Sheriff’s Reports

September 24 799R Direct traffic, school zone • Traffic stop, Phillipsburg Rd. • Papers served, Cuthbert St. • Domestic, Johnny Freeman Rd. • Assist jailer, jail • Possible light hunting, Thompson Rd. • Papers served, Bellview Rd. • Papers served, Hwy 91N 799F School zone • Civil papers served • Domestic Johnny Freeman, Rd. • Lost dog, 27 South • […]


DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS September 24 800D Possession of marijuana • Traffic stop • Citation • Security check September 25 800D Traffic stop • Assist EMS • Escort (Bank) (Hardee’s) • Security check September 26 800D Affray • Assist EMS • Traffic stops • Security check • Unlock car September 27 800C Domestic problem at Villa’s Apt. • Attempt burglary, Dancer […]

Food for thought about guns

Loaded guns in the house! The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental. As John Steinbeck once said: 1. Don’t pick a fight with an old man. If he […]

For the older folks

submitted by Lindy Some older folks might understand this one– A man feared his wife wasn’t hearing as well as she used to, and he thought she might need a hearing aid. Not quite sure how to approach her, he called the family doctor to discuss the problem. The doctor told him there is a simple informal test the husband […]

God’s Grace

It is a shame, but this message is very true. Hope you are all as blessed as I was by this story. I wonder how many people will not read this because of the title. There once was a man named George Thomas, pastor in a small New England town. One Easter Sunday morning he came to the church carrying […]

** Home Country **

Dud Campbell drove the pickup slowly out of town and down past the dairy to the fishing area on Lewis Creek. It seemed to him that everything he did this morning was in slow motion. He didn’t care. He grabbed the shovel out of the back and walked down to a certain stand of trees about 40 feet up the […]

Power outage case

At my recent assault trial, I offered a plea of “Guilty with an explanation.” The judge asked me what my explanation was, so I told my story. “Your Honor,” I said, “I had a mammogram appointment, which I actually kept. I was met with: “Hi! I’m Belinda!” This perky clipboard carrier smiled from ear to ear, tilted her head to […]


A taxing question. And answer

The Tea Party movement has definitely gotten on the last good nerve of the Democratic Party. Until recently, the president refused to address the group directly, preferring to let his staff and media lapdogs do the heavy lifting. But after recent primary victories by Tea Party-backed candidates, the political thinking changed in the Oval Office. With his support in the […]