Rail Crossing in North Lawrence County Closing

The Mississippi Department of Transportation will be closing the rail crossing on Highway 27 in Northern Lawrence County near Wanilla. The area is located about five miles north of Monticello. The crossing will be closing on March 28th from 7:00am to 5:00pm. No traffic will be allowed to pass... Read More.

Suspected Bear attack on Vehicle

A bear is suspected of mauling a car in Lawrence County in the Sontag area on Feb. 23rd. A woman noticed the damage to the vehicle around 7:30am when she went out that morning. There were chew marks and claw marks on various places on the vehicle near the... Read More.

Bomb Threat at Lawrence County High School

The Lawrence County School District and local law enforcement responded to a bomb threat that was called into Lawrence County High School around lunchtime on Thursday afternoon. School officials reported that someone called the high school’s office requesting the address of the school and saying they were coming to... Read More.

50th Birthday for Ferguson Federal Credit Union

Ferguson Federal Credit Union is starting 2018 with a celebration for its 50th year serving as the local community based credit union for Southwest Mississippi. The previous year brought about big changes for Ferguson FCU when they extended their services to a larger area. They started a new additional... Read More.

Manhunt Ends in Lawrence County

The manhunt for Lawrence County resident, Tony Wilson, ended when authorities found him dead around 8:45pm on Monday night in the Frog Ridge area of Southwest Lawrence County. According to Sheriff Lessie Butler, it appears he died of a self inflicted gunshot wound. Wilson had been wanted since December... Read More.

Healing Service for Columbia Child

Gentry Terrell is the 5 year-old daughter of Brydon and Amy Terrell of Columbia, MS. Gentry has recently been diagnosed with a rare Stage IV Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas brain tumor. Surgery is not an option and gentry will begin radiation therapy at Oschner’s in New Orlean on January 4th.... Read More.

Manhunt for Lawrence County Man

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol and other state and local law officers, are on a manhunt for Lawrence County resident, Tony Wilson. Wilson, 56, is believed to have shot and killed his neighbor, Henry Peavey, Tuesday afternoon. Wilson is also believed to have set fire to... Read More.