Ms. Lynn Merritt, 70, of 218 Indian Trail Barnesville, GA transitioned on Thursday at her residence. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday August 25, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the East Mount Sinai Baptist Church. Pastor Jimmy Lyons will officiate and interment will be in the O’Neal Cemetery. Trice Funeral Home Inc. of Barnesville. is in charge of all professional services.
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The #4 ranked Lamar County Trojans took it on the chin Friday night in Macon.
LC's speedy offense, accustomed to turf, went 37 plus minutes of the game without a score on a very muddy field at Ed Defore Stadium before Juan Tucker scored with 2:43 left. The PAT failed, sealing the Trojans fate.
Offensive line play was inconsistent for the Trojans who never really got any push up front. Cutting in the mud was a challenge and there was a noticeable lack of continuity which could be attributed to missing many starters during two preseason scrimmages. LC also struggled in the kicking game, missing two of three PATs and its only field goal attempt. [Full Story »]
Our annual football edition will be published September 8 - just before LC's first home game of the season. That game will be the revenge match against Mary Persons following last year's lightning debacle in Forsyth.
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The Lamar County school system used last week’s escape by a state prisoner from a work crew here to work on the processes used leading up to and during lockdowns.
Eric Kenneth Coe walked away from the work detail after schools were out. Though he was not thought to be violent, the decision was made to go into lockdown status though the vast majority of students were gone for the day. [Full Story »]
Back in May, 2012 when Seth Roberts and his roommate, Wesley Peters, were arrested for having two shrapnel-packed pipe bombs at their Lamar County Line Road home, he was labeled ‘Bubba bomber’ and ‘homegrown terrorist’. Last week, in Lamar superior court, he got a new lease on a new life he has already started building. [Full Story »]
Eric Kenneth Coe, who walked off a state inmate work detail here Aug. 12, was caught Aug. 18 after a routine traffic stop by state troopers in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. Coe was driving the Ford Ranger pickup he allegedly stole in Forsyth County. He previously stole a Ford Explorer from a local man.
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