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Alan Arrington

Tank – a special guy who will be missed

Death rarely, if ever, has any rhyme or reason, Editor Don Whitten writes, and certainly makes the present and the future difficult to deal with. It’s the past that begins the healing, he writes, as he remembers Lafayette County’s Alan Arrington, who died earlier this week from injuries in an auto accident. (December 26, 2013, Page 4)

Former Lafayette standout wins coaching award

University of Akron offensive line coach Alan Arrington is the recipient the Northeastern Ohio Chapter of the National Football Foundation’s College Assistant Coach of the Year Award. He was honored at the Chapter’s 25th Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet on Tuesday night in Westlake, Ohio. (more…) (May 10, 2013, Page 7A)

Former ‘Dore headed to Akron

Lafayette graduate and former Northwest Mississippi Community College assistant coach Alan Arrington is leaving North Alabama to join Terry Bowden at Akron. (more…) (January 12, 2012, Page 7)

Jimmy Arrington leaves gifts to so many

Editor Don Whitten recalls his first encounter with longtime Lafayette High football coach Jimmy Arrington and uses it to show how Arrington, who passed away Friday, affected all of those he met. (June 1, 2010, Page 4A)

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