September 25, 2008
Marshall County Humane Society News
Loudmouth on the loose in Byhalia
The Marshall County Humane Society has an APB out for a cat in Byhalia. He’s orange with white on his face and shoulders and weighs about 10 pounds. His name is Loudmouth. He was last seen at the Church of Christ; we believe he was attracted by the singing and may have joined in.
The story began at the Spay/Neuter Clinic last Thursday. Check-in, surgery, recovery and check-out all went smoothly but then, on the trip across the yard to get in the car to go home, he made a break for it. Somehow he popped the door open on his carrier and ran. He eluded all efforts to follow and recapture him so we’re asking the citizens of Byhalia to keep a lookout.
He is most likely in the southeastern quadrant of the town south of Church St. and east of Hwy. 309. He’s people friendly and quite a talker. If you see him, please call 662-252-6196 or 662-564-2900 and leave a message.
There’s a lesson for all carrier users here especially where cats are concerned. Be sure to check the latch! If he escapes you won’t catch him until he wants you to.
For cats, if you don’t have a carrier or if the door on the one you have opens easily, a sturdy cloth pillow case works great. Just drop kitty in, then secure the open end with a twist tie and you have kitty-in-a-sack. It’s easy to carry, lots lighter than that heavy carrier and cats actually like being in dark, hidey places. That way he’s not under your feet or jumping out of the window while you’re driving and can’t make an escape in transit from the vehicle to the door.
For an appointment at the Humane Society sponsored, low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic call 662-252-6196. For information on fostering, adoptions or anything else about our group, 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 24, 1998
Marshall County’s jail units constructed in Pascagoula plant
County Engineer Larry Britt told the Board of Supervisors Monday that he was impressed by the assembly of modular cells being constructed by Steelplex in Pascagoula. The modular units, which contain eight bunks, will be transported by truck and put in place at the new jail site.
Graduates from rocket program
G.W. Jameson III of Byhalia, son of Gerald and Melissa Jameson, graduated June 12 from the U.S. Space and Rocket Center Mach 1 program. Ceremonies were held in Huntsville, Ala. Earning his aviator wings and diploma for completing the course required an intense curriculum in aeronautical sciences as well and water and land survival.
Mrs. Mary Milan receives numerous ribbons with exhibits
Mrs. Mary Milan participated in the Benton County Fair with 70 entries of dry goods, flowers and vegetables. She was awarded 63 blue ribbons for first place and seven red ribbons for second place.
25 Years Ago - September 29, 1983
Attendance officer hired
The new compulsory school law passed recently became effective in Marshall County this month. The new law requires every school age child must be enrolled in public school, private school or legitimate home school program. Anthony Farese, 18th Chancery District Judge has appointed a school officer for each of the five counties in his district. Marshall County’s school attendance official is Mary Jane Paschal. A resident of Holly Springs, she received her bachelor of arts in social studies from Mississippi State University.
Mrs. Green presents program on rafting
The September meeting of Belles and Books was held on Sept. 22 in the home of Mrs. Wayburn Callicutt. Mrs. Jimmye Dale Green presented an exciting program as she took the group on an imaginary trip in a raft on white water rivers in the United States and related personal experiences about rafting.
50 Years Ago - September 25, 1958
Marshall County Forest Queen is crowned
Ellen Parnell of Holly Springs was crowned Marshall County’s new Queen of the Forest. First alternate is Dottie Smith of Holly Springs and second alternate is Joy Lynn Kimery of Potts Camp.
Little Queen of the Forest crowned too
G. Richard Fryling, president of Fryling Manufacturing Co. and head of 12 factories in the United States, will visit Holly Springs Oct. 6. He will bring the entire board of directors for a visit of pleasure and inspection of the local plant. A luncheon for the honored visitors will be given at the recreation hall of the Methodist Church. It is expected that every businessman in the county will attend.
Town and Country Garden Club
The Town and Country Garden Club held a benefit card party in the high school cafeteria. Mrs. Bert Bonds was chairman. Mrs. George Buchanan Jr. won the high score and Mrs. Charles N. Dean won second high. Herb Olson won high score for the men and Dr. Robert Tyson won second high. Mrs. Benton Vizzier won high score in samba; Mrs. Charles McClatchy won bingo. Mrs. Carlisle Moore won the drawing for a ham. Door prize was a Motorolla transistor radio in a leather case, won by Hamlet Yarbrough.
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