Area News

Rodeo Queens

This year’s Mississippi Junior High and Senior High School Rodeo queens are both from Lawrence County. Kelly Smith, left, was named Mississippi Junior High Rodeo Queen and Karlea Grace Dixon, right, was named Mississippi Senior High School Rodeo Queen.  

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Lawrence County Completing 911 Address Corrections

Lawrence County E-911 Addressing will be delivering correct addresses in the Wesson and Foxworth postal areas before the end of August. This is the completion of the re-addressing in Lawrence County. The Lawrence County Board of Supervisors has approved the reevaluating of the 911 addresses. The work was approved because of inaccuracies in the current…

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Supervisors Hear Air Ambulance Proposal

Lawrence County Supervisors heard a proposal last week, from the county’s ambulance provider that would cover all residents of the county if they are air-lifted in emergency situations. Officials of AAA and the Med Trans helicopter ambulance group discussed problems that have left some county residents with huge out of pocket bills. One, a county…

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