Monthly Archives: October 2016

Friday October 14th


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. • West Point Police took a report of Theft by Shoplifting which was reported in the area of East 10th Street. • Tashaunda Danielle Pipkin, age 26, of LaGrange, was arrested ...

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Friday October 14th – OBITS (7)

BECKY Mcghee Rebecca Ann (Becky) McGhee, age 68, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center. Ms. McGhee was born June 27, 1948, in Troup County and lived in Hogansville most of her life. She was among the first listed female welders in Georgia and was employed for many years by Fluor Daniel Corporation. ...

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Mr. Touchdown: Williams Drives The ‘Dogs Past Stubborn Colts

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Make no mistake about it. Jay Williams is a versatile guy. He’s an athlete first and a football player second. He has the good fortune of playing for the Bulldogs, one of the winningest teams in the LaGrange Recreation Football League. Williams isn’t just along for the ride, however. He doesn’t ride the coattails of any of the players on ...

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Temple Polishes Off Lady Cavaliers In High Scoring Consolation Game


Never confuse the regular season with the postseason. It’s a different beast come tournament time. Just ask coach Ashley Summerlin and the Lady Cavaliers. They defeated Temple twice this fall in the regular season, but the Lady Tigers got their revenge on Saturday afternoon with a 15-9 win over Callaway in the consolation round of the Region 5-AA Softball Tournament. ...

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Lady Trojans Cool Off Callaway, Lamar No Hits Cavs In Region Tourney

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So much for the softball momentum. Callaway High had its four-game winning streak snapped with a 12-0 loss to Lamar County in the first round of the Region 5-AA Tournament on Saturday afternoon in Franklin. The first six Callaway batters struck out, and it only got worse from there for the Lady Cavaliers. Lamar County senior righthander Lexy Head had ...

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Chamber of Commerce Hosts Ribbon Cutting For Cpak


There are many new businesses popping up all over LaGrange and Troup County. With the additions like the new Sweetland Amphitheater and the upcoming Courtyard Marriott Inn, now has never been a better time to invest in this community, both on an economic and personal level. With that being said, it is equally as good to see businesses that are ...

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Police Investigating Separate Shooting Incidents

LaGrange Police are investigating a pair of shooting incidents that occurred over the weekend. The first incident occurred Friday night just after midnight. Officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the Tall Pines apartment complex on Turner Street in reference to reports of a gunshot that went into two occupied apartments. Police arrived and spoke to the first victim, ...

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Deputies Arrest Entering Auto Suspect In Covert Sting


During recent weeks, Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have been looking into numerous reported cases where thieves entered unlocked vehicles and stole firearms and other items of value from the unsecured vehicles. Sheriff’s Investigators say the majority of these incidents occurred in Southern Troup County in the Pine Mountain area. Sheriff’s Investigators set up a sting operation using ...

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Craft Beer & Music Festival Draws Huge Crowd To Sweetland


On the dying embers of summer and the birth into fall, some exceptionally popular events are still making their way through the La-Grange and Troup County community. This past Saturday afternoon, October 8, brought one of the most exciting and special events of the year, the Craft Beer and Music Festival. The annual installment of this event was a massive ...

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We March By Faith


No matter the age or denomination, hundreds of Christians gathered together at 8 am on Saturday, October 8, at the Sweetland Amphitheater to kick off the second annual March for Jesus. Pastor Woody Woodard, of Living Waters Baptist Church, along with Pastor Jeff Duran, of Harrisonville Baptist Church, started things off with a word of prayer, asking Jesus to bless ...

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