Monthly Archives: November 2016

Lady Granger Swim Sensation Inks A Scholarship With Georgia Tech


She could have been an Auburn Tiger, a Georgia Bulldog or an Indiana Hoosier. Allie Paschal was offered a scholarship by all three of those teams. That was enticing and flattering. Paschal hemmed, hawed and thought. She pondered, and she kept coming back to one prevailing theme. In her heart, she is a Yellow Jacket. And on Wednesday morning, Paschal ...

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Cougars Face 10-0 Stallions In Second Round Of State Playoffs


Hope is in the air, and Lafayette Christian is in the second round of the state football playoffs. That is surprising for the LCS Cougars, who haven’t had a winning record at any point this season. But here they are, two wins away from their second straight state championship in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. It could happen, but ...

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Dance Off Those Pre-Holiday Calories At Rosemont Baptist Church


Robbie Neely of Rosemont Baptist Church doesn’t mind saying that her spiritual gift isn’t singing. She loves praise and worship music, but she believes that The Lord has called her to use her passion for music in a different way. Rather than joining the choir or singing special music at church, she has decided to host a free dance class, ...

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Lion’s Club Hosts Annual Election Barbecue


The Lion’s Club’s vision for community service began in 1917, when Melvin Jones, a prominent businessman of Chicago, asked a simple question: What if people put their talents to work improving their communities? He had decided that it was time for the business world to not only discuss ways to enhance its commerce, but to discover ways to better the ...

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Second Annual Troup Top Shot To Benefit Cancer Research


Next Saturday morning, law enforcement and emergency services personnel from all around West Georgia will gather at the Troup County Sheriff’s Office shooting range to vie for the title of “Troup Top Shot.” The event is a shooting competition among active and retired law enforcement and fire department personnel. The competition is modeled after the TV show, “Top Shot,” and ...

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Warrants Issued After Domestic Incident

LaGrange Police have issued warrants for the arrest of a local man after a domestic dispute took a violent turn. Monday night about 8:34 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the 600 block of Elm Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. Police arrived and made contact with the female victim, who stated her boyfriend, Kelsey Lamar ...

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Successful Hand-Painting Party For The Pediatric Associates


The LaGrange Police Department’s K-9 leaves his pawprint. The Pediatric Associates of LaGrange hosted its 19th annual Hand-Painting Party on Saturday, November 5. Members of the community came out to 205 Calumet Center Road to enjoy the train ride and helicopter tour, special visits from local law enforcement and safety personnel, a surprise appearance from the Chick-fil-A Cow and the ...

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States By The Numbers

The race is over and Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States. After a race that everyone said would go one way, Trump upset the polls and the establishment with a landslide victory in many key, must win states. As such, the numbers are in and here is how each candidate faired in each state. Trump ...

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Votes And Voices For Reelect Sheriff James Woodruff


70.5%: an undeniable winning margin for Troup County’s reelected Sheriff James Woodruff. It’s no secret that the people have recognized his selfless service, ensuring our community’s protection, and that they are ready for four more years of a safe, prosperous Troup County. But, they wanted to share more than their proud vote, they wanted to share special stories, memories, and ...

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