Press Announces Independence Day Closing

The Lawrence County Press office will be closed Thursday and Friday, July 4&5, in observance of Independence Day. Deadlines for the Wednesday, July 10, edition of the Press will remain unchanged. The office will reopen Monday, July 8, at 8 a.m. for regular business hours. We wish all our readers a Happy 4th of July…

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Monticello Elementary Receives Grant to Host Summer Reading Camp

As part of $3 million in summer reading grants approved by The Mississippi State Board of Education late last week, Monticello Elementary School will receive $50,000 per year in 2019, 2020, and 2021 to host Summer Reading Camps, for a total of $150,000. The camp is open to all Monticello Elementary School students who were…

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Community Events

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    Shady Grove M.B. Praise-A-Thon

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm

    The Shady Grove M.B. Church Praise Team will hold their 12th Annual Praise-A-Thon, Saturday, June 22, beginning at 6 p.m. Special Guests will be St. James Praise Team of Oakvale and God’s Legacy of McComb. All praise teams, choirs and soloists are welcome. The church is located at 285 North Shady Grove Road, Silver Creek.

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    South Springhill Church 200 Year Church Anniversary

    2:00 pm-5:00 pm

    South Springhill Church will celebrate their 200 year Church Anniversary, Sunday, June 23, at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be Kevin Youngblood of Mr. Zion Ora Baptist Church in Collins.

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    Monticello First Baptist Homecoming

    2:00 pm-5:00 pm

    Monticello First Baptist Church will hold Homecoming, Sunday, June 23, at 2 p.m. Dr. Kelvin Langston, Pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Monticello, will be the guest speaker.

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    Monticello First Baptist Revival

    7:00 pm-10:00 pm

    Monticello First Baptist Church will hold a three night Revival, Monday, June 24-Wednesday, June 26, at 7 p.m each evening. Pastor Alfred Austin of New Home Missionary Baptist Church in McComb will be the Revivalist.

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    Sauls Valley Baptist Fifth Sunday Singing

    11:00 am-1:00 pm

    Sauls Valley Baptist Church will have Fifth Sunday singing, Sunday, June 30, at 11 a.m. The Martin Sisters from Walthall County will be in concert. If you have heard them before, you will not want to miss them. Lunch will follow the service.

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    Monticello UMC Fish Fry

    3:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Monticello United Methodist Church will hold their Annual Fish Fry Sunday, June 30. There will be a water slide for children starting at 3 p.m. with dinner served at 5 p.m. Entertainment in the Fellowship Hall will follow the meal.

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