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Bleckley Softball Teams to Host Playoff Games

The Lady Royals softball team will host Putnam County in a Region 4-AA semifinal Monday. 

Game times are 4 and 6 p.m.  The Lady Barons of Bleckley Middle School, fourth seed in MGMSAA, will host fifth-seeded Toombs County in a first round playoff game Tuesday.  Start time is 4:30 pm.

Bleckley Wins Big in Region Opener

Bleckley Wins Big in Region Opener

Ken Hughes rushed for three first half touchdowns and Tavon Ross had a pair of scores as the Royals rolled over Putnam 54-16 in Eatonton Friday.  Hughes had scoring runs of 37 and 38 yards as well as one of five yards.  He finished with 112 yards on 12 carries.

Ross ran for 108 on nine carries, all in the first half.  Included in that was a 53-yard second quarter touchdown run.  Tij'ea Randall scored once and had a carrer-high 84 yards on nine carries.  Derrick Farrow also had a pair of touchdown runs as part of a 340 yard rushing attack.

Bleckley will celebrate Homecoming when they host Crawford County October 5.  Kickoff is 7:30 p.m.

Man Faces Road Rage Charges in Dodge Co.

A man is in the Dodge County jail, facing charges after a road rage incident.

Dodge Sheriff's Captain Tony Winborn says 31-year-old Christopher Shane Bryant is charged with simple battery, cruelty to children and disorderly conduct.  His passenger was arrested on an unrelated charge.

Winborn says the incident happened Friday morning around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 341 and Old Hawkinsville Road.

According to the report, two teens were riding in a vehicle and passed two men in another vehicle.  The men said the teens were making obscene gestures at them.  The teens said the gestures were intended for someone else.

Winborn says when the two vehicles stopped at the stop sign, one of the men got out of his vehicle and went to the driver's side of the teens vehicle.  He then proceeded to punch the 16- year-old in the face "multiple times."

Prescription 'Take Back Day' Scheduled for Saturday

Prescription 'Take Back Day' Scheduled for Saturday

Central Georgians can rid home medicine cabinets of unused, potentially dangerous medications at four locations Saturday.

 

During the Drug Enforcement Administration's national Take Back Day program, drug disposal sites will be set up across the state from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Participants can find the nearest site by visiting www.dea.gov , clicking on "Drug Disposal" and "Got Drugs?", and following the links to a database and entering their ZIP codes. The service is free and anonymous.

 

Directions to Bleckley's Region 4-AA Opener at Putnam County

Directions to Bleckley's Region 4-AA Opener at Putnam County

Friday, BCHS will open Region 4-AA play at Putnam County.  The game happens at Putnam County Middle School *the old high school.* 

To download directions, click here.

Pruett Named to Workers' Compensation Advisory Council, Legislative Committee

Pruett Named to Workers' Compensation Advisory Council, Legislative Committee

ATLANTA, GA – State Representative Jimmy Pruett, R-Eastman, candidate for office of state representative for district 149 for the new term, was named to the 2012-2013 State Board of Workers' Compensation Advisory Council, to the Legislative Committee.

Jimmy Pruett Commends Bleckley Sheriff, Schools

Jimmy Pruett Commends Bleckley Sheriff, Schools