The Lady Trojan softball team opens Region 4AA tournament play Tuesday hosting Crawford County in a best-of-three series. Game one will be at 4:30 p.m. at the Trojan Athletic Complex followed by game two.
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4 9-inch whole-wheat flour tortillas
4 large eggs
1/8 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 4-ounce can chopped green chiles
1/2 cup grated Cheddar or pepper Jack cheese
2 cups prepared salsa
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Wrap tortillas in foil and heat in the oven for 5 to 10 minutes.
Blend eggs, salt and pepper in a medium bowl with a fork until blended. Heat oil in a 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add chiles and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add eggs and cook, stirring slowly.
To serve, divide eggs evenly among the tortillas. Sprinkle each with about 2 tablespoons cheese and roll up. Serve with salsa and sour cream. Serves 4. [Full Story »]
After an exhaustive effort, including 16 hours of meetings over 45 days and countless other volunteer hours expended, the grant application for the Lamar County College and Career Academy has been presented to the state.
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In an effort to get expired, dangerous prescription drugs off the streets, Lamar County sheriff Larry Waller and his deputies are participating in a national effort known as Operation Pill Drop Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m..
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Gov. Sonny Perdue will be in Barnesville October 2 for a prayer breakfast. No local issue deserves more prayerful consideration than the Donna Ogletree Johnson murder case.
Donna's sister Becky Peterman has written Perdue directly to no avail. Thus far she has also been ignored by Sen. Saxby Chambliss, Sen. Ronnie Chance and state representatives Jim Cole, Billy Maddox, David Knight and Tony Sellier.
Sen. Johnny Isakson took time out to send a form letter. Congressman Lynn Westmoreland is the only elected official at any level to have taken any action whatsoever or even respond to correspondence.
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Between Saturday, Sept. 11 and Friday, Sept. 17 the Lamar County sheriff’s office made the following arrests:
Emmett Reid Ramsey, 48. Barnesville; aggravated assault;
Michael Ray Goodman, 19, Dallas, DUI alcohol, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and weaving over roadway;
Wayne Vance Whitfield II, 22, Blairsville, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana;
Robert Joseph Kilkus, 20, Blairsville, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana;
Kayla Michelle Major, 18, Barnesville, driving while license suspended or revoked;
Curtis Richardson, 59, Atlanta, driving while license suspended or revoked;
Matthew Thomas Marshall, 21, Macon, violation of conditions of limited driving permit;
Miguel Angel Sosa Martinez, 29, Forest Park, driving without a license;
Latoya Shermaine Holloway, 26, Barnesville, fleeing or attempting to elude and obstruction of an officer;
Clemon Ed Pinyon, 54, Juliette, theft by taking;
Jane Doe, 21, no residence or charges listed;
Mitchell Thiravong, 22, Fayetteville, probation violation;
James Zellner Jr., 18, Barnesville, possession of a firearm or dangerous weapon at a public gathering;
James Chad Crawford, 33, Griffin, no charges listed;
Fernando Arias-Perez, 23, The Rock, speeding and driving without a license;
Kelly Lynn Dean, 41, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of or attempt to commit a crime, possession, sale, purchase or manufacture of methamphetamine and Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act;
Sam Wilson Akin, 44, Griffin, possession, sale, purchase or manufacture of meth and other charges;
Mauro Gamino, 25, Atlanta, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of or attempt to commit a crime, possession, sale, purchase or manufacture of meth, VGCSA and driving without a license;
Jose Albarodo, 26, Atlanta, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of or attempt to commit a crime and other charges;
Marcus Kevin Pitts, 34, no residence given, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of or attempt to commit a crime, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession, sale, purchase or manufacture of meth and VGCSA;
Kasie Evans Jr., 32, Barnesville, no charges listed;
Bradley Scott Crawford, 33, no residence listed, probation violation;
Michael Lamar Jones, 22, Barnesville, child molestation;
Eddie Jermaine Crockett, 30, Barnesville, family violence battery;
Rictavious Dijon Jones, 19, Barnesville, possession of alcoholic beverages under age 21;
Kelvion Tovar Allen, 20, Forsyth, consumption, purchase, furnishing or sale of alcoholic beverages and DUI alcohol;
Phillip Lawrence, 46, Barnesville, child support;
Waltavious Terrell Collier, 20, Barnesville, criminal damage to property.
Deputies answered 105 calls and 911 answered 80. Deputies responded to 26 calls, the Barnesville police department to 23 calls, the Lamar County fire department to 17, Barnesville fire department to two and Mid Georgia ambulance service to 36. There were 11 accidents. Deputies issued 32 traffic citations and served 39 warrants and four subpoenas or civil papers. [Full Story »]
Between Saturday, Sept. 11 and Friday, Sept. 17 the Barnesville police department made eight arrests:
Felecia Brown, 907 Elder Berry Lane, Villa Rica, driving while license suspended and speeding;
†Michael Fincher, 2443 Hwy. 36 E., Jackson, disorderly conduct and criminal trespass;
Jerrod Foster, 435 Elm St., Barnesville, driving while license suspended;
Dustin Hammock, 185 Matbeth Rd., Barnesville, attempting to obtain dangerous drugs by fraud;
Dewayne Johnson, 121 Westchester Dr., Barnesville, DUI and speeding;
Sherkeva Manuel, 958 Willow Wind Cir., Barnesville, battery;
Victoria McKemie, 185 Matbeth Rd., Barnesville, attempting to obtain dangerous drugs by fraud;
Hugh Wynn, 170 Potato Creek Rd., The Rock, theft by shoplifting.
Officers answered 71 calls for service including 10 accidents, four alarms, one EMS assist, 16 building security checks, one burglary, two damage to property, three disturbances, one dog complaint, three domestics, 13 escorts, one fight, one fraud, one harassment, seven miscellaneous, three noise complaints and four suspicious persons/vehicles. They issued 18 citations including one criminal trespass, one disorderly conduct, one DUI, one failure to obey traffic signal, three failure to stop at stop sign, one parking violation, seven speeding and one shoplifting.
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