August 18, 2011
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Humane Society offers reward
The Marshall County Humane Society is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for injuring a horse.
‘A very special
By MARY R.
A crowd estimated at 300 turned out for the dedication of the David Fuller Multi-Purpose Building at Mary Reid School in Potts Camp on Monday, August 8.
It began with a hamburger and hot dog meal that included chips, drinks and cookies.
Mary Reid School Principal Pat Kennedy welcomed family and friends to “David Fuller Night.”
Runoff election Tuesday
Marshall County voters return to the polls next Tuesday for a few decisions.
Local Democratic Primary runoffs, on August 23, include:
Police investigate accident on Craft
An accident on Craft Street that killed Lewis “Wine” Nunnally Jr. is under investigation by Holly Springs police officers, according to interim chief John Norman.
He said the call to 911 came in around 9:36 p.m. Wednesday, August 10. The call was placed by the driver of the vehicle that struck Nunnally as he was apparently attempting to cross the street.
Friends remember ‘Wine’
One of Holly Springs’ most colorful characters, Lewis Anderson “Wine” Nunnally Jr., was killed in an accident Wednesday, August 10.
He was struck by an automobile on Craft Street near his home address of 114 Wilson Avenue, according to Det. Elijah Wilson with the Holly Springs Police Department. Nunnally was 61 and often walked to town up Craft Street early in the day and returned in the evening along the same route.
Supervisors seek grant for home rehabilitation
The Marshall County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution to pursue a home rehabilitation grant to repair or replace up to five homes in this round of applications.
The measure followed a presentation by Clencie Cotton, executive director of Rust College Community Development Corporation, who presented some details of the program:
Fund-raiser planned for Chalmers
On July 6, the newly restructured Board for Preserve Marshall County & Holly Springs, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to the advocacy of preserving historic sites and buildings in Holly Springs and Marshall County, met at the Hugh Craft House on S. Memphis Street.
Byhalia police respond to theft, accidents, fires
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 28 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 2; miscellaneous, 10; escorts, 2; thefts, 1; assists, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 4; fires, 2; and medical calls, 6.
Byhalia police officers also made three arrests last week.
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