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Midland City Hostage Resolved: Dykes Identified

By: Devin Smith     Authorities have now officially identified the man responsible for the hostage situation developing in Midland City as 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes. The press conference confirming the release of the information came just hours before Dykes and the child entered their fourth day inside the underground bunker. No other information was given Read More

Neighbors Speak out About Dale County Shooter

By: Devin Smith   Neighbors of the Midland City man who kidnapped and is holding hostage a five-year-old boy have begun to speak out. Authorities have still not officially released the names of the shooter or the hostage, but neighbors have identified the shooter as Jimmy Lee Dykes, a retired truck driver and Vietnam veteran, and Read More

Midland City Hostage

By: Devin Smith A five-year-old boy is currently being held hostage in an underground bunker in Midland City after a man shot and killed a school bus driver Tuesday afternoon. The shooter, as identified by his neighbors, is suspected to be 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes. Dykes is a local resident of Midland City, a small town located Read More

S.C.A.D.A Revived

By:Kelsey Vickers Students Concerned about Disability Awareness, S.C.A.D.A. for short, is an organization on campus with the purpose to promote and raise disability awareness, has become an official organization as of last Thursday. S.C.A.D.A. is an organization on campus that was founded about 8-9 years ago, according to faculty advisor and Adaptive Needs Program director Deborah Read More