Thursday, May 26, 2011
Early deadlines set for next week’s newspaper
Early deadlines are in place for the June 2 edition of the South Reporter due to the Memorial Day holiday.
Deadline for all classified advertising is this Friday, May 27, at noon. Deadline for all other advertising, including legal notices, and for all news is this Friday, May 27, at 5 p.m.
The South Reporter office will be closed Monday, May 30, for the Memorial Day holiday.
Byhalia police officers respond to 45 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 45 calls last week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 7; miscellaneous, 16; escorts, 6; thefts, 1; disturbances, 3; animals, 2; assists, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 5; fires, 1; medical, 3.
Byhalia police officers also made five arrests last week.
Tate County man dies in tractor-car collision
A Tate County man was killed in an accident Sat., May 21, when the tractor he was driving collided with an automobile, according to coroner James Richard Anderson.
Elree Faulkner, 60, of 2660 Wall Hill Road, Coldwater, was driving eastbound on Wall Hill Road and was turning at the intersection of Wall Hill Road and Mt. Olive Road when his tractor collided with a 2001 Honda Accord driven by Pearline Massey, the coroner said. Massey was airlifted to the Memphis Med and later released, he said.
The accident was called in at about 9 a.m. and Anderson was called to the scene at 9:45 a.m., he said. He pronounced Faulkner dead on the scene.
Wall Hill Road and Mt. Olive Road intersect in the western portion of Marshall County.
Child ID Program set for May 28 in Ashland
The Benton County Sheriff’s Department will present a Child ID Program on Saturday, May 28, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Webster’s Super Market in Ashland.
This is a free service, completely confidential, provided by the Benton County Sheriff’s Department and merchants throughout the area. Free finger printing, digital imaging and DNA swab will be offered.
The child ID software form includes all 10 fingerprints and is saved in the universal PDF format. The parent receives two printed ID cards, the child ID form and a CD with all the information on it.
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