Jones County Sheriff’s Department continues raising awareness for ALS

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Thursday was definitely the right weather to get cooled off and Jones County Sheriff's Department Major Jamie Tedford did just that by raising awareness and taking the ALS ice bucket challenge.

Major Tedford was nominated by the Mississippi Highway Patrol. The department made sure to fill a cooler up and they along with Sheriff Alex Hodge slowly dumped the freezing water on him.

The chief of operations nominated the Jones County Board of Supervisors, the Jones County District Attorney's Office, the Jones County Sheriff's Department and the Laurel Police Department.

Sheriff Alex Hodge took the challenge Wednesday after being nominated by Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel.

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