Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

By Crystal Nash

Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 146

May 28, 1953

D.D. Humphreys, Jr. was appointed U.S. Commissioner for the Middle District of Tennessee by Judge Elmer Davies.

The Herald reported that rabid dog went on a rampage. According to reports, a hound dog escaped from his pen and bit approximately 15 other dogs. The dog was immediately killed and the head taken to Nashville where it was it tested positive for rabies. The newspaper urged residents to keep their dogs vaccinated and penned up and re-published laws concerning rabies-infected animals.

Dalton Beatty completed Air Force basic training at Lackland Air Force Base.


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