Marshall County Humane Society News
Taking precautions with high temps
Summer officially arrived this weekend and we’ve got the sweat to prove it.
People sweat to regulate our body temperature but animals don’t. Your pet has to cool himself through his mouth. That’s why you see your dog panting like crazy when the temperatures climb.
If you have an outside dog, especially if it’s on a chain, make sure it can get to good, deep shade and has plenty of fresh, cool water.
If your pooches are inside animals, used to the air conditioning, walk them in the cool of the morning or late afternoon, especially if they are old, overweight or have health problems.
Please don’t leave your animals in a parked car. They may love to ride with you but their lives are in peril while you run in the store for a minute. If it’s already in the ’90s outside, the heat in a closed car can soar to well over 100 degrees in minutes.
Heat stroke is life threatening for both you and your dogs. Take precautions when the heat rises.
For an appointment at the Marshall County Humane Society sponsored, low-cost Spay/Neuter Clinic call 662-252--6196.
For information about adoptions, fostering 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 - July 1, 1999
Caitlin Callicutt celebrated her eighth birthday party in grand style at the Kate Freeman Clark Art Gallery with a tea party given by her grandmother, Ann Callicutt. Those attending were Ashley Davis, Olivia Childers, Liz Dennis, Hannah Cook, Regan Murphy, Molly West, Erica Bailey, Candace Clarkson and Olivia Clanton.
Lee Eric Smith holds book signing at Ida B. Wells Art Gallery
Smith will speak on why he wrote the book “Is There Sex In Heaven and Other Hard Questions for the Man Upstairs,” and signing copies at a public forum at the art gallery.
25 Years Ago - June 28, 1984
Kloha, Crain attend Washington events of scholar winners
Holly Springs was well represented on the lawn of the White House in Washington last week when Pam Khola received the medallion of the Presidential Scholar and her teacher, Mrs. Donald Crain, received a certificate of excellence as the teacher who most influenced Pam.
Rodeo to be held in honor of 1983 bull riding champion
A handmade gold and silver buckle will be given to the champion bull rider at the Knotty Bolden Memorial Rodeo to be held as a memorial to Knotty, the 1983 American Cowboy Association bull riding champion. He was killed in a bull riding accident June 3.
50 Years Ago - June 25, 1959
Jimmy Warren wins Mississippi championship
Wed., June 17, 1959, Patrolman Jimmy Warren won the Mississippi championship at the Mississippi peace officers convention in Jackson with a score of 97.100, shooting a .38 Special with his own hand-loaded ammunition. Last year, he won the Miss.-Tenn. championship in Memphis.
Thousands to attend Jaycee political rally
Bert Bonds, president of the Jaycees, has informed The South Reporter that arrangements are made for the largest political rally ever held in Marshall County to be held at Wall Doxey State Park. Carroll Gartin, Ross Barnett and Charles Sullivan, gubernatorial candidates, have committed themselves to attend.
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