Deputies are looking for three men who attempted to rob a Newton County man of drugs or cash at gunpoint and shot at a fleeing car before escaping themselves, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
Hubert White, a Democratic candidate for county chairman, has been cited by Newton County Code Enforcement for garbage debris. However, most of the trash has already been cleaned up, according to officials.
William "Andrew" Schmetzer has qualified to represent the United States of America at the WAKO Junior World Championships Sept. 21-29 in Naples, Italy, where there will be more than 50 countries participating.
Rebranding is the latest buzzword in political campaigns. Everywhere you look, some politician or politician's spouse is gearing up to play the rebranding game. They try to change who they are and reinvent what they've said. They're hoping voters have forgotten the old brand and will only remember the new trademark on Election Day.
Every once in a while circumstances come along in everyone's life, which necessitates the turning of some sort of page. Here in America we make it a big deal when folks turn 30 or 40, for example. Graduation from high school, getting married and having that first baby are other examples, as well as hitting the century mark for the rarified few who manage to live that long.
Donna A. Anderson, R.N., 70, of Oxford, died June 19 at Heartland Hospice. The daughter of the late Bill and Ida Lambert Trump, she was born in West Virginia. She was a Registered Nurse and administrator and retired from DeKalb General Hospital following 10 years of service. Mrs. Anderson was a member of Belmont Baptist Church and enjoyed exercising and helping people and dearly loved her family. She is preceded in death by step great-grandson Jackson.
Mr. Robert L. "Jack" Smith, of Monroe, formerly of Monticello, died Friday, June 20. He was born Sep. 18, 1932 to the late George E. and Zettie Burrows Smith in Benham, Ky. Mr. Smith was a Mason and a Shriner, formerly belonging to E.A. Minor Lodge and was a member of the Golden Fleece Lodge in Covington.
The skyrocketing cost of fuel, combined with flat-lining sales tax revenues and property assessments throughout the county and municipalities, is forcing everyone to look at doing things a little differently in an effort to save money and gas.
Some people are just meant to do certain things in life. While it takes some people several years to finally figure out what they want to do with their careers, Jennifer Harper is one of the few who never had a doubt.