Mrs. Ione Resseau Cole, of Barnesville Ga, passed away on October 10, 2016. She was born on November 26, 1935, in Putnam County, to the late Thomas Henry Sr. and Lois Freeman Resseau. She was widely known and respected for her knowledge of genealogy and was also her high school class poet.
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I am not now nor have I ever been an officer of the law.
However, in my line of work, I have met a lot of cops and have only met one who was a really twisted individual. He lost his badge after firing from his car into the car of an estranged girlfriend on the highway years ago. He vanished and is probably dead.
In my experience, virtually all cops do the job because they love it, period! They are certainly not in it for the money, benefits or cushy work environment. [Full Story »]
The LCMS Lady Trojans closed out a perfect regular season schedule Thursday with a 12-2 win over Henderson. The locals went 12-0 and captured their second straight east region crown. They begin postseason play today as they host Manchester at Aldora Field. First pitch is set for 5 p.m.
UPDATE: The LCMS girls destroyed a hapless Manchester squad 16-1 in three innings.
Mr. Clayton Ross Embrey, a loving Father and Husband, age 69, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Embrey is the son of the late Mr. Lawrence Embrey and the late Mrs. Lettie B. Jackson Embrey. He served as a Union Steward during his tenure with the Brown and Williamson Tobacco Company. He was a member of Mid-Georgia Gospel Assembly. Mr. Embrey loved children and was active in the children’s ministry at his church. He received an award for bringing more than 1,000 children to church. He loved Atlanta Braves baseball, and was named an Honorary Colonel by the Governor of Kentucky.
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2 pounds cucumber
2 spring onion, sliced
1 garlic clove, minced
4 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tsp honey
2 tsp dried dill or 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill
½ tbsp salt,
¼ tsp black pepper
Peel and slice cucumber thinly.
In a large bowl mix cucumber and green onion.
In a small glass mix vinegar, honey, garlic, salt, black pepper and dill.
Pour vinegar mixture over cucumber, toss to coat.
Adjust taste with more salt and black pepper if needed and serve immediately.
On Friday, October 7, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) was requested by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred in the 4100 block of Johnstonville Road.
Preliminary information provided by Monroe authorities indicates that at approximately 3:00 PM, Monroe deputies responded to a domestic call. Upon arrival, deputies encountered Richard Treadwell, age 40, entering the Forsyth residence and later brandishing what deputies believed to be a handgun toward a deputy on two separate occasions. Subsequently, the deputy fired upon Treadwell, striking him. Treadwell was transported to a medical facility where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The GBI will continue its independent investigation to determine what occurred during the incident. When the investigation is complete, it will be turned over to the Monroe County District Attorney's Office for review.
A recent transplant from Salem, Oregon, Gloria enjoyed her final years here in Barnesville, Georgia. She passed away peacefully under the excellent care of the nurses and staff at Brightmore Hospice in Griffin early in the morning of October 3, 2016. She was 91.
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Quarterback Dylan Johnson and tailback D. J. Atkins ran over, around and through a listless Lamar County Trojan team Friday night to lead the #3 Callaway Cavaliers to a 38-7 win at Trojan Field.
Lamar (3-3, 0-1) got behind early and the Cavs poured it on in taking a 38-0 lead at the half. Callaway called off the dogs in the second half which was played with a running clock. Callaway improved to 6-0 overall and took command of the Region 5AA race with the rout.
Realtime scoring from the game was provided by Walter Geiger.