Monthly Archives: October 2016

Friday October 28th – OBITS (7)

Ina Clark Scheer Mrs. Ina Clark Scheer, age 88, of Newnan, passed away Monday, October 24, 2016, at Christian City Sparks Inn Assisted Living in Union City. Mrs. Scheer was born October 3, 1928, in Jasper, daughter of the late Freeman and Ella Champion Padgett. She lived in Coweta and Heard counties most of her life and retired from Newnan ...

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Ferrum Trips Up LaGrange, 44-20; Panthers Had Their Chances

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No matter what the scoreboard said, LaGrange College head football coach Matt Mumme refused to throw his team under the bus. What Mumme did do was reflect and grind his teeth just a little bit after the Panthers 44-20 homecoming defeat to Ferrum College on Saturday afternoon at Callaway Stadium. After all, the hometown Panthers did get 339 yards passing ...

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Jackets Are Ready To Rumble Against Last Place Duke

It’s been two weeks since Georgia Tech has exercised its tricky triple option offense. The Yellow Jackets are getting fidgety, and they are more than ready for the next team on their schedule. That opponent just happens to be the always dangerous and the pitchfork-tossing Blue Devils from Duke University. The Jackets and the Blue Devils will engage in a ...

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Titans Tame The Gators; Straughn Rips Off 60-Yard TD Run

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It doesn’t take Skylen Straughn very long to warm up or get up. He scored on the first play of the game on Monday night with a 60-yard touchdown run as the Titans knocked off the Gators, 25-0 in an 8Year-Old Football League game at Callaway Stadium. Straughn went on to finish the game with 87 yards rushing on four ...

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THINC Receives Donation From LaGrange Development Authority

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LaGrange, GA – October 11, 2016 – The LaGrange Development Authority contributed a second $25,000 of their $100,000 pledge to THINC College & Career Academy. Partnerships with local businesses and organizations help fund current operations and future expansions for the charter-based school, which is open to Troup County 10th through 12th graders. “We are so grateful for the continued support ...

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Full Metal Jacket Gets Ribbon Cutting

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The LaGrange/Troup County Chamber of Commerce was back at work again this past Friday, October 21 when they welcomed another location for business here in town. There are new businesses popping up all over the City and the County which is incredibly exciting. Equally as exciting is when businesses that have been here continue to grow and thrive through expansion. ...

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Choral Society Of West Georgia To Present “Phantoms Of The Organ”

The Choral Society of West Georgia and the LaGrange Downtown Development Authority are co-hosting the first ever ‘Phantoms of the Organ! – A Great Spooktacular Organ Concert’ on Saturday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary. This free organ concert, the first of its kind in LaGrange, will offer a fun filled evening of seasonal organ ...

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Anonymous Donor Gives To The Boys & Girls Club Of LaGrange

The academic and social success of each local child is the top priority for the Boys & Girls Club of La-Grange. This organization features all kinds of academic opportunities by offering its science lab and art room as places for students to learn and grow. However, being a nonprofit organization, the Boys & Girls Club has to find its own ...

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Entering Auto Leads To Several Charges

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LaGrange Police have arrested a local man on various different charges all stemming from a single Entering Auto investigation. Friday night about 11:22 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Hot-Spot convenience store on South Greenwood Street in reference to reports of an Entering Auto. Officers arrived and made contact with the female victim, who explained she went in the store ...

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