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CVS 6 USPS 997-840 ter BUT ONLY 77 CENTS FOR HOME DELIVERY 4 Sections, 24 Pages o Wednesday o October 2, 2019 Ontltel’erdi ................... .AA Rm Monroe County STILL JUST $1 IN RACKS www.MyMCR.net - Vol. 48 o No. 39 Lindsey nameol MPHS athletic director By. Richard Dumas- forsyth©mymcrnet needs a lift Mary Persons v assistant principal Robert Lindsey . . .. . , added a Jackson firemen at the scene of Friday's wreck that killed five. (Photo courtesy Jackson Argus-Progress) new title at the start 2 .- Elle“ Terrell . of the Robert Lindsey 2019-20 TOTHEFAMltY 6 care a 011 any- NEWSUBSCRIBERS , - ~ : v ' I .. I p I See lINDSEY o Page ()A OF body’s life not even ‘ is own’ By Will Davis miles to the Falls exit where night at Buckner’s Family Restaurant mm , publisher@mymc[net Jenkins took the ramp at a in When speed”. Haskins pulled into the grass The wives, Judy Martin, 72, and l o J Roy Beck Monroe Conn sheriff Brad Free- by the exit ramp and then saw a lot of Sandra Bowden, 76, who were sitting Robert ldus Nixon W n m I smoke and skid marks and thought it was the suspect. But after investigat- ing Haskins found that it was not the suspect. He continued 0n 1-75 north to the Hwy. 36 exit in Butts County, but never saw the Impala again and in the backseat, were both killed in the crash, according to_the Jackson Progress-Argus. The driver Thomas Bowden, 79, was taken to a Macon hospital in critical condition and front passenger Ronald Martin, 76, man said his deputy who tried to stop a driver on Friday that later killed five people in a head-on crash is pretty shaken up, though he followed sher— iff’s office policy to a T and ended his chase well before the fatal wreck. Wilson Hencer Sr, Wodey Clements Jr. touncl at golf course fi Monroe County deputy Thomas headed back south to Forsyth. _ was taken to an Atlanta hospital in to g Haskins stopped a green Chevy Jenkins, meanwhile, continued hlS stable condltion. , I g .5; Impala, a rental can for weaving and reckless fleeing on Hwy. 36 toward Jenkins’ two passengers, Ebony Whats being called a i p 2...: tailgating on 1-75 north just south of Jackson. Jenkins met a Butts County Young, 25, of Savannah and . World I 01' Hiera land 1: the lohnstonville Road exit The stop deputy heading in the opposite direc- Sukquawn Hayes, 26, of Garden mme tralnlng deVlCe was :3: happened around 5 pm tion and the deputy had to swerve City, were also killed instantly. Hayes found and destroyed at in: But the driver, later identified as to avoid the Impala, now traveling was found with a loaded pistol in his the Forsyth Golf Course E'- Shikym Jenkins, 23, of Garden City, about 110 mph. As the Butts deputy dead hand, said Freeman, and was I on Tuesday. Authorities g .3; had felony warrants in Chatham waited for traffic to clear to turn- also wanted out of Chatham Coun- don’t know how it got there 0 1 County and took off as Haskins around and pursue, Jenkins slammed ty. Young, the female passenger in the but say it’s been rendered g was walking to the stopped Impala, head on into a pickup truck contain- ' Impala, was released from prison last safe by G131 and military 0 g I? Jenkins fled at speeds of 130 mph ing two elderly couples from Coving- ' officials ‘ 9i :8 a? g "a, and Haskins pursued for about six “’11- They were on the“ way to a date See FATAL - Page 6A A golf course employee E «r- ; < 2 found the device near 3' 9 :1 Country Club Drive just 53 CL .= 8 8 g 3: T o o o o o h s after noon. The nearby é a"- eens InVIted to Inspiring s ow un. N?U?Ha1GE‘ardt‘rm°rY. E p... 6 =3“ said it wasnt theirs. A w1t- ", g [‘3 1.: ’ ness, who asked to remain 6;: 2 Lu a All Monroe County youth Jackson, youth pastor at New WHO: The anonymous, said authorites g g '5', % a" are being offered free tickets Providence Baptist Church in Brock Gill Show used an explosive device to to see well-known illusionist Smarr, at a youth camp this WHAT: An destroy what looked like a and stunt artist Brock Gill at past summer that he wanted entertaining gallon tin can with a spring 6 pm. at the Fine Arts Center to visit more small towns. illusionist and loaded device on the end, on Sunday night. Gill said he felt God calling stunt artist show The witness said the device Gill has set the pace for him to minister to teens in for teens was clean so he didn’t a new generation of edgy, places off the beaten path. WHEN: 6 pm. think it was buried but had daring illusionists, amazing The result of that conversa- on Sunday, recently been left on the audiences with his unique tion is this Sunday’s show. Oct. property. When a separate new 5 stating a stage show, dry wit, and Organizers are giving away WHERE: Fine explosive was used to de- mind—blowingescapes. tickets hoping to get as many - Arts Center stroy the device, he said it A Nashville, Tenn. resident, Monroe County youth as PRICE: Free for was a little disappointing. l I Gill usually only performs in they can not only to be en- youth “I was hoping for a bigger 4 a 7 9 1 2 6 4 cities. But he told Nathan boom,” he said, See SHOW . Page 5A Brock Gill brings his show to Forsyth. House Wa l So sh Driewaylea kways « Decks & Porches - Brick Cleaning Pool Decks Window FEM/[fl WIJSHINIF v 478-994-051 5 770-51 0-391 4 ‘_ GleamPowerWash.com