Meeting Held with State Humane Society


Concerned Fayette County citizens and elected officials met in Oakland last week regarding how to be more proactive in handling the growing numbers of stray and surrendered animals that the Fayette County Animal Control Officers currently handle. Meeting with Leighann McCollum, Tennessee State Director of the Humane Society of the United States, were approximately 30 residents and Fayette County Animal Control Officers Tommy Petrowski and Cindy Wilson, Oakland Veterinarian Dr. Genie Hooker, DVM, Bobby Riles, Fayette County Sheriff, Rhea Taylor, Fayette County Mayor and Chris Goodman, Oakland Mayor, Fayette County District #4 Commissioner Ed Allen and Fayette County District #8 Commissioner Joann Allen. (Photos and article courtesy of Jim Larkin)