The Walker County Detention Center booked five people on felony charges Monday. Among those charged, Ashley Renee McNish, 42-years-old, was booked on possession of schedule II. 51-year-old Robert LaMartine Roviller was charged with theft of a motor vehicle. 27-year-old Derrius Devon Woods was charged with two counts of felony murder among several other charges. We’ll have more details on this arrest as it becomes available.
A fire watch remains in effect in Walker Country through tonight. Low relative humidity and gusty winds. Authorities say any fires that develop will likely spread quickly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. A fire watch means there is a high potential for the development of critical fire weather conditions.
A two-vehicle, head-on crash Monday in Catoosa County claimed the life of a Chattanooga woman. Preliminary information from the Georgia State Patrol showed that a silver 2009 Chevrolet Impala, driven by 52-year-old Lisa Renee Headrick of Chattanooga was headed south on Graysville Road when it left the roadway. The Impala returned to the road, entered the northbound lanes and stuck head-on a black 2003 Dodge Ram truck, driven by 23-year-old Hayden Reece Highfield of Ringgold. Both vehicles went off the east side of the road after the crash. GSP says that Headrick was found unresponsive after the crash.
The LaFayette Boys and Girls Basketball teams will tip off their season a week from Friday. The Ramblers open the schedule at home November 10th against SE Whitfield. The girls play at 6 and the boys tip off at 7:30pm.