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Jimmie L. Thomas

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Mrs. Jimmie L. Thomas, of LaFayette, AL passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, December 11, 2017, 1:00 p.m. CST at New Mt. Sellers Baptist Church in LaFayette, AL, Rev. Terry L. Magby Sr., Pastor, Officiating, Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Thomas […]

Don L. Paige

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Mr. Don L. Paige, 60, of Lanett died Friday, December 1, 2017 at Hillview Terrace, Montgomery. A memorial service will be held at Vines Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. (CST) with Rev. John Flournoy officiating. Mr. Paige is survived by his daughter: Stephanie (Jermaine) Benton, Smith Station; four brothers: […]

Funding for low income families available

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Governor Kay Ivey has signed a grant totaling more than $37.3 million dollars, with a large portion of that grant on tap to assist residents in Chambers County as the first surge of winter has impacted the state of Alabama. The grant is one that allows assistance to local residents whom […]

Lanett crowned state football champs

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Story & Photos By Pamela Holloway Correspondent LaFayette native and current Lanett High School head football coach, Clifford Story is rewriting the record books at Lanett High School. On Friday, Coach Clifford Story and the Lanett High Panthers football team defeated Leroy High School to earn it›s first ever football State Championship. The Panthers not […]

Bulldogs suffer first loss – Bulldog Basketball recap

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Story & Photos By Pamela Holloway Correspondent The LaFayette Bulldogs basketball team suffered their first defeat on the season December 5, 2017, at the hands of the Russell County Warriors. The Warriors seemed to be a little to much for the young gunz of LaFayette as they blazed the Dogs 70-41. Russell County over came […]

Rebels win 2, but lose to arch-rival

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Story & Photo By Ashley Oliver: Correspondent   The Chambers Academy JV boys had a busy week with two away games and one home game.  They started the week at Edgewood where the boys suffered a 49-30 loss against the Wildcats.  Payton Allen led the team scoring 14 points.  Jacob Oliver scored 11 points and […]

CA varsity girls struggle against 3A teams

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Story & Photo By Ashley Oliver Correspondent   The Chambers Academy Varsity girls’ team record does not necessarily reflect the ability of the 2017-2018 team.  As a 1A school it’s not easy to find other 1A schools to compete against.  This year’s team has started off facing some of the toughest competition they will face […]

CA JV girls claim victory over Springwood, 31-9

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Story & Photo By Ashley Oliver Correspondent   The Chambers Academy JV girls team won their last 2 out of 3 games for a season win loss record so far of 3-2.  In a disappointing 35-30 loss against the Edgewood Wildcats, Britten Stephens led the team with 19 points.  Natalie Lovelace scored 7 and Mattie […]

Rebels defeat Edgewood, 40-35

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Story and Photo By Ashley Oliver Correspondent   The Chambers Academy Varsity boys stated the week on a winning note defeating the Edgewood Wildcats 40-35.  Leading the Rebels in points was Payton Allen with 15.  Blake Sheppard added an additional 9.  Colton Hand scored 8.  CJ Lyons added 6 and Braxton Allen scored 2 in […]