The Roar

Field Trip Report: Challenger Learning Center Susie Reams Student Reporter On Tuesday, Feb. 26, about 36 students from the eighth grade science class, went on a field trip the Learning Challenger Center located downtown Tallahassee. The trip was funded by…

Crime Beat: recent felony arrests

Compiled By Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. Yakira Steen – February 18 On Monday, Feb. 18, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Godwin arrested Yakira Michelle Steen, 22, of Tallahassee, on an outstanding warrant related to Steen’s failure to appear at her…

Kidnapping suspect arrested

Wanted for law enforcement battery, theft, drug charges and more Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. A 27-year-old Tallahassee man was pursued and arrested by Jefferson County and Monticello law enforcement officers after they were dispatched in reference to a possible…

Sharon Lee Burke Higgs

Sharon Lee Burke Higgs, age 71, of Lamont passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 in Tallahassee, FL. Sharon was born on Jan. 18, 1948 in Baltimore, MD, to Carroll Joseph Burke and Isbelle Cecilia Surguy Burke. She worked as a…

Basil Leroy Perkins

Basil Perkins was called to his final home on March 1, 2019. He was born in Wellsville, NY, on April 5, 1938. He was one of six brothers and one sister who have all passed before him. He grew up…