Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
Reports Abandoned Animals
From Hopkins County Sheriffs Department
The Hopkins County Sheriffs Department reports that they have five animals, four horses and one cow that have been picked-up as abandoned animals in the last three weeks. The animals include four horses....a Palomino filly, a Palomino stud colt; a paint gelding, and a sorrel gelding. The four horses were picked up in the Caney Community of Hwy-269 South, near the Caney Church, last week.
Additionally, a black Angus cow, approximately 5 or 6 years old was picked up on the roadway on Hwy-71 in Northern Hopkins County.
The animals were picked-up as abandoned animals by Sheriffs Department Animal Control Officer Ricky Rivera and can be claimed by calling the Sheriffs Office at (903)438-4040. If the animals are not claimed, they will be sold at public auction.