LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Phone lines to services in Lawrence County, including the sheriff's office, were restored after an outage Thursday morning.
According to Lawrence Co. 911 Coordinator Paige Vanbrook, a fiber optic cable was cut in Greene County leading to the outage which began around 8 a.m.
Residents were still able to dial 911 in case of emergencies.
Vanbrook says AT&T was aware of the situation following the outage.
Service to the lines was restored about 40 minutes later.