Monthly Archives: October 2016

Callaway Wins Another Road Game; Cavaliers Punish Lamar, 38-7

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Coach Pete Wiggins and the Callaway Cavaliers are willing to play anybody at any time and in any stadium. Callaway High is just as physically imposing on the road as it is at home. The Cavaliers just want to play. They want to win, and they want to keep their record sparkling clean. Wiggins and the Hogansville boys did that ...

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United Way Women’s Leadership Council Funds Grant For Troup County School System And Success By Six Community Collaboration

LaGrange, Ga., October 5, 2016 – Developing lifelong readers starts early. The United Way Women’s Leadership Council understands this, which is why the organization recently approved a grant for Troup County School System (TCSS) to purchase early learning books for the Pediatric Community Collaborative program. This outreach targets local pediatricians because they see children for immunizations before children even start ...

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Troup County Farm Bureau Honored For Its Membership Efforts

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MACON, Ga. – Troup County Farm Bureau was recently recognized during the Georgia Farm Bureau 5th District Annual Meeting for its outstanding member programs. Harrell Landreth is the TCFB President. TCFB was recognized with the 2016 Georgia Farm Bureau Membership Award, given to county Farm Bureaus that increased their membership over the previous year. TCFB will also be recognized at ...

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County Commissioners Narrow Search On Pay Study Bids

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This past Tuesday morning, October 4, the County Commissioners for Troup County held a rather short meeting to discuss the current business occurring in the County. There were only four items on the agenda for the day and the County made short work of them, executing what they needed with precision and poise. After the prayer and the pledge, the ...

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Storyteller To Share Tales Of Cuba, Georgia

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Cuban-American storyteller Tersi Agra Bendiburg will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in Dickson Assembly Room at LaGrange College. Dr. Amanda Plumlee, Chair and Professor of Latin American Studies and Modern Languages, said Bendiburg’s appearance highlights the college’s commitment to global engagement. “Tersi and her sister, Carmen Agra Deedy, have visited LaGrange over the years as performers at the Azalea ...

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Storyteller To Share Tales Of Cuba, Georgia

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Cuban-American storyteller Tersi Agra Bendiburg will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in Dickson Assembly Room at LaGrange College. Dr. Amanda Plumlee, Chair and Professor of Latin American Studies and Modern Languages, said Bendiburg’s appearance highlights the college’s commitment to global engagement. “Tersi and her sister, Carmen Agra Deedy, have visited LaGrange over the years as performers at the Azalea ...

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Relay For Life Kicks Off New Season

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In our world, modern medicine has come a tremendous way. We can treat, prevent, and cure so many different ailments and are always on the edge of discovering new and exciting breakthroughs day after day. However, one disease remains difficult to wipe out, but there are organizations dedicated to funding the research necessary to make this disease a thing of ...

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Habitat For Humanity Funding In Place For Another New Home

Oct. 4, 2016 (LaGrange, GA): Due to a number of generous gifts in memory of Flora C. Brown, mother of Habitat’s Executive Director, Steven Brown, and her estate settlement, Habitat for Humanity, Troup County, Inc. is extremely pleased to announce the construction of a new Troup County home, in addition to the projects announced in August. “Mom often told anyone ...

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Woman Charged With Child Molestation And Pornography Child

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  Special Victims Unit Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged a 26year-old woman with multiple counts of sexual child abuse. The female, Jamie Nelson, of LaGrange, was arrested after Sheriff’s Investigators discovered evidence that Nelson caused harm to children under 10 years of age by participating in immoral acts, transmitting lewd photos of children, and ...

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West Point Lake Coalition-McDonald Oil Gasoline Raffle

West Point Lake Coalition-McDonald Oil Gasoline Raffle

The West Point Lake Coalition (WPLC), with the support of McDonald Oil Company, completed another successful raffling of Shell gasoline to raise money for the continuing support of the WPLC sponsored solar lighting of buoys on West Point Lake. Prizes were: 1st place – $1000; 2nd place $500 and 3rd place $250, in the form of Shell Gift Cards. The ...

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