Animal Shelter raffle winner announced

By Staff and Press Reports

The Choctaw County Animal Shelter recently held a raffle fundraiser. Sheriff Cloyd Halford pulled the winning ticket on September 5. The winner is David Ellington. He won close to $400 in goods and services from local businesses. The shelter raised $469 to help with the roof for the new building.

The Choctaw County Animal Shelter would like to thank the following businesses for their donations for the raffle: Choctaw Animal Clinic, Choctaw Farm Supply, Cuttin’ up Hair Salon, Dollar General Store, Evan’s Dental Clinic, Forget Me Not Florist, Mitchell Dental Clinic, Pap’s Place, Pete’s Auto, Sonny’s Smokehouse, Southern Charm, Super Value, Tizzy Lizzy, Weaver’s Family Restaurant, and Zippin Convenience Store.

“I would like to thank Sheriff Halford for taking the time to help with the drawing. I also thank all these businesses for supporting Choctaw County Animal Shelter. I encourage everyone to stop by these businesses and thank them for their support. Support from local people and businesses are vital to the upkeep and improvements to the shelter,” said Dr. Rita Morris.

“Anyone willing to help in any way, please contact me. I would like to give a special thanks to my parents, Clyde and Rosa Morris, Karen Lamb, Hibah Jabari, Suzanne Edwards and Mr. Bobby Prewitt for all their help with the shelter. I would not be able to get anything done without your help,” she added.

For more information about the Choctaw County Animal Shelter call 662-285-9006.