Thursday, May 9, 2013
Movie Nights Thursday in Spring Hollow Park
“Moonlight, Magnolias, Movies and More” will continue this Thursday, May 9, and runs through Thursday, May 23.
The event, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is sponsored by the Holly Springs Main Street Chamber. Movies are shown free to the public in Spring Hollow Park.
“Come and enjoy an evening in the park,” said Shanette Folsom, Main Street Chamber executive director.
Tourism Day slated for Saturday downtown
The Holly Springs Tourism Bureau and the Main Street Chamber have organized a local National Tourism Day to celebrate tourism in the city, in connection with National Tourism Week.
LaKisha M. Buffington, executive director of the Tourism Bureau, said locals are the first tourists in the city. She wants to get businesses involved in the May 11 event set for the hours of 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the courthouse square.
The venue is free to the public and to local vendors who may set up booths downtown. Live entertainment is planned as well.
Some planned events include putt-putt golf set up by Kirkwood National and face painting by the employees at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center.
To inquire further, call the tourism office at 662-252-2515.
Food for Fines in May at county library
During the whole month of May, individuals can bring canned food items into any branch of the Marshall County Library, Holly Springs, Potts Camp or Byhalia, and take care of their library fines.
One can is equal to $1 in fines.
All donations will go to the Marshall County Food Pantry at New Hope Village in Holly Springs.
“Help a family in need,” said library director Amanda McDonald.
Byhalia police officers respond to 28 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 28 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 1; miscellaneous, 4; escorts, 8; thefts, 1; disturbances, 2; animals, 1; assists, 4; damaged property, 2; medical 4; and DUI, 1.
Byhalia police officers also made two arrests during the past week.
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