Monthly Archives: October 2016

Hendrix Pulls In $1,600 With Bass Classic Championship

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Life is good for Columbus angler Roger Hendrix. He came. He saw, and he won the Reel 30 Bass Trail Classic last weekend on West Point Lake. Hendrix hauled in 21.4 pounds of bass on Saturday and Sunday. He has now won eight fishing titles in his distinguished career. Hendrix also left Pyne Road Park with a check for $1,600, ...

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Elderly Man Robbed And Pistol Whipped

Elderly Man Robbed And Pistol Whipped LaGrange Police are looking for a man accused of robbing and pistol whipping an elderly man in his yard over the weekend. Saturday morning about 7:49 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 900 block of New Mexico Street in reference to reports of an Armed Robbery. Police arrived and made ...

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Man Pistol Whipped In Home Invasion Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local man was robbed and pistol whipped in his own home. Thursday morning about 10:12 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 900 block of Greenville Street in reference to a Home Invasion Robbery. Officer arrived and made contact with the male victim, who explained three unknown black males ...

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Phone Leads Police To Purse Snatcher

LaGrange Police were able to quickly track down and arrest an alleged purse snatcher after a phone within the purse led them right to the suspect. Friday evening about 6:30 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the CVS Pharmacy on Hogansville Road in reference to reports of a robbery. Police arrived and met with the female victim, ...

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Annual Car Show A Smash Success Once Again

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In the lore and history of Americana, there will always be a place for classic and cool automobiles. Many bonds have been shared over them, people invest great time, care, and funds into them, and they are an integral part of our everyday lives. We all have, at one point or another, had a seminal moment in our lives involving ...

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Troup Heroes: Shane Frailey

Mark Mitchell, Glenn Garner, Jimmy Jones, William Grizzard, and Shane Frailey in 1991

Once again here at Troup County News, we are seeking to honor the heroes that are in the field of civil service and that put their lives on the line each and every day for the safety of others. From officers, firemen, EMT’s, and every other profession in this field, there are countless numbers of stories waiting to be told. ...

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‘Into The Woods’ Celebrates Concept Of Family, Inclusion

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Think you know the stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood or Jack and the Beanstalk? You might want to think again. In his musical “Into the Woods,” composer Stephen Sondheim examines classic fairy tales and then asks what happens after “happily ever after.” LaGrange College Musical Theatre explores that question in its production of “Into the Woods,” opening ...

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‘Into The Woods’ Celebrates Concept Of Family, Inclusion

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Think you know the stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood or Jack and the Beanstalk? You might want to think again. In his musical “Into the Woods,” composer Stephen Sondheim examines classic fairy tales and then asks what happens after “happily ever after.” LaGrange College Musical Theatre explores that question in its production of “Into the Woods,” opening ...

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Archives Hosts LaGrange On Foot Cemetery Tour

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We humans are mysterious and emotional creatures, always searching for emotion. When you really start to think about it, we are always looking for the next thing that will bring us to an emotional state. Whether it’s the excitement from the look in a lover’s eye or the thrill of fear we get from horror movies, we are always seeking ...

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Leggin For Literacy Run Hosts 15th Annual Event

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Since the dawn of time, one of most fundamental and important ways of life has been the ability to communicate through written word. We are consistently reading and writing, communicating through various mediums. Literacy is one of the most important things that we have as a peoples but unfortunately, there are those who do not have the opportunity to learn ...

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