|Radar speed signs being installed|
| The City of Lawrenceville has purchased two radar speed signs to be installed near the school zones. Above, city worker Mark Griggs is shown installing the first sign on James Street in front of Lawrenceville High School. The second sign is set to go up on Cedar Street near Parkview Junior High and Parkside Elementary. Police Chief Jim White stated the signs will be used to monitor vehicular speed in the school zones and that there will be increased police presence during school hours. Lawrenceville City Police would also like to remind motorists that use of electronic devices is strictly prohibited in school zones. |
|County hunter ed
classes set to
begin in October|
| SUMNER - Lawrence County Extension and the Department of Natural Resources will be offering Hunter Education Classes in October. |
The classes are set for Oct. 3, 4 and 5 from 6-9:30 p.m. in the main building of the Lawrence County fairgrounds. Registration each evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with classes starting promptly at 6 p.m.
Class size will be limited to first 60 registered. Youth must attend all 3 sessions. There is no fee.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
|19th annual CROP Walk
set for Sept. 25|
| BRIDGEPORT - The 19th annual Lawrence County CROP Walk, sponsored by Church World Service, is scheduled for Sept. 25 in Bridgeport.|
The walk, a national effort to combat hunger, will begin at 2 p.m. at the Gray Community Building, according to officials.
In place of a one-evening rally, this year CROP recruiters can pick up their CROP packets at the following locatioins this week:
- Monday: Bridgeport Presbyterian Church, 7-8 p.m.
- Wednesday: Lawrenceville Christian Church, noon-1 p.m.
- Thursday: Sumner Sign of the Kingdom, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
- Friday: St. Francisville Free Methodist Church, 10-11 a.m. and Lawrenceville Christian Church, 5-6 p.m.
CROP is a national walk held each year in an effort to stomp out hunger locally as well as globally. Organizers noted that 25 percent of the money earned from the walk will be divided equally between the county's two Sign of the Kingdom sites.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
|MARTINSVILLE - Parkview Junior High School's baseball team pounded out 17 hits Wednesday, on the way to a 17-3 thrashing of host Martinsville.|
Leyton Ivers and Drevin Sanders had three hits each for the Braves of coach Jeremy Sanders (3-4), while Ryan Schultz, Ethan Kelly and Chalean Fox all added two hits. Jimmy Bible, Levi Holland, Brogan Blagrave, Dominik Elliott and Jared Gray also connected in the win.
Thursday, August 25, 2016