monday
Town, city and county offices, as well as local schools, will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, in commemoration of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. Local banks and post offices will also be closed.
All offices will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 19, and schools will be back in session. The Marshall County Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday, January 19, at 9 a.m. in the board room next door to the tax offices in Holly Springs.
Heaton steps down from chamber position
Amy Heaton, executive director of the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce, has resigned her position.
The chamber’s board of directors met Monday concerning the vacancy. More meetings are scheduled as they focus on moving the organization forward.
Lisa Liddy is assisting in the chamber office during the interim period.
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