January 10, 2008
Marshall County Humane Society News
New prices for a new year
New prices went into effect at the Humane Society sponsored, low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic on January 1. To keep everyone current, new prices are as follows: Female cats are $40; males $35. Dogs, 25 pounds and under are $50 for females, $45 for males; 26 to 50 pound females are $60, males $55; 51 to 70 pound females are $70, males $65. Dogs 71 pounds and up, both males and females, will be $80 and up, the vets’ call.
You should also know that the Spay/Neuter Clinic will not be open on January 23 or February 6. We are presently booking for March. Call 662-252-6196 to make an appointment or cancel if you find you can’t make the appointment you’ve got. We have lots of people who really need your spot if you can’t use it.
One minute we’re freezing, the next we’re back in shorts. During the cold periods the birds would really appreciate what the Audubon people at Strawberry Plains call “Marvel Meal.” It’s full of the nutrition and energy birds need to keep warm and it’s a fun thing to do on a dreary day with the kids since it’s best when you get hands-on and messy making it.
1 cup crunchy peanut butter
1 cup shortening
1 cup white flour (not self-rising)
3 cups yellow corn meal (not self-rising)
Cream peanut butter and shortening together in a mixing bowl. Add white flour and yellow corn meal to creamed mixture. Mix together. You may need to use your clean hands to mix it well.
Don’t use any low-cal, no-carb, no-fat ingredients or things with additives like shortening with butter flavoring. The end-product is like a ball of dough and can be used in suet feeders or just stuck to the bark of a tree or on a stump or railing.
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 - January 1, 1998
Ninth annual North MS Gospel Awards dedicated to Deborah Smith and Marvin White
The ninth annual North Mississippi Gospel Music Awards were held Sun., Nov. 30 at Studio 93 in Holly Springs. This year’s awards program was dedicated to the late Deborah M. Smith and the late Marvin White. Marvin White was the founder of the North MS Gospel Music Awards. A Marvin White scholarship fund has been established in his memory.
Beard graduates basic training
Army Pvt. Wilbert J. Beard has graduated from basic training at Ft. Knox, Ky. Beard is the son of Wilbert and Jeanette Beard of Holly Springs.
Scales graduates basic training
Army Pvt. Osborn L. Scales has graduated from basic combat training at Ft. Knox, Ky. Scales is th son of Myra J. Scales of Waterford.
25 Years Ago - January 6, 1983
New Year’s deer
James Miller downed his first New Year’s deer Monday with a 12-gauge shotgun. Miller said the five- point buck weighed about 170 pounds.
Russell Young and Richard Russell bagged a three-point buck on Dec. 29. Young said the deer weighed about 125 pounds and was killed by both he and Russell, who were shooting a .308 rifle and 12 gauge shotgun, respectively.
Nurses earn caps
Fourteen students have successfully completed the first three blocks in the practical nurse program at Northwest Junior College. The caps denote their status as practical nurse students. Receiving caps were Jane Carwyle, Shirley Bumgardner, Janice Ayers, Nellie Potts, Dean Carothers, Barbara Webb, Tina Conner, Shirley Briscoe, Theresa McKinley, Sherry Russell, Dean Rodgers, Latitia Moore and Zipparah McKinney.
50 Years Ago - January 4, 1958
County officials take oath of office
County and district officers of Marshall County were formally sworn in office Tuesday, Jan. 2 by Judge W.H. Anderson. Sheriff - deputies, Everest Edlin, William Harold Lewis, Dave Skelton, William Sidney Payne, James Kinard, Ray Bright deputy and jailer. Office workers are Lois Slayden, Jerry P. Hill and Imogene Cline. Chancery clerk - Madelynne Ash, Mary Lynn Mayer, Betty Wayne Wilson and Carolyn Paton. Superintendent of education - Minnie I. Mitchell, Ann Callicutt. Circuit clerk - Patricia Phillips. Tax Assessor - Rea Ash.
S.V. Mullikin took office as county superintendent of education. Roger L. Woods took office as Circuit Clerk. He previously served as chancery clerk. Annie Ethel DeBerry again became Marshall County tax assessor. She has held this office several terms. D. Rook Moore III, a graduate of the University of Mississippi law school, took office as county attorney. He is from Byhalia.
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