Thursday, February 9, 2012
‘Showtime’ part of film festival Sunday
“Showtime,” a documentary by Ben Guest featuring the H.W. Byers Lady Lions in their state championship season last year, will be a part of the Oxford Film Festival.
It will be shown this Sunday, Feb. 12, at 1:30 p.m. at the Malco Oxford Studio Cinema. Admission is $8.
UNCF banquet set for Thursday at Rust
Rust College will host the annual Holly Springs/Marshall County UNCF banquet Thursday, Feb. 9, at Shaw Cafeteria at 7 p.m.
Radio personality and Memphis icon Bev Johnson will be the keynote speaker for the event.
Johnson is a 1975 graduate of Rust and has been working in the radio and entertainment industry for more than 30 years. She is well-known for her show “The Bev Johnson Show,” which airs weekdays, 11 a.m.-12 noon and 3-6 p.m. on WDIA AM1070.
She has served as NBPC news director, was selected as WOW Woman of the Year, and received recognition from the Tennessee General Assembly and U.S. House of Representatives.
Tickets are available for $15 each.
Everyone is encouraged to support the UNCF campaign. For more information, call 252-8000, ext. 4913.
Hubbard steps down as MA headmaster
Marshall Academy Headmaster Jane Hubbard has resigned, effective May 31.
Hubbard has served as headmaster at MA for six years.
The school’s board of directors met Monday night, and a search committee has been formed as the process of selecting a new headmaster begins.
Hubbard said she and her husband, Bubba, who is director of Strawberry Plains Audubon Center, will continue to live in Holly Springs and be a part of the community.
Byhalia police officers respond to 33 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 33 calls during the past week, according to chief Gary Looney.
He released the following report – alarm calls, 1; miscellaneous, 10, escorts, 5; juvenile-related calls, 1; thefts, 1; disturbances, 3; assists, 1; motor vehicle accidents, 4; fires, 1, medical calls, 5; and harassment, 1.
Byhalia police also made seven arrests last week.
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