Headline Archive

  • Lynn And Strawberry Fire Departments Respond To House Fire

    On Friday morning the Lynn Volunteer Fire Department was paged to a structure fire on the 100 block of Lawrence 279. A Lawrence County Deputy in the area responded and was first on scene, he described heavy smoke coming from the house that was reportedly […]

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  • Sloan-Hendrix Issues Press Release on Threats Made to School

    Sloan-Hendrix issued a press release concerning social media threats that were made by two students. The following is the statement released by Superintendent Rorex. Both students were removed by Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies and transported to Sharp County. As other details emerge we will keep […]

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  • Henry Boyce Sworn In for 5th Term

    Henry Boyce was sworn in for a fifth term as Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney by Circuit Judge Harold Erwin in the courtroom of the Sharp County courthouse.  Boyce’s seven deputy prosecutors were sworn in by Erwin immediately following Boyce’s oath of office.     ​Boyce […]

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  • Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

    Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun newspaper, and the  response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. We would like to share this classic letter with you this Christmas season. We take pleasure in answering thus […]

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  • Christmas History

    The first Christmas cards were commissioned by Sir Henry Cole and illustrated by John Callcott Horsley in London on the 1st of May 1843. The central picture showed three generations of a family raising a toast to the card’s recipient: on either side were scenes […]

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  • SUPER LOW-COST SPAY-NEUTER VOUCHERS TO BE DISTRIBUTED

    Have a cat or dog that needs to be sterilized? Have a kitten or puppy that is close to sexual maturity? Don’t be fooled. Many animals, ESPECIALLY cats, can reproduce earlier than one might expect. NIP IT IN THE BUD NOW! Mark your calendar for […]

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