From Suzanne Cooper, Lamar County Sheriff's Office:
We still have opening in our CHAMPS Summer Camp for 5th and 6th graders. Dates of camps are June 2 - 6, June 23 - 27 and July 21 - 25.
The camp is free of cost to Lamar County 5th and 6th graders. Will be held those dates which are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Applications are available at the Lamar County Sheriff's Office, on our www.lamarcountysheriff.com website and at the Lamar County Courthouse at the Community Relations Office of Deputy Suzanne Cooper. For further info. call 706-975-5809.
Four Lady Trojan soccer players were selected to play in post-season All-Star matches for their roles in the Lamar girls’ 14-4-1 record, Region 4-AA championship and a trip to the Elite 8 in the GHSA state tournament.
It doesn’t care who you are or what you have or what you’ve done in life – you’re just a number.
Emotionless detachment is a hallmark of most governments and governmental entities but it has absolutely no place in our nation’s Veterans Administration hospitals. The men and women who selflessly risked life and limb defending our freedoms deserve more than numerical status.
Deplorably, some VA employees and administrators have shown these heroes nothing more than nonchalant indifference and gross incompetence at their greatest time of need. The results have been fatal.
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Sheriff Brad White has released more information about the altercation between Major Leslie Holmes and Joy Lynn Day who allegedly bit Holmes after claiming to be HIV positive. Day was shot in the arm but is now in the Lamar County jail on multiple charges.
UPDATE: Day tested negative for HIV at the hospital, sheriff White reported Sunday morning.
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