Thursday, March 15, 2012
County deputies make two assault arrests
Marshall County deputies made arrests in two aggravated assault incidents over the weekend, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.
On Saturday, March 10, around 12:15 p.m., deputies were dispatched to 35 Pickens Drive on Highway 72 West. A male subject had been stabbed by a female subject, the sheriff said. The victim was transported to Baptist Collierville (Tenn.) Hospital where he is recovering from a stab wound to his liver.
Deputies arrested Mary Ketchum, 36, of Victoria Trailer Park, and she was charged with aggravated assault, the sheriff said. Ketchum remains in jail on $100,000 bond.
Sunday, March 11, around 3:35 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the scene of a shooting at 400 Mary Lane.
"After a brief standoff, two people were taken into custody," Dickerson said.
Deputies arrested Larry Willcutt, 63, of 400 Mary Lane, and charged him with aggravated assault, he said. A female was also transported to jail but not charged and later released.
Willcutt remained in jail under $100,000 bond while the victim is in the Memphis (Tenn.) Med recovering from the gunshot wound, Dickerson said.
City school board reschedules meeting
The March meeting of the board of trustees of the Holly Springs School District has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 20.
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Holly Springs High School Library, 165 North Walthall Street.
Business After Hours Tuesday at Hawkins
Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce announces the next Business After Hours, hosted by Hawkins Family Medicine PLLC and Suncrest Home Health at 149 Craft Street in Holly Springs.
It will be held on Tuesday, March 20, at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend for networking and refreshments.
Byhalia police officers respond to 44 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 44 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 5; miscellaneous, 14; escorts, 9; thefts, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 5; fires, 1; medical, 9.
Byhalia police officers also made three arrests during the past week.
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