Great Falls Reporter

  • Montgomery named mayor in landslide win


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    Great Falls voters came out in big numbers last Tuesday, voting to make change in the town's governing body.

    A new mayor was elected, two incumbent council members kept their seats and a former councilman will return.

    Mayor Don Camp chose not to seek reelection.

  • Rodeo to include 'Choot em' star


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    Troy Landry from the History Channel's hit show "Swamp People” will make a guest appearance “Meet and Greet” at the Great Falls Rescue Squad Rodeo this summer.

  • Lowry uses Midrash to explore the gospel


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    If you're a reader who wants to know more or speculates the end of a story, you might enjoy reading “The Long Road Home.”

    In his book, Great Falls Author James “Jim or Cricket” S. Lowry explores between the lines of Mark's gospel with the help of text, Midrash and imagination.

  • Easter celebration
  • Facebook messages land man in jail


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    Be careful what you post on Facebook.

    It could land you in jail.

    That's just what it did for a Ruby, S.C. man.

    Great Falls Police arrested Elliott Orlando Glover, 38, of Ruby on March 30 and charged him with obscene/unlawful to disseminate obscene material to a person under 18 years of age and criminal solicitation of a minor.

  • Man sentenced on CSC charge


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    A man arrested and charged by Great Falls Police on Aug. 7, 2013 pled guilty to criminal sexual conduct 3rd degree last week and was sentenced to eight years in jail.

    Sixth Judicial Circuit Deputy Solicitor Chris Taylor said David William Lipford Jr., 27, must serve at least 65 percent of his sentence before he can become eligible for parole.

  • Colorguard performs for ArrowPointe
  • Man dies in single vehicle accident


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    A Blackstock man lost his life in a single vehicle accident on S.C. Highway 901 (Mountain Gap Road) in Chester County around 7 p.m. Saturday, April 5.

    S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Gary Miller said Alfred James Harper, 62, of Blackstock was traveling north in his 1988 Chevrolet pick-up truck about six miles from Great Falls when he lost control of the truck, veered off the right side of the road, struck several trees and overturned.

  • 'No more answers,' Camp says


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    Great Falls Mayor Don Camp says he will not answer any more questions from this newspaper editor until he is told who informed the newspaper about a letter he wrote to Chester County Elections and Registrations.

    In the letter, Camp requested a copy of a signed agreement between the Town of Great Falls and Chester County.

  • Landry to appear at rodeo


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    Troy Landry from The History Channel's hit show “The Swamp People” has been secured for a Meet and Greet at the Great Falls Rescue Squad Rodeo this year.

    Landry will sign autographs and hold photo opportunities from 1 until 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 21. Prices have not been set yet.