Monthly Archives: May 2016

Troup County School System Honors Retirees

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LaGrange, Ga., May 23, 2016 – On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 the Troup County School System Retirement Reception was held in the Faith Baptist Church Family Life Center to honor those who have diligently given 100% (and often more) of themselves to help educate and improve the lives of children. These outstanding retirees have demonstrated their commitment and service to ...

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Sound Doctrine Graduation

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Tuesday night, May 24 was a special night for the kids of Sound Doctrine Christian Academy as they entered their 2016 graduation ceremony. The event was held at First Baptist Church on the Square and the venue was packed to the brim with eager parents and family members waiting to see their loved ones take this important step towards the ...

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Keep Troup Beautiful Presents First Ever Doris Jefferson Memorial Scholarship

Keep Troup Beautiful Presents First Ever Doris Jefferson Memorial Scholarship

On May 4, 2016, Keep Troup Beautiful presented a first-ever Doris Jefferson Memorial Scholarship of $500 to Miss Katherine “Kate” Stringham, a senior at the Lafayette Christian School. The scholarship is open to all Troup County and private school senior students who plan to go on to postsecondary education. This scholarship was created in honor of Ms Doris Jefferson, who ...

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Police Investigating Late Night Crash

LaGrange Police are investigating a late night automobile accident that left a vehicle overturned and woman seriously injured. Early Thursday morning about 2:11 a.m., paramedics along with officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 300 block area of Hamilton Road near Keyes Street, in reference to a single vehicle motor vehicle accident with injuries. Police arrived and determined ...

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City Hosts Budget Work Session; Public Hearing Set For June 14

Running a city is an exceptionally difficult process. Our elected officials work tirelessly day in and day out in order to provide the city with all of the services it needs and to make sure that the government runs with the most ease and fiscal efficiency as possible. As such, once a year the Mayor and the City Council members ...

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Ride Helps Raise $7K for Child Battling Cancer

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Two weekends ago, folks from all around jumped on their motorcycles and into their Jeeps to help raise funds for a sweet little girl fighting the battle of her life against brain cancer. The huge event benefited Callaway Middle School Student and local cancer survivor, Alyssa Shirey, who is currently battling a brain tumor. “Alyssa Shirey Day” began with a ...

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Annual Memorial Day Service

Members of the PFC George Eiland Det. 1040 Marine Corp post colors for the Memorial Day service.

The West Georgia Veterans Council is once again inviting everyone to attend their annual Memorial Day Service. They are also in need of volunteers to place flags at Shadowlawn and Hillview Cemeteries on Sunday. The event will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday morning at Southview Cementery, 1421 Hamilton Road in LaGrange to remember the fallen veterans who so ...

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Frailey, Cadenhead, And Davis All Win Local Election

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For months now the campaign trail has been hot with many candidates vying for positions in local office. the School Board, Tax Commissioner, and some seats on the Troup County Board of Commissioners were all up for grabs and there have been countless forums, polls, and online campaigning that have seen feedback in droves. After many well fought and honest ...

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Trio Accused Of Stealing Tractor & Jeep

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Over the weekend, investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office began looking into the alleged theft of a tractor in West Troup County and damage caused during the incident. Deputies say while investigating the incident they learned the suspects involved in the incidents crossed over into Chambers County, Alabama, and determined there were multiple victims across both jurisdictions. Troup County ...

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Friday May 27th

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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. • Late Sunday night about 10:48 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 1000 block of Stonewall Street in reference to a person in a vehicle pointing a gun at pedestrians. Officers ...

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