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Wednesday, July 11 ,20 12 ....... Page 10 By Jody O'Hara Members of the Stone County Sheriff Department, the Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society of South Mississippi con- ducted a raid on a Bond puppy mill Tuesday morning. Upon arrival at 3oC Berry Rd., officers found between 65-70 dogs in squalid conditions. The majority of the animals, many with long, matted fur, skin conditions and crusted- over eyes, were outside in feces-covered kennels with inadequate sup- plies of water. Many others were found inside a flea-and- cockroach infested mobile home occupied by Rowena Priest and at least one other person. - Please see, IPIPPIE$, page 2 A VOLUNTEER WITH THE HUMAN SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES COMFORTS FROM A PUPPY MILL TUESDAY MORNING. JODY O'HARA / ENTERPRISE DOGS BEING RESCUED i By Jody O'Hara After several weeks of proposals and counter- proposaI ; fhe' onrrac: tor that installed the drip lines for the new S- 8 waste- water treat- ment facility has offered to completely reinstall all 338 miles of tubing at a depth of 18 inches. Problems with the installation process had left some of the tubing at far less than the depth designated in the contract and the Stone County Utility Authority, design engi- : beers, Construction had been going back and stegping ptothe forth for table and mak/ng several things right." weeks as . - Damian McKay to how the mtua Authority Member tion could be addressed. Representatives of Neel-Sehaffer, the design engineering firm had said their original specification of an 18- Please see, SCUA, page 3 By Jody O'Hara Upon waking the occu- pants of the vehicle, offi- A pair of Chicago resi- cers were given consent dents picked the wrong to search a female's place to take a nap last purse. week. "We found rolling Wiggins Police papers, a crack pipe and Department Chief Matt two small bags of Barnett took a run cocaine," Barnett said. through the Dizzy Dean A search of the car rest area on Hwy. 49 turned up several more and noticed a vehicle small bags of cocaine. with the trunk lock bro- Angela Johnson, a 45- ken out and bearing a year-old Chicago resi- Wisconsin license plate, dent, claimed the drugs Further investigation were hers and was showed the vehicle to arrested on charges of also have had the in- possession of a con- dash stereo ripped out. trolled substance. Thinking he may be She posted a $95,0o0 dealing with a stolen bail Saturday and was vehicle, Barnett brought released from the Stone officer Mike Carter into County Regional the investigation, Correctional Facility. THREE PEOPLE WERE INJURED AND TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER A TWO VEHICLE COLLISION AT THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 26 AND OLD HIGHWAY 26 LAST THURSDAY. AS OF PRESS TIME, THE ACCIDENT WAS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION. JODY O'HARA / ENTERPRISE By dody O'Hara pete for a $1o,ooo grand prize. A working 1935 refrig- The Gulf Coast team of erator and an ingrained Mandy and Mandy had sense of southern hospi- been trying to purchase tality have earned a Big an item from Bob Level c uple their 15Dooley in Big Level. minutes of fame. When they were Tommy and Rose unsuccessful, they head- Buckley will be featured ed out, only to spot the in The History antique refrigerator in Channel's "Picked Off," the Buckley's carport. a show producers call a "It was about 3 p.m. on combination of "The Saturday and Tommy Great Race," and was watching golf and I "American Pickers." was in my office," said In the show, teams ofRose Buckley. "I knew two contestants are someone was here alloted an amount of because my dog was i money and must find, barking and I looked within a given time outside and he had the frame, someone who refrigerator open and will sell an antique,the girls were looking i They then return that inside and I thought he antique to be appraised was offering them a cold ! by two antique dealers, drink." If the item appraises at Stepping outside, Rose ! a higher value than what Buckiey was introduced i was spent, the overage is to Mandy and Mandy i credited to the contest- and received quite a sur- i ants to continue their prise when she noticed a quest in another chal- camera man and a i lenge, sound man filming the i The team with the low- proceedings. est value is, "PickedJulie Cooper, of i Off," and leaves the Cineflix Productions, a ! show. New York company i In the third and final which produced i challenge, the two "American Pickers," remaining teams com- introduced herself and TOMMY AND ROSE BUCKLEY explained what was going on, telling the Buckieys the girls were in a hurry and needed to buy an antique. "I told them, 'Everything in my house is for sale, come on in,'" Rose Buckley said. The Buckley home has no shortage of antiques and it came down to what the team could afford as they had just $450 to spend. ' Ne looked at some of my pictures and glass- ware and we went through the whole house," Rose Buekley said. "Julie said they were on a time limit and had to get back to the house." After they had looked at several pieces, *mmmm~ ~jm~3 Hometown newspa )er of L ,nn Fox of Loxley, Alabama Bank of Wiggins I Wiggins, MS 601-928-5233 I Time & Temperature 601-928-4484 I E Contact Us Telephone ............. 601.928.4802 Tollfree ................ 866.231.6721 Fax .................... 601.928.2191 General email ...................... Newsroom email Classified email ..................... .dassifieds@stonecountyenterprise.eom ca