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Commission proclaims LaFayette Day

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By Alton Mitchell The Chambers County Commission officially proclaimed April 3rd- April 8th as LaFayette Day for Valley Haven School. Commissioners also proclaimed May 3rd- May 6th as Hike/Bike/ and Run Week. The tradition of LaFayette Day for Valley Haven School is symbolic for the community. This year’s 20th anniversary of the event makes it […]

Fawley benefit a success

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The LaFayette community came out by the dozens to support Parker’s Foods employee Kayla Fawley as she is trying to recover from a fire that recently destroyed her home and belongings. Volunteers grilled hamburgers and put them in lunch bags which were then purchased by those wishing to help Fawley. The benefit took place at […]

Moore’s Creek named high priority

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By Alton Mitchell Dr. Eve Brantley from the Alabama Cooperative Extension was in LaFayette on Monday Afternoon to discuss a concern of state officials and a remedy that is fast approaching for what officials classify as a high priority waterway for improvement in Chambers County. Officials have become concerned with conditions in Moore Creek. The […]

County to recycle electronics in April

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By Alton Mitchell The voice of a concerned citizen before a local public meeting has again resulted in swift action by elected officials for an improved quality of living in the Chambers County community. The latest action will have a direct impact on citizens in around LaFayette in the month of April. County Commissioner Samuel […]

Commission re-appoints 3 new members

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By Alton Mitchell On Monday evening the Chambers County Commission voted unanimously to re-appoint three members of to the Chambers County Development Authorities Committee. Commissioners also made some appointment to impact the emergency services in the County. The first of the three appointees to be reappointed was Mr. Bobby Williams. Mr. Williams was reappointed for […]

CONFUSED

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By Bill Frazer I am aware that during my daily bike ride that my brain has considerable vacant space. I have tried unsuccessfully to fill in the cavity with logical thoughts. Herein after is a more descriptive analysis of what I am referring to. Speaking of having the alhammers disease, have you heard the phrase […]

Mike’s Musings-Eliminate insane pork barrel projects

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By Mike Wilcox, Publisher President Donald Trump has vowed to cut government expenses. In his first 100 days he has suggested several departmental cuts that have unnerved a backlash amongst many liberal leaning groups. I’m of the opinion if Trump and his gang were to eliminate most of the pork barrel projects that Congress has […]

Conspiracy Theory #9

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By Paul Richardson Being an optimistic nation which strives to provide the “American Dream” to anyone willing to work hard to achieve it, we all believe that the government is there to protect us and ensure our way of life. The government DEFINITELY wants us to think this as they go about their clandestine business […]

Repairing Brokenness

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By Jody Fuller In 2001, just a few months before 9/11, Lucy, my ex-wife, went to New York with her mom. They went to see several Broadway shows while in the Big Apple. She bought a snow globe filled with the city’s top landmarks and signs of the more popular Broadway shows. About three years […]

Local youth win at Beef Expo March 17

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Class 4 Senior Showmanship winners at the 2017 Alabama Junior Beef Expo are pictured with Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell. From left are Parnell; Hannah Maddox of Collinsville in DeKalb County, first place; Sarah Parker of Lanett in Chambers County, second; Ashlyn Ruf of Athens in Limestone County, third; Sydni Benefield of Cullman in […]