Monthly Archives: September 2016

Monday September 12th – OBITS (7)

Lamar Haynes Mr. Lamar Haynes, age 78, of Woodbury, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at Warm Springs Nursing Home. Mr. Haynes was born February 18, 1938, in Newnan, son of the late Horace and Birdie Stancil Haynes. A long-time resident of Luthersville and Woodbury, he was a self-employed diesel mechanic, enjoyed working on cars, and was Baptist by faith. ...

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McCartney, Stanford Collect Two Hits Each For Lady Tigers


In the midst of all the errant throws and defeats, Troup High is making good use of the game time. The Lady Tigers are getting better at the plate. The strikeouts are down. The contact is up. The bats are ringing, and Troup is spraying the ball around the softball complex. Just one week ago, Troup High struck out 22 ...

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Cavalier Fullback Has Brains, Brawn, 3.9 Grade Point Average

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When Jibrell Jackson wakes up in the morning he takes on life, one block at a time. Jackson is a fullback for the No. 5-ranked football team at Callaway High School. The 17-year-old Jackson doesn’t want to be known simply as a football player or a student. He wants to be a devastating blocker, as well as a book worm. ...

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When Caffeine And Carbs Are Targeted Correctly: CHS’s Creative Road To A Healthy Diet

Lunch Staff prepare for students

Facts are facts: people prefer unhealthy food. It’s easier to access and more appealing to the senses. It’s loaded with salt, sugar, and fats that trigger the “I want more” craving. Without paying attention to nutritional value, we consume foods that hold no substantial sustenance as we continue a cycle of unhealthy eating. We create poor dietary habits that are ...

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Citizen’s Police Academy Part One: The Overview


Note: The Citizen’s Police Academy will be a 10 week series running through November. As such, Troup County News will be writing for all 10 weeks and providing an insight into what the program is and all of the tasks associated with the lives of law enforcement officers. This piece will be informative and reflective on the law and everyone ...

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Woman Attacks Repo-Woman In Attempt To Keep Her Car

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a woman allegedly attacked another woman for attempting to repossess her car. The incident allegedly occurred late Tuesday night. Police were called to the Ridgefield Circle at about 10:52 p.m. in reference to the dispute. Police arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated he and his wife work for Wilder Recovery ...

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Kingdom Community Invites Everyone To Their 2nd Annual 9/11 Prayer Event

It’s breaking online academic headlines and crashing Facebook with reality-check memes: This year’s freshmen will be taught about 9/11 as an event in the United States’ history that happened before they were born – it’s been that long since our country’s core was shaken by outside, terroristic threats. With the passing of time comes the healing of wounds. However, people ...

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