A global leader in the manufacture of stone wool insulation, used in residential, commercial and industrial construction, is coming to the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park in Marshall County.
It is the first manufacturing plant Roxul is locating in the United States and the first major manufacturing facility to be built in the Chickasaw park.
Zoning denies RV park, slide
By BARRY BURLESON
The Marshall County Zoning Board said no Thursday to a proposed campground and water slide on Highway 178, a few miles west of Holly Springs.
Randall Swaney asked permission to put a KOA-type campground and 67-foot-high water slide on his property across from McAlexander Road and adjacent to Highway 78 (future Interstate 22). The property is already zoned commercial but zoning said he had to be granted a special exception for the project.
Chase ends in Holly Springs
By SUE WATSON
Marshall County deputies assisted DeSoto County officers in the apprehension of four subjects Monday when a chase flowed over into Marshall County.
Maj. David Cook became aware of a pursuit by DeSoto County officers of a gold Crown Victoria along Highway 178. Marshall and DeSoto patrol units, K-9 officers and the DeSoto County helicopter were involved in the pursuit of the vehicle into the Victoria area. The chase continued along Victoria Road, south to Hernando Road and then into the city of Holly Springs.
County wants bids on insurance at one time
By SUE WATSON
The Marshall County Board of Supervisors voted recently to ask their insurance agents to give the county a 30- to 45-day notice when policies come up for renewal.
Supervisors said they want to look into bundling as many of the policies as possible and have the renewal date come up in the summer months at the same time, where possible.
Forester’s past influences her future
By ALICE ORTIZ
Ashley Forester of Holly Springs is the 2012 Miss Amory Railroad Festival. Forester is a graduate student at Ole Miss with plans to graduate in 2013 with a degree in clinical mental health. Her undergraduate degree was in psychology with a minor in theater.
Her life’s goal was changed in January 2006 while a junior at Marshall Academy. The car she was riding in with friends was struck head-on by a drunken driver near West (in Holmes County).
Byhalia police go to 31 calls
The Byhalia Police Department responded to 31 calls during the past week.
Chief Gary Looney released the following report – alarm calls, 4; miscellaneous, 12; escorts, 1; disturbances, 1; animals, 2; assists, 1; and medical, 10.
Byhalia police officers also made seven arrests during the past week.
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City police go
to 124 calls
Holly Springs Police officers responded to 124 calls for the week, according to interim police chief Lt. John Norman.
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