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Byhalia police go to 41 calls

The Byhalia Police Department responded to 41 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 2; animals, 3; damaged property, 1; disturbances, 4; domestic, 1; escorts, 2; fires, 2; harassment, 1; medical, 8; miscellaneous, 14; motor vehicle accidents, 1; thefts, 1; trespassing, 1.
Byhalia police officers also made five arrests during the past week, according to Chief Looney.
Photo by Sue Watson
Elizabeth Sherman, chaperoning a group of Oxford Elementary School students, gets to release a hummingbird.

Jennifer Stuvee of Grenada displays some of her creations.

Photos by Sue Watson
Horton, a four-pound, great-horned owl, is the center of attention at the Mississippi Wildlife Rescue group. Kate Friedman, a former employee with Strawberry Plains Audubon, now works with “Memphis Kids in Nature,” a non-profit.

Sophia, Rose, Josiah and Isabella Fleer look at the metamorphosis of a monarch. This stage is the chrysalis. The children are homeschooled.

Nancy Tharp, and Jennifer and Paul Lasky, learn about animals from Jackie Henne-Kerr, outreach educator with the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

Rae Bibb, of Moscow, Tenn., helps with sales of crafts and herbs.

A resounding success

Holly Springs’ largest tourist attraction, the Hum­mingbird Migration & Nature Celebration at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center, was a resounding success this year, according

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