September 18, 2008
Marshall County Humane Society News
Spay/Neuter Clinic now booking appointments for November
There’s a nip in the air, the shadows have shifted and the quality of the light has changed. Fall approaches and that means hunting season in this part of the country isn’t far away.
Years ago one avid hunter called the Spay/Neuter Clinic to make appointments for all his female hunting dogs. In the course of the conversation he explained that when hunting season arrived his females would invariably come into heat, so his males wound up chasing dear, not deer. Leaving the females at camp didn’t help; the males just went back to camp. Spaying was the only solution.
This is a heads-up for all you folks who want to use your dogs this year. The Spay/Neuter Clinic is booking now for the first week in November. If you have females to fix it’s none too soon to make arrangements.
For an appointment at the Humane Society sponsored, low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic call 662-252-6196. To find out about fostering, adoptions or anything else about our 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.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - September 17, 1998
Randolphs celebrate anniversary Sept. 15
Dene and Don Randolph celebrated their wedding anniversary on Sept. 15. Dene will celebrate her birthday on Sept. 27.
BellSouth launches new area code in Mississippi
Calls to the Mississippi Gulf Coast now require the use of the new area code, 228. The area code has been in place for over a year, but BellSouth allowed a grace period for callers, to get equipment ready for the change. The remainder of the state will continue to use the 601 area code.
College enrollment stable despite tuition increase
Higher education officials say university leaders should be pleased that enrollment is basically stable despite a 10 percent tuition increase. The eight universities reported 62, 208 students.
25 Years Ago - September 22, 1983
SC Bell will be “Bell South”
The telephone company is planning to install new electronic switching equipment in Holly Springs which will bring about a series of new telephone services. New equipment installed at South Central’s local switching station on Falconer Street will usher in such services as call-forwarding, call waiting and measured service. And after a seven-year legal battle, South Central Bell’s parent company, AT&T has been orderd by the Supreme Court to divest itself of its subsidiary companies. South Central Bell will merge with Southern Bell to become Bell South, one of seven regional telephone companies, operating independently of AT&T.
Corn starch scattered along Highway 78
A transport trailer loaded with 50 pound sacks of corn starch overturned and the sacks split open on Hwy. 78 at Red Banks Friday morning, tying up traffic for over seven hours. The truck overturned on a rain-slick road at nearly the same location as a truck hauling adding machine tape overturned two years ago, spreading rolls of paper all along the road.
50 Years Ago - September 18, 1958
Australian bishop to visit local church
The Rt. Rev. James A.G. Housden, Bishop of the Diocese of Rockhampton, Australia, will visit Holly Springs Wed., Sept. 24. He will be accompanied by Mrs. Housden. He will speak at Christ Episcopal Church and the public is cordially invited to hear him. A dynamic speaker, he was ordained as a priest in 1929 as a missionary to the Aborgines in a lonely missionary station near Queensland.
Board appoints Mrs. Slayden
The Marshall County Board of Supervisors, in a recent meeting, appointed Mrs. Gladys M. Slayden, chairman of the Civil Defense Command for the county. They expressed trust and confidence in her patriotism and fidelity and feel she is most qualified to direct the activities to make Marshall County a safer place in any eventuality.
“Decorate with color phones!” advertisement
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