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Girls win as Bleckley splits again with Lamar County.

Girls win as Bleckley splits again with Lamar County.

The Lady Royals used a 17-4 second half run to blow open a close game as they beat Lamar County 60-27 in Barnesville Friday.  Alexis Ligon and Fellisia Young scored 11, Jahnaria Brown added 10.

The Royals were outscored 34-6 to begin the firrst half.  BC was within 38-17 at halftime but went on to lose 72-38. Markell Marshall scored nine.

BCHS plays at Monticello Tuesday.  Tip time is 5:30 pm.

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Cochran church offering a "grand" night with Valentine's banquet.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church will hold their Valentine's Banquet February 21 at 6 pm.  This year's theme is "Grand Ole night at the Opry."  Tickets are $10 and include meal.  To purchase or for more information, call the church office, 478-934-0810.

Middle Georgia State drops games to Martin Methodist.

Middle Georgia State college lost home basketball games to Martin Methodist Thursday evening.  The women lost 63-56. the men lost 86-69.  MGA hosts Auburn University-Montgomery Saturday.  Women play at 2 pm, men 4 pm.

Cochran church to hold simulcast of marriage conference.

House of Grace Church will hold a simulcast of the XO Marriage Conference February 13-14.  Hosted by Jimmy and Karen Evans of MarriageToday.com, the conference will feature special music by Steven Curtis Chapman and numerous guest speakers.  Call the church office, 478-934-4494 for more information.  You can also learn about the conference by clicking here.

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BCHS swept at Houston County.

BCHS swept at Houston County.

Both the Lady Royals and Royals were coming off home losses Tuesday when Bleckley made the short trip to Warner Robins to take on Houston County High School.  Up 8-5 after one quarter, BC was outscored 25-2.  Down 28 to begin the fourth, they would go on to lose 51-34.  Alexis Ligon scored 10.

The Royals led by one at halftime but trailed by nine going to the fourth.  They cut what was a 13-point deficit to four but lost 59-51.  Willie Taylor scored 14.  Royals foul shooting was 12-20.

Region play resumes Friday at Lamar County.  JV girls tip at 5:15 pm with varsity to follow.

Not the beginning of the end but a new beginning for Cochran Pastor of Students.

Not the beginning of the end but a new beginning for Cochran Pastor of Students.

It was the last Monday of the month, so House of Grace church in Cochran held their regular UnAshamed youth service.  Pastor of Students Shane Allen delivered a message.  But this was a special service.  It was the last message spoken by Allen.

But neither he, nor wife Amanda are leaving the church.  She'll be the new Pastor of Students.  She'll be speaking February 15 during the 10:30 am youth  takeover service.  Shane says he'll be pursuing a multitude of ministry opportunities including working with the church's men's ministry, mentoring middle school students, and working toward resuming missionary work.

Middle Georgia State gets second straight basketball sweep.

Middle Georgia State College picked up a pair of SSAC wins Saturday at College of Costal Georgia.  The women won 66-63, the men prevailed 92-77.  MGA hosts Martin Methodist January 29.  Women tip at 5:30 pm, men 7:30.