n The Houlka City Library will be closed on April 10 for Good Friday holiday. The library is located on Hwy. 32 West in the former Health Dept. building. The library will reopen with regular hours following the Easter holiday.
County trash rescheduled
n Chickasaw County trash collection will not take place on Friday, April 10 due to the Easter holiday. Trash collection has been rescheduled to Monday, April 13.
MAP accepting applications for child development
n Mississippi Action for Progress, Inc., a non-profit child development organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and families in the state announces their Annual Recruitment Drive for 2009-2010 school year.
They are currently accepting applications for all children who will be three or four years old on or before September 1, 2009 regardless of race, creed, color, national origin or disabling condition. Interested parents should take a copy of the following information to McIntosh Head Start Center, 450 Third Avenue, Houston, MS 38851: Child’s certified birth certificate, proof of income (W-2 form, tax return, agency verification statement, etc.), Medicaid card or proof of insurance coverage and a copy of form 121 Immunization record.
Contact the local Head Start Center at 662-456-3871 to make an appointment or for more information. Staff will be available to take applications and support information from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday , Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; On Thursday from 7:30 a.m until 6:00 p.m. Early application increases the opportunity for a child to attend Head Start in August, if eligible.
In addition, it is requested that all parents of children who are currently on the waiting list, come in and update their information to ensure accuracy of their records.