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Local News For Friday, March 18th, 2022

Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, expect some severe weather in the Chattahoochee Valley this Friday with the possibility of strong winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes all being threats.

Now your Daily arrest report 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:

Tommie Bernard Phillips, 35, of Lafayette, AL was arrested Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Daniel Aldorado Williams, 50, of Lanett, AL was arrested for Failure to Pay - Child Support (4 counts)

Parker Charles Johnson, 22, of Opelika, AL was arrested for Driving Under the Influence

John Steven Meyer, 50, of San Antonio, TX was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine w/Intent to Distribute

Donald Edward Belcher, 30, of LaGrange, GA was arrested for Obstructing Justice - False Identity

From Lanett

1. Dusty Howell, 38, of Lanett, AL arrested for Theft 3rd.

2. Donald Belcher, 30, of LaGrange, GA arrested for Failure to Appear.

Lanett Police report the following incidents:

1. Identity Theft, Theft 1st reported in the 300 Blk S 13th Ave.

2. Breaking/Entering a Motor Vehicle, Theft 4th reported in the 600 Blk N 14th Ct.

3. Theft 1st reported in the 100 Blk N 14th Ave.

From Valley

Amber Elsea, 28 from Valley

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree

Benjamin Davis III, 54, from Opelika


Ja'Kevious Pitts, 20 from LaFayette

Criminal Mischief 1st Degree

Michael Dennis Carter, 47 from Opelika

Fail to Appear - Traffic

Jessica Nicole Browner, 33 from Lagrange

Fugitive from Justice

Stephanie Renae Walker, 49 from Newnan

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree

Ladeter Lamar Walker, 39 from Valley

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree Valley Police also reported the following incidents:

1900 Block of 53rd St.

Incident / Offense

Criminal Trespass 3rd DegreeCriminal Mischief 3rd Degree

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

Johnson-Brown announces the passing of Vicky Brown-Jones, 68, of Valley, AL was born in Chambers County on February 5, 1954. She passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022.

Vicky went into the textile industry soon after high school and remained there until it closed. She then went to work at Lanier Hospital where she became the Environmental Manager. She remained there until she retired in 2017.

Vicky was a sweet, mild-mannered person that everyone loved. She will be missed by all that knew her.

A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

Visit to sign the online guest book or light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.

Johnson Brown-Service of Valley, AL Directing

Vines Funeral Home announces the passing of Ms. Jessie Mary Sutton, 77, of LaFayette, who died Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at Lake Martin Community Hospital, Dadeville.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, March 21, 2022, at Handy Cemetery, Lafayette at 1:00 p.m. (CST) with Rev. Greg Sutton officiating.

Public viewing will be at Vines Funeral Home, Sunday, March 20, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. (CST) to 6:00 p.m. (CST).

Jeff Jones Funeral Home announces the passing of Mrs. Dorothy (Dot) Andrews Allen 99, of Ridge Grove, Alabama, who died Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at the East Alabama Medical Center.

Mrs. Allen was born in Chambers County, Alabama September 21, 1922, to the late James Leonard Andrews and the late Bertha Henderson Andrews. She was a member of the County Line Baptist Church in Camp Hill, Alabama.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 18, 2022, at 11 AM at the County Line Baptist Church with burial to follow at the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Allen officiating.

Visitation will be held Thursday at County Line Baptist Church 5232 Co Rd 51 Camp Hill, Alabama 36850 from 6 PM until 8 PM.

She is survived by 5 Children Dianne (Jimmy) Lee of Ridge Grove, Al., Rev. Jimmy (Martha) Allen of Ridge Grove, Al., Elaine (Wayne) Bartlett of Hamilton, Al., Johnny (Sue) Allen of Ridge Grove, Al., Gerald (Kay) Allen of LaFayette, Al., 13 grandchildren 27 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband J. Palmer Allen, granddaughter Tanya Allen McAllister, and 5 siblings.

Jeff Jones Funeral Home, LaFayette, Al.

and finally, Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the passing of Mr. Charles J. Pollard, a resident of Lanett, AL, who died Thursday, March 17, 2022, in Valley, Alabama.

Funeral Services and survivors are to be announced by Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley.

Be sure and listen to Gator Radio this morning from 6-10 am EST. as we bring you more news, events going on, and the biggest hits from the ’70s, 80s, and 90's online at

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