Monthly Archives: October 2016

Red Twisters Shoot Past Coca-Cola; Smith Records Hat Trick

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There is no substitute for winning, not in the World Cup or in the LaGrange U12 Soccer League. Winning requires effort, execution and a team concept. The Red Twisters got that on Tuesday night in a 4-2 comefrom- behind win over Coca-Cola at the Chris Joseph Sportsplex. This was not a World Cup soccer match, but it was a U-12 ...

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First Annual Success For Max Fitness’ Fall Festival


From storyline characters like the Big Bad Wolf, Little Red Riding Hood, and Grandma, all the way to history’s famous dinosaurs, Roman gladiators, and Cleopatra, each costumed child and parent was ready for Max Fitness’ first annual Fall Festival. Everyone enjoyed fishing for candy, playing corn hole, and jumping in the bouncy house while competitors had fun participating in a ...

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Toys For Tots Accepting Applications

It’s that time of the year once again to gear up for Toys for Tots throughout our community. Unfortunately, there are those in our world that have to go without each and every holiday season. No child should ever have to go without a warm smile or a toy in their arms during the cold Christmas months. There is an ...

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Commissioners Decide Finality On Pay Study Review And Honors Employees


The County Commissioners were once again back to handling their regularly scheduled meeting on the morning of Tuesday, October 18. There was a lot on the plate of the commissioners at the meeting that morning, including the quarter service awards for County employees. After the pledge and the invocation from Commissioner Buck Davis, the meeting was underway. The first item ...

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Businessmen And Businesswomen, It’s Dialogue Not Data


He’s the guy who can make all of the cool sounds with his mouth, the one who can’t stand still while giving a presentation. He’s the writer, the sound man, the music man – the man who can do it all. His renowned work is no stranger to famous Disney and Nickelodeon cartoons like Doug, countless film scripts like Who ...

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Bike And Jeep Ride Hosted For Kim Murphy

The Whitleys and the Murphys

One thing you can say for certain about the community of LaGrange and Troup County is that when bad things happen to one of us, we all pitch in and do our best to make sure that we take care of one another. This simple fact is proven time and time again by the tremendous outpouring from the people that ...

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Several Yard Signs Stolen From GOP Supporters

The political season is coming to a thunderous conclusion in early November, but until then, things are still out of sorts and some people are going to continue causing problems for their opposition. Sign stealing is no new problem and has been around for quite a while, but a recent new string of stealing has popped up as the Presidential ...

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Citizens Police Academy Week 6: Response To Aggression Awareness

The Citizen’s Police Class hosted by LPD has past the halfway point this week as they delved into the realm of Response to Aggression Awareness. This deals with how law enforcement officials have to judge and approach each and every situation and what decisions they have to make, often within seconds of coming up on the scene. It is a ...

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Man Shot Four Times On Main Street

Police are investigating an incident where a local man was shot four times in Downtown LaGrange. The victim is lucky to be alive after being taken to the Emergency Room by a helpful passerby. Early Tuesday morning about 4:41 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were at the West Georgia Medical Center involving another incident, when a man ran ...

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Friday October 21st

Community Calendar •October18-22:PumpkinPatch& Share-a-Thon@WOAK90.9 FM Oct. 18-22. Pumpkins can be purchased, or used for photographs. Details: Thursday & Friday – Bounce House for the kids. Saturday – horse rides and free food from 10-1 to celebrate the finale of Share-a-thon. Pumpkin pie contest judged at 11 am. Entrance is free. WOAK 90.9 FM is located at 1921 Hamilton Road, across ...

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