Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department Releases Jail Counts

(BEDFORD) – The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department released jail counts during the Commissioner’s meeting Tuesday morning.

Total Inmates – 165

  • 134 – Males
  • 31 – Females
  • 15 – Department of Corrections
  • 2 – Level – 6 Felons

Lawrence County Emergency Management Director Valarie Luchauer was not able to attend the meeting. However, she gave a report that she continues to find resources and updates during COVID-19. In addition, she continues to receive updated training for emergency management responses to external affairs.

Lawrence County Highway Superintendent David Holmes advised the commissioners that mowing continues in addition to final patch work and paving.

Holmes also reports in submitting applications for the Community Crossing Grant for next years paving project. There will not be as much money in next years grant. “They say we should know, before the election the grant awards and how much money will be received,” said Holmes.