|The Byhalia Police Department responded to 43 calls during the past week.|
|Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 4; assists, 1; burglaries, 1; damaged property, 1; disturbances, 2; escorts, 2; fires, 2; medical, 8; miscellaneous, 17; motor vehicle accidents, 4; and thefts, 1.|
|Byhalia police officers also made two arrests during the past week, according to Chief Looney.|
Gary Anderson, consultant to the Marshall County Board of Supervisors, reported on the anticipated state budget and the progress on the county housing committee.
Photos by Sue Watson
|A Holly Springs man was hit and killed Monday morning while walking on the edge of the railroad track, according to coroner James Richard Anderson.|
|Robert Hunt, 61, died when he was struck by the westbound train, Anderson said. It happened between Salem Avenue and Govan Avenue in Holly Springs, he said.|
|The call came in around 5:35 a.m. December 18. Anderson pronounced Hunt dead on the scene at about 5:53 a.m.|
|Cause of death was blunt force trauma, he said.|
Photo by Sue Watson
Participants in the ribbon-cutting ceremony include (from left) Al Beck, David Parker, Eddie Dixon, Melinda McGrath, Tommy Woods, Andy Hughes, Mike Tagert, Bill Kinkade, John Faulkner, Kevin Blackwell and Michael Lee.
There was much genuine celebration last week as local, state and federal officials opened a section of I-269 stretching from Highway 302 in Marshall County to Highway 305 in DeSoto