Thursday, November 18, 2010
Christmas parades set in Marshall County
Christmas parades are on the schedule for Potts Camp, Byhalia and Holly Springs.
The Town of Byhalia will sponsor its first annual Christmas Parade on Friday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m.
To enter, contact the Town of Byhalia by November 12. Call 662-838-2135.
The Holly Springs Christmas Parade, sponsored by the chamber of commerce, will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m.
Grand marshal this year is longtime Holly Springs alderman Garrie Colhoun.
To enter, call the chamber, 252-2515, or coordinator Greg Campbell, 544-6600. No four-wheelers or all-terrain vehicles will be allowed due to safety issues.
The Town of Potts Camp will host its parade on Saturday, Dec. 11, starting at 12 noon. For more information, call the Potts Camp Town Hall, 662-333-7285.
Beckley to be honored for vision, leadership
The Tri-State Defender will host its second Men of Excellence Awards Reception Friday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Avenue.
The annual event will generally celebrate 50 African-American men who motivate and inspire others through their vision and leadership, exceptional achievements and participation in community service.
Bernal Smith, president and publisher, said, “We are extremely pleased to recognize and honor such a distinguished and deserving group of men. We thought it might be difficult to duplicate our inaugural group of honorees from the 2009 Men of Excellence, but this year’s group is equally impressive and certainly deserving.”
The 2010 honorees include Dr. David Beckley, president of Rust College in Holly Springs.
Notice: early deadlines for next week’s paper
The South Reporter announces early deadlines for its Thanksgiving edition.
The November 25 newspaper will be distributed a day earlier than usual due to the Thursday holiday.
Deadline for all classified advertising for next week’s newspaper is this Friday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. Deadline for all other advertising (display ads, legal notices) and for all news and photographs is Friday, Nov. 19, at 5 p.m.
To place an ad or for more information, call 662-252-4261 or 662-838-4844.
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