Monthly Archives: December 2016

Monday December 12th – OBITS (5)

Helen Tucker Evans Helen Tucker Evans, age 90, of Manchester and a recent resident of Roosevelt Place in Warm Springs, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the Warm Springs Nursing Home. Funeral services were held at 3:00 pm, Friday, December 2, 2016 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Manchester. Rev. Dan Dixon officiated. Entombment followed in the Meriwether Memory ...

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LaGrange Edges Wildcats, Perry Goes On A 23-Point Blitz


In the land of the giants, Laperion Perry is but a speck on the gym floor. But he survives and he leads. At 5-foot-8, Perry rebounds and blocks shots. He dishes the ball, and Perry forces the issue. He scores on the block and from the perimeter. The LaGrange High boys basketball team feels fortunate to have No. 4 on ...

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Former Troup High Alum Visits HOPE Academy


LaGrange, Ga., November 30, 2016 – Earlier this month, the administrators at HOPE Academy held onto a surprise for over an hour while students were waiting to be called to an assembly. While it was the third assembly in two weeks, HOPE Academy Principal, Karla Fagg, knew the words the guest speaker would impart could leave a positive impact on ...

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Troup County Graduates 12 New Master Gardeners


Twelve enthusiastic gardeners from Troup, Meriwether and Harris Counties recently completed the Master Gardener training course in Troup County. The Master Gardener program is organized and supported by the University of Georgia and Troup County Extension. Course work consists of 40 or more hours of classroom instruction provided by UGA and Auburn University horticulturists, current and retired Extension agents as ...

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Man Shot At By Assailant In His Own Home

A person’s home should be his sanctuary. It is the place where we all go at the end of the day to relax, spend time with our families, and live a large majority of our lives. However, not everyone in this world has that same reverence for the home. One victim found this out the hard way this past Tuesday ...

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Nutcracker Traditions With Lafayette Ballet Company


For many, Christmas traditions include baking sugar cookies, hanging ornaments, and spending time with loved ones, but in LaGrange, there is another Christmas tradition that captivates the entire community: the Lafayette Ballet Company’s (LBC) performance of The Nutcracker. This past weekend, December 2-4, LBC’s 3-year-old ballet beginners through their seasoned seniors (along with special ballet company professionals) presented a story ...

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FBCOTS Invites Community To “Christmas! We Remember, Rejoice, Worship”

First Baptist Church on the Square (FBCOTS) invites the community to come worship as the music ministry presents “Christmas! We Remember, Rejoice, Worship”. Kevin Dunn, a community vocal artist, will join the adult choir, a children’s choir, and the First Baptist orchestra in the musical presentation on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. The community is welcome, ...

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