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Local News For Monday, August 8th, 2022

Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, for Monday, we will be heading back to school with more clouds than sun. Mainly dry in the morning followed by a 40-50% coverage of showers and storms during the afternoon and evening. Highs are in the upper 80s to near 90.

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:

Mary Delinda Clark, 47, of Cusseta, AL was arrested for Failure to Appear - Child Support

Charles Glenwood, Gunsby, 73, of West Point, GA was arrested for Failure to Appear - Expired Tag

Keandrae Daevon Dunham, 20, of Lagrange, GA was arrested for Failure to Appear - Driving Suspended

Allen Lyn Rawls, 58, of Lafayette, AL was arrested for DUI

Jacob Tyler Jones, 22, of Valley, AL was arrested for DUI and Attempting to Elude Law Enforcement Officer

From Lanett

Katrina Smith, 29, of Lanett, AL arrested for Disorderly Conduct.

Lorrie Evans, 59, of Lagrange, GA arrested for Failure to Appear.

Lanett Police also reported the following incidents:

Domestic Violence 3rd reported in the 600 Blk N 14th Ct.

Criminal Mischief 3rd reported in the 800 Blk S 13th St.

Criminal Mischief 3rd reported in the 800 Blk 20th St SW.

From Valley

Marshall James Hinson, 29 from Valley

Failure To Pay

Christopher Allen Smith, 37 from Lanett

FTA -Traffic Driving while Revoked, FTA - Traffic Expired Tag

Rodriguez Roberto Jr.,38 from Sampson, NC.

DUI - Alcohol

Arbona Reyes, 29 from Valley

Obstructing Government Operations

Frederick Copeland, 22 from West Point

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree

Jermerical Kujawa Graham, 19 from Valley

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree

Vanquarius Omonrae Hicks, 20 from Valley

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree

Juvenile, 17 from Valley

DUI Alcohol

Leonard Nathaniel Jones, 59 from Valley

Theft of Property 4th Degree (Shoplifting)

Hannah Nicole Shoemaker, 20 from Jacksonville, FL

Minor in Possession of Tobacco

PatienceNicole Hornsby, 26 from Lanett

Disorderly Conduct, Public Intoxication

Valley Police also report the following incidents:

10 Block of Chambers Square

Incident / Offense

Harassing Communications

500 Block of Fob James Drive

Incident / Offense

Harassment, Disorderly Conduct

200 Block of Jarrett Street

Incident / Offense

Theft of Property 2nd Degree

6300 Block of 19th Avenue

Incident / Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd

100 Block of Fob James Drive

Incident / Offense

Harassing Communications

1000 Block of Alewine Drive

Incident / Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree (Harassing Communications)

71 Mile Marker of I-85 Northbound

Incident / Offense

Duty Upon Striking Fixtures Upon a Highway

400 Block of Syndey Street

Incident / Offense

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree Harassment

3000 Block of 18th Avenue

Incident/ OffenseIncident

Unlawful Breaking & Entering of a Motor VehicleTheft of Property 2nd Degree

3200 Block of 25th Boulevard


Theft of Property 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle)

1100 Block of County Road 193


Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree

2500 Block of 55th Street


Criminal Trespass 1st Degree

2400 Block of 33rd Street


Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor VehicleTheft of Property 2nd 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 the following:

Mr. Griggs Richardson, age 94, of Lanett, Alabama passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, August 4th, 2022. He was born on September 1st, 1927, in Wedowee, Alabama to the late Willie and Margie Richardson.

Griggs is survived by his wife of 72 years, Erma Lee Smallwood Richardson; one son, Wendell (Becky) Richardson of Opelika, Alabama; one granddaughter, Ashley Parmer of LaGrange, Georgia; two great-grandchildren, Parker Knowles and Hadley Parmer of LaGrange, Georgia; and one sister, Evelyn Cobb of West Point, Georgia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Richardson; two brothers, Swann and Hershel Richardson; and four sisters, Judy Hand, Nan Adcock, Myrtle Sides, and Ella Richardson.

Griggs retired from the United States Air Force with 20 years of service as a Master Sergeant, having enlisted during the Korean conflict and later becoming a veteran of the Vietnam War. Upon retirement, he began a second career with West Point Pepperell. He started as a shift supervisor and retired 20 years later as the Plant Manager of the Lantuck facility in Lanett.

He served as Sunday School Superintendent of Faith Evangelistic Church in Valley, Alabama, where he made the Lord his Savior and was baptized. He later became a member of the First Baptist Church of Lanett.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the VA in Tuskegee as well as the VA Homebased Care Team, Chattahoochee Hospice, Home Instead Opelika, caregivers Anna, Darrell, and Sheridan, and others for their compassionate care over the past year.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 7th, at the graveside in Harmony Memorial Park Cemetery in Lanett with the Reverend Rusty Letson officiating.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.

Davis Memorial Mortuary announces the passing of Mrs. Evangale R. Walker, a resident of Lanett, AL, who passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Diversicare of Lanett.

Funeral Services and survivors to be announced by Davis Memorial Mortuary

Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home announces the passing of Mr. Joe C. Cofield, Jr., 52 of Atlanta, GA., who passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA.

Public Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm CST. at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 11:00 am CST at Canaan Baptist Church in Roanoke (Welch Community), AL, Rev. Calvin Trammell, Pastor/Officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Survivors will be listed at a later time.

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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