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Funeral services set for Americus police officer Nicholas Smarr

Funeral services for Americus, GA, police officer Nicholas Smarr, who killed in the line of duty, are planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, at the Georgia Southwestern State University Storm Dome with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery. Minguell Lembrick, who was later found dead by apparent suicide, was suspected of killing Smarr and GSW campus policeman Jody Smith.


Prayer vigil planned for officers killed in Americus

A prayer vigil is planned at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in Americus, GA, in memory of police officers Nicholas Smarr and Jody Smith, who were killed in the line of duty this week. The vigil, initiated by GSW’s chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, will be held at the front entrance of the Wheatley Administration Building on the Georgia Southwestern State University campus.