Monthly Archives: January 2017

Wednesday January 11th – OBITS (6)

Glenn D. Garrison Mr. Glenn D. Garrison, age 69, of Hogansville, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017, at his home. Mr. Garrison was born June 17, 1947, in LaGrange, son of the late Cecil Robert Garrison and Martha Pickens Garrison. A veteran of service in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, he was a lifelong resident of Troup County ...

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Suspect Apprehended After Shooting Deputy

Officers discuss the situation

All eyes were on West Point, Georgia the afternoon of Monday, January 9 in a tense showed down between law enforcement and an individual with a gun. Early Monday morning, Deputy Michael Hockett was sent to a location on Samples Road in West Point for a welfare check. Upon arrival, Matthew Edmondson, age 28, began firing at Hockett. The Deputy ...

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Shepherd, Clifton Grind Away; Lafayette Boys Finish Off Hawks


Like the senior standout, which he is, Josh Shepherd spoke up, played hard and beat the drums of the Lafayette Christian Cougars. But that was only after beating the Harvester Christian Hawks. The 5-foot-11 Shepherd did have some help. Lafayette Christian won another West Region cliffhanger with a 40-34 verdict against the Hawks on Thursday night in boys basketball. Lafayette ...

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Hudson Buries 14 Points, But Lady Hawks Roll Past LCS


Surely there’s a win out there somewhere for the Lady Cougars. That’s why they keep on running the court. That’s why they keep listening intently to coach Paula Johnson. And that’s why Lafayette Christian hasn’t thrown in the proverbial Blue & White towel. The Lady Cougars are 0 for the season. But the Lafayette Christian girls are not without some ...

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Fourth Quarter Explosion Leads Cougars Past Harvester, 40-34


Confidence and denial sometimes go hand-in-hand. Lafayette Christian had plenty of both on Thursday night. The Cougars came back from oblivion – it can be done – and the Lafayette Christian boys rallied from a seven-point fourth quarter deficit to take a 40-34 West Region basketball win over Harvester Christian on the LCS floor. It wasn’t home cooking. It was ...

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