Thursday, December 8, 2011
Christmas parade Saturday in Byhalia
The “Byhalia Believes” Christmas Parade is set for 6 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 10.
Contact Angie Clayton at town hall, 662-838-2135, for more information on the parade.
The Town of Byhalia Holiday Lighting Contest (residential and businesses) is Thursday, Dec. 15. It is sponsored by the Byhalia Garden Club and Byhalia Beautiful.
Special election set for Jan. 10 in Potts Camp
The Town of Potts Camp will hold a special election for alderman on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012.
The winner will fill a seat formerly held by Mary Houston, who was elected mayor in a November special election after the death of mayor Ricky Lesure in October.
Qualifying deadline is December 31 at 5 p.m. at town hall. Necessary forms may be obtained at town hall between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on election day January 10.
Holly Springs Chamber plans lighting contest
Judging for the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce Holiday Lighting Contest is set for the days of December 12-15.
Make sure your lights are on late in the afternoon on these days to be considered.
Categories this year include first, second and third place in the business and residential lighting and a best door for business and residential.
Businesses and residences within the city limits will be judged as each street will be ridden by the judges.
The winners of the contest will be announced December 16 during the chamber of commerce Christmas party at the Marshall County Historical Museum between the hours of 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
For more information, call the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce office at 252-2943.
Byhalia police officers respond to 38 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 38 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 4; miscellaneous, 4; escorts, 15; thefts, 1; assists, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 4; fires, 1; medical, 6; trespass, 2.
Byhalia police officers also made five arrests during the past week.
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