Monthly Archives: October 2016

Boys & Girls Club To Host Day For Kids Saturday

The Boys and Girls Club here in LaGrange and Troup County has a long history of excellence as one of the premier organizations dedicated to the advancement of our youth. They have constantly reached out to the community in order to build a strong bond and relationship with children and their parents. They are starting up a new venture in ...

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Undiscovered Works By LaGrange Artist Featured In Exhibit


  Growing up, Troup County historian Clark Johnson said he heard stories about his great-uncle, Pierce Todd Lee, but didn’t know much about him. “Uncle Pierce is a bit of an enigma,” Johnson said. “I recall him vaguely, but I was nine when he died at the age of 56. Even Elizabeth Sims, my cousin and his niece, doesn’t remember ...

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Troup Heroes: Captain Mike Pheil Of LPD


In our community, there are heroes. There are men and women that are dedicated to helping this community grow and prosper in ways that we never thought possible. These same men and women are also civil servants who put their lives on the line day in and day out in order to make sure that everyone here remains safe and ...

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Both Parents Arrested In Domestic Incident


  Police have arrested a man and wife on separate charges after the two got into a fight in the Walmart parking lot. The incident was only reported by shoppers and the female continually defended her husband to police, even after he bloodied her lip, but he didn’t exactly repay the favor. Both subjects ended up going to jail after ...

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Hugh Vines Celebrates 100 Years Of Life And Legacy


LaGrange’s Active Life Center was packed on Thursday, September 29, as family and friends crowded together to celebrate the 100th birthday of preacher, WW II veteran, and community leader Hugh Vines. Balloons and streamers covered every corner. Cake and ice cream was served to all. But there were special features at Hugh’s birthday party that many people never see. The ...

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Man Fights Off Armed Robber

LaGrange Police are investigating a home invasion robbery where the 59-yearold victim managed to fight off an armed assailant. Friday night, just before midnight, officers with the LaGrange Police Department were called to the 100 block of Jarboe Street in reference to reports of an attempted Armed Robbery. Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant who advised a masked ...

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Local GOP Draws Massive Crowd With Ribbon Cutting And Campaign Bus

Huge lines gathered for the ribbon cutting and speech

Monday morning, October 3 was an active and prosperous day for the Republican Party here in Troup County. With the November 8th election approaching rapidly, the race for president between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is at a pivotal moment. This election has the potential to be the most crucial in the history of our nation and here in Troup ...

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Stand-Off With LPD Results In One Arrest

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Negotiators, Firemen, AMR and LaGrange Police Officers flooded 1500 Lafayette Parkway around 1 pm on Monday, October 3, when Entering Auto and Obstruction charges turned into a suicidal stand-off. 911 answered the call of a witness who said that someone, who was later identified as Johnny Thomas Oglesby, Jr., of Pine Mountain, Georgia, had just broken into another person’s car. ...

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Christ’s Corner


Romans 5:8 (KJV): “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” “Hello, Friends.” As my dad would say. Have you ever been in a place in your life where you weren’t sure of your own worth? Have you ever been strong in your walk and tripped, stumbled, miss stepped, or ...

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Wednesday October 5th

Church Calendar • October 5th: Gospel Meeting will be held at the Church of Christ, 1824 Vernon Road, LaGrange from October 5 – 9 with Bruce Roebuck at 7:30pm each evening except Sunday from 11 am – 2:30 pm. • October 30th: Stovall Baptist Church, 14 Hardy Street, Greenville, GA, will hold a singing on October 30 at 6pm featuring ...

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