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Jones wins Sun’s Cow Contest

Jones wins Sun’s Cow Contest

Editorial StaffNov 30, 20221 min read

LeRoy Jones of LaFayette was chosen a last week’s winner of The Sun’s Locate the Cow contest. Jones’ correct entry was chosen from dozens of participants. He will receive a…

Christmas Wish

Christmas Wish

Editorial StaffNov 30, 20222 min read

In the next few weeks we are asking readers that find themselves or their family in a dire situation to write us and in detail, tell us what you or…

Won’t you help us help those in need?

Won’t you help us help those in need?

Editorial StaffNov 30, 20223 min read

It’s that time of year when our email and post box is flooded with Christmas Wishes. Our annual program, partially funded by local businesses fulfills the wishes of dozens of…

Young Lady Rebels get off to slow start

Young Lady Rebels get off to slow start

Editorial StaffNov 23, 20222 min read

Lizzie McManus goes up for two points against Lee-Scott. Photo by Tanya Lovelace By Katie McElvy JV Lady RebelsAfter falling to LaGrange Academy in the season opener, the JV Lady…

Lamb wins $50 Sun contest

Lamb wins $50 Sun contest

Editorial StaffNov 23, 20221 min read

Kathy Lamb of LaFayette walked away with a $50 check last week, as her name was drawn as the lucky winner of the Find the Cow Contest, a feature in…

Hundreds join in for RockingFest activities

Hundreds join in for RockingFest activities

Editorial StaffNov 23, 20221 min read

By Pamela WhitlowCorrespondentThe 3rd Annual RockingFest on The Square which featuredThe World’s Largest Rocking Horse, was attended by hundreds of people last Saturday in downtown LaFayette.Sponsored by the Greater Valley…

Do you need help?

Do you need help?

Editorial StaffNov 23, 20222 min read

In the next few weeks we are asking readers that find themselves or their family in a dire situation to write us and in detail, tell us what you or…

Mike’s Musings: Think twice before you make your child walk

Mike’s Musings: Think twice before you make your child walk

Editorial StaffNov 23, 20223 min read

I was going to write my usual Thanksgiving tribute to those that have made 2022 a bountiful year, when scanning the news, I came across this piece that got my…

Mike’s Musings: Election results prove country deeply divided

Mike’s Musings: Election results prove country deeply divided

Editorial StaffNov 16, 20223 min read

Now that the Mid-Term election is over (at least in most states) it is time to reflect on the results. I’m happy to say voter turnout was better than expected…

LaFayette PeeWee football advances to championship

LaFayette PeeWee football advances to championship

Editorial StaffNov 16, 20221 min read

LaFayette Peewee Youth Football 10U won their last regular season game on Saturday and the Bulldogs will host the Championship Game at the Bulldog Stadium on Saturday morning. LaFayette Peewee…

Obituary: Joe Belser

Obituary: Joe Belser

Editorial StaffNov 16, 20222 min read

Joe Belser, 82, of Lake Martin went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, November 14, 2022 at home surrounded by his family.A celebration of his life will be…

Obituary: Mr. Ronald (Ronnie) Wade Hill

Obituary: Mr. Ronald (Ronnie) Wade Hill

Editorial StaffNov 16, 20222 min read

Funeral Service for Mr. Ronald (Ronnie) Wade Hill, 67, of LaFayette, Alabama, will be Wednesday, November 16 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time at LaFayette Heights Baptist Church. Pastor Chuck Goodwin…

Five Points honors veterans

Five Points honors veterans

Editorial StaffNov 16, 20221 min read

The Town of Five Points showed our veterans appreciation today by serving them lunch.Pictured from left to right:Back row: Larry Crozier, Army; Willie Cosby, Army; Calvin Hammond, Army; Steve Diamond,…

Lamb wins contest

Lamb wins contest

Editorial StaffNov 16, 20221 min read

Kathy Lamb of LaFayette is $50 richer as her name was pulled from several dozen entries in The Sun’s “Find the Cow” photo contest.

Nelson elected Sheriff, Jones re-elected coroner

Nelson elected Sheriff, Jones re-elected coroner

Editorial StaffNov 16, 20223 min read

By John BriceCorrespondentChambers County residents along with their fellow Alabamians and citizens across the United States of America showed up at the polls on Election Day this year to make…

Do You Need Help?

Do You Need Help?

Editorial StaffNov 16, 20222 min read

Do you need help? Write Us!In the next few weeks we are asking readers that find themselves or their family in a dire situation towrite us and in detail, tell…

Mike’s Musings: Daylight saving time makes no sense

Mike’s Musings: Daylight saving time makes no sense

Editorial StaffNov 9, 20224 min read

In the immortalized words of David Coverdale, lead singer of Whitesnake, “here I go again.” It’s another year and another rant as to why daylight saving time should go the…

Rebels get bogged down in the swamp

Rebels get bogged down in the swamp

Editorial StaffNov 2, 20223 min read

Dylan Williams tackles the Glenwood quarterback. By Katie McElvy The seven game winning streak for the Chambers Academy Rebels was snapped on Friday night as they visited the AAA Glenwood…

Kids enjoy Friday night’s Trunk or Treat

Kids enjoy Friday night’s Trunk or Treat

Editorial StaffNov 2, 20221 min read

By Pamela WhitlowCorrespondent The newly established “LaFayette Mainstreet” of LaFayette hosted a downtown Trunk or Treat on the Square on Friday evening. The streets were packed with all types of…

CCSD chooses Valley for site of new combined high school

CCSD chooses Valley for site of new combined high school

Editorial StaffNov 2, 20228 min read

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, was a historic day for the Chambers County School District. The school system hosted its monthly meeting for the Board of Education which concluded with the…