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USDA Commodities Distribution in Lawrence County

THE SOUTH-CENTRAL HUMAN RESOURCE AGENCY ANNOUNCED THAT THE USDA COMMODITIES WILL BE DISTRIBUTED THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 1ST IN LAWRENCE COUNTY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH ON SPRINGER ROAD IN LAWRENCEBURG. DISTRIBUTION WILL BE FROM 10 TO 12 TO ELIGIBLE AREA RESIDENTS. ANYONE RECEIVING AID FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS IS ELIGIBLE: SNAP, FAMILIES FIRST, SSI, LIHEAP, OR PROOF OF RESIDENCY IN PUBLIC HOUSING.
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Lawrence County BOE Seeking Bids

THE LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION IS SEEKING BIDS FOR FUEL AND FOR GYMNASIUM SPRAY FOAM INSULATION. SPECIFICATIONS CAN BE OBTAINED AT THE CENTRAL OFFICE LOCATED AT 1620 SPRINGER ROAD IN LAWRENCEBURG. BIDS WILL BE OPENED AUGUST 16TH BEGINNING AT 10:15.
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#18. Lawrence County

- Population: 43,780 - Born in Tennessee: 31,479 (71.9% of population) - Born in a different state: 11,620 (26.5% of population) --- Midwest (8.4%), Northeast (1.8%), South (14.1%), West (2.2%) - Born in another country: 505 (1.15% of population) --- Africa (0.00%) , Asia (0.24%), Europe (0.21%), Latin America (0.70%), North America (0.00%), Oceania (0.00%)
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Election Night Results

IT WAS A NIGHT OF UPSETS AND CLOSE RACES FOR A HOST OF CONTESTED GOVERNMENT SEATS IN SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE. IN LAWRENCE COUNTY, VOTERS CHOSE DAVID MORGAN AS COUNTY EXECUTIVE OVER MARA LERNER WITH 59 PERCENT OF THE VOTES AND SHERIFF JOHN MYERS WAS REELECTED TAKING IN 63.6 PERCENT OF THE VOTES AGAINST GARY MILLS AND RICK OSBORN. TERRY DICKEY RECLAIMED THE OFFICE OF REGISTER OF DEEDS WHILE RYAN KRICK WAS VICTORIUS WITH 66.5 PERCENT OF THE VOTES FOR ROAD SUPERINTENDENT AGAINST HIS OPPONENT NEELEY LUNA. OTHER NOTABLE RESULTS INCLUDE RUSS BREWER WINNING THE COUNTY CLERK WITH 46.5 PERCENT OF THE VOTES AND BARRY LUFFMAN NARROWLY DEAFEATING INCUMBENT CHRIS JACKSON FOR THE COMMISSION DISTRICT 2 IN CLOSE RACE OF 364 TO 334. IN GILES COUNTY GRAHAM STOWE WAS ELECTED AS THE NEW COUNTY EXECUTIVE OVER MELISSA GREENE AND IN MAURY COUNTY SHEILA BUTTS WAS DETERMINED THE NEW MAURY COUNTY MAYOR AND CURRENT MAYOR COUNTY MAYOR ANDY OOGLES WON THE 5TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT GOP PRIMARY. MORE UNOFFICAL RESULTS FROM THE AUGUST 4TH ELECTION CAN BE FOUND ON THE WLX WEBSITE WLXONLINE.COM.
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#14. Lawrence County, TN

- New cases per 100k in the past week: 374 (165 new cases, +20% change from previous week) - Cumulative cases per 100k: 34,065 (15,037 total cases) --- 5.3% more cases per 100k residents than Tennessee - Cumulative deaths per 100k: 471 (208 total deaths) --- 18.9% more deaths per 100k residents than Tennessee - Population that is fully vaccinated: 37.3% (16,471 fully vaccinated)
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Willa Dean Flowers

Willa Dean Flowers , age 89 of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Monday, August 1, 2022 at NHC Healthcare Lawrenceburg after a brief illness. She was a native of Lawrence County, TN,a homemaker,and a member of First Street Church of Christ. Funeral Services will be held at Loretto Memorial Chapel on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 1:00 pm. Rodney Livingston will be officiating. Burial will follow in Five Points Cemetery.
LAWRENCEBURG, TN
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Lawrence County School System Reminder for 7th Grade Student Parents

LAWRENCE COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM WOULD LIKE TO REMIND ALL PARENTS/GUARDIANS OF LCSS 7TH GRADE STUDENTS THAT A TDAP BOOSTER IMMUNIZATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL INCOMING 7TH GRADERS. IF YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT FOR THIS IMMUNIZATION LATER THIS MONTH OR HAVE NOT HAD THIS YET, PLEASE CALL THE LAWRENCE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 931-762-9406 TO SET AN APPOINTMENT FOR THIS WEEK TO OBTAIN THAT BOOSTER. YOUR STUDENT WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND SCHOOL UNTIL THAT IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT IS MET AFTER THIS WEEK.
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LCSAPC Receives First Donation for Grace House Project

