February 18, 2010
Holly High gets
Holly Springs High School saw its goal of partnering with the community to produce a quality education pushed forward another notch Friday.
County classroom additions go to bids
The Marshall County School Board voted Tuesday of last week to move forward with the bidding process on classroom additions.
Architect Gary Bailey reviewed specifications for the projects and got the OK to advertise for bids, which will likely be published later in February or in early March.
Officials introduce new flood plain maps
Officials with Marshall County, the City of Holly Springs and the Town of Byhalia were in attendance Wednesday as state officials introduced the new flood plain maps and requirements.
The public was invited to attend but only three individuals came in to see the maps and discuss their concerns with the experts.
Mayor Malone reviews first months in office
In difficult economic times, leadership is at a premium and leaders often fall back on old inspirational stories to create a lift in spirits.
Two stories were read at the recent quarterly luncheon of the Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce that reflect old tried and true values.
Police respond to assaults, more
Holly Springs police reported a variety of incidents from February 8-14, including simple assault, malicious mischief and burglary.
Byhalia police report variety of calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 44 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 7; disturbances, 1; thefts, 1; escorts, 4; animal-related calls, 1; juveniles, 2; assists, 3; medical assistance, 12; fires, 1; miscellaneous, 11, trespassing, 1.
Byhalia police officers also made two arrests during the past week, according to Chief Looney.
Byers, others inspire students
By SUE WATSON
An impressive lineup of community leaders recently provided inspiration for school children and staff at Holy Family School in Holly Springs.
Here are some of the comments presenters made before various classes during Catholic Schools Week.
Karen Jeltz, director of human resources for Sacred Heart Southern Missions, worked hard to be where she is today, said principal Clara Isom.
Two die in separate accidents
By SUE WATSON
Separate single-vehicle accidents took the lives of two people this week.
Lady Lions win north opener
By CLAUDE VINSON
Mimicking two previous seasons, the Lady Lions of H.W. Byers completed their first leg on the journey to the “Big House” in Jackson. The Lady Lions hosted the Lady Pirates of Coffeeville Monday in the first game of the 1A North State playoffs.
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