Thursday, January 24, 2008
One dead, two hurt in club shootingBy SUE WATSON
Marshall County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting at Bossman’s Barbecue early Sunday that left one man dead and two injured, according to sheriff Kenny Dickerson.
Thomas & Betts hiringBy SUE WATSON
The economy of Marshall County and Town of Byhalia is getting a shot in the arm soon.
The good news is that Thomas & Betts is expanding its capacity and will hire about 130 new employees to work at the distribution center in Byhalia, according to Tricia Bergeron, vice president of corporate communications with the Memphis corporate offices.
County puts fireworks stands on hold
No more fireworks stand permits will be permitted in Marshall County until the zoning board has time to get ordinances on the books. The moratorium will not affect already permitted stands and is expected to last three months.
Mayor, board revisit curbside junk issue
By Sue Watson
Holly Springs residents are not complying with the city’s policy to refrain from leaving household junk on the curbside, according to Mayor Andre’ DeBerry.
Anderson reports on status of alcohol treatment facility
There is still hope that Marshall County will get a primary care alcohol and drug treatment facility, Gary Anderson said in a January report to the board of supervisors.
Byhalia police respond to thefts, disturbances
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 38 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – seven alarm calls, one motor vehicle accident, one burglary, one disturbance, one domestic disturbance, three thefts, seven escorts, one juvenile-related call, three assists, 12 miscellaneous calls and one damaged property.
Police officers made nine arrests on the following charges:
Firemen hope to upgrade rescue unitBy BARRY BURLESON
A larger rescue vehicle is high on the Holly Springs Fire Department’s need list.
A Christmas not forgotten
By SUE WATSON
Santa would have missed a family in Holly Springs last Christmas but for a group of supporters who remembered what it would be like to have nothing under the tree.
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