Monthly Archives: December 2016

Monday December 26th – OBITS (6)

David Hubbard Mr. David Hubbard, age 73, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016, at his home in the Rocky Mount Community of Meriwether County. Mr. Hubbard was born February 20, 1943, in Hogansville, son of the late Raymond and Mamie Smith Hubbard. A resident of Meriwether County since 1972, he had owned and operated David’s Garage for many years in ...

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Troup Drills Central Phenix City; Five THS Wrestlers Win With Pins


Before the Dariel Daniel Grind started, Central Phenix City was doing some trash talking. The Red Devils were hinting at a possible blowout of Troup High. It didn’t quite work out that way for Central Phenix City. The Class 7-A team from Alabama was taken behind the woodshed. Troup beat the Red Devils, 39-33 on Tuesday afternoon, and that was ...

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Elm City Lodge Donates Trees To LaGrange Housing Authority


Christmas is upon us and unfortunately, the world continues to operate in the same old fashion. Crime does not take a break and bad things continue to happen all around the world. While this fact is disheartening, you have to be able to find the positivity this holiday season. One such story that personifies this took place this past week ...

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Police Catch Drunk Man Scaling Radio Tower


A belligerent drunk man was rewarded with a night in jail after police caught him breaking into private property and climbing a radio tower to look at the stars. Early Thursday morning just after midnight, officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Eagle’s Nest radio station upon reports of a subject climbing the radio tower. Officers arrived and ...

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Follow The Shepherds’ Walk This Christmas


And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn (Luke 2:7). Did you know that the “inn” that Mary and Joseph were supposedly searching for wasn’t an ancient-styled hotel, but, rather, a guest bedroom in someone’s home? What about the ...

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Hills And Dales Christmas Tour


Since 1841, Ferrell Gardens (later the Gardens of Hills and Dales), nestled in today’s downtown LaGrange, has fascinated botanists, travelers, and reporters worldwide. The artistic design of exotic plants, flowers, and greenery have created what some might call a sanctuary or a personal Promise Land, a place meant to build families and communities. The Gardens began with Sarah Coleman Ferrell, ...

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