Pine Belt celebrates "Night Out Against Crime"

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - People in the Pine Belt are joining the nationwide effort to take a stand against crime. Residents in the Northeast Lamar Neighborhood Watch hosted a "Night Out Against Crime" event at the local community center.

Local sheriff's deputies and firefighters were honored. Hot dogs were served and children had their photos taken on fire trucks.

Tonight's event was called, "Our Homes, Our Heroes."

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