Monthly Archives: October 2016

Hugh Vines Celebrates 100 Years Of Life And Legacy

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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

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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

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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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Wednesday October 5th

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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. • Friday morning about 11:26 a.m., officers took a walkin report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to Financial Card Fraud. Police spoke with the complainant, who advised two unauthorized ...

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Wednesday October 5th

Community Calendar • October 6th: An evening bash with CEO Zsa Zsa Heard on Thursday from 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Come join us for a time of festivities, prizes and engagement as we have conversation along with a spontaneous question and answer session with the CEO of the LaGrange Housing Authority Zsa Zsa Heard as she enlightens the community ...

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