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Great Falls Reporter

  • Sex offer lands woman in jail

     

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    A 48-year-old Great Falls woman was arrested on Sept. 11 after two men told police she entered a gym on Dearborn Street and offered to perform sex if they would give her “a little money.”

    According to the police report and the Chester County Detention Center, Barbara Jean Brown of Great Falls was charged with two counts of prostitution first offense and assault and battery third degree.

  • Wynne hints at possible lawsuit

     

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    Darla Wynne hinted at filing a lawsuit when she addressed Great Falls Town Council at its Sept. 15 monthly meeting.

    In her indirect indication of a lawsuit, Wynne said she has been wronged by a town official and she hasn't seen the issue resolved. She made mention of audio recordings from last year of former Mayor Don Camp and council candidate Kenny Johnson discussing her female genitalia and that of another woman.

  • Want to go to jail? Don't cut your grass!

     

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    Great Falls Police Chief Steven Rice wants town council to lend guidance on how they want his department to enforce the nuisance abatement ordinance.

    Rice, in his report to council on Sept. 15, said the town ordinance states property owners and occupants should be notified of abatement problems by certified mail.

  • Town says thanks
  • Got drugs? Come drop them off!

     

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    Do you have prescription medication you would like to dispose of?

    Instead of tossing it in the trash or flushing it down the toilet, the Great Falls Pharmacy is offering a public event to offer a safe, convenient and responsible means to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs around your house that you would like to get rid of.

  • The possibilities are endless when G'Ma arrives

     

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    There's just something about grandchildren.

    Chances are you've heard that statement before, especially if you are waiting the arrival of your first grandchild.

  • Media specialist enjoys lace-making in France

     

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    Michelle Chase, media specialist at Great Falls Elementary, took a textile-theme vacation to France this summer with Sumiko Tray of Charlotte and Dawn Borror of Ohio.

    Chase has been a lace-maker for many years, mainly focusing on bobbin lace, where threads are woven around pins on a lace pillow. She also creates lace with knitting, crochet and tatting.

  • Christmas in the Park meeting set

     

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    The Community Committee of the Great Falls Home Town Association will have a planning meeting for “Christmas in the Park” on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the War Memorial Building.

    Any individual or group that is interested in helping with the event is invited to attend as are non-profit groups or businesses that have ideas on expanding and improving the event.

  • 
For once, Starnes was caught off guard

     

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    BY MILLARD SMITH

    Special to the Reporter

     

    On Aug. 16, 2014, a special celebration was held at the Great Falls Masonic Lodge.

    Dr. H. C. "Speedy" Starnes Jr. was honored with a "surprise" celebration honoring him for his life of service to the people of Great Falls.

  • Looper says good-by to loans

     

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    Barbara Looper has been the face of money in Great Falls for over 10 years.

    Looper has worked as branch manager at ArrowPointe Federal Credit Union and held the same title at Bowater Carolina Federal Credit Union since the credit unions merged on Feb. 2, 2004.

    Looper's last day on her job was Sept. 5.