Thursday, October 27, 2011
Potts Camp election set for November 15
The Town of Potts Camp has announced the date of a special election for mayor.
The election is necessary due to the recent death of Mayor Ricky Lesure.
The special election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 15, with a runoff date of Tuesday, Nov. 29, if necessary.
For more information on the special election, call the Potts Camp Town Hall at 662-333-7285.
Mayor Lesure, 47, had served in the position for just over two years – beginning his first term of office in July of 2009.
Owen guest speaker for Thursday luncheon
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce announces its next Membership Meeting this Thursday, Oct. 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Beckley Center across from Rust College in Holly Springs.
The keynote speaker is Ivy Owen, a Holly Springs native and community development expert from Fort Chaffee, Ark. He has been in economic and community development for 44 years.
A menu of roast beef au jus with baked potato and green beans will be served for $10 per person.
New members will be recognized and all members will have an opportunity to network.
For more information, call 252-2943.
Byhalia Chamber plans annual celebration
The Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Chamber Celebration on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Thistledome Inn.
It will be held in conjunction with the Byhalia Arts Council.
It will be a night of celebrating, which will include the annual chamber awards for customer service, leader of the year and board member of the year.
Call 662-838-8127 by November 8 for reservations, $25 per person. Tickets at the door will be $35.
Byhalia police respond to theft, wrecks, more
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 19 calls last week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 2; miscellaneous, 4; escorts, 4; thefts, 1; assists, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 2; fires, 2; and medical, 3.
Byhalia police officers also made 10 arrests during the past week.
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