Thursday, August 4, 2011
Humane Society plans fund-raiser Friday
The Marshall County Humane Society will sponsor its “Dog Days of Summer 2011 - Live and Silent Auction” fund-raiser on Friday, Aug. 5.
It will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the VFW in Holly Springs.
Lots of great auction items will be available. Everyone is urged to attend.
For tickets to the event, call 662-564-2900 or e-mail DogsnCats11@gmail.com.
New school year begins next week
It’s back to school next week.
Students in the Holly Springs School District start the 2011-12 year next Monday, Aug. 8.
Students attending Holy Family also go back to school on Monday, Aug. 8.
Marshall County School District classes resume next Wednesday, Aug. 10.
Marshall Academy opens for a new school year next Thursday, Aug. 11, with students going half a day August 11 and 12. The first full day is Monday, Aug. 15.
Byhalia police respond to 35 calls last week
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 35 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 3; miscellaneous, 15, thefts, 1; disturbances, 1; domestic calls, 1; animal-related calls, 1; assists, 2; motor vehicle accidents, 1; fires, 2; burglaries, 1; medical calls, 6; robberies, 1.
Byhalia police officers also made nine arrests during the past week.
County school board sets Thursday meeting
The Marshall County Board of Education will have a called meeting on August 4 at 4 p.m.
It will be held in the Marshall County Board of Supervisors’ board room, 103 B Market Street, Holly Springs.
The board will discuss litigation of school matters.
No electricity cut off during dangerous heat
Holly Springs Mayor Andre’ DeBerry has instructed the electric department not to turn off meters this summer during dangerous high heat index weather.
He said it is to assure that citizens are safe during this hot weather.
DeBerry brought up the matter during the recent city board meeting on July 19. The board of aldermen was scheduled to meet again Tuesday of this week.
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