Lawrence County Jail Archive

  • Lawrence County Detention Center / Sheriff’s Office Building Dedication and Open House

    The Lawrence County Detention Center / Sheriff’s Office building dedication and open house will be held on March 6, 2018 from  3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at 501 W. Elm St. Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. Governor Asa Hutchison will be the keynote speaker. _________________________ BUILDING DEDICATION and OPEN HOUSE PROGRAM WELCOME […]

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  • Future Lawrence County Jail Is On Schedule And Moving Forward

    In late July representatives of SouthBuild Firm along with Sheriff Jeff Yates and others gathered for opening bids on the future Lawrence County Jail construction project. With the project being broken into some 20 projects bids were received for all but one of the projects. […]

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  • Early Voting Begins Today For Proposed Jail Tax

      Early voting begins today, Tuesday Nov. 3rd for the Nov. 10 special election seeking a half-percent sales tax to fund the building and maintenance of a new jail for the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office. Early and absentee voting will be conducted through the office […]

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  • Sheriff Seeks Community Support of Upcoming Jail Tax

    As Sheriff of Lawrence County I am writing this letter in support of the proposed half cent sales tax to be voted on November 10th of this year. I understand your concerns regarding any new tax regardless of its purpose. However, this has been an […]

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  • Lawrence County Quorum Court Approves Tax Measure To Fund Jail

      Monday night at a special meeting the Lawrence County Quorum Court voted to go forward with a proposed tax measure to be placed on the November ballot to fund the jail project. The public will be asked to vote on a half cent sales […]

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  • County Moving Forward As Deadline Of 90 Days Is Given For Lawrence County Jail

    At Monday night’s Quorum Court meeting the members were advised that Lawrence County has just 90 days to have a plan in place for the replacement of the current Lawrence County Jail. Lawrence County is still in the running for a Regional Jail that would […]

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