Thursday, May 19, 2011
Holly Springs cleanup set for this Saturday
Mayor Andre’ DeBerry announces the City of Holly Springs will participate in the Great American Cleanup of Mississippi 2011 this Saturday, May 21.
The mayor is calling on the residents of the city to participate by cleaning up their communities and streets of litter and debris. This can also include parks and public lands.
“We are asking that all ‘Adopters of Streets’ to make plans to clean up their streets Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon,” DeBerry said.
Participants are asked to come by the mayor’s office at city hall on Thursday, May 19, and pick up garbage bags to be used in the cleanup. After collection of the trash, residents should bring it to the city parking lot at Alderson and Van Dorn (across from Holly Springs Eye Care).
Youth Fishing Rodeo Saturday at Enid Lake
A Youth Fishing Rodeo will be held at the North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and Visitor Education Center at Enid Lake on Saturday, May 21.
This free event, sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, is for children ages 15 and younger. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
The Visitor Education Center pond will be stocked with catfish for this youth activity. Young anglers should bring their own fishing equipment and bait along with a container to take their catch home. A drawing will be held for prizes, and refreshments will be provided for the young anglers.
This event is an ideal way to introduce youngsters to fishing. Adults are encouraged to bring their children, neighbors and friends for a memorable morning of fishing fun.
The North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and Visitor Education Center is located off I-55 at Enid Exit 233 east. For more information about the Youth Rodeo, call 662-563-8068 or visit the NMFH website at http://home.mdwfp.com/NMFH/.
Byhalia police officers respond to 50 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 50 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 4; miscellaneous, 19; escorts, 6; juveniles, 1; thefts, 2; domestic, 1; animal-related calls, 3; assists, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 2; fires, 3; medical, 8.
Byhalia police officers also made 13 arrests.
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