THE LAWRENCE COUNTY SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION COALITION RECENTLY RECEIVED THEIR FIRST DONATION FOR A NEW PROJECT THEY ARE WORKING ON KNOWN AS GRACE HOUSE. THE KELLY STRICKLAND FOUNDATION DONATED $7,500 DOLLARS TOWARDS THIS EXCITING NEW PROJECT. TO HEAR MORE ABOUT THE PROJECT AND TO SEE IF HOW TO GET INVOLVED ATTEND THE QUARTERLY MEETING OF THE LAWRENCE COUNTY SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION COALITION ON AUGUST 22ND AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHUCH ON SPRINGER ROAD IN LAWRENCEBURG. DOORS OPEN AT 5:30. TO RSVP CALL 931-244-5533.
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Allen Wayne Hall

Wayne was born in Lawrence County, Tennessee. He passed away in Lakeland, Florida from a long illness. Our Lord called him home on May 28, 2022. He was preceded in death by his father, George Hall, from Buttermilk Ridge, and his mother, Jane Hall Thompson, of Lakeland, Florida. Wayne is...
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The Giving Pumps

DURING THE MONTHS OF AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER STOP BY YOUR FAVORITE SHELL QUIK MART LOCATION IN LAWRENCE, WAYNE, GILES, AND MAURY COUNTIES AND LOOK FOR THE PURPLE WRAPPED GIVING PUMPS. ONE PENNY FOR EVERT GALLON PUMPED WILL BE DONATED TO A KID'S PLACE A CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER. KID'S PLACE PROVIDES FREE SPECIALIZED SERVICES TO ABUSED CHILDREN IN GILES, LAWRENCE, MAURY AND WAYNE COUNTIES.
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THP Checkpoints Scheduled for Lawrence and Wayne Counties

THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL WILL BE CONDUCTING ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINTS FRIDAY IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: LAWRENCE COUNTY ON US HIGHWAY 43 SOUTH AT THE 1 MILE MARKER AND WAYNE COUNTY ON STATE ROUTE 13 NORTH AT THE US 64 UNDERPASS. THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL RECOGNIZES THAT ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINTS SUCH AS THESE ARE HIGHLY VISIBLE AND EFFECTIVE TOOLS OF ENFORCING THE LAWS OF TENNESSEE WHILE ENSURING THE PROTECTION OF VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
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Voting in Lawrence County

EARLY VOTING FOR THE AUGUST 4TH STATE AND FEDERAL PRIMARY ALONG WITH THE COUNTY GENERAL ELECTION ENDED SATURDAY AND AS OF TODAY, 4,702 BALLOTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED IN THE LAWRENCE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION OFFICE. THIS INCLUDES BOTH EARLY VOTING AND ABSENTEE BALLOTS. TENNESSEE VOTERS CAN FIND THEIR ELECTION DAY HOURS, POLLING LOCATIONS, VIEW AND MARK SAMPLE BALLOTS AND MUCH MORE WITH THE GOVOTETN APP OR ONLINE AT GOVOTETN.GOV.
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Body Identified in Lawrence County - Charges Pending

THE IDENTITY OF THE BODY FOUND ON JULY 28TH IN LAWRENCE COUNTY HAS BEEN RELEASED. RANDY TODD SOWIE WAS FOUND DECEASED EARLY THURSDAY MORNING ON BRACE NEAR THE WALKER ROAD INTERSECTION IN SUMMERTWON. SOWIE WAS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET OFF THE ROADWAY. DURING THE INVESTIGATION, DEPUTIES LEARNED THAT THE SOWIE HAD BEEN IN AN ALTERCATION ABOUT A QUARTER OF A MILE FROM THE BODY’S LOCATION. RYAN BLAIR WAS DETAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE INCIDENT AND HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH SECOND DEGREE MURDER.
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Body Found Early this Morning in Lawrence County Under Investigation

INVESTIGATORS WITH THE LAWRENCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARE LOOKING INTO THE DISCOVERY OF A BODY THAT WAS FOUND EARLY THIS MORNING IN SUMMERTOWN. DEPUTIES WERE DISPATCHED AT APPROXIMATELY 6:06 AM TO THE SCENE ON BRACE ROAD NEAR THE WALKER ROAD INTERSECTION, WHERE THE BODY OF A DECEASED MALE HAD BEEN LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET OFF THE ROADWAY. DURING THE INVESTIGATION, DEPUTIES LEARNED THAT THE MALE VICTIM HAD BEEN IN AN ALTERCATION ABOUT A QUARTER OF A MILE FROM THE BODY’S LOCATION AND LATER, ONE PERSON WAS DETAINED FOR QUESTIONING. THE BODY OF THE MALE VICTIM, WHOSE IDENTITY IS NOT BEING RELEASED PENDING NOTIFICATION OF FAMILY MEMBERS, HAS BEEN SENT FOR AN AUTOPSY AT THE TENNESSEE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE IN NASHVILLE. AT THIS TIME, THE MATTER REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION WHILE DEPUTIES ARE STILL WORKING AT PROCESSING THE CRIME SCENE.
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Body found in Summertown, investigation ongoing

SUMMERTOWN, Tenn. (WSMV) - The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a man’s body was found Thursday morning in Summertown. According to a media release, deputies were dispatched at about 6:05 a .m. to Brace Road, near the Walker Road intersection, to a report that a body had been found 10 feet off the roadway.
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