Thursday, October 4, 2012
Gospel music set for Tuesdays in October
Praise Night will be held every Tuesday of October on the courthouse lawn in downtown Holly Springs.
Gospel music will start at 6 p.m. on October 9, 16, 23 and 30. There is no admission charge.
Everyone is urged to come out and enjoy the music.
For more information, contact Kevin Thomas, 252-9551, or Craig Williamson at 901-315-3702.
Hwy. 78 work behind schedule in county
Milling and resurfacing of U.S. 78 from West Holly Springs exit to the Marshall/Benton county line is behind schedule, according to Mitch Turner, engineer with the Mississippi Department of Transportation, District 2.
Rogers Group started work on December 12, 2011, after receiving notice to proceed July 7, 2011, he said. District 1 is handling inspection on the project, he said.
The Highway 78 segment being done by Rogers Group is scheduled for completion November 13, Turner said.
“As of now they are 36.59 percent complete with 71.17 percent elapsed time,” Turner said. “As with any project that extends past completion date or exceeds the allotted number of work days, Rogers Group would be charged liquidated damages (if they do not complete the work on schedule).”
There was some rework of paving on a section of the highway west of the West Holly Springs Exit by Lehman-Roberts. The areas of repaving were from Byhalia to the West Holly Springs Exit, Turner said.
Turner said Lehman-Roberts had placed some 19.5 mm mix but was not satisfied with the profile, so the company milled some of it off at its own expense to provide a smoother ride. Lehman-Roberts also had some areas at bridge ends, temporarily paved to provide a smooth transition, that are now being milled to accept the final layer of asphalt, he said.
Spider Walk scheduled Saturday at Audubon
Strawberry Plains Audubon Center will host Twilight Series: Nighttime Spider Walk Saturday, Oct. 6, at 6:30 p.m.
Cost is $6 per person.
Participants will see orb weavers, wolf spiders, widow spiders and more. Bring a flashlight or headlight and dress for the outdoors.
This is fascinating and fun for all ages.
Space is limited. RSVP required. Call (662) 252-1155.
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