Meeting About One Lake Project Set for August 23

An informative meeting about the proposed One Lake Project will be held Thursday, August 23, at 6 p.m. at the Lawrence County Civic Center in Monticello. The Town of Monticello Board of Aldermen and the Lawrence County Board of Supervisors have already formally stated their opposition to the project due to the detrimental effects it…

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Monticello Man Charged with Armed Robbery

A local man has been charged with armed robbery following an incident early Sunday morning in Monticello. Josia Badon, 24, of 1190 Western Avenue, is charged with public drunk and a count of armed robbery after brandishing a knife and attempting to take the car keys of a nearby relative. For more information, see this…

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Community Events

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  • 01

    LCARL Benefit Car Wash

    9:00 am-12:00 pm

    A Benefit Car Wash for Lawrence County Animal Rescue League will be held at Joe Walts, Saturday, September 1, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the animals of LCARL. Cars are $5 and trucks, SUV’s and vans are $8.

  • 01

    MHS Class of 1959 Reunion

    11:00 am-2:00 pm

    The Monticello High School Class of 1959 will hold their Reunion, Saturday, September 1, at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Patsy Hathorn Raworth at or 11960 Lebanon Pinegrove Road, Terry, MS 39170.

  • 01

    Pen Oak M.B. Pastor's Banquet

    6:30 pm-9:30 pm

    A Pre-Anniversary Banquet honoring Pastor Robert Barnes and Sister Nedra Barnes will be held Saturday, September 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Pen Oak M.B. Church. Donations are $10 in advance.

  • 02

    Pen Oak M.B. Pastor's Anniversary

    2:00 pm-5:00 pm

    Pen Oak M.B. Church of Silver Creek will hold a celebration of Pastor Robert Barnes and First Lady Nedra Barnes’s 4th Year Anniversary, Sunday, September 2, beginning at 2 p.m. Minister Daniels from Oak Grove M.B. Church will be the Guest Speaker.

  • 08

    Hammond Family Reunion

    10:00 am-2:00 pm

    The Hammond Family Reunion will be held Saturday, September 8, beginning at 10 a.m. in the white building at Cooper’s Ferry Park in Monticello. Bring a covered dish and come enjoy the fellowship. Drinks will be provided.

  • 21

    Lawrence County Gathering

    All day

    The 19th Annual Lawrence County Gathering will be held Friday, September 21-Sunday, September 23, in Cleveland, Ohio. Join Lula Adams, old classmates and new friends to see what Cleveland has to offer! Call 216-287-3588 for more information.

  • 22

    Huey Williams 80th Birthday Celebration

    5:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Pine Grove M.B.C., 3160 Hwy. 98, Summit, will host an 80th Birthday Celebration for Huey Williams, Saturday, September 22. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the program starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. The night will feature Doc McKenzie & The Hi-Lites, Andrew Cheairs & The Songbirds, The Jackson Southernaires, Paul Porter, Stanley “Lil Roy” Ladson and Marva McKinley. Special appearances will be made by Melvin Williams and Doug Williams. For tickets, contact Allean Dillon at 601-587-4408.

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