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Cat scratch, dog bite might lead to rabies shots

A woman was scratched by a cat described as a black domestic long-hair Sunday in the 900 block of Jones Avenue in Inverness, said the Department of Public Safety, Animal Control. If the cat is not located by Wednesday, rabies vaccinations will have to be administered to the woman.

A man was bitten by a dog described as a light tan dachshund mix July 17, while walking on Rails to Trails near Citrus Springs, Animal Control said. If the dog is not found by Saturday, rabies vaccinations will have to be administered to the man.

If you have any information about the cat or the dog, please call Citrus County Animal Control at 726-7660.

program under way

More than 52 tons of phone books have been collected in the 2002 Telephone Book Recycling Program, according to the Department of Public Works Solid Waste Management Division. The program continues until July 31. Phone books can be placed in the last door of the plastic bottle recycling container. Look for the bright green containers and the slot marked "Sprint Telephone Directory Recycling." Containers are at all Residential Recycling Drop-Off Centers and other locations:

Homosassa Lion's Club, on County Road 490, about two blocks east of U.S. 19.

Crystal River Fire Department, one block off U.S. 19 at Third Avenue.

Meadowcrest Industrial Park, on State Road 44 at Meadowcrest Boulevard, behind SunTrust Bank.

Powerline Access Road, just off Citrus Springs Boulevard, about a half mile west of U.S. 41 in Citrus Springs.

Beverly Plaza Shopping Center, on County Road 491, north of Roosevelt Boulevard.

Beverly Hills Volunteer Fire Department, just off County Road 491 at Regina Boulevard.

488 Plaza, on County Road 488, one block east of County Road 495.

Citrus County Central Landfill, on State Road 44 between Lecanto and Inverness.

Withlacoochee Technical Institute, the back parking lot on Highland Boulevard at Montgomery Avenue.

Citrus County Fair Grounds, on U.S. 41, about a mile south of Inverness.

Arlington Street, just off U.S. 41 in Inverness.

Lee's Coffee Shop, on U.S. 41 at Kabrich in Floral City.

Lecanto Government Center, just off Educational Path at the Lecanto School Complex, about one block from County Road 491.

Crystal River Home Depot, on U.S. 19 at Venable.

Crystal River Chamber of Commerce, 28 NW U.S. 19, Crystal River

Chamber of Commerce, 208 W Main Street, Inverness.

Homosassa Springs Chamber of Commerce, 3495 S Suncoast Blvd.