Louise Rutland Sauls

Louise Rutland Sauls Louise Rutland Sauls went to be with our Lord and Savior on February 13, 2020. She was born on October 17, 1927, to Jesse and Minnie Rutland in Lawrence County. Mrs. Sauls was a long-time resident of Lawrence County and was employed as an EMT at the Lawrence County Hospital for many…

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Billy Clyde Keen

Billy Clyde Keen Billy Clyde Keen, 72, of Monticello, graduated to his Heavenly Home, Monday, February 10, 2020, at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg. Billy was born November 17, 1947, to James Arthur and Ida Lee Keen in Mendenhall. His homegoing service was held Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Monticello Pentecostal Church in Monticello, with…

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Betty Jean “Maw” Thompson

Betty Jean “Maw” Thompson The funeral service for Mrs. Betty Jean “Maw”Thompson was held Thursday, February 13, at New Sight Baptist Church, with interment at New Sight Cemetery. Mrs. Thompson, or “Maw” as she was affectionately called, passed from this life February 10, 2020, at Lawrence County Nursing Center. She was born in Wesson, June…

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Law Update: Recovered camper linked to Dollar General burglar

A stolen camper that was recovered from behind a residence in Sontag has been linked to one of the two suspected burglars arrested earlier for break-ins at Dollar General on Highway 27.The culprit had left the camper parked, and authorities recovered it on Friday, Feb. 7. For more information, see this week’s edition of the Lawrence…

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Weekly Community Calendar

Monday, February 24 The New Hebron Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting Monday, February 24, at 6 p.m. at Old Hebron Baptist Church. Thursday, February 27 The Lawrence County Cattlemen’s Association will host a meeting at the James E. Givens Building, Thursday, February 27. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Mississippi Ag of…

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Aubilyn Marvin Ballard

Aubilyn Marvin Ballard Mr. Aubilyn Marvin Ballard, son of the late Ausby and Bertie Rea Ballard, was born February 15, 1934, in Monticello. He attended the public schools of Lawrence County and was a graduate of Monticello High, class of 1954. At an early age, Mr. Ballard professed his faith in Jesus Christ. He attended…

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Jo Ann Rutland

Jo Ann Rutland Mrs. Jo Ann Rutland, 75, of Jayess, arrived on the sunny shores of sweet deliverance and was welcomed by her Lord on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Jo Ann was born July 13, 1944, and was the daughter of TV Rutland and Marjorie Davis Rutland. She was a member…

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Movie scene filmed Saturday at county courthouse

SATURDAY, one of the first sunny ones in a long time in Monticello, local citizens gathered to serve as extras in the filming of a scene from Texas Red a new film directed by Travis Mills, who also directed the locally made Blood Country. Texas Red is based on the true story of an African-American…

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2020 LCHS Track Schedule

For More Sports News Subscribe to the Lawrence County Press E-Edition 2020 LCHS Track Schedule February 21 Terry Bulldog Opener @ Terry High School February 27 Brookhaven Speed Trials @ Brookhaven High School March 20 Tylertown Invitational @ Tylertown High School March 27 Brookhaven Invitational @ Brookhaven High School April 2 LCHS Invitational @ Monticello…

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2020 Lawrence County Jr. High Baseball Tentative Schedule

For More Sports News Subscribe to the Lawrence County Press E-Edition 2020 Lawrence County Jr. High Baseball Tentative Schedule February 24 Open March 3 Away Loyd Star 5:00/7:00 5 Away North Pike 5:00/7:00 19 Home Franklin Co. 5:00/7:00 21 Open 26 Open 30 Home Magee 5:00/7:00 April 2 Open 4 Open 6 Away Wesson 5:00/7:00

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