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Local News For Friday, August 5th, 2022

Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, a mostly sunny to partly cloudy sky for this Friday. A possibility of a stray shower or storm from mid-afternoon to early evening. Highs between 90 and 95.

Now your Daily arrest report is brought to you by Trenter Bail Bonding, locked up, need to get out, call Jeff, or Jimmy at 334-864-5559. From Chambers County, Chambers County Sheriff's Office reports the following:

Dantavious Davidson, 28, Lanett, FTP Running Red Light

From Lanett

Cameron Jaquez Hogg-Lyons, age 21 of Lanett, Al was charged with Failure to Appear (Traffic)

Austin Jay Grant, age 29 of Lanett, Al was charged with Domestic Violence 3rd Harassment

Lanett Police also reported the following incidents:

Theft of Property 2nd and Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle were reported in the 100 block of N 1st Ave.

Domestic Violence 3rd Harassment was reported in the 2400 block of 28th Ave Sw.

Domestic Violence 3rd Harassment and Criminal Mischief 2nd were reported in the 3000 block of S 10th Ave.

Reckless Endangerment was reported in the 1100 block of N 13th St.

Criminal Mischief 3rd was reported in the 1900 block of N 2nd Ct.

Harassing Communications was reported in the 2000 block of S Phillips Rd.

From Valley

Christina Bush, 42 from Lanett

Theft of Property 4th Degree (Shoplifting)

Terry Newman, 56 from Valley

Failure to Pay Solid Waste

Brachen James Bowman, 26 from Cusseta


Leonquendrall Ziquezes Maddox, 25 from Opelika

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree

Tywan Denell Furlow, 22 from Lagrange

FTA- Traffic X2

Chancellor Carlton Spence, 21 from Lanett

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree

Valley Police also report the following incidents:

5500 Block of 16th Avenue

Incident / Offense

Theft of Property 2nd DegreeUnlawful Breaking & Entering of a Motor Vehicle

300 Block US Highway 29

Incident / Offense


6300 Block of 19th Ave.

Incident / Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree Harassment

and now Obituary's brought to you by Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home, providing dignified service since 1900.

Johnson Brown announces the passing of the following:

United States Chief Warrant Officer (CW4) Roger Garner, age 72, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022, at the Bethany House in Auburn, Alabama.

He was born in West Point, Georgia on September 9, 1949, to the late Manuel Garner and Frances Garner. He was also preceded in death by his loving companion “Tia Marie”.

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Roger Garner spent his life and career serving in the United States Military. He served in the United States Marine Corps and later enlisted in the United States Army, where he spent the remainder of his career achieving the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 4.

He served over 24 years as a combat engineer and command instructor pilot qualified to operate and train in six different types of planes and helicopters. He served across the globe including time in Singapore, Frankfurt, Germany, Cairo, Egypt, and Honolulu, HI. Upon his retirement, he was awarded the Legion of Merit among other awards and declarations including the Purple Heart and Broken Wing Medal. He also was awarded the Air Assault Wings Medal for completion of Air Assault School and he was a Master Aviator with over 3700 logged flight hours.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Garner, Valley; children, Jamie Dawn Garner, West Point, Georgia, Keith Garner, Valley; grandchildren, Morgan and Jeremiah Garner, Oregon; his devoted cat “Lil Bit”.

He was an avid University of Alabama football fan, he loved hunting and fishing in his younger years, and enjoyed feeding his birds, and working on his lawn.

Graveside services with military honors will be conducted on Friday, August 5, 2022. at 11:00 A.M. EDT at the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery in Ft. Mitchell, Alabama. No visitation is planned at this time.

Please visit his Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind message for his family, share a memory of Chief Garner, or light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.

Mr. Gene Pike, age 80, of West Point, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 14th, 2022 in LaGrange, Georgia.

Gene was born on February 9th, 1942 in LaGrange to the late Andrew Howard and Lillie May Pike. He was a member of Davidson Baptist Church. He was a man of God who enjoyed helping others and working at his church. He was a very athletic man who, up until several years ago, ran 10 miles a day and worked out regularly.

He loved dancing with his wife and in years past, roller skating with his children. He was a good and loving husband, father, and grandfather.

Gene is survived by his wife, Faye Pike; children, Stacey Towler (Ben), Jonathan Johnson (Corrina); Kim Andrews, and Shannon Hand; grandchildren, Lexie, Cole, Nathan, Austin, and Lindsey; sister, Carolyn Hewett, all of his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Shirley Pike Darden.

Memorial services for Gene will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. EDT at the Davidson Baptist Church in West Point, Georgia. His family will receive friends at the church on Saturday from 1:00 P.M. EDT until 2:00 P.M. EDT.

Please visit Gene’s Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind word for his family, share a memory of Gene, or light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.

Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home announces the passing of Mrs. Frances R. Story Preer, 80 of Manhattan, NY, formally of LaFayette, AL, who passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2022, at The Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, NY.

Public Visitation will be held Friday, August 5, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. CST until 6:00 p.m. CST, at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.

Graveside Services will be Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. CST, at Essie J. Handy Memorial Cemetery in LaFayette, AL, Overseer Calvin Daniel, will be Officiating.

Mrs. Preer leaves to cherish her loving and fond memories of her husband, Daniel Pearson of Bronx, NY; her son, Marvin Preer of Manhattan, NY; four granddaughters whom she loved dearly, Amesha and Namon Story of Manhattan, NY, Shayla S. Humphrey (Tarrell) of Waterbury, CT, and Marvalyn Preer of Ellenwood, GA; four great-grandchildren, Namel, Kaiden, Sophia, and Zy’Aire; brothers, Mr. Willie James Story of Lithonia, GA and Mr. Clifford (Lerae) Story of LaFayette, AL; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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