News 12 at 11 o'clock / Monday, July 30, 2012
EVANS, Ga. -- The Columbia County EMA director is on a search; this search however, isn't one you'd typically associate with an emergency.
Days ago, workers at a water treatment plant found a 36-year-old Evans High School class ring.
"It was very black, so we didn't see everything in it," said Pam Tucker, Columbia County EMA director.
A black ring that's been missing for who knows how long.
"We don't know if it was 36 years ago or any time since then. We don't know," Tucker explained.
After cleaning it, Tucker found a lead. The initials from the 1976 ring say "J.L.L.," so she's been looking through the yearbook and trying to get records from the ring manufacturer.
She found a Jeanette Larsen in the Evans High yearbook and thinks that woman, who may or may not still be named Larsen, could be the rightful owner of the ring. Tucker hopes soon "J.L.L" will get a special high school reunion.
"We have bad news all the time. We have shootings in movie theaters and disasters and fires and flood and tornadoes, so it's just something more that's on the human side," Tucker explained.
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