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Local News For Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

Good morning y’all, and now a little news to get you up and going. weather-wise, mostly sunny to partly cloudy and pleasant for your Wednesday. Humidity will actually drop some more during the afternoon, which may elevate the fire risk just a little bit so please limit your outdoor burning, if at all possible. Highs mostly between 80 and 82.

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:

Larry Jerome Teel Jr., 44, of Lafayette, AL was arrested for DUI

From Lanett

Corey Micheal Coulter, age 19 of Valley, AL was charged with Failure to Appear for Possession of Marijuana 1st

Kendarious Miguel Robinson, age 29 of Auburn, AL was charged with Possession of Marijuana 2nd and Possession of a Concealed Weapon without a Permit

Jason Daniel Smith, age 47 of Lanett, AL was charged with Domestic Violence 3rd and Criminal Mischief 3rd

Lanett Police also reported the following incident:

Theft of Property 2nd and Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle were reported in the 600 block of S 4th Ave.

From Valley

Thomas Eugene Ussery, 38 from Valley

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Timothy Michael Ussery, 44 from Valley

Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

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:

David Abney, 47, passed away on Saturday, October 1st, 2022 at the Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange, Georgia. He had been in declining health for several months.

David was a happy, cheerful man who was always ready and willing to help a friend or a stranger. He could fix almost anything. He was lovingly referred to by his family as “our little handyman”. Most of his friends just called him “Tater”. David had many talents but his main trade was welding and painting. His number one sport was fishing and playing with his dog Rocky. Occasionally he enjoyed getting in his mother’s kitchen or firing up a grill and surprising everyone with a delicious meal. He will be greatly missed.

David is survived by his wife, Amanda; his parents, Bobby and Donna Abney of Huguley, AL; sisters, Myah Abney of Atlanta, GA., and Gena Rogers of Anderson, SC; brothers, Shayne Abney (Breanna) of the Hopewell, AL Community, Trace Abney of Huguley, AL, and Robbie Abney of Anderson, SC; great aunt, Betty “Boo Boo” Mason; special close friend and her children that referred to David as “Big Daddy”, Jillian Ray and Taylor Foster & Brynlee Teague.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Jonathan Abney; grandparents, Calvin and Martha Abney and Gene and Dorothy Smith.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley. Followed by Interment at Fairview Cemetery. with Pastor Jay Ezell and Pastor Lon Hurst officiating.

Please visit David’s Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind word for his family, share a memory of David, or light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.

Vines Funeral Home announces the passing of the following:

Funeral arrangements are pending for Mr. Michael Dupree Canady, 51, of Dadeville who passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at Lake Martin Community Hospital, Dadeville.

Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home announces the passing of the following:

Mr. Jimmy Ray Caldwell, 60 of Roanoke, AL passed away on Monday, September 26, 2022, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, AL.

Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at New Beginning Outreach Ministry in Roanoke, AL, with Pastor Tom Staples, Officiating. Burial will follow in Skyview Memorial Gardens in Five Points, AL.

Jimmy leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Cassandra Caldwell of Roanoke, AL, his children, Tyree (Shanishia) Caldwell of Opelika, AL, and Kheria Caldwell of Roanoke, AL, and his adopted children: Javanta Williams, Jaheid Williams, Breanna Stegall, Stephanie Fryar, Keyona Fryar and Javarius Fryar, all of Roanoke, AL; his grandchildren: Khamiyah Williams, Armani Caldwell, Na’Ziya Caldwell, Ni’Yonna Caldwell, Mahari Paige, Halo Paige, Kingston Fryar and Melody Fryar; his sisters: Glenda Caldwell of Roanoke, AL, Linda Fleming of Lineville, AL, Lorene (John) Caldwell, Nancy Caldwell, and Angela Fleming, all of Ashland, AL and Brenda Estes of Detroit, MI, his brothers: Edward Ray (Miyana) Fleming and Robert Fleming, both of Ashland, AL, Cecil Caldwell, and George Knight, both of Lineville, AL and Walter (Dorothy) Nunn of South Carolina, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, 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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