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Residents of the town Reeves will replace telephone code 666

December 29 2007

Residents of the U.S. town of Reeves (Louisiana), received permission to change the phone code. Many citizens, as well as their friends and relatives do not like three sixes, which need to dial that would get through.

Complaints to the city code has come from local Christians since the early 1960's, when Reeves was assigned telephone code 666, which fans have the Bible has a reputation as the "number of the beast."

And then, finally, the discontent heard: in the next three months, everyone can change the first three digits of the code to 749.

The Mayor Reeves, Scott Walker, said the decision of leadership telecommunications company CenturyTel, "divine intervention". Although, in this case was the place to be and the promotion of two senators from Louisiana, lobbied to change your question in different instances.

Sam Walker, in his words, has replaced 666 on 749, and, he believes, it will follow suit about 80% of all families of the town, which Reeves has 450, reports the BBC.

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