Monthly Archives: December 2016

Wednesday December 7th – OBITS (9)

Edith Ann Smith Edith Ann Smith, age 76, of Roanoke, Alabama and formerly of LaGrange, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at Roanoke Rehabilitation Healthcare Center. Miss Smith was born July 16, 1940, in Troup County, daughter of the late Tommy and Nobie Tucker Pressley. A resident of LaGrange most of her life, she was a loving aunt to her ...

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Monday December 5th – OBITS (7)

Evelyn Elizabeth Mayes Evelyn Elizabeth Mayes, age 74, of Cataula, GA died Monday, November 21, 2016 at her home. Funeral services for Mrs. Mayes were held at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at the chapel of Cox Funeral Home, Hamilton. Burial followed in the Waverly Hall Cemetery. Mrs. Mayes was born May 16, 1942 in Columbus, GA the ...

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Poythress, Recreation League Dogs Relish Their Invite To Holiday Bowl

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Only the toughest of football teams are practicing this time of the year. It’s cold outside. The temperature is sinking fast, and on Thursday night it was the perfect opportunity to get back to some bone-chilling football for the Recreation League Bulldogs from LaGrange. The 9 to 10-year-old team was back in the frigid elements and the 45-degree weather. The ...

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Tedescucci Is Just One Of Five Grangers To Make All-Region

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Don’t feel too sorry for the Grangers. They still have plenty of school pride and more than their share of football diehards. With five LaGrange High players making this year’s All-Region 5-AAAA team, that does tend to signal that better days may be on the horizon for coach Dialleo Burks and the Granger football program. “We’re not far off from ...

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Cadets Dust Off Callaway, Cavaliers Magnificent Season Is Over

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The almost team of destiny ran out of comebacks, points and adrenaline. The Cavaliers did not run out of guts. Callaway’s state playoff run ended abruptly with some tears, some hugs and a 49-10 loss to top-ranked Savannah Benedictine on Friday night in the Class AA semifinals. This was still some high profile football at T.A. Wright Stadium on the ...

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