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Prayer, appreciation reception planned for Lawrence Co.

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A Lawrence County church will play host to an event to honor law enforcement officers and first responders.

A news release from the city of Hoxie states Reverend Garry Wiles and members of the Hoxie United Methodist Church will hold a "time of prayer and appreciation" for all police officers in the county as well as fire department personnel, first responders and members of the Arkansas State Police.

The event is Friday, July 15 and is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the church's fellowship hall on the corner of Broad and Gibson Streets.

It is a drop-in reception and light refreshments will be served.

Former first responders who work outside Lawrence County are also invited to attend.

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