Monthly Archives: February 2017

Friday, February 24th – Obits (5)

Mary Anne Andersen Mrs. Mary Anne Andersen, age 79, passed away Monday, February 20, 2017 at Ogeechee Area Hospice. The Newnan, Georgia native was a member of Springfield United Methodist Church. She was a singer, water skier, traveler, and garage sale deal maker aficionado. She is survived by her children, Jeff Smith (Carol), Jan Davis (Joey), Gail Stark (Ron), Chris ...

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Cavaliers Trounce Manchester, Callaway “Run Rules” Devils

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Leave it to the Cavaliers. They’ve got some offensive firepower from the batting cage to the baseball diamond. Callaway High showed off some of that hitting prowess on Monday night as the Cavaliers pasted the Manchester Blue Devils, 14-4 in a non-region game in Hogansville. From the beginning the Cavaliers poured it on. Coach Dusty Hubbard’s Callaway baseball team scored ...

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Eason Gives Georgia Stability, Experience, Hope For The Future

The Georgia Bulldogs have what every team in the SEC wants – a clear cut No. 1 at the quarterback position. Jacob Eason is not a finished product, but the freshman and soon-to-be sophomore does bring experience, savvy and leadership to the football field for the University of Georgia. Eason was thrown to the Dogs last fall, and he responded ...

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Grangers Rip West Hall, 80-62; LaGrange Hosts Richmond On Thursday

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The gym was rocking, and the Grangers were rolling. LaGrange High had some State Tournament fun on Saturday night with an opening round 80-62 rout against the West Hall Spartans. There was no sign of postseason nerves for the Granger basketball team, which played before a home crowd of 2,000. It was an inviting tournament atmosphere. “We sped the game ...

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Randy And Debbie Ogle Entertain TLC

The Thursday Lunch Club (TLC) met at noon February 2, 2017 in the Fellowship Hall of the LaGrange First United Methodist Church. There were 155 people who enjoyed a delicious meal of Pork Loin, Roasted Potatoes, Lima Beans, Pistachio Congeal Salad, Rolls and Cherry Cobbler for dessert along with coffee, tea or water. The meal was prepared by Rick Free, ...

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Woman Accused Of Stabbing Boyfriend At Local Hotel

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LaGrange Police have arrested a woman, who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend of several years in an argument over money. Saturday night about 7 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the Town and Country Hotel on New Franklin Road in reference to reports of a subject who had been stabbed. Officers arrived and made contact with the male ...

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Drunk Driver Crashes Car After Fleeing Police At High Speeds

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LaGrange Police have arrested a man on several charges after he allegedly led them on a drunken high speed chase. Friday evening about 5:30 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department were in the area of Swift Street when police observed a black Hyundai Elantra speeding towards Whitesville Street. The Hyundai was confirmed to be speeding, so officers began to ...

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School System Hosts Special Recognitions And Teacher Of The Year Finalists

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On Thursday, February 16 the Troup County School Board held an honorary meeting to recognize students and teachers who have made a difference in the school system. At this year’s annual winter CTAE Conference in Macon, the Troup County School System was recognized as an Outstanding System, producing a Georgia CTSO State Officer. Scott Hicks, a student of Troup High ...

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