Fbruary 17, 2011
More throw names into political races
A couple more local candidates have qualified to run in political races since the publishing of last week’s newspaper.
Cathy Elliott Brittenum is running for Marshall County circuit clerk. Eugene D. Brown Jr. is running for justice court judge, North District.
The deadline for qualifying for local elections is March 1, while candidates for state legislature positions have until June 1 to qualify.
The primary election is Tuesday, August 2. The primary runoff election is Tuesday, Aug. 23. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8.
County school district unveils new web site
The Marshall County School District has a new web page.
The site is operational – marshallcountysd.org – but information is being added daily.
The new site was paid for by grant monies received for parental involvement, according to Jerry Moore, deputy superintendent of the school district.
Byhalia police officers go to variety of calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 42 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 6; miscellaneous, 10; escorts, 1; thefts, 1; disturbances, 2; domestic calls, 1; assists, 2; motor vehicle accidents, 8; fires, 1; damaged property, 1; medical assistance, 9.
Byhalia police officers also made two arrests during the past week.
Registration underway for youth baseball
The Holly Springs Parks and Recreation Department announces registration for sports leagues.
Spring basketball registration for the men’s and women’s program is underway. The entry fee is $200 per team. Registration fees are due at city hall Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last day to register is Friday, March 4.
The parks and recreation department is registering youth who want to participate in baseball and softball, ages 3-16. Registration will be held at city hall Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The entry fee is $30 per child. The last day to register is Friday, March 11. Holly Springs youth softball and baseball teams play in the Marshall County Dizzy Dean league with Byhalia and Potts Camp.
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