Monthly Archives: October 2016

Friday October 7th – OBITS (5)

Robertson Lee Wadsworth Robertson Lee Wadsworth, age 88, of Manchester died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital, Columbus. Funeral services were held at 4:00 pm, Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Manchester First United Methodist Church. Rev. Dan Dixon officiated. Interment followed in Meriwether Memory Gardens. Drew Kirk, Dru Goodwin, Jimmy Wadsworth, Miles Wadsworth, David Cooper and Dr. Will ...

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Tigers Vault To No. 16 In MaxPreps State Poll

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Not only is Troup High School getting it done on the football field this season, the Tigers are also being applauded for it. Troup is ranked 16th in the state in this week’s Class AAAA MaxPreps Poll. The Tigers have won five straight games. Troup is tied for first place in Region 5-AAAA with the Cartersville Hurricanes, the No. 1-ranked ...

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SEC Title Is No Longer A Realistic Goal For Georgia

Chris Fernsler Sports Writer When this season began the University of Georgia had championship ambitions from the SEC to the four-team national playoff. But all of that blew up in UGA’s face with last Saturday’s 34-31 defeat to the Tennessee Volunteers at Sanford Stadium. Lanky UT wide receiver Jauan Jennings won the proverbial jump ball in the end zone for ...

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Lions Travel First Class In 24-0 Win Over Jets

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Coach Kelly Reed knows what makes his team tick. “We’re focused. We hit the other team in the mouth. We get penetration (on defense), and we play great,” said Reed. That very formula worked again for Reed and the Lions on Monday night in the Recreation Football League. The Lions hit the Jets between the numbers continually in a 24-0 ...

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Get Ready To March For Jesus

In 1787, at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States Constitution was ratified and approved by the original 13 colonies. We as a people have been blessed because of Godly men who were led by God to pen those words that represent our freedom. We are a nation founded upon Judeo Christian principles. Today in America, we are ...

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Miss Daisy’s Trip Through The Mountain

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  Members of LaGrange Garden Clubs and clubs from the 18 counties composing Redbud District of The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., member of Deep South Region and National Garden Clubs, Inc. presented their 45th consecutive Standard Flower Show, DRIVING MISS DAISY, at Memorial Hall in Stone Mountain Park September 9-11. The show is part of the annual Yellow Daisy ...

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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

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  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

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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

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  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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