Monthly Archives: November 2016

Wednesday November 23rd – OBITS (7)

Marthanne H. Parker Mrs. Marthanne Harter Parker, age 78, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016, at her home. Mrs. Parker was born August 15, 1938, in New York City, daughter of the late Wickham Case Harter and Claire Gibbs Harter. A former resident of Miami Beach and Bartow, Florida, she retired from the Polk County (FL) Department of ...

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Johnson Rushes For 143 Yards, Todd Churns For 219, Six Touchdowns


The fans were on the edge of their seat cushions. That is, when they weren’t standing up, and yelling and cheering. There was a lot to raise your blood pressure over on Thursday night in the Textile Bowl at Callaway Stadium. Some ridiculous numbers were recorded in the title tilt in the 9 and 10year-old league. The two teams, Charter ...

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Callaway Gets Off The Canvas; Cavaliers Outslug Brooks County


Callaway High School didn’t feel lucky. The Cavaliers felt the pressure of the moment. In the second round of the Class AA state football playoffs on Friday night, Callaway was looking elimination in the face. The Cavaliers got knocked down to their knees with a 14-0 deficit in the first quarter against Brooks County. It was not looking good for ...

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Active Life “Golden Sew ‘N’ Sews


The Active Life “Golden Sew ‘N’Sews” presented the 2016 Handmade Quilt to the Breast Friends for Life, Inc. Tickets were sold and raised $925. The drawing was held on September 24th during the 11th Annual Paint the Town Pink downtown La-Grange Square. Katrina Shellhouse was the lucky winner of this year’s quilt. The funds benefit Breast Friends for Life whose ...

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Dance Lessons For Christmas Presents


Looking for ideas for adult Christmas gifts? A gift certificate for adult ballroom dance lessons would be a very romantic way to celebrate Christmas or Valentines or a birthday! In LaGrange, The Active Life Center is sponsoring adult ballroom lessons every Thursday from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wayne Foote is an Arthur Murray trained ballroom dance teacher who comes to ...

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CPA Class Holds Shoot Don’t Shoot Program Post Graduation


Even though the Citizens Police Academy ended its class with a graduation ceremony last week, there was still one more class left to have, perhaps the most intense one of all. The shoot/don’t shoot scenario is a truly heart pounding and breathtaking experience. It’s one that you have to possess nerves of steel and ice in your veins and even ...

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