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  • Power company technicians checking on extremely high power usage at a location on Jones Road discovered a marijuana grow house and alerted authorities. Deputies served warrants at the property on Sept. 26. They seized 314…

    Walter Geiger October 5, 2022
  • From Cision/PR Newswire: ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: ALJJ) (“ALJ“) announced today that it has acquired the outstanding equity interests of certain operating companies doing business as Ranew’s Companies from Lester and Susan Ranew.…

    Walter Geiger October 4, 2022
  • The Barnesville city council voted 4-1 Monday evening to place a Sunday alcohol sales referendum on the ballot next spring. Councilman Chris Hightower cast the lone no vote. The referendum will be held March 21,…

    Walter Geiger October 3, 2022
  • The Lamar County Trojans (6-1) routed the Pike County Pirates 49-7 in the homecoming game Thursday night. CJ Allen had four touchdown runs totaling 107 yards in the first 12 and a half minutes of…

    Walter Geiger September 29, 2022
  • The LCHS homecoming parade has been moved up to 4:30 p.m. today. The parade will form up at the Gordon parking lots of College Drive and follow the usual route through town. Lamar faces Pike…

    Walter Geiger September 29, 2022
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Ranew’s has been sold to ALJ Regional Holdings

From Cision/PR Newswire: ALJ Regional Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: ALJJ) (“ALJ“) announced today that it has acquired the outstanding equity interests of certain operating companies doing business as Ranew’s Companies from Lester and Susan Ranew.…

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LC rolls 49-7; Emma Eubanks is homecoming queen

The Lamar County Trojans (6-1) routed the Pike County Pirates 49-7 in the homecoming game Thursday night. CJ Allen had four touchdown runs totaling 107 yards in the first 12 and a half minutes of the game to lead LC.

The Pirates are now 2-4 under first year coach Bryan Holley. LC is 29-8 versus Pike all time.

Realtime scoring from the sidelines.

10:01 1st: LC 7 PC 0: CJ Allen 50-yard TD run. Josh Moore PAT.

5:06 1st: LC 14 PC 0: Allen 5-yard TD run. Moore PAT.

1:34 1st: LC 21 PC 0: Allen 16-yard TD run. Moore PAT.

11:31 2nd: LC 28 PC: 0: Allen 36-yard TD run. Moore PAT.

Game clock is down

2nd: LC 28 PC 7. PC 68-yard TD run. PAT good.

2nd: LC 35 PC 7: Allen 10-yard TD run. Moore PAT.

1:09 2 nd: LC 42 PC 7: Tony Altman 1-yard TD ron. Moore PAT.

HOMECOMING QUEEN: Emma Eubanks.

5:44 4th: LC 49 PC 7: Kentavious Baker 10-yard TD run. Moore PAT.

FINAL: 49-7!

HOMECOMING: Parade at 4:30 today; LC vs. Pike at 7:30 p.m. tonight

The LCHS homecoming parade has been moved up to 4:30 p.m. today. The parade will form up at the Gordon parking lots of College Drive and follow the usual route through town.

Lamar faces Pike County tonight with the Battle of Potato Creek doubling as the homecoming contest. Kickoff is tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Trojan Field.

The homecoming king nominees are (l-r) Demari Carter, Ja’Darius Banks, AJ Haygood and Deontae Brown. (Photo: Walter Geiger)

The homecoming king and queen will be crowned at halftime.

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