Monthly Archives: November 2016

Six-Year-Old Deltoro Will Swim For Sharks This Weekend In Carrollton


She is not yet shaking like a West Georgia leaf. But she soon will be. Valeria Deltoro, the sixyear- old swimmer from La-Grange, will compete and get all suited up for the Troup County Sharks this Saturday and Sunday in Carrollton at the Mary Anne Invitational. Deltoro will have some company. Fourteen other Sharks swimmers will be cruising the lanes ...

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Falcons Playoff Run Has Begun; Panthers Bow To Red Birds, 28-6


All that Antonio Boyd asked from his team was everything that it had, from its mind, to its soul, to its chinstrap. On Saturday afternoon in the first round of the Recreation League football playoffs, Boyd’s team gave him 24 minutes of domination. Boyd’s football boys, the Falcons, flew past the Panthers, 28-6, in the postseason matchup in Hogansville. “We ...

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The Golden Rule Holds True At Lafayette Christian School’s Annual Community Work Day


“Do to others as you would have them do to you.” Luke 6:31 As a part of Christian education, Lafayette Christian School (LCS) prizes the priority of service. Every year, during the fall season, students from all grade levels have a certain day within the Community Work Day week that is designated for their class’ community service project. With the ...

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LaGrange Elks Lodge Hosting Free Lunch For Veterans


The LaGrange Elks Lodge will be hosting a FREE lunch for all Veterans, Military personnel, and their families at the Elks Lodge at 905 S. Davis Road in LaGrange on Friday, November 11 from 11 am – 2 pm. Over the past seven years, approximately 5,000 brave men, women and their families have been served during this event. This is ...

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35th Annual Pleasant Grove Quilt Show And Baazar A Huge Success


Once again, we have come to another storied legacy from one of our local churches here in LaGrange and Troup County. This past Saturday, November 5, welcomed the 35th annual Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Quilt Show and Baazar. This event draws a big crowd of people, quilts, and other local items. Whether you turned out for Ellis Cadenhead’s incredible ...

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Police Looking For Man In Domestic Violence Incident

LaGrange Police have issued warrants for the arrest of a local man stemming from a domestic violence incident. Monday night about 10:32 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to 1300 block of Hogansville Road in reference to a domestic disturbance. Police arrived and made contact with the victim, who stated that her husband, Jeremy Dodd, had forced his way into her residence, ...

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Circles Of Troup County Welcomes Special Guests


On Thursday, November 3, Circles of Troup County (CTC) hosted its weekly meeting, but a few special guests made an appearance as well. Girl Scout Troop 12207 served a Thanksgiving meal for CTC participants, including their own homemade mashed potatoes and green beans, followed by the turkey, dressing, and cranberry sauce prepared by Country’s Barbeque. At each seat, the Girl ...

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Annual Veteran Day Ceremony Friday


The member organizations of the West Georgia Veterans Council will hold their annual Ceremony in recognition of Veterans Day 2016 on Friday, November 11, 2016. Everyone is invited to be a part of this Veteran Day Ceremony at the Troup County Veterans Memorial at 11:00 am on Friday, November 11th. The Ceremony is expected to last from 30 to 45 ...

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Teen Arrested For South Greenwood Robbery

LaGrange Police have arrested a local teen on robbery and gang charges after he allegedly robbed a family friend outside a convenience store in LaGrange. Friday afternoon about 1:24 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Hot Spot convenience store on South Greenwood Street in reference reports of a Robbery. Police arrived and spoke with the adult male victim, who stated ...

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