Monthly Archives: September 2016

West Point’s Charitable Collaboration

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Cloudy, chilly weather couldn’t stop West Point’s city leaders, community members, and Point University students from gathering at West Point Dam and supporting a new Salvation Army-inspired event: Kayaking for Kids. For $25, participants could compete for a chance to win at a 5k and 10k water race. The West Point Police Department partnered with West Point’s Wellness Program to ...

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Lions Club Supports Southeastern Guide Dogs

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The Lions Club of La-Grange gathered for their usual meeting on Tuesday, September 20, but this time, they had a special guest with exciting news. A past District Governor of the Lions Club, Georgia Taylor, knows the strong partnership the Lions Club has with Southeastern Guide Dogs, so she travelled three hours to LaGrange to tell club members about their ...

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Pack Your Bags And Hit The Road, Breast Cancer

A breast cancer survivor opened the event with prayer

Paint the Town Pink kicked off its 11th year this past Saturday, September 24, and said “Bon voyage” to cancer as sponsors, supporters, and survivors gathered around the pinked-out square to honor the lives of those affected by breast cancer and encourage the community in its fight to end this disease. WellStar West Georgia Medical Center, already a big supporter ...

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Police Get Two For One In Hotel Incidents

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  LaGrange Police have arrested a pair of suspects by being in the right place at the right time. Police quickly nabbed an Entering Auto Theft suspect due to being on patrol across the street when the in progress incident was called in. While investigating this case, police were notified of a second incident at the location that led to ...

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Collision With Semi Results In One Fatality

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  The string of bad wrecks here in LaGrange and Troup County continued this past Monday with the collision of a van and semi on I-85 early that morning. This marks the third fatal wreck in the span of just a couple of days in our community and hopefully this a trend that will not continue on as fall makes ...

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Christ’s Corner

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Luke 1:41 KJV: “And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost’ In this scripture it speaks of John the Baptist as he was a baby inside his mother’s womb, and how he reacted when the unborn baby Jesus came near. It ...

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Wednesday September 28th

Church Calendar • October 2nd: Unity Baptist Church Homecoming will be held on Sunday, October 2 at 10:30 am at 715 S. Greenwood Street, LaGrange, GA with Rev. Aaron McCullough and Rivers Edge. • Broadcast your church service for FREE on ‘His Voice Internet Radio’ 24/7.Simply record your sermon on a CD and drop it off or give us a ...

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Wednesday September 28th

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports • Thursday morning about 11 a.m. officers took a walk-in report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to an Auto Theft. Police spoke to the complainant who stated her locked 2000 Ford Taurus had been stolen. She stated the vehicle had been parked at her boyfriend’s apartment at the Tall Pines Apartments on Turner Street, ...

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Wednesday September 28th

Community Calendar • October 1st: The 10th Annual Dunson Mill Village Reunion will be held on October 1 at First Methodist Church, 401 Broad Street. Lunch will begin approximately at 11:30 am. Mail check for $15 and make payable to Linda Mims Clark, 1007 Greenville Street, LaGrange, GA 30241 or call 706-957-1882 by September 28. • October 1st: Georgia Alabama ...

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