Between Saturday, Sept. 4 and Friday, Sept. 10 the Lamar County sheriff’s office made the following arrests:
Carolyn Judy Milligan, 55, Griffin, family violence simple battery and DUI alcohol;
Jason David Rowe, 24, Griffin, no seat belt, open container and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana;
Joseph Christopher McCoy, 25, Peachtree City, probation violation;
Joseph Shane Clemons, 33, Barnesville, possession, sale, purchase or manufacture of methamphetamine and speeding;
Erica Jade Pritchett, 22, Barnesville, possession, sale, purchase or manufacture of meth and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana;
Kayla Marie Stanfield, 18, Zebulon, contempt of court;
Betty Alice Wallace, 36, Griffin, probation violation;
Michael Lawrence Fluellyn, 43, Barnesville, child support;
Artez Ramon Harris, 31, Barnesville, child support;
Kyle Duane Landreth, 39, Barnesville, simple battery;
Shannon Stonewall Riggs, 27, Palmetto, entering an auto;
Montavious Danielle Rosser, 22, Barnesville, aggravated assault and cruelty to children;
Terry Brown, 39, Barnesville, deposit account fraud;
Rhonda Ronice Pless, 21, Lithonia, probation violation.
Deputies answered 124 calls and 911 answered 89. Deputies responded to 37 calls, the Barnesville police department to 24 calls, the Lamar County fire department to 22, the Barnesville fire department to one and Mid Georgia ambulance service to 38. There were 13 accidents. Deputies issued 24 †traffic citations and served 16 warrants and nine subpoenas or civil papers.
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1 (5 to 6-pound) whole roasting chicken
Salt and black pepper
1 orange, quartered
1 lemon, quartered
1 head garlic, halved crosswise, plus 3 garlic cloves, chopped
2 (14-ounce) cans reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped oregano leaves
Position the rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 400 degrees F.
Pat the chicken dry and sprinkle the cavity with salt and pepper. Stuff the cavity with the orange, lemon, and garlic halves. Tie the chicken legs together with kitchen string to help hold its shape. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper.
Place a rack in a large roasting pan. Place the chicken, breast side up, on the rack in the pan. Roast the chicken for 1 hour, basting occasionally and adding some chicken broth to the pan, if necessary, to prevent the pan drippings from burning. Whisk the orange juice, lemon juice, oil, oregano, and chopped garlic in a medium bowl to blend. Brush some of the juice mixture over the chicken, after it has baked 1 hour. Continue roasting the chicken until an instant-read meat thermometer inserted into the innermost part of the thigh registers 170 degrees F, basting occasionally with the juice mixture and adding broth to the pan, about 45 minutes longer. Transfer the chicken to a platter. Tent with foil while making the sauce (do not clean the pan).
Place the same roasting pan over medium-low heat. Whisk in any remaining broth and simmer until the sauce is reduced to 1 cup, stirring often, about 3 minutes. Strain into a 2-cup glass measuring cup and discard the solids. Spoon the fat from the top of the sauce. Serve the chicken with the pan sauce. [Full Story »]
The ninth anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks was observed Friday with a Woodmen of the World patriotic tribute to the victims and a dedication of a flag pole at the Fine Arts Center to the late Britton Cauthen.
A man charged with phoning in bomb threats to convenience stores throughout middle Georgia heads up the list of cases to be taken up by the Lamar County grand jury when it convenes September 13 at 9 a.m. [Full Story »]
Willard Larry Stith, 69, of Milner, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010. Services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 2 p.m. at Grace Fellowship. Friends may visit the family Monday from 7-9 p.m. at Connor-Westbury Funeral Home. Mr. Stith will lie in state from 12 noon until the hour of service.
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Barron Virgil Bevil, 82, of Barnesville died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010. Services will be held Saturday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m. at Williams Funeral Home. The family will received friends at the funeral home Friday Sept. 10, from 6-8 p.m.
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The body of a sign language interpreter who worked with two or three students at Gordon College on a contractual basis was found in a room at Lamar Inn and Suites off Veterans Parkway here just before noon Wednesday.
UPDATE: The woman has been identified by Lamar coroner Jim Smith as Shaunta Olson, 46, of Dunwoody, Ga.
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