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Major John Allard, PIO Office, 785-2415, 24-Hour Press Box: 799-2001, Ext. 1100

Catfish Tournament


In two weeks, Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts will host the fourth annual Sheriff James R. Metts Catfish Tournament for children ages 6 to 17 at 8 a.m. on Friday, June 28 at Catfish Haven, 1950 Craigsen Lane, West Columbia. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department will conduct the tournament in partnership with the House of Praise and Catfish Haven.

Children who have provided at least 10 hours of community service this year will be selected to participate free of charge in the Catfish Tournament, Metts said. The sheriff will provide a free lunch to children who participate in the tournament.

Sgt. David Nieves will coordinate the participation of the Sheriff’s Department in the Catfish Tournament, Metts said. Parents who want additional information about the fishing tournament can contact Nieves on his cell phone at (803) 223-3785. Metts will present trophies to the three children who catch the three heaviest catfish during the fishing tournament.

The Catfish Tournament reflects the Sheriff’s Department mission of providing professional law enforcement services that enhance the quality of life for all people in Lexington County, Metts said.



 


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09/17/2014 - Road Closures  
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