Monthly Archives: January 2017

Pine Mountain Church Commits To Collecting 25,000 Pairs Of New Or Slightly Worn Shoes For Developing Nations

It’s hard to believe that an estimated 600 million pairs of shoes go into America’s landfills. The bulk of these shoes can still be broken. The shoes that Harvest Time Outreach Ministries collect will be kept from landfills and will help others in developing countries start micro-businesses that will create a sustainable income for their families and at the same ...

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Chainging Lives: One Paw At A Time

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“Would you go out and get a cow if you didn’t have a pasture?” “Would you buy a fish if you didn’t have a fish tank?” – “Same thing with a dog.” “Surely you wouldn’t get a cow and chain it to a tree, so why would you do that to a dog?” Evie Kettler has found her God-given task ...

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Shoplifting Leads To Embezzlement Discovery

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LaGrange Police have filed felony theft charges against a Meriwether County man after a shoplifting incident led them to discover a scheme where he was embezzling money out of his parent’s checking account. Saturday evening about 5:15 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. Police arrived and spoke ...

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Despite Weather Conditions, “Bring One For The Chipper” Recycles Success

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Plastic wrap from Thanksgiving dishes, wrapping paper for Christmas presents, and tons of confetti from New Year’s Day – you name it, and it can probably be recycled. The local Keep Troup Beautiful (KTB) has reported statistics that show a nationwide 25% increase in household waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. While everyone frantically plans their holiday getaways, parties, ...

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Hobby Lobby And Dunham’s Sports Coming To LaGrange Mall

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LAGRANGE, GA (January 9, 2016) – Hull Property Group announced the addition of Hobby Lobby and Dunham’s Sports to the LaGrange Mall. The announcement comes a year after Mall owners and local leaders finalized a development agreement to create a Tax Allocation District (TAD) to help further development of the property. “The addition of Hobby Lobby and Dunham’s Sports would ...

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Deputy Recovering After Being Shot, Suspect In Custody

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A situation here in Troup County turned very scary on the afternoon of Monday, January 9 as local law enforcement had a standoff with a man after he shot a Sheriff’s Deputy. Earlier that morning, Sheriff James Woodruff swore in his morning shift Deputies and gave them their morning briefing in which he told them all to be so very ...

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Wednesday January 11th

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt.All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Late Sunday night about 12:40 a.m., LaGrange Police were in the area of Lafayette Parkway near Cotton Drive when officers observed a vehicle observed to be traveling in excess of 60 ...

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Wednesday January 11th

Community Calendar • January 11th at 10:30 am: Story Time! Children gather weekly at the library to hear stories, sing songs, and make a craft. LaGrange Memorial Library 115 Alford St, LaGrange, GA, 30240. Hogansville Public Library 310 Johnson St., Hogansville, GA, 30230 • January 11th at 5:00 pm: Manga Creator Club: The Manga Creator Club is a group for ...

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Christ’s Corner

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Luke 1:37 (KJV): “For with God nothing shall be impossible.” We hope that you all have had a wonderful start to your New Year! God surely has some incredible things in store this year for each of us. This week, I just wanted to take a moment and meditate on this one small verse. It is short, but the depths ...

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Wednesday January 11th

Church Calendar • God’s Bread Basket: Hogansville residents who are in need of groceries can visit ‘God’s Bread Basket,’ located behind the Hogansville Senior Center. It is open 9 a.m. to 12 noon every Thursday and the second Saturday of each month. The Bread Basket is sponsored by the Hogansville Ministerial Association, local churches and the people of Hogansville. • ...

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