Standout athlete L.J. Smith of the Lamar County Trojans will sign his letter of intent to play football for the University of West Georgia Wolves at ceremonies set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the high school. That is National Signing Day for fledgling college football players.
Standout middle linebacker Pippin Davis of the Lamar County Trojans will sign his letter of intent to play football for the Valdosta State University Blazers at ceremonies set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the high school. That is National Signing Day for fledgling college football players.
The LC Trojans and Lady Trojans can make some noise in the region standings tonight when they take on Bleckley County at the local gym.
The Lady Trojans will be fighting to hold onto third place in Region 4AA after they got blown out by #1 Putnam County 45-24 Tuesday in Eatonton. Putnam and Bleckley are tied atop the region standings at 8-1 while Lamar is 5-3 and Macon County is 5-4.
The Trojans are tied for third in the region. Highly-touted Crawford County is 10-0 while Macon County is 6-3. LC and Monticello are right behind at 5-3.
UPDATE: Playing without star Daishai Almond (shoulder) and fellow starter Lexy Head, the Lady Trojans hung tough for three quarters before getting blitzed in the fourth quarter and losing 52-40.
The pages of Anne Frank’s history-making diary come vividly to life February 10-14 on the stage at Gordon State College. Through Wendy Kesselman’s stirring adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, audiences are invited to enter Anne’s world and share her joy, her pain, and most of her indomitable spirit.
Mr. Warren Ridings, age 73, of Milner, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016, at Northside Hospital in Atlanta. Mr. Ridings was born January 29, 1942 in Pioneer, Tennessee, son of the late Crockett and Bertha Rutherford Ridings. He was a member of Meridian Sun Lodge No. 26, F. & A.M. and retired plant manager of Sybil Mills (Signal Mills) in Griffin. Mr. Ridings was a veteran of the U.S. National Guard. He loved genealogy and enjoyed fishing and sewing.
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Mr. Danny Robinson, age 59, of Barnesville, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at his home. Mr. Robinson was a native of Barnesville and was born January 27, 1956, son of the late William Opal and Norciss Dill Robinson. He was formerly employed as a heavy equipment operator by Brooks-Berry-Haynie Associates Inc. of Atlanta. Mr. Robinson loved fishing and playing guitar.
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