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THIS WEEK'S lNSlDE DEALS iNGLES. LOWES SMARTSOURCE cvs. SEARS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 4A On the 0 de L0&ing IrL 5A INSIDE the Monroe County STILL JUST $1 IN RACKS USPS 997-840 Join the Discussions BUT ONLY 77 CENTS FOR HOME DELIVERY Vol. 48 No. 14 4 Sections, 24 Pages. Wednesday. April 3, 2019 SEE PAGE 8C This screen capture from a jail cam- era shows former deputy Wil- liam Jackson striking the head of Micka Mar- tin with the back of his elbow. The sheriff's of- fice released the video after settling Martin's lawsuit for $90,000. Scan codes with phone to see videos The Monroe County in a July 16, 2016 traffic office general liability sheriff's office has paid stop. insurance carrier, National an Ohio woman $90,000, Micka Martin and the Service Associates, paid about a quarter of what she sheriff's office filed no- the settlement. The county was asking, to settle her tice in U.S. District Court pays NSA $97,669 per year lawsuit accusing former in March that they have to provide the insurance. deputy Sgt. William Jack- settled their lawsuit out son of using excessive force of court. The sheriff's See LAWSUIT Page 7A SEE PAGE 1B + TO THE FAMILY Ri h ard Corley '~ J~sica:~ison :' Mary Wagner Jerry Thigpen John Hall Harold Forsythe NEW SUBSCRIBERS OF THE WEEK Fire destroys the Monroe County home of Catherine Kehl and Caleb Fuller early Saturday morning. Twelve hours later they were married in Peach County. (Photos courtesy MCEMS NA11B 6A Public Affairs/Facebook) Carol Ann Dewberry Donna Lynn Wilkerson Monroe County couple sticks with wedding plans despite devastating fire on eve of nuptials By Will Davis page. "Come hell or high water; and let me INDEX tell you, hell was at my house". The couple had celebrated their rehearsal MCR VENT. 3A Hours before their wedding, Catherine dinner on Friday night, March 29, and Opinion 8, Letters 4A Kehl and Caleb Fuller lost almost every- the groom, Fuller, had gone back to their Sports 1B thing they owned in a fire that destroyed home at 249 Emerald Drive off Pate Road with four men, groomsmen and friends Community i their south Monroe Countylog-cabin" " Recor nome early >aturaay mornmg. Fuller said he was going to behave on his Public lne couple emoracea m me glow orme wedding eve and go to bed early while his flames around 3 a.m. as Monroe County friends stayed up h.angmg out and chatting by the pool The bride was spending the Legals . firefighters tried to save what was left of . . . . . " mght wath her bridesmaids and friends their home, and determined to go ahead But around 2 15 a m, the groomsmen o wi', their wed din, g later that day. : dr" We both said, we will still be married See FIRE Page6A 0 tomorrow"; Kehl wrote on her Facebook : < o~iI' *o, ~.~.~!i Ha~ .~ ~ )u see,n t hi: yth M gCh Sus ect hit Fors arcds Subway and Bi ic ~ 8 ~'~ p s By Will Davis partment said the black skinned black male with the Marco's and Subway male suspect used a a mustache, wearing a in Locust Grove had brick to shatter the glass white hoodie and blue had similar break-ins, door at Marco's to gain jeans, seeming to support the F0rsyth police are looking for the man entry. He stole $6 from Daniels said they think theory of a truck driver who broke into the local the register. The sus- the suspect may drive an on the move on the Marco's, Subway and pect got $100 from the 18-wheeler because they interstate rather than a Big Chic early Monday drawer at Subway, and see a tractor trailer in the local suspect. morning, stealing about nothing was reportedbackground of the video Anyone with informa- $106 cash from two of stolen from Big Chic. that's gone after the tion that may help lead the restaurants. Video from Marco's robbery. While talking to an arrest is asked to Inv. Alexander Daniels security camera shows to the Marco's manager, call Daniels at 993-1005. of the Forsyth Police De- the suspect is a light- Danids discovered that