Solar Eclipse Happening Monday

A total solar eclipse will take place in the US from coast to coast on August 21, peaking between 1-1:30 p.m. here in Mississippi. While Lawrence County is not in the path of totality, meaning that the moon will not completely obscure the sun, over an 80% obscurity will be visible. Those wishing to watch…

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LC 6U Earns World Series Run

A historical run for the LC 6U Softball All Stars has come to an end. The journey started in Lawrence County and ended at the Dixie Softball World Series in Alexandria, Louisiana. The team not only made local history for advancing to the Dixie World Series, but will forever be noted as representing the state…

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Community Events

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  • 02

    Rhema Word Church "Prophetic Outpouring"

    8:00 am-9:00 pm

    Rhema Word Worship Church in Brookhaven will host “Prophetic Outpouring,” a workshop and night of worship Saturday, September 2. The workshop will be held from 8 a.m.-Noon and the night of worship begins at 7 p.m. Featured speaker is Dr. Elizabeth Hairston McBurrows of New Mexico and Technique Facilitator is Dr. Constance McIntyre of Florida. The night of worship is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is encouraged for the workshop. Registration is $35 until August 16 and $50 at the door. The event is hosted by Expressions of Praise Dance Ministry. For more information, contact Lorenda P. Reese at 601-835-6968 or email

  • 02

    ABATE Flower Run

    9:00 am-12:00 pm

    The Southwest Chapter of ABATE will have a Flower Run to place flowers on fallen members graves September 2. They will meet at Atwood Water Park Gatehouse at 9 a.m. and leave at 9:30 a.m. This event is open to the public. For more information, contact Carmen Hill at 601-833-8560.

  • 02

    Pen Oak M.B. Church Pastor's Anniversary Banquet

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Pen Oak M.B. Church will host a Pastor’s Anniversary Banquet Saturday, September 2, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10.

  • 03

    Pen Oak M.B. Church Pastor Anniversary

    11:00 am-1:00 pm

    Pen Oak M.B. Church of Silver Creek will hold a 3rd Year Pastor Anniversary for Pastor Barnes and Sis. Barnes Sunday, September 3, beginning at 11 a.m. The speaker will be Minister Daniels of Oak Grove M.B. Church of Monticello.

  • 06

    Monticello UMC Church Council Meeting

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Monticello United Methodist Church will hold Church Council Meeting Wednesday, September 6, beginning at 6 p.m.

  • 09

    Hammond Reunion

    10:00 am-2:00 pm
    The Hammond Reunion will be held Saturday, September 9, at the white building at Cooper’s Ferry Park beginning at 10 a.m. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the day. Drinks will be provided.
  • 09

    Monticello UMC Charge Conference

    11:30 am-2:00 pm
    Monticello United Methodist Church will hold Charge Conference Saturday, September 9, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

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