Monthly Archives: October 2016

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

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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

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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

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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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Boys & Girls Club Hosts Day For Kids

Family and friends enjoy fellowship

Since 1992, the Boys & Girls Club in Troup County has held true to its mission: “…we seek to inspire and enable all young people, especially those that need us most, to realize their full potential as responsible, productive and caring citizens. We seek to accomplish this mission through our youth development strategy, which instills in each member the senses ...

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Sparky The Fire Dog At Hogansville Public Library

Troup County Fire Department works hand in hand with Sparky

This week, October 10th-14th, is Fire Prevention Week for the Troup County School System. Hogansville Public Library kicked things off on Monday, October 10 by allowing the Troup County Fire Department and Sparky the Fire Dog to make an appearance at their campus. This event brought in a young audience, an audience that might not understand all of the ins ...

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Bank Robbery Suspects Caught

CB&T Bank Robbery

Over the weekend, local law enforcement officials worked together to locate and arrest a pair of suspected bank robbers accused of robbing two banks within Troup County. Fortunately, their audacity seems to have been their undoing, as the two were arrested after they brazenly robbed a second bank within the same week. The second robbery occurred Friday afternoon at the ...

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Christ’s Corner

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Psalm 34:18 (KJV): “The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.” Another translation would be: “The LORD is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit.” (NASB) Growing up, I would always watch The Weather Channel with my mom when any storms would ...

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Wednesday October 12th

Church Calendar • October 15th: Church-wideYard Sale will be held on Saturday, October 15 from 8 am – noon at Lakeview Baptist Church, 267 Maley Road, LaGrange. For more information call 706-882-3579. • October 16: Union Chapel United Methodist Church, 1098 Hammett Road, LaGrange, will celebrated their Usher’s Anniversary on Sunday, October 16 at 3:00 pm. Special thanks to Rev. ...

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Wednesday October 12th

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports • Sunday night about 8:55 p.m., LaGrange Police were called to the Marathon fuel station on Lafayette Parkway in reference to a private property motor vehicle accident. While en route, police were advised that a Troup County Sheriff’s Deputy had witnessed the accident and detained the driver of the vehicle who appeared to be impaired. Police ...

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