January 20, 2011
Others sign up to run for political offices
Some more local candidates have signed up for political races.
Those qualifying to run for various county elected positions since the publishing of last week’s newspaper include:
• Justice Court Judge, North District – Derwin Cobb.
• Superintendent of Education – Felicia Anderson-Harvell.
• Constable, North District – Leon Cothern.
• Supervisor, District 1 – Don Buford.
• County Prosecutor – Amery Ewing Moore.
The primary election is Tuesday, August 2. The primary runoff election is Tuesday, Aug. 23. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Fair association plans meeting next Monday
The Marshall County Fair Association will hold its annual membership meeting on Monday, Jan. 24.
The meeting will be held at the fairgrounds on Highway 7 North in the cattle building and will begin at 7 p.m.
All interested in the fairgrounds are encouraged to attend. Come out and meet your district representative.
All members are urged to attend. Many important decisions for the upcoming year are made at this meeting.
Byhalia chamber lunch slated for Thursday
The Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce quarterly membership luncheon is set for this Thursday, Jan. 20.
The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (displays, networking and buffet) at Craw De Lis restaurant, 21 Vinson Road, Byhalia.
Co-hosts are Southern Pride Sod Farm and UBS Financial Services.
Mayor Phil Malone and aldermen will present the “State of the Town.”
There is no charge for chamber members with reservations – all others, a $10 charge at the door.
Call 662-838-8127 for reservations.
Byhalia police go to wide array of calls
Byhalia police officers responded to 33 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 5; miscellaneous, 6; escorts, 2; juveniles, 2; thefts, 2; disturbances, 3; domestic, 1; assists, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 2; fires, 1; medical, 8.
Byhalia police officers also made three arrests last week.
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