Humane Society News
Clinic to open
Tuesdays beginning September 6
Beginning in September, the Humane Societys
low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic will be open on Tuesdays
instead of Wednesdays. Please make a mental note with
stars around it if you are or will be one of our patrons.
We still have folks who think clinic is on Thursdays as
it was when we first began almost six years ago.
Getting your pet fixed is probably one of
the best favors you can do for your furry friend. It can
prevent their developing hormone-related cancers in later
life; it keeps male dogs from fighting over and straying
off chasing after the receptive ladies; it keeps females
from having litter after litter. Call 662-252-6196 for
Our meeting last Tuesday was very
productive. We are all so excited about the Adoption
Center becoming a reality and are hoping to make it a
real community project. If you would like to make a
donation to help you can mail it to Marshall County
Humane Society, P.O. Box 625, Holly Springs, MS 38635,
or, if its something like a roll of fencing, you
can bring it to the Rental Barn at 116 S. Craft St. in
Holly Springs. (Sherry has a big old long list of stuff
we need for the Center.)
Since we are all volunteers and work for our
love of the animals instead of money all of our donations
go directly to help the animals instead of a big chunk
coming off the top for administrative expenses.
Maria had a big surprise when she got to
Second Time Around to open up Saturday morning. There was
a puppy tied with a metal fish stringer (the thing with
all the hooks) to the post outside. He had wrapped it
around the post so many times he was close to strangling
himself. If shed gotten there much later it would
have been too late.
Please, please, do not drop animals off like
that. Both Second Time Around and the Clinic are only
open on certain days and not always then. Anything can
happen to a small animal abandoned in such a manner with
no certainty of rescue in sight.
If you have some time free on Fridays or
Saturdays, Maria can always use some help at the thrift
store. Shes open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on
Fridays and from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturdays so drop
by or call her at 252-6252 if youd like to help.
For general information about the Humane
Society or to find out about adoptions or fostering, call
us at 662-564-2900. If you have trouble getting through,
please let us know. You can call the Spay/Neuter Clinic
appointment number at 662-252-6196 or any of our members
to report problems with the phone. Thanks for your help.
from Martha Ruth Leonard
The Best of Bon Appetit®
zucchini (about 5 long)
3 tbsps. butter or margarine
2/3 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
garlic cloves, mashed
salt and pepper to taste
dash of oregano
|Steam whole zucchini until
crisp/tender, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from pan
and slice lengthwise about 1/4 inch thick.
Preheat broiler, placing rack about 5 inches from
heat source. Mash garlic with butter or margarine
and season lightly with salt, pepper and oregano.
Spread mixture on zucchini slices and top with
cheese. Place on baking sheet and broil until
golden. Serves four.
tbsps. olive oil
6 medium zucchini, unpeeled and chopped
1/2 cup chopped parsley
salt and pepper to taste
1 tbsp. olive oil
medium onion, minced
2/3 cup cooked rice
1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese
1 large egg, beaten
2 tbsps. breadcrumbs
|Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Heat
oil in 10- or 12-inch skillet. Saute onion until
soft. Add zucchini and cook covered 10 minutes
over low heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from
heat and allow to cool slightly. Combine rice,
cheese, parsley, egg, salt and pepper. Add
zucchini and mix well. Place in greased 1-1/2 qt.
baking dish. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and olive
oil. Bake uncovered 20 minutes. Serves six.
cups coarsely grated zucchini
1/4 cup minced onion
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. oregano
butter or margarine
large eggs, beaten
1/2 cup unbleached flour
1/2 tsp. salt
|Place zucchini in strainer
and press out as much moisture as possible. Mix
with eggs and onion in small bowl. Combine dry
ingredients and stir into zucchini-egg mixture.
Heat oil on griddle or in skillet over medium
heat. Drop dough by tablespoons and brown lightly
on both sides. Serve immediately with butter or
margarine and lemon wedges. Serves four.
Zucchini a la Nancy
2 oz. cream cheese (low calorie)
1 oz. chopped green olives
1 oz. chopped black olives
2 oz. French bread crumbs
2 tomatoes, peeled, seeded
2 minced green onions
salt and pepper to taste
|Slice zucchini 1/4 inch thick. Place
in small bowl with salt and let stand half an
hour. Beat cream cheese in bowl with wooden
spoon. Add remaining ingredients, except zucchini
and pimiento, seasoning to taste. Just before
serving, rinse zucchini and dry slices thoroughly
with a paper towel. Mound a small spoonful of
cheese mixture on each slice and crisscross with
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Pinned as Second Lieutenant
Howard B. Jones Jr. of Byhalia had his second
lieutenant bars pinned on by his parents, Howard B. and
Rose Jones during an Aug. 11 Army ROTC commissioning
ceremony at the University of Southern Mississippi. The
new officer graduated from USM the same day with a
bachelors degree in psychology. Jones, 22, will go
through the Army officers basic course at Ft.
Benning, Ga. He has been selected to return to USM as a
recruiter for the Armys Reserve Officer Training
Corps unit there.
SCB to be known as BellSouth
Telecommunications announced recently that the company
will be changing its brand identification from South
Central Bell and Southern Bell to BellSouth. Southern
Bell and South Central Bell became BellSouth subsidiaries
in 1984 with the breakup of the Bell system.
Farese participates in triathlon
Jeff Farese competed in the fourth annual Dragonfly
Triathlon at Sardis Lake, Aug. 19. The race consisted of
a 1/2-mile swim, 18-mile bike ride and a four-mile
cross-country run. Farese won his age group with a time
of one hour, 32 minutes and seven seconds. He came in
25 Years Ago - August 21, 1980
Lady cop patrols Square
job is to make circles around the Square. Shes
Holly Springs first full-time policewoman and her
job is to enforce the recently enacted two-hour parking
restrictions around the outside perimeter of the Square.
Donna makes about three trips around the Square each
hour. After she has been with the police department
several months, she will attend the Police Academy in
Jackson for training as a regular police officer.
Winners of the
Junior Christian Youth Ambassadors King and Queen contest
at Evangel Full Gospel Assembly were Stephanie Scherff
and Kevin Johnson. Votes were cast for a penny and the
money was used to purchase audio-visual equipment for the
JCYA. Stephanie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil
Scherff and Kevin is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse
50 Years Ago - August 25, 1955
Harold Crowder elected sheriff
Harold E. Crowder
was elected with a vote of 1954. In the Senate race
George M. Yarbrough won with 1862 votes. Ottis M. Clayton
was successful in his bid for the office of Circuit
Clerk. For District Attorney, Fred Swaney was the winner.
Coleman wins governors race
present attorney general of Mississippi, won the
Democratic nomination for governor in Tuesdays
primary election. Coleman is the first candidate in 32
years to win the nomination for governor on his first bid
for the office.
Betsy Brown gives dinner and show party
Betsy Brown, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Russell Brown,
entertained Kay Thompson, Becky Lou Humphrey and Rita
Cochran for dinner at Staffords Friday night and
afterwards at the picture show, as her guests.
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