A seminar for nonprofits which would like to apply for grant funds from Lamar Gives 365 will be held Tuesday, Oct. 14 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the B-LC chamber office.
If you are interested in applying for a grant for your nonprofit or community program from the new Lamar Gives 365 program of the Barnesville-Lamar Community Foundation, this seminar is for you! We will review the grant guidelines, online application, and answer any questions you have about the grant program. We will also describe how the grant review and finalist event will work.
Two big announcements were forthcoming Sept. 26 when the Edwards Family Conference Room and Dr. William R. King Jr. Science Laboratory were dedicated at St. George’s Episcopal School in Milner.
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Pike County sheriff's investigators, GBI investigators and members of Pike County Public Works were digging for evidence at a property on East Milner Road Wednesday morning in regards to the 2010 Reid Road murder. Christopher Lee Chambley, 29, of Lamar County was shot and killed outside his vehicle on Reid Road June 5, 2010. He was in an area of Reid Road isolated from any residences and suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the head.
"The investigation that led to this site is in reference to the Reid Road murder," said sheriff Jimmy Thomas. "New information has surfaced and we believe there is a possibility of evidence here linking this case together."
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After 41 years, Buggy Days still has the magic touch.
Huge crowds were on tap at Friday's street dance and all day Saturday though they peaked during the parade. Saturday night's pig chase drew record throngs, much to the chagrin of several PETA operatives who reportedly were at the rodeo arena and shooting video.
Benefitting from magnificent early fall weather, attendance may have been the best ever in the history of Barnesville's signature event.
Christopher Keith Calmer, 46, made a first appearance in Monroe Superior Court Sept. 16 before Judge Tommy Wilson. He was returned to jail. Security was tight as evidenced in video inside by Monroe County Reporter publisher Will Davis.
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Five Mary Persons players, including top running back Dee High, have been suspended for Friday night's game with Lamar County after posting an obscenity-laced Facebook video in which they set fire to a hoodie brandishing an LC logo.
The video came two weeks after Pike players taunted Lamar with a basket of pigs feet, bacon and bacon bits left outside their dressing room before the game. The slur backfired on the Pirates who were down 40 points at the half.
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Details are sketchy but a motorcyclist was killed in a crash near C&B Convenience Store near the intersection of Fredonia Church Rd. and Hwy. 41 South Sunday evening. Deputy coroner Cindy Killingsworth was still on the scene at 8 p.m., according to coroner Jim Smith.