FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LINDALE TO JOIN ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE CRAZE

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The First Baptist Church of Lindale is joining the Ice Bucket Challenge craze.  The church will conduct the challenge this Sunday in honor of member Freddie Giles, a 49-year-old who has ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.  The Ice Bucket Challenge for the Freddie Giles Foundation will take place at FBCL, 26 Park Street in Lindale, this Sunday afternoon at 12:30 pm.  Water and ice will be supplied.  All donations are tax-deductible; every cent will go to the Foundation. 

FLOYD COUNTY POLICE SEEK ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING MISSING LOUISIANA COUPLE

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The Floyd County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for a missing couple from Port Sulfur, Louisiana.  The FCPD has released pictures related to the case on their Facebook page, including one of the pair’s 2006 Kia Sorento SUV, white with gold, in which they had been traveling.  The couple, Demetrious Billiot, age 77, and Willie Pearl Billiot, age 83, are still missing.