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LHS receives ACT college readiness award

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LaFayette High School has been recognized by ACT and received the Alabama College and Career Transition Award for outstanding achievement in College and Career Readiness for 2016-2017. The ACT WorkKeys Exam is given to the 12th graders each year to gauge if students will meet the necessary skills needed to survive in the workforce. Seventy-Five […]

LHS’s Smith has $1.7 million in scholarships-chooses Norfolk St.

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By Alton Mitchell Graduation at LaFayette High School is right around the corner. Many students have begun the journey of establishing their post graduations plans, despite if that consists of entering the workforce, joining the armed services, or going off to college. The post education plans of one LaFayette High Senior has gained national attention […]

Solar farm still in clearing stage

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By Bill Frazer I visited the field office of the AL Solar Farm reference progress of the local 80 megawatt solar farm. David Dzeima, Senior Superintendent of the local operations for main contractor Swinerton Renewable Energy, brought me up to date on the progress of the installation as of today. The project is still in […]

Out with the old and in with the new

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By Bill Frazer Robert Thomas, whose family was one of the earlier Chambers County settlers, stopped by and told me that he enjoyed reading my rants. He said that time has changed so much that the current generation does not understand what times were like in the mid-1900s in our environment. I ran into Larry […]

Mike’s Musings – We’ve all had days like this

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By Mike Wilcox, Publisher Last Saturday was one of those days where I should have stayed in bed. You’ve heard of two left hands? Well for a southpaw, Saturday was my right handed day. I typically devote much of Saturday to doing odd jobs around the house. My first task was to change an ordinary […]

A lesson in preparedness

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By Paul Richardson As a result of last year’s presidential election, fundamental issues broiling behind the scenes will no doubt prove powerlessness for the POTUS (President of the United States). This may prevent positive developments for the people of this nation and of the world. The deep state machinery that controls our national destiny is […]

Down by the River

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By Jody Fuller I grew up around water. When I was a kid, there was a little creek running through our back yard. I spent countless hours back there catching crawdads, salamanders, and minnows. I only had to watch out for two things: snakes and glass. While I was never bitten by a snake, I […]

Obituaries 4-19-17

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Mr. Loyd Arthur Wayne Loyd passed away Wednesday April 12, 2017 at Hospice in LaGrange, Ga. after a long illness. He had dedicated his life to serving the Lord, his family and friends. Mr. Loyd was one of four children born to the late Arthur Loyd and Myrtle Lucille Courtney Loyd of Pine Mountain Valley, […]

Church Happenings 4-19-17

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PLEASANT GROVE AME CHURCH #1 Empowerment Bible Study Stewardship Conference will be held every Tuesday at 6 p.m. CDT. Dial-in 712-775-7300 Meeting ID.: 118 452. At the scheduled date and time of the meeting, dial into the conference line. When prompted, enter the meeting ID followed by the pound key (#). Sponsored by Pleasant Grove […]

Fields, Whitlow elected LHS Prom Queen, King

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LaFayette High School Seniors Ebony Fields and Jatarvious Whitlow were crowned Prom Queen and King on Saturday Night. The prom was held at the Event Center in Opelika.