Thursday, April 12, 2007
Marshall County Humane Society News
Flea market set for Saturday; annual pancake breakfast April 21
We’ve had blackberry winter now so we can all get back to gardening like crazy.
The next couple of weeks will be big for Holly Springs and the Marshall County Humane Society in particular. The Pilgrimage will be in full swing next Saturday when the Humane Society has its annual pancake breakfast from 7-10 a.m. ($5 for all you can eat); and Second Saturday is this week, our monthly farmers’ and flea market, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., both will be held at the VFW in Holly Springs.
Is anybody missing a pet? The Humane Society has a cat and a dog who are so well cared for and friendly they must have human guardians out there somewhere. Call 662-564-2900 if you think one of them might be yours
If you need an appointment at the low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic call 662-252-6196. We are still booked well ahead for dogs but have openings available much sooner for cats. Here are a few reasons your cat should be spayed or neutered. Cats can come into heat as young as four months. Once a cat comes into heat, if it does not get pregnant it comes right back into heat until the mission is accomplished. Cats can have up to three litters of kittens a year. One female cat can turn into a whole yard full in no time at all if you don’t take positive steps.
For information on adoptions, fostering or anything but the Spay/Neuter Clinic call 662-564-2900. Correspondence and donations should be sent to the Marshall County Humane Society, P.O. Box 625, Holly Springs, MS 38635.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 10, 1997
Brown Bag speaker
John Armistead of Tupelo, was speaker for the Brown Bag lunch at the Marshall County Library. Armistead is author of three books, featuring a popular sheriff. He is working on another book, due in July. Armistead, a Baptist minister and religion writer for The Tupelo Journal, also rides a Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Mrs. Bland and Mrs. Harris’ second grade class at Galena School recently received some exciting mail when they returned from spring break. The second graders had written to President Clinton and they received a package with a nice reply, a poster, stickers and a brochure filled with information about the White House.
25 Years Ago - April 8, 1982
Food prices decline for second month
Overall food prices were down for the second month in a row in Holly Springs. In a market basket survey conducted by The South Reporter, food prices were down one and one-half percent for the month of April, as compared to March. The products showing the sharpest decreases in price included sugar and hamburger. Tea, coffee and milk prices also were down. Whole fryers showed the sharpest increase. Liquid shortening also increased in price.
Potts Camp News by Dale Hollingsworth
The people here are the most wonderful people in the world. We buried my loving husband L.D. on Thursday and are very sad, but prayer is helping. Relatives from out of state were amazed at the large supply of delicious food sent to our home, the lovely arrays of flowers and the vast number of friends who came.
Friends also came from near and far to Reid’s Gift Baptist Church on Thursday to say farewell to an old friend, Viola Howell. Everyone who knew Viola loved her. Members of the family met at the home of her husband, Jimmy Howell, for lunch on Wednesday and Thursday. Jimmy and Viola’s grandson signed with the Cincinnati Orioles recently.50 Years Ago - April 11, 1957
Top 4-H boys and girls selected
Several 4-H girls and boys were presented loving cups on 4-H Rally Day last Thursday: Jackie Jones of Slayden, most outstanding 4-H girl; Tommy Winter of Holly Springs, most outstanding 4-H boy; John Paul Cunningham of Slayden, 4-H boy with the best record; Marie DeVore of Slayden, 4-H girl with the best record.
Cunningham receives Bureau scholarship
John Paul Cunningham, a senior at MCAHS, was selected at the Farm Bureau meeting to receive the Marshall County Farm Bureau Scholarship. John Paul, 17, is the son of A.R. Cunningham of Red Banks.
Elizabeth Circle meets with Mrs. Wall Doxey
The Elizabeth Circle of the Presbyterian Church met in the home of Mrs. Wall Doxey with 14 members present. Mrs. Norman McKenzie gave the conversation topic on “Channels of Higher Education.” Mrs. Edward Warren gave a very interesting Bible lesson.
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