Wednesday, October 29
* Two Dead In Apparent Murder Suicide – A Meriwether County man and wife are dead after an apparent Murder Suicide in Grantville Sunday morning.
* Police Nab Two Attempting To Break Into ATM – LaGrange Police have arrested an adult female and a male juvenile, who are accused of attempting to break into an ATM.
* Record Crowds Enjoy 24th Annual Chili Cook Off – Perfect weather and an earlier time slot combined to attract record attendance for the 24th Annual Chili Cook Off and Halloween Festival in downtown LaGrange Saturday.
* 'Holden On' Movie Tackles Mental Health, Drug Abuse – A feature-length movie, "Holden On", will be made here beginning next month, based on the true story of Holden Layfield, a popular LaGrange High School student who suffered from schizophrenia and substance abuse, and committed suicide on November 16, 1995 in the backyard of his home.
* Bennett Challenges Crane for State Senate District 28 – Editor’s note: On October 20, the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Democratic and Republican parties of Troup County, sponsored a final political forum featuring candidates for state and local offices in the November 4 General Election.
* Gubernatorial Candidate Jason Carter Visits LaGrange – Jason Carter, the Democratic candidate for Governor of Georgia and the grandson of former Governor and U.S. President Jimmy Carter, made a campaign stop in LaGrange Monday morning.
* Resident Catches Entering Auto Suspects On Video – LaGrange Police have arrested one suspect and are looking for a second from incident after reviewing surveillance footage caught by a local neighborhood watch captain, where the two allegedly broke into several vehicles near his home.
* Man Sentenced In Meth Case – A defendant in Troup Superior Court was sentenced to three years in prison without parole and 27 years probation after he pled guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Trafficking in Methamphetamine.
* Blue Train Bookstore Reopens In Hogansville – The grand reopening of Blue Train Bookstore in Hogansville was highlighted by a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, attended by city officials and members of the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce.
* Panthers Bounce Back With 24-17 Upset Of Conference Co-Leader Huntingdon – LaGrange bounced USA South co-leader Huntingdon out of first place with a 24-17 upset of the Hawks at Samford Stadium on Saturday.
* Recreation League Soccer – In recreation league soccer last week, Capital Investment Services defeated Rod R. Skiff Attorney At Law by a score of 4 – 2 in the U-12 age division, while the Knights won their match against Edelson’s Army Store 4 – 0.
* Point University Soccer In Review – WEST POINT, Ga. – In an at home matchup, the Skyhawks quickly took the game out of Judson College's hands early in the first half and eneded the match with a 5-0 victory.
* Panthers Men’s & Women’s Soccer In Review – MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Maryville downed LaGrange women’s soccer team 8-0 in a USA South game Saturday. The Panthers are now 5-11 overall and 2-7 in conference play.
* Please check out the full stories in the 10-29-2014 issue