Thursday, April 17, 2014
Spring clean-up continues in county
Spring clean-up has officially begun in Marshall County, and continues through April 27, according to county administrator Larry Hall.
Roll-off dumpsters will be located at community centers and other places around Marshall County for the next week and a half.
Only household items, such as old furniture and appliances, may be placed in the dumpsters. No household garbage, limbs and leaves, or tires should be placed in the dumpsters and no toxic household or farm products.
For more on Marshall County Spring Clean-Up 2014, see the advertisement on page 8.
Byhalia Chamber lunch to be held April 24
The next Byhalia Area Chamber of Commerce quarterly luncheon is set for Thursday, April 24.
The luncheon, sponsored by the Byhalia Lions Club, will be held at Seafood Junction, Highway 309 at Stonewall Road. Displays begin at 11 a.m., lunch at 11:30 and the program at 12 noon.
Speaker is Joseph (C.J.) Harris with Mid-South Transplant Foundation. The Byhalia Lions Club will be collecting donated eyeglasses to redistribute.
General admission is $15; Chamber member $10 with a reservation by April 22; without reservations, $20. Call 662-838-8127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Workshop Thursday on pond management
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Fisheries Bureau is hosting a pond management workshop in Marshall County.
The workshop will be held at the Marshall County Extension office at 810 Highway 178 East in Holly Springs on Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m. An hour-long presentation will include topics on pond design, fish stocking, harvest, vegetation control, liming, and fertilization.
A question-and-answer period will follow.
Those interested in attending the workshop are asked to register by calling the Marshall County Extension office at (662) 252-3541.
“This workshop will allow biologists and private pond owners the opportunity to discuss management options to improve fish populations and habitat,” according to MDWFP fisheries biologist Keith Meals.
“This is a great way for us to provide how-to information that can help pond owners achieve their goals.”
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