Good Samaritan finds dog; thrift store continues bag sale
A good Samaritanfound a dog wandering around on Hwy. 72 between Mt. Pleasant and State Line Road and turned it in to the Marshall County Humane Society. The dog is so friendly and used to people that we feel sure he/she must be someones pet. Call 662-564-2900, describe him/her and wed love to reunite you.
Maria had such good response to her $7 Bag Sale that shes decided to do it again this weekend. Cram all the wearing apparel, including shoes, purses, neckties and belts, into a 13-gallon bag, provided at the store, and pay just $7 for the whole thing. Second Time Around, the Humane Societys thrift store, is located at 126 W. VanDorn in Holly Springs. Store hours are from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday and from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday. All the proceeds are used to help needy animals in our area.
Stray animals, especially dogs, will
probably continue to be a problem in Marshall County
until our Spay/Neuter Clinic succeeds in their mission to
get all the pets
Thank goodness so many people keep the little creatures who get dumped on their doorsteps, but every household has its limits. If you are full-to-capacity and are trying to find a home other than your own for a dumped dog, please dont bring it to the thrift store.
Everybody who works there already has as many animals as they can handle. If you really need the Humane Society to help you find a new home for an animal, call 662-564-2900.
Make sure your animals dont add to the stray pet problem by calling 662-252-6196 for an appointment to get them spayed or neutered. Our prices are reasonable and we are open every Tuesday.
If you are a bird lover, now is the time to put out new bird houses and start saving dryer lint for nest building.
For information on fostering, adoptions and our local Humane Society, call 662-564-2900. Correspondence and donations should be sent to the Marshall County Humane Society, P.O. Box 625, Holly Springs, MS 38635.
10 Years Ago - February 29, 1996
Gadds travel to Russia to adopt child
After four long years of waiting, a narrowly missed ice storm and an uneventful, but long, trip to Russia, Jack and Pebble Gadd of Hickory Flat brought their newly adopted son, Cody Allen, home on Sunday. Jack, a representative in the Mississippi Legislature, and his wife Pebble, have been on a waiting list for three years. The Gadds, along with their new son Cody, arrived at the Memphis airport last Sunday and were met by a contingent of family and friends from Hickory Flat and Potts Camp.
MS chooses new congressman after 30 years
In less than two weeks, Mississippis Third Congressional District voters will set about the business of doing something they havent done in 30 years -- choosing a new congressman. Super Tuesday primaries on March 12 will thin a field of nine Republican candidates and three Democratic contenders for spots on the ballot.
Congressman visits Head Start
Republican Congressman Roger Wicker visited ICS Head Start in Holly Springs this week. Wicker was in town to conduct a town meeting at Rust College. About 200 citizens attended.
25 Years Ago - February 26, 1981
Sally Loftin of Mt. Pleasant, showed her champion Angus heifer recently at the Northwest District Livestock Show in Batesville. She also showed the Reserve Champion heifer and won ribbons with her two bull entries. She received a second and a fifth at the Dixie National in Jackson.
Sheriff investigating counterfeit bills passed
Marshall County Sheriff Osborne Bell reported that the department is investigating the duplication of $10 bills which have been passed in night spots in the county recently. The sheriff is also holding two counterfeit $100 bills, which were passed in the county, for Secret Service officials. Sheriff Bell said large denomination bills should be checked carefully for texture and appearance before accepting them.
Board has option to get landfill site
The Marshall County Board of Supervisors announced that the purchase of a site for the countys new sanitary landfill is assured and within a few weeks, bids will be sought for purchase of waste disposal equipment. President Joe Cooper said the board has an option on 45 acres of land located south of Hwy. 78 at the West Holly Springs exit. The land is between Old Hernando Road and the bypass.
50 Years Ago - March 1, 1956
Phillip Ray Dixon gets Eagle Badge
With his right hand raised in solemn pledge, Phillip Ray Dixon listened as County Attorney Fred Swaney read the Obligation of an Eagle Scout, before presenting him with the Eagle Badge, the top Scouting award. Mr. Swaney is Cub Scoutmaster in Holly Springs. Phillip Ray, who is the son of Mrs. W.T. Dixon and the late Mr. Dixon, is a senior at Potts Camp High School. James L. Spencer, acting Scoutmaster in Potts Camp, was also present.
Dorothy Palmer goes to Grenada
Dorothy Palmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Palmer of Holly Springs, began her work today as educational secretary with the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Grenada, where the Rev. Harry Kellogg is pastor. Miss Palmer completed her BA at the end of the first semester at Mississippi College in Clinton, with a major in religious education and minors in speech and sacred music.
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