Home News Top Stories

Top Stories

Drug Task Force arrests 109

slandon
0
0
By Alton Mitchell Agents with the Chambers County Drug Task Force have been busy over the past six months. Information released from the agency last week shows the task force has netted more than 100 arrests over a six month period for drug related crimes throughout the County. According to information from a press release […]

Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday

Shopping cart phobia

slandon
0
0
By Bill Frazer I prefer to leave the shopping, whether groceries, clothes or house hold items to the Boss. She has a lot more patience in this task than the old man. She reads the labels on aspirin, checks out toilet paper to see if Charmin or the generic brand is softer, puts aside anything […]

Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday

2016 population estimates show LaFayette, Chambers County decline

slandon
0
0
By Alton Mitchell The United States Census Bureau released its 2016 population estimates for various municipalities across the United States including the city of LaFayette. The latest estimates show that LaFayette’s population numbers continue to slip slightly. Based upon information from the U.S. Census Bureau as of April 1, 2010 the city of LaFayette was […]

Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday

I have been thinking

slandon
0
0
By Bill Frazer Notice that I frame my brain service as thinking rather than musing. Our Sun Editor has dubs on the verb (or is it a noun) musing so I have to refer to a different mental description. In fact the whole idea herein is out right plagiarism of my friend Hollis’s musing. Hollis […]

Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday

A Rumble

slandon
0
0
By Bill Frazer Spring has “sprung” and the motorcyclists are all enjoying good weather for their favorite recreation. I noticed that the local cyclists really came out in numbers to participate in the fund raising for Valley Haven. Do you know the definition of “A Rumble”? Yes, that is thunder in clouds that can be […]

Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday

Rodeo on tap for weekend

slandon
0
0
By Alton Mitchell The Chambers County Sheriff’s Rodeo is set to return to LaFayette again next weekend. This year’s event marks the 21st year for the event that brings cowboys and cowgirls from across the region to the Chambers County Agricultural Park in LaFayette. The event that started in 1996 when Chambers County Sheriff Sid […]

Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday

What’s in a name?

slandon
-3
0
By Bill Frazer The name William (Bill) that I inherited is a well-regarded common name. Bill Nixon, who is a noted theater director, actor, and musician and whose talents I greatly envy, gives much respectability to our shared moniker. However, the name can also be interpreted as not so nice. For example, a “bill” is […]

Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday

Sheriff’s Rodeo kicks off May 18

slandon
0
0
By Alton Mitchell The Chambers County Sheriff’s Rodeo is set to return to LaFayette again next weekend. This year’s event marks the 21st year for the event that brings cowboys and cowgirls from across the region to the Chambers County Agricultural Park in LaFayette. The event that started in 1996 when Chambers County Sheriff Sid […]

Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday