Local News For Tuesday, April 19th, 2022



Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, after a chilly start, it will remain cool throughout the day despite full sunshine this Tuesday. Feeling a little cooler with the northerly breeze at times. Highs will be in the mid-60s to near 70, which is about 10 degrees cooler than average for mid-April. Chilly for one more night. Early morning temperatures will be in the upper 30s and lower 40s, and a few of the normally colder spots may experience a light frost.

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. Michael Lance Marable, 31, of Lanett, Al was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Debbie D. Saylor, 53, of Opelika, AL was arrested for Failure to Pay - Driving Revoked


2. Delvron Demon Bledsoe, 45, of Lafayette, AL was arrested for Failure to Appear - Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance (2 counts) and Failure to Pay - Child Support


3. Jucurry Oneal Beard, 31, of Lafayette, AL was arrested for Failure to Appear - Domestic Violence 3rd Degree


4. Renee Welch Dobson, 54, of Wadley, AL was arrested for Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree


5. William Cooksey Hester, 32, of Lafayette, AL was arrested for Driving Under the Influence


6. Josue Ramos Lopez, 19, of Auburn, AL was arrested for Driving Under the Influence


7. Fred Anthony Laster, 48, of Anniston, AL was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Tampering with Physical Evidence


8. David Warren Scott, 37, of Mobile, AL was arrested for Failure to Appear- Speeding


9. Valeria Amanda Baker, 39, of Columbus, GA was arrested for Failure to Appear - Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Failure to Pay - Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance From Lanett, Lanett Police reported the following incidents:


1. Criminal Mischief 3rd reported in the 1800 Blk 32nd, Dr. SW.


2. Theft 4th reported in the 400 Blk N 8th Ave.


3. Criminal Trespass 3rd/Theft 4th reported in the 800 Blk N 14th St.


4. Domestic Violence 3rd reported in the 3800 Blk N 27th St.


From Valley


James Anthony Forrester, 52 from Valley

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree


Merita Heath, 71 from Cusseta

Domestic Violence 3rd Degree


Micheal Lance Marable, 31 from Valley

Fail to Appear


Jimmie Boyd Landers, 42 from Jacksons Gap

Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


Connie Rebecca Strickland, 30 from Jacksons Gap

Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


Valley Police also reported the following incidents:


6300 Block of 20th Avenue

Incident / Offense

Burglary 3rd Theft of Property 2nd


100 Block of Mindy Lane

Incident / Offense

Burglary 3rd Theft of Property 3rd


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


Johnson Brown Funeral Home announces the passing of Randall Harty Morgan, 71, of McCalla, AL, formerly of Lanett, AL entered the gates of Heaven on April 16, 2022. Harty was born on October 26, 1950, to the late James Tom Morgan and the late Ruby Cotney Morgan.

He spent most of his career as a heavy crane operator until forced to medically retire in 2014. He loved spending time with his family, friends and dogs. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, Auburn football, and westerns.

He is survived by his wife, Fay Morgan, of McCalla. Daughters, Christie (Victor) Hale of Beulah, AL, and Melissa Morgan of Valley, AL. Six grandchildren, Kayla (Chris) James, Hezekiah Morgan, Elijah Morgan, Quinton Hale, Morgan Hale, and Zayden Morgan. Two great-grandchildren, Conner & Braxton James. Four bonus children, Lisa Martin, Charles (Marcy) Langley, Wanda Bratton Suarez, Jessica (David) Brown. 13 bonus grandchildren, 9 bonus great-grandchildren; and a special friend and the mother of his children,

Terry Williams. He is also preceded in death by his only brother, Larry Morgan.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 1:00 PM EST from the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Edge officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Lanett, AL. Visitation will be from 12 Noon until 1:00 PM EST on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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 :


Robinson, Mrs. Mary Jean, a resident of Lanett, AL, died Monday, April 18, 2022, at her residence.

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


Cochran, Mrs. Mary Bell, a resident of Valley, AL, died Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at EAMC-Lanier Nursing Home, Valley, AL.

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


Carter, Mr. General, a resident of Valley, AL, died Thursday, April 14, 2022, at EAMC- Lanier Memorial Hospital, Valley, AL.

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


Ricks, Mr. Jarez C., a resident of Valley, AL, died Friday, April 15, 2022, at EAMC-Lanier Memorial Hospital, Valley, AL.

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


Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home announces the passing of Mr. Jah'mari Williams, 17 of Dadeville, AL passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

Public Visitation will be held on Monday, April 18, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. CST until 7:00 p.m. CST, at Silmon Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette, AL.


Graveside Services will be Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. CST, at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Dadeville, AL, Pastor G.H. Pulliam, Eulogist, Rev. Vincent Ellison, Officiating.


Mr. Williams leaves to cherish his memories, his parents Phillip and Tracy F. Williams; a loving brother, Tyreese Williams of Dadeville, AL; his grandmother, Carolyn Ford of Dadeville, AL; his grandfather, Calvin Junior Williams of Jacksons Gap, AL; two aunts, Carolyn Williams of Montgomery, AL and Youlanda Ford of Alexander City, AL; uncles: Timothy Ford of Dadeville, AL, Timothy Belyue, Darryl Williams, Mark Williams all of Alexander City, AL, and Alexander (Danyelle) Williams of Florida; great-uncles: Terry (Vivian) Carr, Larry Woodyard, Ricky Woodyard, Rex Williams, and Maxford Woodyard all of Dadeville, AL; great-aunts: Dorothy Hollie of Dadeville, AL and Sadie Burton of LaFayette, AL; devoted cousins, Timarian Belyue, Carlton Richardson, and Jyshun Heard amongst many others.


Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home of LaFayette directing.


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