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Humor by Bill Frazer: DOESN’T MAKE SENSE

Humor by Bill Frazer: DOESN’T MAKE SENSE

Editorial StaffJan 12, 20224 min read

Poor use of good talent Coffee and talk isn’t cheap The News dress code has changed during my life How can a 93 year-old possibly make sense of things going on in our modern times? If you were born in…

Mike’s Musings: My birthday present ends up in jaws of thief

Mike’s Musings: My birthday present ends up in jaws of thief

Editorial StaffJan 12, 20223 min read

Here’s a story that hopefully will provide a chuckle or two. So my birthday is right around the corner, and my son, bless him, had my gift sent by UPS to our home. Unfortunately, we were at the office and…

Inside the Statehouse: U.S. Senate Race is our 2022 Election Year Premier Contest

Inside the Statehouse: U.S. Senate Race is our 2022 Election Year Premier Contest

Editorial StaffJan 12, 20224 min read

This year’s midterm congressional elections will be the political story of the year in American politics. The U.S. House of Representatives will be in play big time. Whichever party has the majority has all the power. Currently the Democrats have…

Bulldogs come up short in rivalry game with Lanett

Bulldogs come up short in rivalry game with Lanett

Editorial StaffJan 12, 20222 min read

Lady Bulldog goes up for two points against the Panthers. Bulldogs try to block shot against Panthers Atkinson with his 20 points on the night. By Pam Holloway The LaFayette Bulldogs came back from their Christmas break with a three…

JPP Middle School Basketball Teams

JPP Middle School Basketball Teams

Editorial StaffJan 12, 20221 min read

JPP Middle School Boys & Girls Basketball Team

CA varsity picks up key win, finish week 1-1

CA varsity picks up key win, finish week 1-1

Editorial StaffJan 12, 20222 min read

Jarquez Banks controls the boards in the Rebels’ area win over Lakeside. By Katie McElvy Chambers 68, Cornerstone 36 Against Cornerstone on Tuesday, the Rebels captured a 25-8 lead in the first quarter, effectively shooting from the field and passing…

JV Rebels win twice, lose once

JV Rebels win twice, lose once

Editorial StaffJan 12, 20223 min read

Drew Sheppard goes to the hoop against Lakeside. by Katie McElvy JV Rebels 34, Cornerstone 21Chambers rocketed to a big 17-3 lead in the first quarter with Jacob Norgard and Grey Hayley both recording three point baskets. The Rebels continued…

Obituary: Sharon Ann Gillespie

Editorial StaffJan 12, 20222 min read

Funeral services for Sharon Ann Gillespie, age 65, of Rock Mills will be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at 3:00 PM at the Rock Mills Church of the Nazarene with Bro. Jeff Sheffield and Bro. Greg Norred officiating and…

Letter to the Editor: Bad dog roaming city freely

Editorial StaffJan 12, 20223 min read

To the Editor of the Lafayette Sun: My Name is Rosalyn Trammell, and I want to share my story with the Lafayette, Alabama Community to make people aware a dog roaming freely in the community. On Tuesday, December 28, 2021…

COVID hospitalizations increasing quickly

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20223 min read

COVID Hospitalizations Increasing QuicklyOn Christmas Day, only 10 patients with COVID-19 were hospitalized in our East Alabama Health system. Today, less than a full week later, our COVID hospitalizations are at 34, the highest total since October 6. Furthermore, our…

Fireworks ring in New Year

Fireworks ring in New Year

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

Pamela HollowayFireworks ring in new yearDespite the rainy weather citizens of LaFayette, celebrated the 2022 New Year with an abundance of fireworks lighting the sky.

Chambers County schools return to mask mandates

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

This week the Chambers County School District is reinstating its mask mandate amid concerns of rising COVID-19 cases.Chambers County Board of Education released this statement:“Due to the number of reported positive COVID-19 cases in Chambers County School District, we will…

Shaver arrested for Dodgen Logging theft

Shaver arrested for Dodgen Logging theft

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

Last Tuesday, Dec. 28, the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office responded to Dodgen logging in the area of Chambers County Road 62 and Chambers County Road 53 in regard to a burglary and theft of property. Jeff Dodgen offered a $1,000…

Lanett City Council honors Jackson on 95th

Lanett City Council honors Jackson on 95th

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

By John West Mrs. Jo Frances House Jackson of Lanett was honored for her 95th birthday on Monday evening by the Lanett City Council. Mrs. Jackson was surrounded by family as Lanett Mayor Jamie Heard read a proclamation and presented…

Police officers honored by Lanett Council

Police officers honored by Lanett Council

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20222 min read

By John West Multiple Lanett police officers were promoted at a ceremony held Monday evening at the Lanett City Council meeting. Lanett Police Chief Johnny Wood presided. During the ceremony,Patrick McCullough was promoted to the rank of Commander- CID; Blake…

Rebels take second in holiday tournament

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20222 min read

By Katie McElvy The Chambers Academy Rebels hosted a Christmas tournament last week and came away with second place in a close championship game. Along with the Rebels, the tournament featured Springwood, Evangel Christian, and Heritage Christian. In the first…

Bulldogs B Team

Bulldogs B Team

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read
Welcome to Christmas in the country

Welcome to Christmas in the country

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

By Pamela Holloway The Tinsley Family community Christmas lighting show is a sight to behold. The Tinsley Family Village is straight down Highway 50 almost to the county line and very near Camp Hill.People from all over the state come…

Obituary: Mrs. Judy Walker

Editorial StaffJan 4, 20221 min read

Mrs. Judy Walker 74 of Roanoke, Alabama died Thursday December 30, 2021 at the East Alabama Medical Center. Judy was born in LaFayette, Alabama August 18, 1947 to the late James Kellum and the late Jackie Windsor Kellum, she was…