October 28, 2010
Chamber celebration November 4 in Byhalia
The Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its annual Chamber Celebration Thursday, Nov. 4, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
It will be held at BardenStone on Edwards Road in Byhalia.
Awards will be presented for Leader of the Year, Customer Service of the Year and Board Member of the Year.
There will be entertainment, lucky last draw, silent auction, steak / chicken dinner catered by T.J. Cates (Cates Meat Market), Chamber Champion sponsors recognition and more.
The event is open to the public – $20 each person with reservation, or $25 without reservation
Call 838-8127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
County coroner recovering from stroke
Marshall County coroner James Richard Anderson is in the hospital at Baptist East in Memphis, Tenn., recovering from a stroke, according to his father, Eugene Anderson.
The coroner became noticeably ill Wednesday, Oct. 20, when he drove out to the ambulance service on Highway 178 in Holly Springs to visit a friend around 8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., according to Anderson.
“His friend came outside and saw him sitting in his truck shaking,” he said. “His friend closed the truck door and went inside to get help.”
The coroner was taken first to Alliance HealthCare System then airlifted to Baptist East, his father said. He remained in Intensive Care until Saturday when he was transferred out of Intensive Care.
“People are praying for him and pastors are visiting him,” Anderson said.
The coroner was in stable condition Monday while physicians continue to run tests to assess his condition, Anderson said.
Deputy coroner John Garrison will take over the coroner’s duties while he is out, said Chuck Thomas, chancery clerk.
“I feel like coroners in surrounding counties would step up if there is a big emergency,” Thomas said.
Byhalia police officers respond to 38 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 38 calls last week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 4; miscellaneous, 9; escorts, 7; juveniles, 1; animal-related calls, 1; assists, 4; motor vehicle accidents, 2; fires, 3; and medical calls, 7.
Byhalia police officers also made seven arrests during the past week.
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