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Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department report: Aug. 15-21, 2014

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These people were booked at the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department Aug. 15-21, 2014.

Friday, Aug. 15

Earl Dean Bryant, 59, was arrested for contempt of court-child support.

Christopher David Clark, 25, was arrested for probation violation.

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Catoosa public schools announces annual coupon book fundraiser and sponsor

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Catoosa County public schools launched the annual coupon book sale with presenting sponsor Weeks & Peters Insurance. The coupon book will be available in every school in the system until September 8.

Packed with great savings, the book includes a half-price oil change, discounts at restaurants and family entertainment centers. Catoosa school superintendent Denia Reese said it was a “win-win opportunity.”

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Walker, Catoosa school systems report nearly 20,000 in enrollment

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The Walker and Catoosa school systems have nearly 20,000 students currently enrolled in the two county systems, which is a little bit down from the end of the last school year.

According to Heather Holloway with Walker County Public Schools, the system currently has 9,061, which is down from the 9,169 it ended with last year.

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Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department report: Aug. 8-14, 2014

These people were booked into the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department during Aug. 8-14, 2014.

Friday, Aug. 8

James Paul Cash, 28, was arrested for probation violation.

Brandon Tony Casper, 22, was arrested for probation violation.

Charles Eugene Johnson, 51, was arrested for battery under the family violence act, obstructing or hinder 911 call.

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Second person arrested in Catoosa County home invasion

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Authorities have arrested a second suspect in a home invasion in Catoosa County on Aug. 15 in which a burglar was shot in the leg.

According to Catoosa County sheriff Gary Sisk:

A second arrest has been made from the home invasion that was reported on Aug. 15 at 153 Vero Beach Ave. in Rossville.

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United Way’s “Stuff the Bus” benefits Catoosa County Communities in Schools

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United Way in Walker, Catoosa and Dade Counties invites the community to donate to the Stuff The Bus school supply drive to equip Catoosa County public school students and teachers for education success.

United Way and Catoosa County Communities in Schools are asking Catoosa residents to host school supply drives at their businesses and places of worship, or to donate school supplies at a participating drop-off location.

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Prevention Parenting Class

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The Catoosa County Family Collaborative is offering a no cost prevention parenting class. The class is being hosted by the CAP Initiative and the Catoosa Learning Center. The focus of the class is to build healthy, caring, and prescription drug/alcohol problem-free families.

The 7-session group-based program will cover praise and criticism, discipline, personal power, morals, values and rules, managing behavior, positive self-talk, and prescription drug/alcohol abuse prevention. Classes will also be available for children ages 8-13.

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Catoosa therapy program hosts music therapy event for local veterans

Operation Song, professional songwriters/singers from Nashville who have written award winning songs for the stars and who dedicate their time to music therapy with returning soldiers and veterans, was brought to the area by Heartland Therapeutic Programs, a North Georgia nonprofit, July 11-13.

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Catoosa County Back to School Jam Saturday

The Catoosa County Back to School Jam will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (with gates opening at 9 a.m.) at Camp Scott Patterson in Ringgold.

The event will include free haircuts, medical screenings, hot dogs, drinks and giveaways, including 500 backpacks with school supplies.

Read More. (Northwest Georgia News)

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East Ridge Teen Identified As Wanted Catoosa Robber

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A teen from East Ridge man has been identified as the person who robbed a woman in Catoosa County, Ga., after going through an ATM.

The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office had released his photo taken while he was at the ATM.

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