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Langley elected Cattlemen’s VP

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Christopher Langley, Sr. of Lafayette in Chambers County was elected vice president of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association on February 16 at the 74th Annual Cattlemen’s Convention and Trade Show in Montgomery. Richard Meadows of Columbia was elected president, Jack Batts of Athens will become president-elect and LD Fitzpatrick of Hope Hull will continue as treasurer. […]

Driver crashes in to Lanett dwelling

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By Alton Mitchell The Lanett Police Department has arrested a 39-year-old man on charges from a Sunday night police pursuit that ended in the front of a home in Lanett. That accident left the home owner suffering from injuries sustained in the crash. The incident began around 10:45 p.m. Sunday night when a Lanett Police […]

Henderson crowned Miss Panacea

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By: Ashley Oliver Correspondent Chambers Academy recently held its annual beauty pageant, crowning Sophomore beauty, Mary Grayson Henderson, the 2016-2017 Miss Panacea. Henderson also won Miss Congeniality which is voted on by fellow contestants. Melissa Milford was chosen as Senior beauty. Laney Leavins was chosen as Junior Beauty and also Miss Photogenic in the pageant. […]

Sports

CA Rebels win season opener Sat.

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By: Ashley Oliver Correspondent The Chambers Academy Rebels traveled to Columbiana on Saturday to play their season opener against Restoration Academy and Cornerstone Christian Academy. In Round Robin fashion, Cornerstone defeated Restoration in game one. Chambers then defeated Restoration Academy 15-0 in 3 innings to complete game two. The Rebels were also victorious in game […]

Bulldogs advance to regional finals with Westbrook win

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Story & Photos by Pamela Holloway Correspondent It was another road trip to Jacksonville State for the LaFayette Bulldogs on Thursday, February 16, 2017.   The Bulldogs traveled to JSU to face off against the #2 ranked team in Alabama Class 2A, the Westbrook Christian Warriors.   This was a game for the ages, as […]

Bulldogs crush Vincent to win playoff opener, 54-32

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent The LaFayette Bulldogs began their post season play on Tuesday, February 14, 2017(Valentines Day).   The Bulldogs traveled to Vincent, AL to face the Vincent Yellow Jackets.   The Dogs and Yellow Jackets squared off in a sub-region contest, with the winner advancing to Jacksonville State University and a right to […]

School

Teachers attend forestry meeting

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LOCAL TEACHERS ATTENDING FOREST EDUCATION CLASS AT FARMERS FEDERATION BUILDING ON FEBRUARY 8 Pictured front row L. to R. are Christy Carter, April Haney, Lorraine Brown, Jessica Brewer, Yvonne Flanary, Jennifer Hollingsworth and David Hall. Back row L. to R. are Tonya Frank, Cantrece Nelson, Ken McMillan, Ken Ryals, Sandra Adkins, Allyson Matthews, Amy Brown, […]

Local News

Flu widespread in Chambers County area, flu shots recommended

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By Alton Mitchell Coughs, sniffles, and absences in schools and work has been abundant across Chambers County and the region. This combination is a sure sign that flu season is upon the area. A press release from February 15th by the Alabama Department of Public Health also confirms the fact that the flu is here […]

Columns

Mike’s Musings – Let’s make a difference

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By Mike Wilcox, Publisher “Anyone who thinks that they are too small to a make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room…” Christine Todd Whitman Former Gov. of New Jersey Many of us simply don’t try to make a difference. Others proclaim it is impossible for one person […]

Proven Conspiracy Theories #12

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Bullseye

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Round our Town

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Opinion

Appreciates Homecoming coverage

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Dear Editor Wilcox: Thank you so much for running the article about County Line’s Homecoming and the historic picture on the front page of The LaFayette Sun. We appreciate your generous allotment of space very much. We congratulate you on your community and state coverage, and we look forward to receiving the paper each week. […]

Governors are a disgrace

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Being sick (part 2)

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Hunting the Good Stuff

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