Harley Garrett has captured over a hundred snakes in Wellsgate in the past 14 years but only 3 were poisonous. He is always willing to come remove one from a neighbor’s yard. (April 24, 2015, Page 1A)
Calvin Caldwell, a Lafayette County solid waste employee, was pronounced dead at Baptist Memorial Hospital- North Mississippi Thursday morning after being transported from an accident on CR 2004 near Highway 30 and Pine Needle Road. (April 24, 2015, Page 1A)
After extensive discussion about litter control at Monday’s meeting, the Board of Supervisors decided to look into hiring an official to enforce litter laws in the county. (April 21, 2015, Page 3)
Solid Waste Manager Bobby Jones was recognized at a retirement party in his honor at the Lafayette County Chancery Building on Friday. Jones will end his career with the county on April 30 and begin a new job as a funeral director trainee at Seven Oaks Funeral Home. Kenneth Drewrey has been hired to place Jones as solid waste manager. (April 20, 2015, Page 3)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are looking for the public’s input to revamp the Sardis Lake Master Plan that hasn’t been updated since 1975. The Master Plan defines how the lake is managed. (April 12, 2015, Page 1A, 8A)
After extensive discussion about dogs roaming the county at Monday’s meeting, the Board of Supervisors took no action in enacting leash laws that would require residents in densely populated areas to confine their animals. (April 7, 2015, Page 1)
Gov. Phil Bryant signed a measure Wednesday, renaming Highway 30 in Lafayette County to the William Faulkner Scenic Highway.
The Lafayette County Board of Supervisors approved hiring an appraiser for the Sisk Avenue and West Oxford Loop extension Monday night and voted to abandon a previously private road they accepted for maintenance a few years ago and turn it back over to the landowners. (March 17, 2015, Page 1, 12)