Monthly Archives: March 2016

Berta Weathersbee Soaring Eagles

e1b1dd1c001b35bf0fecc9dfcfd93e6bImage_1.jpg

Congratulations to these fifth grade Berta Weathersbee students who were named as Soaring Eagles. Soaring Eagles are selected by teachers based on their character. These students are always responsible, respectful and take pride in their school. Additionally they are honest and exhibit self control and patience. Pictured (from left to right) are TyQuaveus Gilliam, Deo’Vion Tucker, Amoria Mc-Farlin and Logan ...

Read More »

Police Investigating Home Invasion Burglary

LaGrange Police are currently investigating an incident where a home invader gave a local woman the scare of her life. Monday morning about 2:04 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 1000 block of Houston Street in reference to a Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling. Officers arrived and made contact with one of the victims who stated her sister woke up ...

Read More »

LaGrange Vocalists Shine At Competition

LaGrange Vocalists Shine At Competition2

Voice students of Dr. Toni Anderson, Music Professor and Program Director, and Dr. Andrea Mueller, Professor of Applied Voice, recently excelled at the 2016 Southeastern Regional National Association of Teacher of Singing held in Deland, Fla. First-place honors went to Kelsey Seals, second year college women (musical theater); Jalen Smith, third year college men (musical theater) and (spirituals); and Amy ...

Read More »

Troup County Parks And Recreation Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Mad Dash Begins

Saturday morning, March 26 was the day before Easter Sunday and many parents were looking to celebrate the holiday with their kids. This is the time of year where bright pastel colors are worn, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated, and eggs are decorated in festive colors and filled with candy for young ones to find. Such ...

Read More »

Pair Arrested After Being Caught With Drugs And Stolen Gun

Brandon Antonio Burr

LaGrange Police have arrested a pair of teens on theft and narcotic charges after catching the two with drugs and an allegedly stolen handgun. Sunday night about 11 p.m., LaGrange Police were in the area of Ragland Street when officers observed a dark colored SUV park near a white Dodge Stratus in an unfinished portion of a subdivision off of ...

Read More »

Christ’s Corner

8a8704f53be0fb7d76be9f4b81ca66daImage_4.jpg

Luke23:34 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots. Much of what we do, is done in ignorance. We either don’t know nor realize the consequences of our actions much of the time. We blindly go about doing what we think is right, and never ask for ...

Read More »

Wednesday March 30th

404a8028379e099525e6106cfb5915acImage_0.jpg

Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Sunday night about 8:17 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the intersection of Colquitt Street and Ogletree Street in reference to a motor vehicle accident with injuries. While en route, officers ...

Read More »

Wednesday March 30th

Church Calendar • Starting April 5th: St. John C.M.E. Church Seniors Ministry will host a luncheon for seniors in the Pine Mountain community, every first and second Wednesday of each month starting April 5, 11am to 1pm. *Free lunch, games, prizes, Fun, Information, and Guest speakers! For more info and make your reservation, Call the church at 706663-5987 and leave ...

Read More »

Wednesday March 30th

Community Calendar • April 8th: Join us for a dance and a beginner Samba lesson on Friday, April 8, at LaFayette Christian School Gym, 1904 Hamilton Road in LaGrange. The beginner Samba lesson is at 7:00 and the dance is 8:00 – 10:15. Visitor couples are welcome – $20 per couple. Attire: smart casual. Hosted by the Moonlight Ballroom Dance ...

Read More »

Wednesday March 30th – OBITS (7)

Chad D. Spradlin Chad Douglas Spradlin, age 32, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, March 26,  2016 at West Georgia Medical Center. Chad was born April 29, 1983 in LaGrange and was a lifelong resident of the Hogansville area.  He was employed as an auto mechanic and attended Hogansville Church of God. Survivors include his fiancée, Nikita Manley of Franklin; daughters, ...

Read More »