Sheriff Lewis billboard way to say 'thanks' - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Sheriff Lewis billboard way to say 'thanks'

Cain adds the giant greeting isn't actually a new plan, it's something the sheriff has enjoyed doing for a number of years. Cain adds the giant greeting isn't actually a new plan, it's something the sheriff has enjoyed doing for a number of years.
HCSO Spokesperson Othor Cain says the billboard is simply the sheriff's way of saying 'thank you.' HCSO Spokesperson Othor Cain says the billboard is simply the sheriff's way of saying 'thank you.'
HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

If you've taken Beasley Road in Jackson lately, you may have noticed the county's largest Valentine in the form of a roadside billboard.

Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis is pictured sporting a holiday colored tie and a "Happy Valentine's Day" message, decorated with the staples of the day, candy and roses.

HCSO Spokesperson Othor Cain says the billboard is simply the sheriff's way of saying 'thank you.'

"The billboard is the sheriff's way to say 'thank you' to the citizens and residents of the county for having faith in him and his team," explains Cain.

Cain adds the giant greeting isn't actually a new plan, it's something the sheriff has enjoyed doing for a number of years.

"This didn't start with Valentine's Day," smiles Cain, "we have a billboard for each holiday. Mother's Day, Father's Day, Christmas, Easter, we do them all."

Sheriff Lewis is dedicated to the neighbors of Hinds County and beyond saying 'thank you' to the communities, Lewis uses the billboard to remind drivers-by that the sheriff's office has an open door of communication.

"The sheriff wants to remind people that [the sheriff's office] is here," declares Cain.

When it comes to funding for the extra large holiday card, Cain says Sheriff Lewis has, in the past, used campaign funds to produce the billboards, but these days he's opening his own wallet.

"The sheriff pays for these billboards out of his own pocket. It's covered by his own funds," states Cain.

If you'd like to return the Valentine's Day greeting to Sheriff Lewis or his team, head to their Facebook page.

Copyright 2013 MSNewsNow. All rights reserved. 

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

    Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:24 AM EST2018-02-23 11:24:37 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:36 PM EST2018-02-24 02:36:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool). Flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, left, Ivanka Trump, advisor to and daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as she arrives at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Kor...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool). Flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, left, Ivanka Trump, advisor to and daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as she arrives at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Kor...
    Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the American president, has landed in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony this weekend for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.Full Story >
    Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the American president, has landed in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony this weekend for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.Full Story >
  • Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

    Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:14 AM EST2018-02-23 05:14:34 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:36 PM EST2018-02-24 02:36:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - in this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates departs Federal District Court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - in this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates departs Federal District Court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday...

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.

    Full Story >

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.

    Full Story >
  • California parents face new charges in kids' torture case

    California parents face new charges in kids' torture case

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:14 AM EST2018-02-23 07:14:54 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:36 PM EST2018-02-24 02:36:37 GMT
    (Mike Blake/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018 file photo, Louise Turpin appears in court in Riverside, Calif. David and Louse Turpin, who are charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them, are schedu...(Mike Blake/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018 file photo, Louise Turpin appears in court in Riverside, Calif. David and Louse Turpin, who are charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them, are schedu...
    A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them is due in court.Full Story >
    A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them is due in court.Full Story >
Powered by Frankly