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Friday, August 29, 2014

Lora Cockrell

Foster parents needed

Lafayette County has 36 children under the custody of the Department of Human Services, however there are only four foster families in Lafayette County. This and other facts were reported Thursday during a Child Abuse Prevention Month rally on the Square as a kick-off to Saturday’s Party in the Park event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Avent Park. (April 13, 2012, Page 2A)

Community responds to DHS Christmas plea

In an effort to make Christmas special for their small clients, the staff at the Lafayette County branch of the Mississippi Department of Human Services asked the community to help them play Santa’s helpers to about 100 area children. (December 23, 2010, Page 1A)

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