Covid closes Lincoln County Courthouse


The court side of the Lincoln County Courthouse in Chandler has been closed until July 28 after two court employees tested positive for COVID-19.

The entire courthouse was closed Friday afternoon after District Judge Cindy Ashwood and a court employee tested positive for COVID-19. According to Lincoln County Sherif Charlie Dougherty, the remainder of the courthouse including the jail are currently open and have been thoroughly sanitized. He said that the courthouse area of the building will remain closed until July 28.