Lawrence County High School Annual College Fair

The annual LCHS College Fair will be held Tuesday, October 2, from 9-11 a.m. “This will be for LCHS Juniors and Seniors, plus any of our LCHS Parents who would like to attend,” said LCHS Director of Counseling Patsy Sandifer. The LCHS College Fair will consist of college/university representatives from across the state, representatives from…

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Nora R. Thompson

Memorial service for Mrs. Nora R. Thompson will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Crooked Creek Baptist Church with burial at Cliburn Cemetery in Lawrence County. Mrs. Nora R. Thompson, 83, of Brookhaven, passed away September 7, 2018, at her residence. She was born March 22, 2018, to J.B. Blackmon and…

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Robert Carrol Lea

Robert Carrol Lea passed away at the age of 81 Monday night at Baptist Hospital after a brief illness. He retired as Monticello postmaster, then spent his remaining years in Wanilla, where he was born and raised. Always enjoying hunting, fishing, camping, and playing dominoes, he most enjoyed the times spent with family and friends.…

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Bobby Nevil Cox

Bobby Nevil Cox of Quitman was called home Monday, September 10, 2018, at his residence. Visitation and memorial services will be held at Carmel Baptist Church, Saturday, September 29, from 2-4 p.m. Bro. Jimmy Harvey will present a service at 3:30 p.m. Survivors include his wife, Paula Gayle Cox; children, Stephanie Cox Dickerson of Jayess,…

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Enhanced Fire Protection Coming to County

Lawrence County supervisors voted Monday to borrow $350,000 to install fire hydrants in the county. According to Lawrence County Fire Coordinator Jared Evans, over 80 hydrants will be installed in across Lawrence County, putting, with few exceptions, all property in the county within a mile and a half of a hydrant. For more information, see…

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Ballot Set for School Board Election

The qualifying period has ended and the ballot is now set for School Board Member elections in Districts 3&4. The election will be held with the general election on Tuesday, November 6. Those qualifying to run in District 3 are Jeffery S. Martin, Dan Stuckey and Tony Thames. Those qualifying to run in District 4…

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Joan McSwain

Funeral services for Mrs. Joan McSwain were held Saturday, September 8, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Silver Creek. Mrs. McSwain passed away from this life Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at her residence in Silver Creek. Reverend Mike Sutton and Reverend Trey Spangler officiated. Interment followed in the Scarborough Family Cemetery. Pallbearers…

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Linda Louise Haughton

Linda Louise Haughton passed away July 17, 2018. She was born June 27, 1956. Her parents were Dorman E. Forbus and Nellie Y. Douglas. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, September 15, from 2-4 p.m. at the Sontag Convention Center, located at 946 Sontag-Nola Road, Sontag.

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Mignyon D. Bouchard

Funeral services for Mignyon D. Bouchard were held Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Saulters Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Bouchard passed away from this life Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at Brook Manor ECF in Brookhaven. Reverend Chad Carney, Larry Davis and Dr. Dave Caves officiated. Interment followed in the Cliburn Cemetery. Pallbearers were Chance Rawls, Brett…

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Billy Shane Trott

Memorial services for Billy Shane Trott will be held September 8, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Oakvale Baptist Church. Billy Shane Trott was born November 1, 1973, and suddenly departed way too soon on April 9, 2008. He leaves behind his wife, Connie, and his mother, Charlotte Trott. He is greatly missed by his brother,…

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