Thursday, May 3, 2012
Patriots take game one of semi-final series
The Marshall Academy baseball team opened its North State championship series Monday evening with a 6-2 win over River Oaks School.
Game two of the Class AA series is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday in Monroe, La. If necessary, a third game will follow.
The winner of the Marshall-River Oaks series will meet either Brookhaven Academy or Centreville Academy next week in a best-two-of-three series for the state crown.
If Marshall makes the state championship series, it will be the higher-seeded team and host the second and third (if needed) games next week.
Deadline next week for graduation edition
The South Reporter announces its annual Graduation Edition, which will be published on Thursday, May 17.
The deadline for congratulatory advertisements from parents and businesses, plus information and photos from area high schools, is set for Wednesday, May 9.
Bicycle ride Saturday in Marshall County
The First United Methodist Church in Holly Springs is sponsoring its first bicycle ride through Marshall County – a 65-mile trek over county roads.
The ride starts at the Holly Springs Motor Sports racetrack on Highway 7 South at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 5. Registration is $35.
Anyone who rides must sign a liability waiver. Helmets are required and riders must be 18 years of age unless accompanied by an adult.
Applications are available on the website, www.myfumc.info or can be obtained by calling the church at 662-252-1439 or 662-252-7811. The ride is sponsored by a number of local businesses.
Ride distance can be selected as either a 33-mile or 63-mile ride.
Byhalia police officers respond to 41 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 41 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 3; miscellaneous, 12; escorts, 6; thefts, 1; disturbances, 4; animal-related calls, 3; assists, 3; motor vehicle accidents, 2; fires, 4; medical, 1; harassment, 2.
Byhalia police officers also made six arrests during the past week.
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