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Beware fake $100 bills

Barnesville police investigators have issued a warning to local merchants and citizens to be on the lookout for counterfeit $100 bills in circulation here.Investigator Dickie Carreker described the bills, most or all of which carry…

‘Tis better to give…

We are all aware that in this economy it is hard to keep a positive attitude and even a sense of purpose about us. According to Arthur C. Brooks, professor of public administration at Syracuse…

Celebrate America, Duck Derby set at The Rock Ranch

Along with the day of family fun at Saturday’s Celebrate America at http://www.therockranch.com there is a chance someone will win $1 million.Stepping Stones will host its annual Duck Derby in conjunction with the Celebrate America…

From typewriters to tractors

Lamar countians can seek out some good deals at the county surplus and seized property auction at the sheriff’s office Saturday, June 27.There will be cars, trucks, equipment, utility trailer, computers, office furniture and equipment,…

Rotary officers installed

The Barnesville Rotary Club held an installation ceremony and dinner June 23 to laud its new officers and directors.Dan Rainey is the new president of the club. Mark Stone is president elect. Immediate past president…

Mayo record focuses spotlight on county personnel policy

Allegations surfacing about the Lamar County assessors board hiring chief appraiser Linda Mayo before her criminal background check was done have revealed county personnel policy does not authorize background and drug tests on potential employees.The…

B’ville mom jailed for leaving twins in car while shopping

A 26-year-old Barnesville woman was arrested in Clayton County last night after she allegedly left her four-month-old twins locked in her car in the heat while she shopped at a Wal-Mart shopping center.Officials said the…

Accident victim undergoes reconstructive surgery

Not even a week ago Jarrod Trice of Milner was seriously injured in a traffic accident at the intersection of Highway 41 north and the Highway 36 bypass. Trice, 28, was driving a gray, four-door…

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