Byhalia police go to 33 calls

The Byhalia Police Department responded to 33 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – miscellaneous, 6; escorts, 2; juveniles, 1; thefts, 1; disturbances, 3; motor vehicle accidents, 3; assists, 3; fires, 1; burglaries, 1; medical, 6; trespassing, 1; and alarm calls, 5.
Byhalia police officers also made three arrests during the past week, according to Chief Looney.

Democratic Executive Committee to meet this Saturday at courthouse

The Marshall County Democratic Executive Com­mittee meets the second Saturday of each month.
The next meeting will be September 9 at 10 a.m. in the county courthouse Court­room B.
The Democratic Execu­tive Committee is inviting all candidates for the Senate District 10 seat in the special election to come out and share their platform. The election is Nov. 7.

Photo by Sue Watson
A few of the dogs are pictured locked in a pen at the sheriff’s department.

Photo courtesy of sheriff’s department
One of the dogs is pictured at the scene of the incident last week.

Pit bulls attack 82-year-old woman

Residents on Whip­poorwill Road were horrified last week by the attack on one of their community members by pit bulls.

Photo by Sue Watson
Church members, emergency personnel and others survey the damage to the First United Methodist Church building last week.

Photo by Penny Lomenick
Members of First United Methodist Church and guests meet for worship service Sunday morning on the Rust College campus.

Courtesy photo
This photo from inside the church building shows bricks that fell and damaged one of the pews.

Part of church wall collapses

The collapse of a portion of the east wall of First United Methodist Church in Holly Springs late Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 22, sent shock waves throughout the community.


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