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Summer reading program

Sign up by June 1 at local libraries Libraries in Monticello and New Hebron are gearing up for the Summer Reading Program. Stop by either library now through June 1 to sign up. The program is open to children ages three to 12. Programs will be every Thursday in June at 11 a.m. in Monticello…

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Check canning equipment before harvest begins

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Extension Service Gardeners who want to preserve their abundant harvests by canning should make their list and check it twice – now, before it’s time to begin canning. Home canners should be sure they have the right recipes and equipment for the foods they intend to preserve. They should also make…

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Community & Religious Calendar

May 19 AJFC Community Action Agency will hold a Community Action Awareness Day from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., May 19, at Cooper’s Ferry Park in Monticello. For more information, contact Ms. Eloise Tucker at 601-587-4370. May 21 Lawrence County Miniature Horse Association show dates for 2022 are May 21, June 25, July 30, Oct.…

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Community & Religious Calendar

May 19 AJFC Community Action Agency will hold a Community Action Awareness Day from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., May 19, at Cooper’s Ferry Park in Monticello. For more information, contact Ms. Eloise Tucker at 601-587-4370. May 22 Monticello United Methodist Church will have Heritage Sunday on May 22. Bro. Mike Evans and his family…

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Annual car show raises money for cancer patients

The weather proved to be great on May 7 for the Third Annual Randy Carr Memorial Car Show at Atwood Water Park in Monticello. The car show is held each year in memory of Randy Carr, who lost his battle with brain cancer in 2019. Carr was an avid antique car lover and collector who…

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Governor’s office accepting internship program applications

The Office of Governor Tate Reeves is encouraging college students with an interest in state government to apply for the Governor’s Office Internship Program. The internships are designed to provide insight to college students who want to learn more about the executive branch of state government. Students will experience and assist in the operations of…

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COVID-19 second booster shots now available at county health departments

Appointments for second COVID-19 booster shots are now available through county health departments. Appointments may be made through https://covidvaccine.umc.edu or by calling the COVID-19 hotline at 877-978-6453. Individuals are eligible for a second booster shot of Pfizer or Moderna mRNA vaccine at MSDH county health department clinics if they are: 50 years of age or…

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