Monthly Archives: August 2016

Law Enforcement Trained To Perfection

Officers subdue the active shooter

Death is an inevitable devastation, but its reality reaches an all new depth of darkness when its catalyst is another human being with an evil intent to harm, who’s poised behind a weapon meant to destroy. As much as people prefer to dismiss death, as much as people belittle its blow (out of obliviousness, out of fear), death remains unavoidable. ...

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Friday August 19th

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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. • Tuesday afternoon about 2:42 p.m., officers took a walk-in report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to Credit Card Fraud. Officers spoke to the female complainant, who stated two ...

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Friday August 19th

Community Calendar • August 20th: 15th Annual Fur Ball, Bow Wow Meow Luau, benefitting LaGrange-Troup County Humane Society will be held on August 20, starting at 6 pm. This is their major and final fundraising event for the year. A fun and casual night at the Highland Country Club. There will be a “Pawtini Hour” which will feature beer, wine, ...

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Friday August 19th – OBITS (5)

Betty S. Harrison Mrs. Betty Smith Harrison, age 83, of Austell, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016, at Tranquility Hospice in Austell. Mrs. Harrison was born July 17, 1933, in Heard County, daughter of the late Cecil and Lucille Pitts Smith.  A resident of Cobb County for 55 years, she was Baptist by faith and retired from AT&T after 35 ...

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Wednesday August 17th

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 1:32 p.m., officers took a walk-in report at the La-Grange Police Department in reference to Identity Theft Fraud. Police spoke with the complainant, who stated he had ...

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Bishop Outsmarts The Fish In Reel 30 Bass Trail Tourney

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Sometimes the fish win, and sometimes the angler wins. It was the latter on Sunday in the Reel 30 Bass Trail Tournament. The biggest winner of all was Shawn Bishop of LaGrange. Bishop outfished 14 other anglers and a lake full of bass. It was a Bishop kind of day on West Point Lake. Bishop hauled in 20 fish – ...

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