January 2, 2014
County considers expansion of jail
William Lack and Elizabeth Noblin, with Dean and Dean Associates Architects, presented drawings of a new jail expansion project for the Marshall County Justice Complex.
The jail has been at capacity most of the time in recent years, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson, who has said more inmate housing space is needed.
Fitch Farms hosts field trial
The 2013 National Qualifying Field Trial at Fitch Farms-Galena Plantation drew a field of 24 entries in the All-Age and 16 entries in the Derby.
First place winner of the All-Age was Quester, a pointer, owned by the Fornear family with Ray Warren as handler.
Second place winner was Touch’s Knight Rider, a pointer, owned by Keith Wright and handled by Ike Todd.
Two face robbery charges
Two suspects were arrested and charged with armed robbery last week in Holly Springs, according to police chief William Hollowell.
He said a juvenile was robbed in his apartment at Southern Villas, on West Street, by two subjects. They left the juvenile’s apartment on foot and went to another apartment in the complex where they were visiting with a resident, he said.
Beasley takes pulpit at Asbury
Zachery Beasley has assumed an important role in the community as pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church in Holly Springs.
The historic church has played a pivotal role in the founding and as a spiritual resource for Rust College since its inception. And it continues to play an important role in community life as well as a center for worship.
Two die in accidents Sunday
A man was killed by a falling tree and another in a vehicle accident Sunday, according to coroner James Richard Anderson.
The first accident occurred at 10:03 a.m. December 29 when a man was cutting firewood at 389 Stinson Road, Anderson said. T.C. Richards, 57, of 245 Stinson Road, was pronounced dead on the scene by the coroner around 10:40 a.m.
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