Monthly Archives: October 2016

Monday October 31st – OBITS (6)

Joyce Harper Lipp Joyce Harper Lipp, age 81, of Shiloh, died Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at her home. Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Community Chapel, Pine Mountain Valley. Pastor Rick Lipp officiated. Interment followed in the Pine Mountain Valley Church of God Cemetery. Josh Tracy, James Tracy, Brannon Kuykendall, Travis Gallion, Austin ...

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Golf Classic For MDA Raised Over $32,000

The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced that the 11th Annual McDonald Oil/Summit Stores Golf Classic to benefit the children and adults affected by muscle disease in the LaGrange and surrounding areas was held on September 22nd at the Highland Country Club. The event raised over $32,000 and there were over 70 golfers in attendance. “Thank you again, Tim Huff and McDonald ...

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College Football Rules Jacksonville, And Georgia-Florida Game Is King

That Southern gem on the St. Johns River – Jacksonville, Fla. – is well known for picturesque golf courses, mouth-watering barbecue, friendly people, Olympic gold medalists Bob Hayes, Catie Ball, and Ken Walsh, piercing sunshine and a gaggle of bridges. But don’t forget Jacksonville’s trademark – college football, the bone-breaking and the back-slapping kind. This city eats, sleeps and, yes, ...

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Lafayette Still Has Playoff Hopes, Cougars Host Twiggs Academy Tonight

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Shocking is an appropriate word to describe this year’s Lafayette Christian football season. One year after winning the state title in 8-man football, the LCS Cougars find themselves with a 3-5 record. That is startling for a Cougar football program that went 10-3 last year with the state crown included in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. The Cougars expected ...

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West Georgia Health Foundation Insiders Graduate


Twenty community leaders have graduated from the West Georgia Health Foundation Insiders Series, a program that showcases the quality healthcare and technologies available at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center and educates on the challenges facing the healthcare industry. Insiders participate in eight monthly sessions that include presentations by physicians and tours of key departments including surgery, cardiovascular, hospice, home care, ...

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College Names Area Residents As Honorary Alumni

College Names-Judy Boggus

LaGrange College welcomed its 2016 honorary alumni during last weekend’s homecoming festivities. Judy Boggus, Dan Durand and the Rev. Dr. Frank Mc-Cook of LaGrange joined Bishop Michael Watson of Hoover, Alabama, as they were feted at a recognition breakfast Saturday. Martha Pirkle, director of alumni and community relations at the college, said she was thrilled to salute the new honorees. ...

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Teen Shot At Griggs Center

Police are investigating an incident where a teen was shot at a local recreation center in LaGrange. At this point, the shooting suspect has been identified, but he has been successful in avoiding police. Saturday afternoon about 4:13 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Griggs Recreation Center on Glenn Robertson Street in reference to reports of ...

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Man Busted For Beating Buddy With Board

Willie Anthony Tucker

A LaGrange man is facing an Aggravated Battery charge after he allegedly beat another man over the head with a board over money. Tuesday afternoon about 3:06 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 200 block of Carver Street in reference to a fight in progress where one of the subjects was being beat with board. Officers ...

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