Monday, January 26
* Man Shot And Beaten During Home Invasion – LaGrange Police are investigating a home invasion where three men allegedly shot, beat, and attempted to drag a local man out of his residence late Thursday night.
* Another Fuel Station Robbed At Gunpoint – It’s another night, another armed robbery at a local convenience store for the LaGrange Police as they begin their second robbery investigation in two days.
* Chamber Conducts 104th Annual Meeting – The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce conducted its annual membership meeting Thursday morning during a breakfast at Del’avant in downtown LaGrange.
* Man Jailed After Bringing Drugs Into Government Center – Sometimes drug agents perform narcotics investigations, which last weeks, working long hours to rid our streets of the scourge of illegal narcotics. This is not one of those times.
* Former Police Chief Encourages Living For Others – A standing room gathered at the Warren Temple United Methodist Church in LaGrange to celebrate the life of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
* Healthgrades: West Georgia Health Ranks In The Top 5 Percent For Patient Safety For Second Consecutive Year – West Georgia Health is one of only eight hospitals in Georgia to earn the Healthgrades 2014 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a distinction that places it within the top 10 percent of all hospitals nationwide for its performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stays.
* Registration Scheduled For Recreation League Girls’ Softball – The Troup County Parks and Recreation Commission will be conducting registration for girls’ softball in three age groups beginning Monday, January 26, and continuing through Friday, February 6, at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center on LaFayette Parkway in LaGrange.
* LaGrange Academy Homecoming 2015 – It was Homecoming Week 2015 for LaGrange Academy and the school had full week of activities in anticipation of the Homecoming basketball games and the crowing of LaGrange Academy’s Homecoming Queen for 2015.
* Rosemont Elementary Annual Geography Bee & Spelling Bee – Rosemont Elementary held their annual Geography Bee and Spelling Bee. Students from 4th and 5th grade participated in both of these events.
* Sheriff’s Investigators Still Searching For Copper Theft Suspect – Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have released the real name and description the third suspect in the recent copper thefts from Interstate 85.
* Troup Splits Region Matchup With Sandy Creek – Troup High girls basketball Coach Carla Thornton had her Lady Tigers ready to play Friday night when they took the court against the visiting Sandy Creek Lady Patriots from Tyrone.
* Please check out the full stories in the 01-26-2015 issue