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27 arrests made for underage possession (now updated)

In what seemed like a scene from the Will Ferrell movie ‘Old School’ gone awry where promised is “All the fun of college, none of the education,” Barnesville resident and Gordon College freshman David E.…

Happy Easter

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Local diver on quest for Atlantis

Lamar County’s own treasure hunter Kelly Garrett is at it again ‘“ and this time he’s going for a treasure of mythological proportions. The Edgar Cayce Foundation is paying expenses for the diving team Garrett…

Alleged underage partiers identified by police

The Barnesville Police Department released their weekly report this afternoon outlining arrests for April 4 – April 9. The list included the names of the 27 Gordon College students arrested Tuesday night for underage drinking…

LCCHS Prom 2009 (almost 100 prom images after the jump)

In the United States and Canada, a prom, short for promenade, is a semi-formal (black tie) dance held at the end of an academic year. In the United Kingdom, the term is more widely understood…

Keith Lassiter honored

Lamar County extension coordinator Keith Lassiter was lauded by many well-wishers at a retirement ceremony held last week at the Barnesville Civic Center.Among those making presentations to Lassiter was county commission chairman Jay Matthews.Lassiter has…

Carter’s closing Barnesville operation; 212 jobless

Once Barnesville-Lamar County’s largest employer, the William Carter Co. will cease virtually all its operations here June 1, leaving 212 people jobless. Employees of the local distribution center here were told this morning that they…

Traffic halted by Grove St. accident

Be careful, it’s prom night. There are a lot of young drivers on the road.Fortunately this accident, which that took place at the intersection of Grove St. and Highway 341 late this afternoon, did not…

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