COOKEVILLE — Meigs County fell short in Saturday’s Class 2A BlueCross Bowl in a 27-16 loss to Peabody to end a 13-2 season and a senior class tenure that achieved a 48-6 record and won three region championships.



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Police Reports

• Kenneth Farmer, 35, of 178 Bruce Dr., Jasper, Ga., was arrested on Dec. 3 by the Athens Police Department and charged with driving under the influence and violation of the implied consent law. He was released on $12,000 bond and faced a date in General Sessions Court on Dec. 4. Read more