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Citizens pack city hall to complain about rumored park access road

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It was standing room only at city hall in LaFayette on Monday evening. Nearly 100 members of the com- munity converged on the small building downtown with a common goal, to let city leaders know they were opposed to an idea of having a entry point to the New City Park in LaFayette run through […]

Sledge arrested when she demanded money to keep murder details quiet

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The wife of a former Chambers County As- sistant District Attorney is finding herself on the other side of the law after she was arrested last Thursday on five felony charges. The recent arrest is not the first time this individual has recently found herself in trouble with local authorities and the arrest adds to […]

Tuesday is Primary Election Day

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Crunch time is here as various state and local candi- dates are making their fi nal campaign pitches ahead of the June 5th primary election in Alabama. This year’s elec- tion is one that may show a change in Alabama’s voting trends after the election of Doug Jones, a Democrat, in the largely red stronghold […]

Sports

Sixty plus participate in youth basketball camp

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The City of Lafayette’s annual summer basketball camp has been a great turn out thus far this summer. The program is being held at the Lafayette High School Gym. Lafayette Head bas- ketball coach Obadiah Threadgill leads the an- nual free basketball camp that is sponsor by the City of Lafayette recreation program. The program […]

Chambers squads to compete at summer camp

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The Chambers Acad- emy Varsity and JV squads will be traveling to Huntingdon College Monday July 9 th through Thursday July 12 th for their annual AISA Camp. The girls have been practicing all summer to prepare to better themselves for camp and the upcoming season. This year, both squads will be Coached by Emily […]

Citizens pack city hall to complain about rumored park access road

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It was standing room only at city hall in LaFayette on Monday evening. Nearly 100 members of the com- munity converged on the small building downtown with a common goal, to let city leaders know they were opposed to an idea of having a entry point to the New City Park in LaFayette run through […]

School

Five Points Honor Roll

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All A’s: 1st Grade: Jeremy Huguley, Adrian Kyles)Savannah Luse, Nolen Tollison, Isabella Tucker, Navaeh·Ann Willis. A’s & B’s: 1ST Grade: Ethan Holloway. All A’s 2nd Grade: Keegan Craig, Sierra Harpelj Matthew Hull. A’s & B’s 2nd Grade: Payden Baker, Adam Bryan, Peyton Carter, TourinDavis, Payton Fields. All A’s 3’d Grade: Charles Gray, Skyler Luse, Ja’marion […]

Local News

Meet and greet new SUSCC president

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Meet and Greets Slated for Incoming SUSCC president Todd Shackett Community members and Friends of Southern Union are invited to attend a meet and greet welcom- ing Southern Union State Community College’s incoming president, Todd Shackett. A drop-in reception will be held at the following locations and are open to any community member: Tuesday, August […]

Columns

Reflections

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God Really Cares How do you react when trouble comes? Do you become pes- simistic? Depressed? Are you difficult to be around because you lash out at oth- ers? Do you find yourself angry at God because things haven’t turned out as you hoped they would? Few people have dif- ficulty believing God cares for […]

Opinion

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The other day I was talking to one of the over the hill generation, Monroe Smith. He noticed my hand shaking and asked me how I managed to get all this gibberish that I spout on paper. I told him that I typed it up myself. His reply was that no males of my generation […]

Inside the Statehouse

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Mike’s Musing

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