Monthly Archives: August 2016

Friday August 26th

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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 morning about 9:22 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to a rolling domestic dispute where a black Ford Ranger was following another vehicle near Hogansville Road at Commerce Avenue. Witnesses advised ...

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Friday August 26th

Community Calendar • August 27th: Loyd Presbyterian is conducting a fundraiser on August 27 at their pavilion for replacing their steeple blown off during a recent storm. The Men’s group will be selling smoked pork butts with an average cooked weight of 7 pounds for $30 ea. Pickup is available from 10 AM to 2PM. The meat will be wrapped ...

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Friday August 26th – OBITS (6)

K.K. (Mama) Lamba Mama passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from this life to the next, with her sons and their families by her side. Mama was the Matriarch of Anna’s Way in Beulah. She was born on April 5, 1933 in India and was 83 years of age. She is survived by her two sons, Tejinder and Deepa and ...

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Defending Their State Title Is Even Tougher Than Cougars Thought

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If they learned nothing else from the first game of the season, the Lafayette Christian Cougars found out that nobody is unbeatable. Not even the defending state football champions in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. The Cougars got knocked off their championship perch on Friday night with an 18-6 loss to Solid Rock Academy. That Lafayette Christian defeat was ...

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Tigers Are Not Discouraged, Troup Is Upbeat After Narrow Loss

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Now they know for sure. “These kids can compete. We’re a hungry football team. We’re ready to go, and we are knocking on the door,” said Troup head football coach Tanner Glisson. The Tigers gained some confidence in their narrow 21-14 defeat to Columbus Hardaway on Friday night at Kinnett Stadium. Troup did everything but win the season-opening game. Troup ...

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Flag Football Teams Call Each Other Names: Panthers, Saints, Jets

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What’s in a name? Plenty if you happen to play in the Youth Flag Football League in LaGrange. The name of a player’s team means everything to some kids. “Everybody wants to be a Panther because of Cam Newton (the All-Pro quarterback),” said Darryl Holsey, the director of the local Flag Football League. But not everyone is going to be ...

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