Monthly Archives: January 2017

Local Man Charged With Attempting To Entice Young Teen

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Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit have arrested a local man for allegedly attempting to make contact with a young child for indecent purposes. On Friday, Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators, working with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, arrested and charged Mark Eugene Lewis, of Troup County, with Criminal Attempt to ...

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LaGrange College Graduate Begins A Bilingual Art Business

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Tuesday, January 10, marked the second annual African American Storytelling Festival at the La-Grange Memorial Library. But, it also marked a time for Blessing Harison to showcase her artwork. Harison is a recent graduate of LaGrange College, Class of 2016. She received her Bachelor of Arts in both Art, with a concentration in Drawing and Painting, and Spanish. She also ...

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Young Gamechangers Kick Off Opening Weekend In LaGrange

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This community is truly one of a kind. It is layered in legacy, history, and tradition but is also experiencing a never before seen level of growth in every aspect. From retail to housing and entertainment, there is so much going on here in the community at large. A new set of eyes has been turned towards LaGrange and is ...

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Boys & Girls Club To Host A Basketball Game Against LPD

On Saturday, January 28, come out to the LaGrange campus of the Boys & Girls Club of West Georgia, located at 115 E Cannon Street, and join in on the basketball fun. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. The first basketball game will begin at 3 pm. The fourth and fifth graders of the Hogansville Boys & ...

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Storms Hit Troup County Hard Over The Weekend

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Saturday morning here in Troup County was a wet and miserable one. Over night the rain came flooding in to our community, bringing with it a lot of destruction and chaos. In fact, we were under a Tornado Warning that morning until around 9 am. The rain was hard and the damage effected several places in the county. Over on ...

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Police Get Two For One

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LaGrange Police arrested two suspects from separate crimes after a credit card fraud investigation led them to a gun stolen from an Entering Auto investigation. Friday afternoon about 3:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Financial Transaction Card Fraud. Officers arrived and spoke with the female victim, who ...

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Kidnapping Victim Found In Alabama

A LaGrange woman has been recovered after being beaten, kidnapped, and dragged across state lines by her estranged husband. Early Tuesday morning, about 9 a.m., dispatchers with the Troup County 911 system received an emergency call for help where a woman was heard screaming for help over the phone. It was later determined that the female caller had been kidnapped ...

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Christ’s Corner

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John 21:6 (KJV): “And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.” In teaching, we often hear about the “still small voice”. We are taught to study the word and really chase after ...

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Wednesday January 25th

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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Wednesday January 25th

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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. • Friday afternoon about 3:18 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 500 block of Ware Street in reference to a Residential Burglary. Officers arrived and met with the complainant, who stated ...

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