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illl|O lfi lH : lOt l JOOmO l ii S M A R T S 0 U R C E A R S On the Porch 4A On the Outside Looking In SA e 1 U' for region title Friday page 1B Mat Dogs make state page4B to the Family " Margaret Trammell Julie Presley Carol Tillery NEW SUBSCRIBERS OF THE WEEK DEATH 6A Eddie James Johnson MCRVENT. : 3A Opinion & Letters AA Sports IB Community Calendar. 5C Church News 6C Public Record 5D Classified 1D Legals 2D /.OIS.His+orical PersFec+ive on Monroe Coun+y 15u ine e the Monroe County 4 Sections ,32 Pages Wednesday February 7, 2018 www.MyMCR.net. Vol. 50 No. 6, uSPS 997-840 MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE Still Just $1 In Racks, But only 67 cents for Home Delivery By Will Davis publisher@mymcr.net A Savannah man faces felony drug charges after deputies found a suitcase full of marijuana and $67,000 cash in his vehi- cle last week. Deputy Kemeyan Colvard stopped a tan Ford Edge for weaving out of its lane on 1-75 south near mile marker 188 around 5:08 p.m. on Wednes .day, Jan. 31. The driver, Aris Juancheso Flores, 27, of Savannah, said he didn't have a license but gave FLORES his name andbirth- date, and he came back as wanted in Burke and BuUoch counties. Flores SeeDRUGS.P e6A Deputies collected $67,000 cash and a suitcase full of pot lastWednesday. (MCSO) Clay~ppins, right, talks to, from left, Marvin Bowdoin, Robert Williams and Sid Newsome during a visit to Juliette. (Special to the Reporter) By llDavis Georgia governor this year as ing candidates, Lt. Gov. Casey publisher@mymcr.net the outsider candidate. Cagle. The primary is May 22. Clay Tippins made his firstTippins told the Reporter he A former Navy SEAL, tech big splash in the race for gover- initially set out to decide which company executive and part- nor with a Super Bowl ad tout- candidate to support for gov- time Juliette resident is hop- ing his impressive biography, ernor but that friends instead ing to shake up the race for and mocking one of the lead- lobbied him to run. 'The more I looked at it," said Tippins, "the more.I felt called to do this." A husband and father of two See GOVERNOR. Page 7A By Richard Dumas 29, telling Dep. Cody Maples that forsyth@mymcr.net I] several large black cows were in her yard. Joseph said it was the Homeowners on Tompkins Creek second time in four days she'd had Trail are asking a.local cattle to notify law enforcement about farmer to pay to fix their yards cows in her yard. Maples saw saying his cows trampled theirthe cows had caused a significant property several times recently, amount of damage to the Joseph's Susan Landrum and Tasheka yard, including damaging her Joseph, who both live on Tompkins water system. Joseph then called Creek Trail off Hwy. 42 just north the Forsyth Water Department to of Forsyth, say they both are ask- have her water cut off. ing cattle farmer Tommy VaughnDispatchers then notified the to pay for damage caused by his cows' owner, identified as Vaughn, loose cows. Joseph had to call the sheriff's I office about 10:30 a.m. on Jan. See COWS, Page 6A A Tompkins Creek Trail homeowner photographed a loose cow invad- ing her child's playground. (Special to the Reporter) !