Four outstanding youth represented all of Tennessee 4-H livestock judgers in Louisville, Kentucky recently. This national contest is held in conjunction with the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE).
Lawrence County High School students receive CPR certification in Ms. Kris Fann's Medical
Therapeutics Class. Students (L) to (R) are Baylee Chapman, Samantha Gulley, Brett Thornton, Logan Calvert, Amanda Remke, and Chase Beard
From left to right going clockwise are; Eddie Ogden, Joe Evans, Exalted Ruler, Randy Shook, Treasurer, Jon Evans, Beth Blasingim, Alaric Crouch, Secretary, Randy Carl, Esquire, Nichole Belt, Annette Belt, Lynn Aaron, Ed Turner, Lecturing Knight, Dawn Turner, Barbara Knapp, Sue Brown, Marlie Brown, and Wanda Shook, Leading Knight. Read story...
A woman who paid for merchandise she had been accused of shoplifting at a Lawrenceburg store last week immediately returned the merchandise involved, saying that she was dissatisfied with the treatment she had received.
FCCLA at LCHS held their installation ceremony for new officers. Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America is the only school organization that focuses on the family. Left to right: Na Dang (member), Sheryl Hester (sponsor), Holly True (sponsor), Becca Freeman (Treasurer), Rebecca Polk (Co President), Bayley Hutcherson (Co President), Becca Marsh (Secretary), Rachel Porter (member), Patti Lopp (sponsor)
Comprised of local business leaders, government officials and concerned citizens, the South Lawrence Economic Development Association has been established to push for economic advancement and progressive action in the south end of Lawrence County.
The City of Loretto has officially been awarded a Community Development Grant to assist in the construction of a tornado early warning siren, State Representative Barry Doss (R–Leoma) and Governor Bill Haslam announced.
The EO Coffman Panthers and the New Prospect Tigers joined together to help raise money for Team G scholarship fund. We are very proud of both schools and their hard work. Thanks to Mrs. Davis and Mrs. Derryberry for all of their hard work
Loretto High School FBLA members took Thanksgiving meals to the residents of the Loretto Lions Homes residents Tuesday when the school had its Thanksgiving meal. This is one of the major community service projects that FBLA does. Those members helping deliver meals were: Faith Smith, Mariah Borne, Kaylee Allen, Anna Brewer, Kelsey White, Sydney Hallmark, Lauren Coggin, Maria Brink, Ellie Davis, Sarah Methvin, Cara Andrews, and sponsor Roberta Niedergeses.
Student Nutrition Advisory Council of Loretto High School Helps with Special Thanksgiving Meal
The club has 70 students and they helped serve guests that came to the Thanksgiving meal. They also help with testing new food items. We only pick a few today to help. They are Sydney Strickland, Samantha Beckman, Kerstin Moore, Alexis Hughes, Courtney King, Katy Holloway, Morgan Self, Cole Chandler and Austin Springer.
Lawrence County High School's Student Health Advisory Council members Chris Messer and Kristan Sowell traveled to their alma mater, New Prospect School, on October 30th, 2013 to educate students in the 6th,7th and 8th grades about the detrimental effects of bullying and to inspire students to stand up for those who are victims of bullying. Anyone interested in scheduling LCHS SHAC members to speak about topics affecting our community's health and well being can call Wendy Messer, RN at LCHS at 762-9412
This year, Lawrence County Government will give each senior citizen center in the county $500 to go towards operating expenses and programs such as Meals on Wheels. Pictured is County Executive J Mack Chandler and Commissioner Chris Jackson presenting the Loretto Senior Citizens Center with their group's check.
A three vehicle crash involving a school bus occurred at the Pulaski Street/South Locust Avenue intersection Friday morning. The crash occurred when a teenage driver failed to stop and struck an SUV, causing the SUV to impact the bus. Around sixty students were onboard at the time. Only a few minor injuries were reported.
On November 1, the federal government’s short-term inflation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) ended, causing a reduction in the monthly amount for households across the nation receiving food stamps benefits.
Loretto High School Cross Country Team will be competing in the State Tournament on November 2, at Steeplechase -Percy Warner Park, Nashville.
New Prospect School Pre-k braved the frigid cold and visited Holiday Acres in Ethridge last Friday.
2013 LCHS graduate Kaci Staggs paying it forward by coming back to her alma mater and discussing her college experience at John A. Gupton college of mortuary science. The students were full of questions and were excited to learn about the potential career involving becomeing a mortician and funeral director. Miss Kaci Staggs spoke to Mrs. Wendy Messer's Health Science and Anatomy classes and Mrs. Melissa Brazier's Input Technology classes on Friday October 25th, 2013.
Lawrence County Schools have got talent! LCHS student, Bethanie Nielsen painted this bench for Art II class. Her teacher is Dee Saliba at LCHS.
The HOSA Club of Lawrence County High School recently hosted their annual blood drive. For several weeks students signed up to be eligible to donate blood to the American Red Cross. Approximately 39 usable blood donations were collected. HOSA sponsors for Lawrence County High School includes Mrs. Wendy Messer, Mrs. Kriss Fann, and Mrs. Alanna Harris.
Lawrenceburg Firefighters Association, in conjunction with the Lawrenceburg Fire Department, recently raised $8,000 in their 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness T-shirt Sale. On Friday they presented a check to Joe Kilgore with the Maury Regional Helathcare Foundation, for $4,000 for their Women's Center Fund that benefits local breast cancer patients. Pictured with Kilgore (center) are: Brian Green, Sister Stover, Lee Beckman, Chad Clanton, (Kilgore) Adam, Hamilton, Tyler McDow, Barrett Stutts, Brandon Stutts, and Kevin Bedford.