September 16, 2010
White Oak Festival scheduled October 9
The 29th annual White Oak Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, in downtown Byhalia from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Entertainment will feature the Memphis Road Dawgs and more. There will be arts and crafts booths, food vendors and lots of fun activities.
For more information, contact Janice Wagg with the Byhalia Sports Association, 901-246-8843.
County Relay for Life looking for volunteers
The Marshall County Relay for Life needs energetic, committed and community-minded people who can carry out duties without immediate supervision.
No degree is needed; just a willingness to work.
Training will be provided Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Eddie Lee Smith Multi-Purpose Building in Holly Springs.
Volunteers are needed from Byhalia, Potts Camp, Slayden, Mt. Pleasant, Chulahoma, Waterford and Holly Springs.
The 2010 Relay for Life raised $50,442.95. Since its inception in 1999, Marshall County has raised a total of $441,731.50.
Money raised goes to the American Cancer Society for research and patients’ care.
The next Marshall County Relay for Life will be June 10, 2011.
For more information, contact Connie Mason at 662-252-4807 or 662-544-5380 or Linda Wilson at 662-252-4706 or 601-731-4934.
Byers homecoming includes parade, more
H.W. Byers High School is hosting homecoming activities this Friday, Sept. 17.
The “Mighty Lions” invite everyone to come and participate in the homecoming parade. Parade line-up will begin at 4:30 p.m., and the parade will start at 5 p.m.
The school has re-established its football program, playing a varsity schedule this year.
Pre-game festivities, which will recognize former coaches and players of the H.W. Byers-Sandflat football program, will begin at 6:30 p.m.
The Lions will play Jumpertown in the homecoming football game at 7:30 p.m. Come out and support the team.
To confirm participation in the parade or the pre-game festivities, please call the high school, 662-851-7826.
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