Area News

LCHS to Hold Federal Programs Meeting and Student Recognition

Lawrence County High School will hold a Student Recognition Program and Fall Federal Programs Updates Meeting, Monday, October 28, beginning at 6 p.m. in the LCHS Multipurpose Building. Parents will receive information on how Parent Engagement funds are spent and have an opportunity to offer suggestions. Students who scored Proficiency and Advanced on End of…

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Plans Being Finalized for Veterans Day Ceremony

As in years past, Veterans Day plans have been in the works for several months. Dr. Tim Lea of American Legion Post 27 recently updated the Press on plans for this special day. The Post’s Veterans Day Observance will be Monday, November 11, on the Lawrence County Courthouse lawn, beginning at 11 a.m. Monticello Baptist…

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County Burn Ban Lifted

A statewide burn ban has been lifted by Gov. Phil Bryant, and County Forester Steven Williams announced Tuesday that the burn ban for Lawrence County has been officially lifted. The county’s burn ban was implemented prior to the statewide ban. The bans were implemented as a safety precaution because of extremely dry conditions that developed…

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Absentee Voting Now Available for General Election

Absentee voting  for the November 5 General Election is now ongoing each Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Circuit Clerk’s office in the Lawrence County Courthouse in Monticello. The office will be open two Saturdays, October 26 and November 2, from 8 a.m. until Noon for absentee voting. November 2…

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Historical Society Plans Attic Sale

The Lawrence County Historical Society and Museum’s Attic Sale is scheduled for Saturday, November 2, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. inside the Civic Center. The society will accept donations (NO CLOTHES) from October 21-31 at the Civic Center/Museum. Furniture donations will need to wait until October 31. For further information about the sale, please contact the…

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