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Ken Gustafson, Author at Americus Times-Recorder

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/27/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary Cross, Sheresa, 38, Disorderly Conduct Harvey, John Emory, 55, Disorderly Conduct Lewis, Kobe Antwan, 20, Possession of Marijuana or Drug-Related ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, July 30, 2021 1:48 am

Local News

SGTC Crisp County Center Practical Nursing students recognized

CORDELE, GA – The South Georgia Technical College Crisp County Center will be recognizing its 13 graduating practical nursing students in a pinning ceremony on ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, July 30, 2021 1:17 am

Sports

More tickets punched for Championship Saturday in DHBSL Playoffs

AMERICUS – Four more spots were filled up for Championship Saturday in the Dwight Harris Basketball Summer League (DHBSL) Playoffs on Thursday, July 29 at ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:48 am

Sports

14U Baylor and UCLA move on, as does 17U Gonzaga in DHBSL Playoffs

AMERICUS – For some teams in the Dwight Harris Basketball Summer League (DHBSL), the road to Championship Saturday became a little shorter Wednesday evening, July ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, July 29, 2021 3:06 pm

Sports

11U Houston and Arkansas teams both advance to second round in DHBSL Playoffs

AMERICUS – The 11U Houston Cougars and the 11U Arkansas Razorbacks both claimed victories in the first round of the 11U Dwight Harris Basketball Summer ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 1:42 pm

Local News

Kennedy Williams receives inaugural Mjlusane Scholarship

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The inaugural M.J. Lusane Scholarship was awarded recently to Ms. Kennedy Williams, a 2021 graduate of Americus Sumter High ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 2:33 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/26 to 7/27/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/26 to 7/27/2021 Barnes, Taniya Leshay, 20, 7/26/2021 6:19 p.m., Driving without a valid license – Misdemeanor Davis, Christopher, 35, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:57 pm

Local News

Rose Ann Everett Scholarships awarded at South Georgia Technical College

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Jake and Margie Everett are helping to “change lives” at South Georgia Technical College.  The Everett’s established an ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 26, 2021 5:50 pm

Sports

Georgia Southwestern State Women’s Basketball Program to host upcoming Basketball Camp

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University Women’s Basketball Team will be hosting a basketball camp for kids from Kindergarten all ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 26, 2021 5:08 pm

Sports

Trio of GSW golfers receive PING All-America Distinction

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) men’s golfers Chase McLain, Saksit Jairak and Jack Tharrington have received 2021 NCAA Division II ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 26, 2021 4:37 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/23 to 7/26/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/23 to 7/26/2021 Barker, Johnny C (In Jail), 65, 7/23/2021 11:31 a.m., Probation Violation Floyd, Maurice Kevin (In ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 26, 2021 2:38 pm

Sports

Sumter County and Southland football teams compete in seven-on-seven camp at Marion County

BUENA VISTA, GA – On Thursday, July 22, members of the Sumter County (formerly Americus-Sumter) and Southland Academy high school football teams, along with teams ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:37 am

Sports

Former SGTC Jets Jae Crowder is the penultimate role player searching for validation in the NBA playoffs

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – Former South Georgia Technical College Jets basketball player Jae Crowder was featured in an article by Taylor Lee, ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:37 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/17 to 7/21/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/17 to 7/20/2021 Drake, Matthew Charles, 37, 7/20/2021 10:40 a.m., Driving without valid license/Speeding/Acquiring license plate for purpose of concealing ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:25 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/19 to 7/20/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/19 to 7/20/2021 Pope, Brandon Emanuel, 34, 7/19/2021 4:27 p.m., Warrant Executed Sanford, Cedrick S., 33, 7/19/2021 8:48 p.m., Aggravated ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:27 pm

Sports

GSW places 92 student-athletes on Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) placed 92 student-athletes on the 2020-21 Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll, which was ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 19, 2021 10:44 pm

Sports

Schley County 10U All-Stars get swept in Final Four of State Tournament

From Staff Reports   COCHRAN, GA – Having clinched a spot in the Final Four of the Dixie Youth Division II State Tournament the weekend ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 19, 2021 10:20 pm

Sports

Exciting DHBSL action takes place on Saturday as regular season draws to a close

AMERICUS – As the Dwight Harris Basketball Summer League’s (DHBSL) regular season comes to a close and the postseason approaches, the teams in all the ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 19, 2021 7:15 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/16 to 7/19/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/16 to 7/18/2021 Edwards, Lamar Chavar, 22, 7/17/2021 2:18 a.m., Assault and Battery Holtzcloth, Reginald K., 33, 7/16/2021 10:55 p.m., ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 19, 2021 1:41 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/14 to 7/16/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/15 to 7/16/2021 Aycock, Spencer Roy (Bonded Out), 29, 7/15/2021 10:47 p.m., Battery – Family Violence/Cruelty to Children ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Friday, July 16, 2021 5:22 pm

Local News

South Georgia Technical College hosts Jefferson State officials

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford hosted officials from Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, AL ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, July 15, 2021 3:11 pm

Sports

South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets top two-year WBCA Academic Top Team Honor Roll

By Su Ann Bird   AMERICUS – South Georgia Technical College and the 2020 – 2021 Lady Jets Basketball Team tied with Miles Community College ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, July 15, 2021 2:38 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/13 to 7/15/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/13/2021 Reynolds, Sydarius Devontae (In Jail), 31, 7/13/2021 2:54 p.m., USMS Ware, Lamuel Scott-Olin (In Jail), 31, 7/13/2021 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Thursday, July 15, 2021 2:09 pm

Local News

Area bet Report 7/12 to 7/14/2021

Americus PD Media Arrest Summary 7/13 to 7/14/2021 Dede, Precious, 32, 7/13/2021 8:03 a.m., False Report of a Crime Hale, Adishia Shanice, 24, 7/13/2021 12:27 ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 1:50 pm

Sports

Former GSW standout pitcher Tucker Smith honing his craft with Houston Apollos

From Staff Reports   AMERICUS – Former Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) starting pitcher Tucker Smith has been honing his craft at the professional level ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 4:43 pm

Local News

Area Beat Report 7/12 to 7/13/2021

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Media Arrest Summary 7/12 to 7/13/2021 Daniel, Andrew Lee (In Jail), 52, 7/13/2021 12:22 a.m., Aggravated Stalking/Criminal Trespass/DUI-Alcohol/Possession of open alcohol ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 2:27 pm

Local News

Nutrien establishes another endowed scholarship at South Georgia Tech

By Su Ann Bird AMERICUS – Nutrien, the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, continued its support of South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 12, 2021 10:19 pm

Sports

Schley County 10U All-Stars advance to Dixie Youth state semifinals

By Brett Morgan   COCHRAN, GA – The Schley County 10U All-Star Baseball Team (SCAS) competed this past weekend in the Dixie Youth Division II ... Read more

by Ken Gustafson, Monday, July 12, 2021 9:48 pm

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