A Moment of Remembrance

Major General Gregory L. Kennedy, Assistant Adjutant General- Army Mississippi National Guard, addresses the large audience who gathered for the annual Veterans Day Observance on the Courthouse Lawn Friday. Major General Kennedy reminded those in attendance that our local veterans are both heroes and family who deserve respect and honor for the sacrifices they have…

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Press Announces Thanksgiving Closing

The Lawrence County Press office will be closed Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, in observance of Thanksgiving. The office will reopen on Monday, November 27, at 8 a.m. All deadlines for the November 22 edition of the Press will remain the same, with all advertising and news due by noon on Monday, November…

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Community Events

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    Prentiss Institute "Hee Haw" Fundraiser

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Prentiss Institute will hold a “Hee Haw” Western Style Fundraiser, Saturday, December 2, from 6-9 p.m. at the Rosenwald Building at Prentiss Insitute, located at 292 J.E. Johnson Road, Prentiss. There will be dinner, dancing and a live auction. Tickets are $30 each. For tickets or more information, please call James Jenkins at 601-249-5643, Queen Sutton at 601-792-5248, Mary Hudson at 601-792-9617 or Christine Norvell at 601-886-7930.

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    Life of Christ Presentation

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm

    The fifth annual Life of Christ Presentation will be held at Atwood Water Park in Monticello, Friday and Saturday, December 8 & 9, from 6-8 p.m. each evening. Come and reflect on the true meaning of the Christmas season with your family as you drive through the park and view scenes, presented by local citizens, depicting Christ’s life from birth to resurrection. An audio CD will be provided to each vehicle with music and Scripture that corresponds to the scenes. Admission is free. For more information, call the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at 601-587-3007 or Jane Boyd at 601-405-4975.

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    Christmas at the Cabin Potluck Lunch

    12:00 pm-2:00 pm

    A Christmas at the Cabin Potluck Christmas Lunch will be held at Noon on Saturday, December 9, at the Elisha Douglas Cabin in Sontag. Bring your favorite potluck dish and drink and enjoy the fellowship!

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