Authorities Search for New Hebron Credit Union Robbers

The New Hebron Police Dept. and LC Sheriff’s Office are seeking information about three males who robbed Ferguson Federal Credit Union in New Hebron yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, January 22. No one was injured in the robbery. Please call New Hebron Police at 601-694-2115 with information that could lead to arrests.

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Finally Coming Down

Cooper’s Ferry Park and Atwood Water Park were two recipients of the floodwaters in Monticello over the weekend. Pictures taken Friday and Saturday show the extent of the flooding. According to Tony Norwood with Lawrence County Emergency Management, the Pearl River at Monticello crested overnight Sunday night at just under 28.8 feet. As of Tuesday…

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RED BLUFF Gran Fondo Rolls into Monticello for Second Year: New Distance, Family Fun and Exciting Guests Planned

The RED BLUFF Gran Fondo Cycling Event will once again ride through Lawrence County on the first Saturday in March this year. Event organizers and sponsors are seeking to add even more events and family fun to what is quickly becoming a tradition for people across Lawrence County and surrounding areas. One of the premier…

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Community Events

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  • 09

    BRAG Art Show and Reception

    All day

    The Brookhaven Regional Art Guild presents their first show of the season, Nice to Meet You. Guild members have been asked to create small collections of their works that express who they are as artists, as well as Artist Statements. These collections are on display now through January 31 at the Brookhaven Regional Library. A reception and membership drive will be held Thursday, January 16, at 5:30 p.m.

  • 25

    Prentiss Institute National Alumni Meeting

    10:00 am-12:00 pm

    All Prentiss Institute Alumni and persons of interest, plan to attend the Prentiss Institute National Alumni meeting, Saturday, January 25, in the Science Building at 10 a.m. James Jenkins is President. The Black History Celebration is set for February 21-22.

  • 26

    New Life Fellowship Church Anniversary

    11:00 am-1:00 pm

    New Life Fellowship Baptist Church will hold their Church Anniversary, Sunday, January 26, at 11 a.m. Pastor Elsie Rhodes of Short Chapel CME Church of Carson will be the guest speaker.

  • 26

    Friendship M.B. Family and Friends Night

    5:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Friendship M.B. Church will hold Family and Friends Night at the church, Sunday, January 26, at 5 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Willie Dean, Pastor of East Sunny Hill Baptist Church in Tylertown.

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