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Girl Scout Law and Order Event

Posted on: January 27th, 2011

Around 200 Girl Scouts recently learned the inner workings of the judicial system in Lee County. The girls heard from several speakers, including our own, Investigator Donna Franks. To learn more about To learn more about Girl Scouts, visit  www.girlscoutshs.org  

Nettleton 5th Graders Graduate from the D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on: January 26th, 2011

1st Annual Lee County Celebrity Livestock Show

Posted on: January 21st, 2011

Sheriff Johnson was recently selected to participate in this 1st Annual event, where he was partnered with Hunter, a local 4-H student, and his goat. The event was held at the Lee County Agri-Center.

Shannon 5th Graders Graduate from the D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on: January 18th, 2011

Project ChildSafe Firearm Safety Kits Available

Posted on: January 12th, 2011

We will provide free firearm safety kits to interested Lee County residents through a partnership with Project ChildSafe, the nationwide safety education program. The safety kits, which include gun locks, will be available at the sheriff”s department during normal business hours. (M-F 8am – 5pm) They should arrive within one week to our department. Feel […]

Daughters of the American Revolution donation

Posted on: October 26th, 2010

Stuffed animals were donated to the Lee Co. Sheriff”s Dept. from Daughters of the American Revolution to pass out when needed for cases or calls that involve children.

Guntown Dedication Ceremony

Posted on: October 24th, 2010

The original (restored) Guntown Jail (calaboose) is located at Guntown City Park. Sheriff Johnson, Guntown Mayor Robert Herring, Guntown City Council, and Guntown Police Chief Michael Hall are pictured here at the recent dedication ceremony.

Pilot Club Brain Walk

Posted on: October 9th, 2010

The Pilot Club of Tupelo hosted its first Brain Power Walk at Fairpark. The Brain Walk featured a quarter-mile walk, brain-related informational displays and children”s activities. (photo taken from Lee County Neighbors section NEMSDJ/Bobby Pepper)

A Visit With the Tupelo Ladies Civitan Club

Posted on: September 26th, 2010

1st Annual D.A.R.E. Golf Tournament

Posted on: September 24th, 2010

On Saturday, September 24, 2010, the 1st Annual D.A.R.E. Golf Tournament was held at the Okolona Country Club. Proceeds from the event were divided between the Lee County Sheriff”s Department Youth Services Division and the Chickasaw County Sheriff”s Department D.A.R.E. Programs. A BIG thank you to the participants, volunteers and supporters who made this possible. 1st Place: Danny Johnson, Gary Isbell, […]

Touch A Truck Day at Ballard Park

Posted on: September 11th, 2010

The annual Touch-A-Truck Event (sponsored by Tupelo Park and Rec) was held at Ballard Park (sportplex parking lot)…from 10am-2pm. Kids got an up close and personal look at the trucks and vehicles that work in our communities…Fire, police, waste management, heavy equipment, and much more.  

Silent Auction Benefit – Dinner with the Sheriff – August 2010

Posted on: August 26th, 2010

The Sheriff treated one of the winners of the Le Bonheur/TWIGS silent auction, and her family to supper –

Sheriff Johnson speaks to FBC-Saltillo

Posted on: August 20th, 2010

Sheriff Johnson was honored to speak at FBC in Saltillo at their Widows/Widowers Banquet! The theme was Mayberry RFD.  

Nettleton Back to School Bash – Meet the Tigers – Car Show

Posted on: August 14th, 2010

The Lee County Sheriff”s Department Jeep Club took their jeeps to the event Kevan Warren”s jeep wins 1st Place

Sheriff Johnson and Miss Tupelo Makel Hutchins

Posted on: March 26th, 2010

Fitness with the Lee County Sheriff”s Department

Posted on: March 26th, 2010

Each week, the Lee County Sheriff”s Department employees, along with family and friends, run/walk for health and fun.

2010 Certificate of Appreciation from the March of Dimes

Posted on: March 26th, 2010

The Lee County Sheriff”s Department partnered with the Tupelo March of Dimes by providing free fingerprinting during their fundraising event. During this event Sheriff Johnson was given a plaque and recognized for his support during 2010.

2009 Tupelo Exchange Club Citizen of the Year – Officer Mike Mayhew

Posted on: March 26th, 2009

First Baptist Church, Tupelo, Community Resurrection Run 2012. Sheriff and his staff particpated to help raise money for missions!

Posted on: January 1st, 1970