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TRR to Celebrate America June 27

The Rock Ranch is preparing for what will be its biggest and best display of family fun yet. Celebrate America will mark its 10th anniversary when gates open at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27.The day…

School board to hold line on millage rate

By Sherri EllingtonAt its June 9 meeting, the board of education voted to advertise a $18,132,396 million budget for the 2009-10 school year.After freezing local salaries for all employees ‘“  including superintendent Dr. Bill Truby…

Local man attacked by rabid fox

County commission chairman Jay Matthews reported Tuesday that one of his Fredonia Church Road neighbors was attacked by a rabid fox over the weekend.Dan Tant was attacked in his driveway but managed to fight off…

Chamber golf tourney is Wednesday

The chamber of commerce will host its third annual golf tournament June 17 at Morgan Dairy Golf Club. Local attorney Bill Lindsey, a Civil War re-enactor, will fire his cannon to begin the tournament at…

Two injured in 341/18 impact zone; victims identified

Two people were seriously injured and a third shaken up after yet another high-impact collision at the ever-dangerous intersection of highways 341 and 18 in Barnesville Thursday.The most seriously injured victim in the 2:15 p.m.…

Kiwanis reverse raffle is tonight

The Kiwanis Club’s reverse raffle event is scheduled for tonight (Friday) at the Barnesville Civic Center.Ticket purchasers will have the opportunity to win a tricked-out golf cart or $5000 in cash.UPDATE: The winner was Pat…

Historic Antioch Baptist Church devastated by fire

The historic Antioch Baptist on Yatesville Road, pastored by Dr. Jeffery Morgan, was heavily damaged Wednesday by fire. (interview video after jump)The fire was still not under control at 4 p.m. as church members, firefighters…

One seriously injured in four-lane crash; victim identified

One man was seriously injured in a traffic accident this morning at the ever-dangerous intersection of Highway 41 north and the Highway 36 bypass. A gray, four-door sedan hit a guardrail which nearly ripped its…

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