Tyson DeWayne Vaughan

Mr. Tyson DeWayne Vaughan, 33, of Jayess, passed from this life Monday, September 30, 2019, at a family member’s residence in Jayess. Tyson is preceded in death by his grandparents, Clayton and Maxine Vaughan and Johnny and Shirley Brown, all of Jayess; two aunts, Kim Laird and Theresa Saulter; two uncles, Lester Brown and Clay…

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Scott Doster

Harold “Scott” Doster, 52, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019, in Lawrence County Nursing Home in Monticello. The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 16, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and again Thursday, October 17, from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service, all at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence. He will be buried next to…

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Dennis Ray Daughdrill

Funeral services for Mr. Dennis Daughdrill were held Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at the Calvary Baptist Church in Silver Creek. Mr. Daughdrill, 70, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at his residence in Silver Creek. Reverend Trey Spangler, Reverend Mike Sutton and Reverend Thomas Thurman officiated, with interment following in the Calvary Baptist Church…

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Harold Barnes

Funeral services for Mr. Harold Barnes were held Friday, October 11, 2019, at Saulters Funeral Home Chapel in Prentiss. Mr. Barnes, 71, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at his residence in Prentiss. Reverend Terry Wallace officiated. Interment followed in the Mikell Cemetery. Pallbearers were Shelly Barnes, Kelly Barnes, Johnny Barnes, Fred Gatlin, Lavelle Lewis…

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Beulah M. Barber

Ms. Beulah M. Barber, 81, of Sontag, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2019, at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, Louisiana. Beulah was born December 26, 1937, in Franklin County to E.A. “Bud” and Eunice Cupit Allen. Services were held Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Shiloh Baptist Church in Sontag, with graveside services following in…

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LCHS to Hold Federal Programs Meeting and Student Recognition

Lawrence County High School will hold a Student Recognition Program and Fall Federal Programs Updates Meeting, Monday, October 28, beginning at 6 p.m. in the LCHS Multipurpose Building. Parents will receive information on how Parent Engagement funds are spent and have an opportunity to offer suggestions. Students who scored Proficiency and Advanced on End of…

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Plans Being Finalized for Veterans Day Ceremony

As in years past, Veterans Day plans have been in the works for several months. Dr. Tim Lea of American Legion Post 27 recently updated the Press on plans for this special day. The Post’s Veterans Day Observance will be Monday, November 11, on the Lawrence County Courthouse lawn, beginning at 11 a.m. Monticello Baptist…

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County Burn Ban Lifted

A statewide burn ban has been lifted by Gov. Phil Bryant, and County Forester Steven Williams announced Tuesday that the burn ban for Lawrence County has been officially lifted. The county’s burn ban was implemented prior to the statewide ban. The bans were implemented as a safety precaution because of extremely dry conditions that developed…

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Video Enhances Concern Over Future of Mac Dale

A video and petition posted last week by local attorney Jared Evans have prompted concern among citizens for the future of Mac Dale Park. Mac Dale Park, commonly known as “The Mac”, has been home to generations of local baseball boys since its construction in the 1960s. Numerous individuals, including Jimmie and Zelda Davis and…

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