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Local News For Friday, September 9th, 2022

Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, rain is moving in on Friday and you’ll likely encounter at least a downpour or two at some point today and/or tonight. It will remain unsettled at times through the weekend. The highest coverage, around 70 to 80% in the valley, is expected during the second half of the day and into the early evening hours. The clouds and showers will keep our temperatures mostly in the 70s today, only maxing out in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees.

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. William Dennis Osborne, 35, of LaFayette, AL Failure to Pay- Child Support

2. Kevin Rufus Watts, 42, of Wadley AL Failure to Pay- Child Support

3. Anthony Bailey Jr., 49, of Lanett AL Disorderly Conduct, and Public Intoxication

From Lanett

1. Christopher Homan, 30, of Valley, AL arrested for DUI, Resisting Arrest.

2. Jermahia Bledsoe, 37, of Lanett, AL arrested for Failure to Pay.

From Valley

Henrico Lakale Thompson, 42 of Montgomery, was charged with Failure to Appear-Driving While Revoked

Jermahia Oneal Bledsoe, 37 of Lanett, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Resisting Arrest, and Attempting to Elude

Valley Police also reported the following incidents:

Report of a Harassing Communications and a Criminal Tampering in the 100 block of Elm Street

Report of a Theft of Property 4th (Vehicle Tag) in the 3600 block of 55th Street

Report of a Burglary 3rd and a Theft of Property 4th (Dog) in the 2000 block of County Road 388

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:

Richard Jerry Brown, 81, son of the late Avery Brown and late Mary Fetner Brown, died on Sunday, September 4, 2022, of natural causes. Jerry was also preceded in death by his eldest son Rick Brown.

Jerry was living in Lagrange, Georgia at the time but, was originally from Huguley, Alabama. He spent many years in Florida, Georgia, Japan, Texas, and of course, his home state of Alabama.

He served in the Air Force Reserve for four years.

He was an avid outdoorsman, loved fishing, Scouting, the Auburn Tigers, and serving southern bar-b-q at his restaurant Happy Trails when it was open in Roanoke, Alabama.

He is survived by his sister Barbara Lewis; his children Robin (Donnie) Gillenwaters, Susan (Jim) Strickland, and his two sons Jerome (Teresa) Brown and Daniel Brown; his ex-wife Deborah Brown, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held for Jerry on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley.

Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the passing of Mr. Charles L. Trammell III, a resident of San Antonio, TX, who passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2022, in Ft. Worth, TX.

Funeral Services were held on Thursday, September 8, 2022, from O. H. Ministries, in Lanett, AL, with Bishop Bertha H. Hodge, Pastor, and Pastor Mamie Pennington, Eulogist.

Charles Louis Trammell III, affectionately called “Stoonk”, was born on August 31, 2001, to Charles and Shenica Tucker Trammell in Heinsberg, Germany. He left this world tragically on August 27, 2022, at age 20. Charles III was a loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, friend, and teammate.

Charles III attended O’Connor High School in San Antonio, TX. He played football in high school and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. His dream was to further his education and play in the NFL. He graduated from O’Connor High School in 2019 and accepted a football scholarship to attend Texas Wesleyan University beginning his football career with the Texas Wesleyan Rams Football Team in Fort Worth, TX.

Silmon - Seroyer Funeral Home announces the passing of Mrs. Katherine C. James, 84 of Roanoke, Al., who passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at her home.

Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at 11:00 AM CST at The Greater Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church, LaFayette, AL, Pastor Rodney Thomas. Sr., Officiating. Burial will follow in Essie J. Handy Cemetery in LaFayette, AL.

Mrs. James leaves to cherish her loving memories, her beloved son, Corey Washington, LaGrange, GA, one brother, Eddie L. Carter of Roanoke, AL, two sisters, Willie Dell Carter of Roanoke, AL, and Johnnie (Roger) Jackson of Lanett, AL, two goddaughters, Rosemary (Dondi) Smith and Mattie Ruth (Roderick) Butler, her caregivers, Kathy (Charles) Daniel, James Carter, Toni Carter, Terry Carter and Patrick Avery, godchildren: Dondi Smith, Jr., Kerri Drake, Kimberly Carter, Kaylah Carter, Jaylah Sturdivant, Coria Sturdivant, Jacorey Carter, Gabrielle Carter, Noah Harmon, Tammar Washington, Kameshia (Anthony) Baker, Michelle (James) Daley, Luciouse Carter, Vandrell Carter, JR Washington, Doris Carter, Michael T. Smith, and Mary Virginia Ballard, as a play sister, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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 90s online at

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