$500 REWARD for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the thief that stole the utility trailer from 100 Atlanta Street in the early hours of November 17, 2015.
Contact Bill Claxton 770-584-2234 or the BPD 770-358-1234
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2 medium sweet potatoes
9 slices bacon (nitrate free)
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Cut yams lengthwise into roughly the same size wedges.
Use kitchen shears or a sharp knife to cut bacon in half lengthwise.
Wrap each wedge with a bacon slice.
Lay slices in a single layer on a large, rimmed baking sheet.
Bake for 10 minutes, then flip the wedges, and continue baking for an additional 15 minutes or until the bacon is crispy.
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Before he went into the U.S. Navy in 1946, Barnesville’s Cecil Rose said, “the biggest water I’d ever been in was a washtub.”
During his three years of service, he had several kinds of jobs and served on three different ships. After boot camp in Norfolk, Va., he was sent to the USS Papago (AF-160), a seagoing tug headed for the port of Bremerhaven in Germany.
“It took us 17 days to get there, going through the English Channel with the help of pilot boats,” he said. “They sent two tugs to bring a huge barge back to the west coast of the U.S.” [Full Story »]
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3 lg. baking potatoes (1 1/2 lbs.)
4 sm. onions, thinly sliced
2 sm. green bell pepper, diced
2 tbsp. butter or olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Scrub potatoes clean. Pierce in several places with the tip of a knife. Microwave on high, turning potatoes occasionally, for 10 minutes or cook in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
Prepare onions and green peppers. Heat a 10-inch skillet with high sides over high heat until a drop of water sputters and evaporated on contact. Pour in must enough oil to barely cover bottom of skillet. Heat oil until hot, but not smoking. Reduce heat to medium and add onions; saute, stirring frequently, until golden on edges, 6 to 7 minutes.
While onions are cooking, dice potatoes. Stir green peppers into onions; saute 1 minute. Stir in butter, olive oil and diced potatoes. Saute, stirring frequently, until potatoes are golden and tender, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
The winners of the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce’s Halloween Decorating Contest were announced recently with Ilicia and Paul Daly winning first place. They live in the historic Gachet House, 951 Highway 18 West. Robin and Scott Leverett on the corner of Thomaston and Tyler streets earned second place and Becky and Robbie Patterson's brick home on the corner of Greenwood and Tyler streets earned third place.
Sheriff Brad White notes his office keeps up a list of sex offenders residing in Lamar County and urges parents not to let trick or treaters visit their homes.There is an open-access link to the sex offender list inside this entry.
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