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School district to provide free meals to all children Lawrence County School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children, ages 0-18, without charge. Meals will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis at Monticello Elementary School. Dates for the program are June 6-8, June 13-15, June…

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Local students inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, recently initiated new members. Local students at the University of Southern Mississippi initiated include Samuel Powell, of Jayess; Shelbie Allen, of Silver Creek; and Bridy Foster, of Sontag. They are among approximately 25,000 students, faculty,…

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School district announces honors scholars for third nine weeks

Lawrence County School District has announced honors scholars for the third nine weeks of the 2021-2022 school year. MONTICELLO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL First Grade Superintendent’s Scholar: Fredrick Lamond Allen II, Alyrical Elisse Benjamin, Maeli-Klaire Renee Butler, Magnolia Laine Daley, Isabella Grace Earls, Andrew Heston Fortenberry, Kadence Terell Foxworth, Mckinley Kay Goss, Tucker Michael Graves, Ella Kate…

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Co-Lin one of 150 community colleges eligible for 2023 Aspen Prize

The Aspen Institute recently named Copiah-Lincoln Community College one of the 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. The colleges selected for this honor stand out among more than 1,000 community colleges nationwide as…

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Copiah-Lincoln, Southwest Miss. community colleges partner for new economic development commission

Copiah-Lincoln Community College and Southwest Mississippi Community College recently partnered to host an Economic Development Summit on Co-Lin’s Wesson Campus. The event welcomed keynote speaker Gov. Tate Reeves and guest speakers Dr. Bill Ashley, of Mississippi Development Authority; Mitch Stringer, of Cooperative Energy; and Mississippi Workforce Director Ryan Miller of Accelerate Mississippi. The Summit was…

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