Monthly Archives: October 2016

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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Archives Hosts LaGrange On Foot Cemetery Tour

This staute is in the likness of Elizabeth Merritt, the woman burried underneath it

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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LaGrange Kidnapping Suspect Arrested In Alabama

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Authorities have arrested a man accused beating and forcibly kidnapping the mother of his children before leading police on a multi-state pursuit. Police were first notified of the incident after receiving a call for emergency service about 8 a.m. Monday morning. A 911 caller notified authorities that a female had been forced into a black pickup truck near the intersection ...

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Christ’s Corner

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Proverbs 22:6 (KJV): “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Hello everyone. I think we have each heard this verse often when we knew of someone who was having troubles with their children, or possibly about ourselves to our parents. Let’s face it, we all have ...

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Wednesday October 19th

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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. • Sunday afternoon about 12:07 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and made contact with the store’s Loss Prevention officer ...

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Wednesday October 19th

Church Calendar • October 18-20: Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason Street, LaGrange, will have their Revival Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7 pm. The speaker will be Pastor Carlton Phillips, Friendship Baptist Church in Anniston, Alabama. • October 23rd: Wear Pink Day Honoring Breast Cancer Survivors at 10 am at Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason Street LaGrange. • October 30th: ...

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