Sheep rescued at CooperRiis

Published 8:37 pm Sunday, September 26, 2021

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Community rallies to dig out young sheep who was stuck in an underground drain

MILL SPRING—The Polk County Animal Control got an unusual call last week to help rescue a sheep. 

CooperRiis, in Mill Spring, said little Agnes, one of their newest sheep, decided to investigate a storm drain and got stuck inside. The entire CooperRiis community came to her rescue along with animal control, Jones Lawn Services & Landscaping and the Polk County Sheriff. 

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Heavy equipment had to be called in with Bryson Jones digging up the storm drain to rescue the animal. 

Agnes was found safe and sound and is doing well.