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Hospital installs new digital x-ray technology

To better support its patients and community, Lawrence County Hospital Radiology Department has installed a new Philips Digital Diagnostic x-ray room and mobile x-ray unit. The Philips DigitalDiagnost Rel. 4.3 and the MobileDiagnost wDR has many benefits, including efficient workflow, exceptional image quality, and the latest technology standards. The use of digital detectors feature superb…

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Evelyn Faye Berch

Funeral services for Evelyn Faye Berch were held June 25, 2022, at New Hebron Baptist Church. Interment followed in the New Hebron Cemetery. Rev. Mike Grenn, Rev. Tommy Tanner, and Rev. Earl Clark officiated. Mrs. Berch, 83, entered into the eternal rest of her Lord Thursday afternoon, June 23, at her residence in the Old…

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Alfred Laird

Alfred Laird, 80, of Silver Creek, passed away June 26, 2022, at his residence in Silver Creek. Alfred was born March 22, 1942, in Lincoln County to Versie and Allie Smith Laird. A funeral service was held June 29 at Hepzibah Baptist Church in Silver Creek. Graveside service followed at Monticello Municipal Cemetery in Monticello.…

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Carver to compete in national pageant

Addison Carver, of Monticello, will compete at the national Miss High School America Pageant on June 29 and 30 at Robinson Center in Little Rock, Ark. Carver is a sophomore at Lawrence County High School, a superintendent’s scholar, varsity cheerleader, member of the Beta Club, Student Council representative, member of the tennis team, member of…

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Old Glory Relay to be Monticello Friday and Saturday

Team RWB, a a national movement showcasing the strength, grit, and commitment of American veterans in support of their well-being, will be passing through Monticello Friday with the Old Glory Relay. Over 44 days that began May 25, thousands of supporters have united to walk, ruck, run, push, and cycle a single American flag from Washington,…

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Community & Religious Calendar

June 25 Lawrence County Miniature Horse Association show dates are June 25, July 30, Oct. 22, and Nov. 12. All shows start at 11 a.m. and are held at the James E. Givens Building near the Sheriff’s Department. For more information, contact Dustie Barnett at 601-754-4939. July 3 Monticello United Methodist Church will have a…

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Co-Lin to offer new degree for STEM majors

Copiah-Lincoln Community College has announced a new degree option for students beginning in the fall 2022 semester, the Associate in Science (AS). The new degree focuses on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and is designed to allow for a more seamless transfer to a four-year university for students majoring in STEM areas. The 60-hour…

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Garner named Entrepreneur of the Year

The Lawrence County Branch NAACP has chosen Roneasa Garner as the recipient of its Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2022. Garner, owner of Hudson Pharmacy in Monticello, is the first African American woman to purchase an established business of its kind, according to a news release from the organization. “We applaud her and her staff…

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Charlene Brown

Funeral services were held June 8, 2022, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel for Charlene “Cocoa” Brown, 48, who died May 30, 2022, at her residence. Elder James Lowe officiated, with interment following in Rose Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Miss Brown was born to Herbert Brown and the…

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