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School Resource Officer Prevents Tragedy

In an act of heroism, School Resource Officer Aaron Shipley prevented a tragedy on Friday afternoon, after he used his patrol vehicle to ram the car of a reckless driver on Sycamore Street, who was speeding down the parade route heading toward Central Elementary, where students, teachers and other spectators were waiting outside to watch…

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Hartsville Man Arrested on List of Charges

A 22-year-old Hartsville man was arrested last week on multiple charges involving drugs and resisting arrest following a routine traffic stop. According to the report written by Lafayette Police Department Patrolman Hunter Sullivan, he observed a back Nissan Rogue on August 29, 2022, that displayed a tag belonging to a different vehicle. Upon making contact…

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Junior Tigers Defeat DeKalb

The Macon County Junior High Tigers got a big win over the DeKalb County Saints last Thursday in Lafayette. The game was effectively a play-off elimination game. Before the game it was 8th grade night and all the members of that class were recognized. Members recognized were (in no order): Valencia Martinez, Cadie Wohlgamuth, Saddie…

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