Great Falls Reporter

  • The lunchbox never empties...when it's the Lord's


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    “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,” Matt. 25:35 (New International Version).

    The Biblical verse gives a clear account of the mission of The Lord's Lunchbox at Second Baptist Church.

  • JROTC recognizes area veterans during ceremony


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    Special to the Reporter

  • Stewart continues fight for district seat


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    Larry Stewart of the Mitford Community is continuing his fight to gain the Fairfield County Council District 3 seat.

    Stewart lost his bid for the seat by four votes in the Nov. 4 general election. He received 485 votes and incumbent Mikel Trapp gained 489 votes.

    Stewart protested the election with the Fairfield County Election Commission, won and a new election was ordered.

  • Grab your bat and ball and head to the new cage


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    With bat and ball in hand, baseball and softball players can now hone their skills at a new batting cage at Republic Ballfield.

    The batting cage inside the ballfield provides an enclosed netted area for batters to practice.

  • The faster, the better for “No Fear” Boulware

    Demarious “DD” Boulware wants to become the best motorcycle drag racer in the world.

    He is on John Drake's “No Fear” racing team.

    Drake, according to Boulware, holds the title for the fastest pro street bike in the world.

  • Montgomery sworn in
  • New trend involves mail tampering


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    The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office is investigating several incidents of offenders tampering with residential mail in the Lake Wateree area.

    The incidents are occurring in other surrounding counties and appear to be a new trend.

  • Eggs and exorcism at local grocery store

    Grocery items may be flying off the shelf at the IGA Thursday.
    And it's not because there is going to be a super sale.
    The town's only grocery store will be closed all day as a film crew takes over the grocery store to film scenes for an exorcism drama, “Outcast.”
    The grocery store will re-open Friday, manager Marvin Gibson said.
    Gibson said he was contacted a couple of months ago about using the store as a scene location for a movie.
    “They wanted an older store,” Gibson said.

  • Runion: “I'm tired of asking”

    If facial expressions were a sign of inner frustrations, Great Falls Town Councilman Dean Runion didn't have to say a word at the Nov. 17 town council meeting. His demeanor showed his dissatisfaction.
    Runion pleaded with council to set up a workshop for council members to “sit down together” and discuss issues.
    “I've been begging for a workshop,” Runion said. “I joined this as a team and a team works together.”

  • Phone scam claims IRS link

    The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office has recently received several reports from throughout the county about a telephone scam where callers (sometimes automated callers) identify themselves as representatives of the I.R.S.