Headlines for Saturday, February 17th, 2018

The Student Nurses Association of Frontier Community College (FCC) and the American Red Cross have collaborated to host a blood drive in honor of the late Vicky Lemons, who was a well-loved FCC Nursing Instructor. The blood drive will be held on Monday, February 26, in Rooms 128 & 129 of FCC’s Learning Resource Center. The drive will last from 12:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Donors can make an appointment ahead of time, or walk-ins are also welcome. Start the donation process before leaving home by completing an online pre-donation and health history questionnaire at your convenience on the day of your appointment. For more information about donating blood, visit www.redcrossblood.org/RapidPass.Those who wish to donate blood can call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and enter Frontier CC to schedule an appointment. A single donation can save up to three lives. For additional information, contact the Nursing Department at Frontier Community College at 842- 3711

The Fairfield Police Association will be hosting its 17th annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament with the assistance of the Fairfield Lady Mules Basketball Team. The dates for the tournament have been set for Friday night, March 9th for the 6 ft. and under and Saturday morning, March 10th for the open class. You have to be high school age or older to play. The entry fee is $50 per team of three or four players. Entry forms may be picked up at the Fairfield City Police Department. Forms and entry fees need to be returned to the police station no later than Monday, March 5. All of the games will be played at the Fairfield Community High School. For more information, call the Fairfield Police station and ask for officer Charles McMeen.

A Fairfield man has been sentenced to ten years in prison on charges he entered a Fairfield man’s home and stole a number of firearms. 23-year- old Jeffrey M. Alldredge was sentenced Thursday in Wayne County Circuit Court on a conviction of residential burglary. On November 25th, Alldredge was arrested in Fort Collins, Colorado on a Wayne County warrant charging him with being in possession of stolen firearms. The initial charge stemmed from a residential burglary at the home of 63-year-old Darrell Thomason on S.W. 6th Street in Fairfield where a number of firearms were stolen. As part of Alldredge’s sentence, he was ordered to pay $21,941 in restitution to a number of victims whose homes Alldredge burglarized.