Thursday, December 15, 2011
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.
Chamber celebration Friday at museum
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce invites all members, their staff, friends and family to the 2011 Christmas Celebration on Friday, Dec. 16, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
There will be complimentary hors d’ oeuvres and beverages at the Marshall County Historical Museum, 220 East College Avenue, Holly Springs.
For more information call 662-252-2943.
Swearing-in ceremony scheduled January 3
All elected officials in Marshall County and all department deputies will be sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. at the courthouse.
Judge James D. “Jimmy” Maxwell of Oxford – District 1, Position 1, Court of Appeals – has agreed to conduct the ceremony.
Everyone is invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony.
Maxwell was appointed to the court of appeals by Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and took his position on the appellate court March 1, 2009. He has served as assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi in Oxford as a federal prosecutor prior to accepting duties on the Court of Appeals.
Early deadlines set for Dec. 29, Jan. 5 papers
The South Reporter announces early deadlines for its editions of December 29, 2011, and January 5, 2012.
The newspaper office will be closed Monday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday, and Monday, Jan. 2, for the New Year’s holiday.
Deadline day will be the Friday before both of those editions – noon for classified advertising and 5 p.m. for all other advertising (including legal notices) and news and photos.
Deadlines for next week’s South Reporter (December 22) are the same as usual.
News: (662) 252-4261 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax: (662) 252-3388
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