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Suicide awareness walk held in honor of local teenager

Over 50 people turned out Saturday in Williamsburg for a suicide and bullying prevention one-mile walk in memory of Bethany Faith Lawson, a student at Whitley County High School, who killed herself last year. Savanna McKiney with Cumberland River Behavioral Health Community...
Posted On 18 Sep 2019

Whitley teen remembered at suicide prevention walk

Melissa Lawson knows a little something about suicide. Less than two months ago, her 16-year-old daughter, Bethany Faith Lawson, killed herself. “I just want everybody out there to know it is OK to not be OK. It is OK to ask for help,” Melissa Lawson told a crowd of about 150...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018

Bethany Faith Lawson

Bethany Faith Lawson, 16, of Limestone Branch, Williamsburg, departed this life on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at her home. She was born on May 04, 2002 in Lexington, to Anthony Lawson and Melissa (Johnson) Lawson. She was preceded in death by great grandparents, Warren and Odene...

WCHS sophomore passes away Saturday at her home

Funeral arrangements have been set for Wednesday afternoon for a Whitley County High School student, who died Saturday. Bethany Faith Lawson, 16, of Limestone Branch, Williamsburg, died at her home. She was to be a sophomore at Whitley County High School this fall. Lawson was...
Posted On 12 Aug 2018