Thursday, March 13, 2014
City school board to meet next Tuesday
The regular meeting of the board of trustees of the Holly Springs School District will be held Tuesday, March 18.
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Holly Springs High School Library, 164 North Walthall Street.
Indians fall to McComb in state semi-finals
The Byhalia Indians were eliminated Tuesday afternoon in the Class 4A State Basketball Tournament semi-finals at Jackson.
Byhalia, the North State runner-up, fell 48-28 to McComb, the South State champion.
The Indians trailed 13-12 after one quarter, 26-18 at halftime and 30-20 after three periods.
It was the first trip to Mississippi Coliseum for the Indians since 2004.
The game was played after the press deadline for this week’s sports section. Next week’s South Reporter will include stories and photos from Byhalia’s trip to the state tourney.
Health Fair to be held March 22 at Asbury
The Mississippi Roses and Asbury United Methodist Church will present a free multicultural, interfaith health fair on Saturday, March 22.
“Your Health Is Your Greatest Wealth” will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, located at 225 West College Avenue in Holly Springs.
Free health screenings will be available, and there will be physical fitness activities for adults and children. Additional information will be given on bullying, childhood obesity and the Affordable Health Care Act.
For more information, contact Dr. C.J. Tucker at Asbury Methodist Church, (662) 252-1766.
Annual Pilgrimage set for April 11-13
The 76th annual Holly Springs Pilgrimage is just a month away. The big event, which features a variety of activities, is set for April 11-13. It is sponsored by the Holly Springs Garden Club.
The Pilgrimage will include a tour of antebellum homes, churches and Hill Crest Cemetery. Other activities include the Killer Kudzu 5K, Montrose Under the Moonlight, Screen on the Green, a Pilgrimage Lunch and much more.
The Pilgrimage will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, April 11, on the steps of Montrose.
The South Reporter will publish its Pilgrimage section April 10. For advertising information, call 252-4261.
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