Local News For Friday, September, 29th, 2022



Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, Hurricane Ian has made landfall on the western coast of Florida as expected, but impacts local remain limited to breezy conditions. Winds may gust 20-30 mph now through Saturday, but no rain is expected in our area as the outer rain bands of Ian will remain well to our north and east. We will look for highs to stay in the mid to upper 70s through the weekend with a mix of clouds and sunshine through Sunday.


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:


1. Ariana Morgan, 29, Roanoke, FTA Speeding, FTA Driving Suspended


From Lanett


Ureka Tramble, age 29 of Lanett, AL was charged with Obstructing Governmental Operations, Disorderly Conduct, and Resisting Arrest

Nadia Demetria Fears, age 25 of Lagrange, GA was charged with Theft of Property 4th and Identity Theft

Walter Bernard Carlisle, age 47 of Lanett, AL was charged with Failure to Pay for Criminal Mischief 2nd


Lanett Police also reported the following incidents:


Identity Theft and Theft of Property 4th were reported in the 1100 block of S Gilmer Ave.

Assault 3rd was reported in the 3500 block of 39th Ave. SW.

Burglary 3rd and Theft of Property 3rd were reported in the 400 block of S 4th Ave.

Theft of Property 3rd and Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle were reported at the Welcome Center mile marker 78


Nothing at this time from Valley


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:


Edward Robert Olko, Jr., 56, a resident of Lanett, AL passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at Piedmont Columbus Regional Medical Center in Columbus, GA. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at 3:00 PM EST from Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home with Pastor Robbie Nelson officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 6:00 – 8:00 PM EST at the funeral home.


Survivors include his wife, Laurie Mills Olko; father, Edward Robert Olko, Sr.; son, Joseph Robert Olko (Emily); step-son: Austin Peters; grandchildren, Evelyn & Elijah Olko & Tyler Peters; two brothers, Kenneth James Olko (Angie) & Mark Allen Olko (Katina); nieces and nephews, Cody Key, Tyler Key, Jessie Olko, Anthony O’Neal, Shelby DeLoach, & Shiann Olko and sister-in-law, Lezlie Bryan. He was preceded in death by his mother, Juanita Olko.

Mr. Olko was born in Utica, NY on October 12, 1965. He loved working with his hands and doing yard work. He was a huge Alabama football fan and loved his family very much.

Visit www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to sign the online guest book or light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.


Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley, AL Directing


Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the passing of the following:


Mrs. Pretrice S. Finch-Williams, a resident of Lanett, AL., and native of Valley, AL, passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022, at her residence.


Graveside Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. (EST) on Monday, October 3, 2022, at Fairfax Cemetery, Valley, AL, Rev. Larry Threatts, Officiant, and Rev. Johnnie Nelms, Eulogist.


Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley directing. Public Viewing is scheduled for Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. (EST) at Davis Memorial Mortuary, 305 W. F. Burns Drive, Valley, AL.


Mr. Tracos L. Griggs, a resident of Opelika, AL, and a native of Valley, AL, passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika, AL.


Graveside Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. (EST) on Monday, October 3, 2022, at Rehoboth Baptist Church Cemetery, Valley, AL, Rev. Karanja Story, Pastor, Rev. Gretchen Holloway, Eulogist. Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley directing.


Public Viewing is scheduled for Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. (EST) at Davis Memorial Mortuary, 305 W. F. Burns Drive, Valley, AL.


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


Mrs. Veronica Elaine Jones Harville, a resident of Peachtree City, GA., and former resident of Valley, AL, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, in Fayetteville, GA.


Funeral Services are scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. (EST) from Rehoboth Baptist Church, 216 Huguley Road, Valley, AL 36854 with Pastor Karanja Story, Officiant, and Rev. Anthony Shealey, Eulogist. Masks are required.


Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, 4829 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Lanett, AL 36863. Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley directing.


Public Viewing is scheduled for Friday, September 30, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. (EST) at Davis Memorial Mortuary Chapel.


Veronica leaves an abundance of memories to be cherished by all who knew her. She is survived by: her husband, Ervin J. Harville; two precious daughters, Rachel Harville and Chloe Harville; her mother, Brenda S. Jones, Valley, AL; two brothers, Mark A. (Janet) Jones, Sr., Suffolk, VA, and Dwight (Sharon) Jones, Sr., Tyrone, GA; one sister, Cossaundria (Jerry) Edwards, Montgomery, AL; two brothers-in-law, Benson (Anna) Webb and Carl Williams both of Selma, AL; three sisters-in-law, Chrystal Jones, Tucker, GA, Vennice Furlough, Radcliff, KY and Hilda Wilson, Huntsville, AL; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.


Funeral Services by Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley.


Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home announces the passing of Mr. Jerry Miller, 68 of Lanett, AL passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at EAMC-Lanier in Valley, AL.


Public Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM EST at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.


Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 1:00 PM EST at Greenwood Baptist Church Cemetery in Lanett, AL, with Reverend Terry Tucker, Officiating.


Mr. Miller is survived by his sisters, Geraldine Walker and Zella Mae Miller, and his brother, Eddie Miller, all of Lanett, AL, a close friend, Macilla Goodwin, one stepdaughter, Armiee Dawson, two step-granddaughters, MaKayla Dawson and Sakera Dozier, one step-grandson, Chezzy Williams, Jr., three aunts, Jessie Hutchinson, Betty Sanders, and Lizzie Scroggins, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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