SNAKES ARE ROAMING! For some reason there are more “Cotton Mouth” snakes this year. Angry cotton mouths frequently throw back their head, open their mouth wide, and show the “white” inner lining of mouth and throat.
DETAILS. Lives in or near water. Sizes? 6 to 13 inches at birth. Adults 30 to 48 inches with large body. Dangerous, aggressive, and “strikes repeatedly” when cornered. If medical help is available, few human deaths result from a bite.
ELIMINATE HABITATS IN YOUR YARD. Snakes prefer being next to building foundations. (Their “backside” is protected and there is warmth.) They like to “bed down” under heavy, dense shrubs which hide them from view. (If you can’t see the ground as you look at your shrubs, that means you can’t see a “SNAKE” if they are there.)
PROTECT YOURSELF! Use a metal rake to “secure” the snake to the ground “before” using a shovel to sever the head. Snakes can move FAST so you can lose it if there is no one to watch it while you get a rake & shovel.
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LOOKING FOR ASSISTED LIVING? A facility is under construction, next to Wells Fargo Bank on FM 1092, across from Township Center.
DEVELOPER? David Wallace’s (former Sugar Land mayor) Company is doing the project. The first building will be more than one story.
LOOKING FOR INFORMATION? They will have an Operator in place at the site in about 2 weeks (last week in April or first week in May). Watch for the sales trailer. There will be a person at the trailer who can answer all the questions and take applications. (Courtesy of Bob Graf, Missouri City Economic Development Coordinator)
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