Area News

Local USM Interior Design student earns award at regional ASID competition

Students from the Interior Design program in the School of Construction and Design at the University of Southern Mississippi earned honors at the regional ASID Awards held by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) South Central Chapter, including four Silver and four Bronze Awards. The South Central Chapter of ASID recognizes the most outstanding…

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Mississippi Pickle Fest set for June 12

The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum will host the 2021 Mississippi Pickle Fest from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 12. Admission is $7 per adult and $5 for ages 3-17. “I want to invite the public to come out to the 2021 Mississippi Pickle Fest at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum,”…

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New Hebron Friday Nights on Main set for June 11

Tri-County Cruisers will host Friday Nights on Main in New Hebron from 6 to 9 p.m. on June 11. All vehicles are welcome, including cars, trucks, hot rods, race vehicles, motorcycles, and 4x4s. Dash plaques will be given to the first 75 entries. Feature Class and People’s Choice awards will be given. Bring the family…

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Community & Religious Calendar

June 6 Monticello United Methodist Church will begin meeting again in Sunday school rooms beginning June 6. Sunday school will be at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. The choir will also be back in the worship service. Contact the church office for practice times. June 13-18 Divide Memorial Methodist Protestant Church will…

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Community & Religious Calendar

Tuesday, May 18 Poll worker training for the municipal election in Monticello on June 8 will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 18 at city hall. Thursday, May 20 The Mississippi Well Owner Network will present a free, educational workshop on May 20 at the Lawrence County Extension Office in Monticello. This program is…

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Lawrence County’s annual Relay for Life

Lawrence County’s annual Relay for Life event was held April 17, and the Cruisin’ For a Cure Randy Carr Memorial Car Show was the main event. Sweet 16 winners of the car show, voted on by participants, are Jeret Crider, Billy Howell, Thurman Lambert, George Daley, Jimmy Jackson, Charles Breeden, Sid King, Prentiss Lee, Jerrie…

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Old Hebron Baptist Church celebrates 200 years

April 1821-April 2021 Two hundred years ago, settlers arrived in what is now West Jefferson Davis County. Despite the swamps, forests, and lack of roads, these settlers began to carve out a community. One of the first priorities was a church, and Old Hebron Baptist Church was born. Help us remember these brave men and…

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Co-Lin receives landscaping grant

Copiah-Lincoln Community College has received a landscaping grant for tree planting and beautification throughout the campus. The projects include landscaping the entrance of campus, the pedestrian corridor, and creating a fruit tree orchard. The Mississippi Urban Forest Council (MUFC) has partnered with America in Bloom (AIB) and Canadian National Railroad (CN) to bring this project…

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