Jaliyah Nickole Young

Jaliyah Nickole Young was born August 18, 2001, in Jackson to Jessica and Nicholas Young and Jerry Smith. Jaliyah attended Lawrence County Schools, where she made lots of friends, learned to play the flute and participated in JROTC. Her skill as a hair stylist was well known among all age groups inside and outside of…

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Dr. D.T. “Sonny” Langston III

A memorial service will be held by the family for Dr. Langston, III, at a later date. “Sonny”, 76, passed away April 7, 2019, at his residence in New Hebron. Saulters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Dr. Dewitt Talmadge Langston, III was born May 23, 1942, in New Hebron to Dewitt Talmadge Langston,…

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Gary S. Boutwell Sr.

Mr. Gary S. Boutwell Sr., 72, of Sontag, passed away on April 11, 2019, in Sontag. Gary was born October 23, 1946, in Brookhaven to Norris Pervis and Eunice Estell Seale Boutwell. Services were held Monday, April 15, at Shiloh Baptist Church with graveside services following in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Ed King and…

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Riverside Garden Club Now Selling Caladiums

The Riverside Garden Club is now selling caladium bulbs to help beautify Monticello and surrounding areas. Bulbs are $1 each and are available in candidum white, brandywine red and rosebud pink. To order your bulbs, contact Priscilla Ford at 601-669-1247.

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Youth Baseball Chicken Day Set for May 18

Lawrence County Youth Baseball Association will host their annual Chicken Day, Saturday, May 18. Tickets are $9 each and include a chicken quarter, potato salad, baked beans, bread and dessert. Plates can be picked up from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Mac Dale Park. All proceeds will go directly back into the park. You must have…

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Atwood Softball Tournament Rescheduled, Tennis Registration Available

Due to poor weather conditions last weekend, the Atwood Music Festival Co-Ed Softball Tournament has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 11, at the Lawrence County Sports Complex in Monticello. The winning team of the tournament will receive a prize. Each team will consist of seven males and three females. Cost to enter is $200 per…

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Donation to Triad

Georgia-Pacific of Monticello recently donated $3,000.00 in support of the Lawrence County Senior Citizens TRIAD Luncheon. Known as TRIAD, the annual event is held in June and is a day of information, food, and fun for local senior citizens. The day serves as a safety workshop event to keep seniors informed and educated on crimes…

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Clint Earl Rutland

Mr. Clint Earl Rutland, 29, of Monticello, was called home from this life April 5, 2019 at Southwest Regional Medical Hospital in McComb. Clint was born October 5, 1989, to Donald and Barbara Odom Rutland in McComb. Surviving him are his parents, Donald and Barbara Rutland of Monticello; one sister, Khristy Rutland Gladden of Brookhaven,…

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Betty Sue Langston

Ms. Betty Sue Langston, 74, of Monticello, passed away April 7, 2019, at Southwest Medical Center in McComb. Betty Sue was born April 26, 1944, in Monticello to Alvin and Madie Louise Wilson Neal. Services were held Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello, with graveside services following in Old Arm Cemetery.…

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Glenn “Tom” Jacobs

Mr. Glenn “Tom” Jacobs, 75, of Monticello, passed away April 1, 2019, at Southwest Regional Medical Center, Cardiovascular Unit, in McComb. Tom was born September 19, 1943, in Hemphill, Texas, to Leslie and Mary Lea Holt Jacobs. Services were held Friday, April 5, 2019, at Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello. Graveside services were held in…

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