The 10th annual Eugene Smith Masonic Lodge Car Show will be held Saturday, May 3 at Chas Mar Home and Garden parking lot in Eastman.
There is a $20 registration fee. Registration is from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Judging is at 11:30 a.m. and awards will be presented at 1:30 p.m.
Awards include Best of Show; Best General Motors; Best Ford; Best Motorcycle; Best T rod, Hot Rod; Best Mopar; Best Foreign; and People’s Choice. The David Ragan Shriners race car will be on site. The car show will be held rain or shine.
By Frank Erwin
The Dodge County High School (DCHS) Lady Indian’s tennis team advanced to the elite eight in region play on Monday, April 28, defeating Troup County three to two. The lady’s will play in Savannah later this week.
The DCHS Indians tennis teams advanced to the first round in state play. The boys’ team finished second in the regular season and the girls’ team finished first this season.
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After an investigation into the armed robbery of the Hop-In convenience store, Eastman police have arrested two suspects in connection with the robbery. The robbery occurred on April 12, 2014 at approximately 3:35 a.m.
William Thomas Jolly (age 34), and Rashad Marquis Mincey (age 18), were arrested by Eastman police and charged with armed robbery of the Hop-In store. In addition, Jolly was also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and aggravated assault.
The Eastman Police Department made the following arrests recently.
Juvenile, age 14, unruly (one count).
William Pittman, age 59, 749 TJ Sappington, Eastman, shoplifting less than $500.00 (one count).
Vickey Parker, age 28, 69 Eastside Court Drive #614, Eastman, disorderly conduct (one count). [Full Story »]
It’s perversely ironic for rancher Cliven Bundy to excoriate poor people for collecting government subsidies, while ripping off the federal government of a million dollars in grazing fees. But, even if he were to pay up, Bundy and his fellow ranchers, would still be living on government welfare.
Livestock grazing is subsidized by federal agencies on 270 million acres of public land in 11 western states to the tune of nearly $300 million annually. Monthly grazing fees per cow and calf on private rangeland average $11.90, but corresponding fees on federal lands are set at a paltry $1.35.
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The Bear, who runs TheAbsurdReport.com (great site, too), calls sleazy Harry Reid “The Desert Fox of Corruption,” an excellent description. Reid easily won reelection to the Senate thanks to a heavy female vote over conservative Republican Sharron Angle, who would’ve been a good senator. Men in Nevada voted for Sharron Angle by a couple of percent, while women voted for the corrupt Reid by a full fifteen percent. Bad move, ladies.
What do women see in this guy anyway, and what did women see in Bill Clinton? Clinton was generally popular with females, perhaps mostly low information voters, maybe too much MSNBC. Somehow women overall are reluctant to vote for conservative women.
“To know truly is to know by causes.”
If columnist Kathleen Parker and David Brooks are conservatives, count me out of the movement.
“If you can imagine someone is happy that Obama is president, it has to be Jimmy Carter.”
“It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.”
Bumper sticker of the day: Money Talks: mine says bye bye!
“With Obama, even your wildest guesses are often proven true.”
Wayne Allyn Root ROOTforAmerica.com
Maybe the next Democrat presidential ticket could be two Southerners - Alabama state representative Alvin Holmes, who recently said men should be allowed to marry mules, and the famous Alvin Greene, surprise winner of South Carolina’s Demoleft U.S. Senate primary in 2010. Mr. Greene went on to be blown away by Republican Jim DeMint in the 2010 General Election. Low Information Voters (LIVs) struck again. You should look up these two intellectuals on the Internet for an entertaining story.
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Christian Miller, a 2011 graduate of Dodge County High School, signed his national letter of intent to play baseball with Columbus State University. Miller is currently the starting third baseman at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton. He is currently leading the team with a .364 average, a .445 on base percentage and a strong .553 slugging percentage. He is second on the team with 48 hits and he leads the team with nine doubles, two triples, four homeruns and 34 runs batted in (RBIs). He also leads the team in extra base hits with 15 and total bases with 73. He is the son of Frederick Miller and Michelle Miller of Eastman.
Brown’s Farm at Chauncey, Inc. has been named Dodge County’s Conservationist of the Year by the Central Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District. The award was presented at the district’s annual program for their achievements in soil and water conservation.
Brown’s Farm at Chauncey, Incorporated is located in southern Dodge County and is operated by Roger, Jenny, Jaye, and Caitlin Brown. Brown’s Farm at Chauncey presently manages 600 acres of farmland. Almost all of the crop land and pasture is irrigated with center pivots using remote monitoring and control equipment. All center pivot irrigation systems on the farm have been retrofitted with low pressure sprinklers with drops and are utilized through an injection system to provide fertilization and chemigation. Their row cropping includes conservation tillage, terraces, water outlets and grass waterways. Wells and ponds are also being used for irrigation practices. Brown’s Farm participated in the cost share program with the NRCS and Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission to build an irrigation pond to aid in supplying water to their pivots. Besides row cropping, they manage a 100 pure bred Black Angus herd, permanent pastures, timberland and a beginning silvopasture. Brown’s Farm also participates in several experimental projects through NRCS and UGA; the current project is Alfalfa interseeded into a permanent Bermuda grass pasture. Brown’s Farm is cost sharing with the NRCS in a Hoop House program to be managed by Jenny Brown. The Brown’s goal is to manage and improve the land while utilizing all available conservation practices.
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