Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past

Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 128

January 15, 1953

The Lewis County Quarterly Court voted unanimously on a resolution adopting an anti-rabies law for Lewis County. The city already had enacted a rabies law, but was unable to enforce it due to the county not having the same law. The Court also appropriated $1,500 for the re-establishment of the Health Unit in Lewis County in cooperation with the State Health Department.

R.C. Spann, City Recorder, reported that at least one rabid dog had been killed in the city and that several dogs may have been exposed to it before it was killed. In addition, Jack Poag killed a fox that was pr...


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