(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY NELSON MORAIS
Alex, 13, and Kenzie, 16, are shown with their beloved dog, "Stimpy", at the
Sheppards residence on 7th Street, in Newport. Stimpy, who ran away, got
hit by a vehicle, and was gone for five days, was returned to her very
on Dec. 18.
|Published: 9:40 PM, 01/11/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-When "Stimpy" got hit by a passing
vehicle on Dec. 13, her owner saw her run off and despaired she would ever
return home or be found.
Though Frank Sheppard, his wife Heidi, and his two step
kids, Kenzie, 16, and Alex, 13, searched for "Stimpy", she was simply
nowhere to be found.
"Stimpy" was their very playful, very friendly
black lab/terrier mix they had brought with them from Wrangell, Alaska, last
They moved into a modest house on 7th Street, near the
Newport Grammar School.
The Sheppards love their dog, and she, in return,
"absolutely loves kids. She's a ball of energy (and) a people person. She
has to be touching you," says Frank fondly of the family's dog.
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