Monthly Archives: July 2016

Couple Picks Wrong Home To Burglarize

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LaGrange Police have arrested a pair of burglars after a home security setup literally led them to the man and woman who allegedly committed the thefts. Monday evening about 5 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Turner Street in reference to a silent alarm activated inside a residence. Officers say the residence was equipped by LaGrange Police ...

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Safe Families Event Takes Over the Square

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In this life, our futures are based upon one simple thing: the future of our children. We have a short while on this earth and what we leave behind will be our ultimate legacy. We strive everyday to make the world better for our kids but sometimes in life, things just do not work out the way we intended and ...

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Reborn Comes To The Downtown Square

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There is one defining quality, a trait from long ago that many in the generation that is on the way now are lacking: the ability of leadership. It is slowly but surely disappearing from our culture entirely as we drift closer and closer towards an imbalanced political system and chaos in our communities. However, there are still some people and ...

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Teen Charged With North Cary Street Murder

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LaGrange Police have arrested and charge a 15year-old teen with the brutal murder of Quentin Williams. The incident allegedly occurred around 7 p.m., Sunday night on North Cary Street. Police responded to the area near 51 North Cary Street in reference to reports of a subject who had been shot. Officers quickly arrived and found the victim, the 25-year-old victim, ...

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Wednesday July 27th

Community Calendar • Help Support Our Teachers with the Stuff the Bus at KIA of LaGrange, 1217 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange. As students in Troup County return to school in August, there are many who will find it difficult to have all the necessary supplies. KIA of LaGrange would like to be able to help support the local teachers and students ...

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Christ’s Corner

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Mark 1:17 And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men. Jesus used the language his listeners understood. Jesus did not talk “down” to them, nor, did he try to impress them with his vocabulary. He used words and concepts every one could understand. Today’s preachers and teachers should take ...

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Wednesday July 27th

Church Calendar • July 26-28: Eastside Baptist Church, 1017 Mason Street, LaGrange, will host Vacation Bible School from 6 – 8 pm. • July 31st: The First United Methodist Church of Pine Mountain, 206 McDougald Avenue, Pine Mountain, GA invites you, your friends and neighbors to our 5th Sunday Night Song Service on July 31, 2016 at 6:30 PM. We ...

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Wednesday July 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. • Friday afternoon about 2:15 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 800 block of Monroe Street in reference to Criminal Damage to Property. Police arrived and met with the complainant, who ...

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LaGrange High Graduate Wins National Singing Competition

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Jalen Smith, a vocal performance major at LaGrange College and a graduate of LaGrange High School, recently placed first in a renowned national singing competition in Chicago. Smith took top honors in a musical theater category and was a national semifinalist in the Hall Johnson spirituals division in the annual competition sponsored by the National Association of Teachers of Singing. ...

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Wednesday July 27th – OBITS (7)

Louise Dye Philpot Ware Louise Dye Philpot Ware, age 97, a resident of Eastville, VA, passed away on June 9, 2016. A native of LaGrange, GA, Louise was the daughter of the late Henry Edwin Dye and the late Ruth Garrett Dye. Her first husband was the late David Allen Philpot, Jr. Her second husband was the late Georgia State ...

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