Monthly Archives: September 2016

“To God Be The Glory” For Ethel W. Kight’s Legacy

The Ethel W. Kight Memorial

She defied the societal norm of her generation. Many African Americans of her time were discouraged and hindered from pursuing higher education, but that didn’t stop the determined Ethel W. Kight from receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Savannah State College and her Master’s from Atlanta University. By age 23, she was a full-time teacher. In 1939, Ms. Kight began teaching ...

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Friday September 9th

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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. • Saturday afternoon about 3:24 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Main Street in reference to reports of Indecent Exposure. Police arrived and spoke with the female complainant, ...

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Friday September 9th

Community Calendar • September 9th: The Active Life Recreation Center is pleased to announce the first Monthly Ballroom Dance, for adults of all ages, to be held the second Friday of each month. The first dance will be on Friday at 8 p.m. in the Wellness Center. Admission is $20 per couple. The Mike Skipper Band will be playing. • ...

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Friday September 9th – OBITS (5)

Debra Lynn Petty Mrs. Debra Lynn Petty, age 58, of Valley, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at her residence. A memorial service was held on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 11:00A.M. EDT at the Langdale United Methodist Church. Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directed.     Marjorie Wilkinson Pike Mrs. Marjorie Wilkinson Pike, age 93, of Valley, ...

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Train Derails After Striking Young Teen

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A young male was struck and killed by an oncoming train late Tuesday night, which caused the freight train to partially derail near Vernon Street. About 11:15 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the derailment and were notified en route that a person had been struck by the train. Officers arrived and made contact with the conductor who was still in ...

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Slap Shots Are Encouraged In LaGrange Street Hockey League

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The next closest thing to ice hockey is street hockey, and that was introduced to LaGrange three years ago. The game is still around. So is the LaGrange Street Hockey League, which meets twice a week at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center. As many as 20 players gather each Wednesday night and Sunday afternoon for instruction, games and bruises. So ...

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