Monthly Archives: June 2016

Perry Outmuscles 18.5-Pound Striper


If ever somebody deserved a good day it would be Charlie Perry. He served his country honorably, and he is a patriot. Perry is also a Vietnam War veteran, having served there from 1967-69. He is a survivor, a courageous one at that. Perry is also an accomplished fisherman. On Saturday, Perry accomplished something more in the Take A Warrior ...

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Big Crowd During The 2nd Weekend Of The “William Griggs Basketball Shoot Out”

Williams Griggs Shootout for June 4 had 34 participants.

There were 34 participants in the attendance of week two of the William Griggs Summer Basketball Shoot Out. Coach Cotton states, “When you have numbers like that in attendance during round robin play, your competitive adrenaline starts to flow.” The team standings were close and several overtime games were played with several upsets during league and tournament play. All of ...

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Take A Warrior Fishing Is Catching On At West Point Lake

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The forecast for Saturday was partly cloudy with a 90 percent chance of fishing. It all worked out for the best on West Point Lake at the 4th Annual Take A Warrior Fishing event. Technically this is not a tournament, but it is a special outdoor activity that is growing in popularity and meaning. This fishing get-together was made for ...

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Down Home Pest Solutions Ribbon Cutting

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The Troup County Chamber of Commerce is constantly welcoming new businesses and ventures into their evergrowing list of partnerships. Restaurants, gyms, shops, and many other local entities have all joined their ranks. These ranks have become a driving force for economic growth and stimulation in our community. They are proud of the connections they have made and continue to seek ...

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The Life Of Crime Is Starting Younger And Younger

LaGrange Police are investigating separate incidents where it appears youths burglarized separate locations. In one instance, a sports concession stand was damaged and burglarized for soft drinks and candy. In the other, a roving group of children were witnessed burglarizing an apartment stealing bikes and toys. Saturday morning, just before noon, officers responded to the LaGrange High baseball concession stands ...

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Streams Of Service Hosts Senior Expo


Seniors are a valuable gift to any and every community. A living link to the triumphs and failures of the past, seniors provide us with an invaluable gift of insight. This is an insight that is sorely needed in the times in which we live in today. As such a valuable part of the community, it is refreshing to see ...

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Paint The Town Gives Back To Those In Need For The Past 10 Years

Cynthia and Rufus Hutchinson with their newly painted house

Our community here in LaGrange and Troup County is truly a special one. Members in this community are continuously looking for a way to give back to those who are in need. This manifests itself in many different ways and through many different organizations. One of the truly inspiring movements, for over the past 10 years, is a group dedicated ...

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