Monthly Archives: March 2016

Halcomb: “We’re Not Invincible,” Carrollton Breaks Troup’s Winning Streak

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The Troup High Tigers learned a valuable lesson on Wednesday night. “We’re not invincible,” said Bo Halcomb, the Troup High senior left fielder. He and the Tiger baseball team had their six-game winning streak snapped by Carrollton in an 8-5 extra inning scrap at Troup High. The game was chocked full of controversy from the ejection of Trojans Head Coach ...

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Lafayette Christian Smacks Johnson Ferry Behind Turton, Kelly

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All season the Cougars have been trying to shift into second gear. They’ve been stuck in neutral most of the time. They’ve been pressing. They’ve been taking one step forward and two steps back. The Cougars have been grinding and working. They’ve been running laps and hoping for better days. One of those inspirational moments for the Cougars came in ...

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Keeping Bambi Out Of The Yard

Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent Several years ago my wife became enamored about raising hostas. She selected many different cultivars and we made three beds for them. We soon discovered that hostas were to deer were like ice cream to humans. We tried various solutions to repelling them. We tried hanging bars of soap, bags of human hair and dog ...

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Child Uninjured After Being Struck By Car

Early Tuesday morning about 7:30 a.m., LaGrange Police and paramedics responded to the 100 block of Youngs Mill Road upon reports of a child being struck by a vehicle. Officers arrived and spoke to the driver, who called 911 after striking the young child. The driver advised police that the young girl walked out in front of him into the ...

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Theatre Excited To Bring The Little Mermaid To The Stage


The Troup County Theatre Department is excited to bring to the community the live, full-length staged version of the Disney classic, The Little Mermaid on Friday and Saturday, May 20th and 21st. The show will open both nights at 7pm, with a matinee performance on Saturday May 20th at 2pm. Complete with all the beloved characters from Ariel to her ...

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City Council Discuss Various Activities And Businesses


On the night of March 22, the LaGrange City Council and the Mayor held the regularly scheduled meeting of the city council to discuss the various on activities and businesses here in the City of LaGrange. All the decisions made in this chamber are made with the best interests of the citizens of the city at heart. After the call ...

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Man Accused Of Shooting Ex In The Face

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man for allegedly forcing his way into his former girlfriend’s home at gunpoint and shooting her in the face. Tuesday night about 10:48 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 900 block of Baldwin Street in reference to reports of a fight with gunshots fired. Officers arrived and located the female victim ...

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West Georgia Health Earns Women’s Choice Award As One Of America’s Best Hospitals For Patient Safety

West Georgia Health has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety. This evidencebased designation is the only patient safety award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that considers female patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. The list of over 472 award winners, including West Georgia Health, represents hospitals ...

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