Domestic Violence Awareness proclamation

District and local officials gather at the Lincoln County Courthouse last week to sign a proclamation recognizing the impact domestic violence has locally on health and wellbeing. Pictured are (front, from left) District Attorney General Robert Carter, Circuit Court Judge Forest Durard, Jr., General Sessions Judge Andy Myrick, Chancellor J.B. Cox, (back) Assistant District Attorney Amber Sandoval, LC Circuit Court Clerk Lisa Simmons, LC Clerk and Master Rebecca Bartlett, Carla Buchanan, who serves as the sexual assault victim advocate here, and Rick George, lead victim advocate locally. The proclamation comes as October is Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.