Central City Gazette

A Criminal Drop in Crime

Central City Gazette                                              Police Beat Thursday, July 1st, 1993 Leslie Lawless The Central City Police Department provided the city’s residents with some good news to celebrate the holiday weekend. According to departmental statistics for the last five months, arrests for violent crime have hit a thirteen year low. Corresponding statistics show that the district attorney’s office […]

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Midtown Stabbing

Central City Gazette                                              Sports Beat Sunday, July 25th, 1993 Leslie Lawless The Central City Police Department confirmed an arrest was made in the fatal stabbing of a Midtown man early Saturday morning. “The victim was pronounced dead at the scene,” an officer with the ever-eloquent CCPD stated. “He was sliced up pretty good.” The reason for

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Chow Down’s Special Ingredients

Central City Gazette                                               Crime Beat Saturday, May 29th, 1993 Leslie Lawless Chow Down served The Fourth and Ten until January of this year. The Fourth and Ten, a sandwich named after a career defining play by Central City’s own Mayor Parnell Holmes, consisted of roast beef, turkey, pepperoni, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, banana peppers, mayo, Dijon

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Basketball Star Burns Out

Central City Gazette                                              Sports Beat Wednesday, January 6th, 1993 Casey Cranston Four hookers, two celebrities, and enough party drugs to kill an elephant may sound like a great time, but it culminated in the death of Central City’s Julius “Spike” Holmes last Wednesday evening. The only son of Mayor Parnell Holmes, Central City’s greatest native athlete,

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Zoned Out of Life

Central City Gazette                                             City Beat Sunday, March 7th, 1926 Babs Wells Gone are the days when you could make your dreams a reality, unless those dreams conform to the realities dictated by the zoning commission.  Central City’s municipal government voted today to implement zoning laws in our state’s capitol, your fine city. You may have thought

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