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Lincoln Civic Center remains closed to activities

Prohibition of activities on the grounds of the Lincoln Civic Center has been extended to June 9.

The Lincoln County Board of Supervisors and Civil Defense Manager Clifford Galey met Wednesday to discuss reopening of the center and its athletic facilities. The decision was made to not authorize practices of ball teams at the complexes at the moment, but to encourage parents and volunteers to work with their children elsewhere to help them get ready for the beginning of the 2020 ball season.

Gov. Tate Reeves plans to announce June 1 updates for baseball play across the state and guidelines required.

“The Lincoln Civic Center management and staff also encourage each parent/volunteer to work on pitching, catching and hitting,” said LCC Director Quinn Jordan in a statement on the center’s Facebook page. “Once we are given the go-ahead, our goal is to start play within one week of release to play … We have a plan and a have a goal to start play within one week of approval from the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors and Civil Defense, whenever that time arrives.”