Monthly Archives: March 2017

All That Murphy Ever Gave The Braves Was 100 Percent

If there ever was a role model in professional sports, Dale Murphy is it. Good old No. 3 gave the Atlanta Braves more than belly-flopping, sliding catches in center field and towering home runs at Fulton County Stadium. For 15 years, Murphy brought a clean-cut image to the ball yard. A dedicated Mormon, Murphy didn’t smoke or drink. But he ...

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Troup Puts Away Grangers, Williams Fires Four-Hitter


Even if they could, the Tigers wouldn’t change a thing. Troup High beat the Grangers, 3-1 in Region 5AAAA baseball on Friday night. Tiger sophomore pitcher Colby Williams uncorked a four-hitter with six strikeouts. Williams is 3-0 on the season. “We needed to do all the little things, and it started on the (pitching) mound. Colby threw strikes, and he ...

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It’s Not Just Alcohol And Illegal Drugs That Cause DUI Wrecks

It’s Not Just Alcohol And Illegal Drugs That Cause DUI Wrecks LaGrange Police have arrested a local man for Driving Under the Influence after he wrecked a van late Wednesday night. After failing several sobriety tests, the man insisted he doesn’t drink and sure enough, this was confirmed by a breath test. But it wasn’t alcohol or even illegal drugs ...

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School Board Receives Updates On AWIM and ICLE


The Troup County School Board was back again this month with their regularly scheduled caucus and meeting. Fresh of the announcement of the new Teacher of the Year, Kayla Yeargin from Troup High School, the Board returned to approving policies and making decisions in the best interest of students and teachers. They started with adopting the minutes from the previous ...

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Felony Parolee Accused Of Beating Wife In Gun Incident


A three-time felony parolee is back behind bars after a violent incident where he allegedly beat his wife and pulled a gun on her and her brother. Thursday morning about 9:30 a.m., Detectives with the LaGrange Police Department met with Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators in reference to evidence uncovered in a county case. Sheriff’s Investigators advised police that while conducting ...

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Hillside Station Transforms Into Auburn University School Of Architecture Studio


Monday night Hillside Station transformed to become an Auburn University School of Architecture Studio similar to those you would find in Birmingham or rural Hale County, Alabama. This week’s gathering is the second of three where residents from Hillside, stakeholders from the community including members from the Milliken Hillside-Valway Plant, DASH for LaGrange, the City of LaGrange, Troup County Recreation ...

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Troup High Student Jailed For Pot

A Troup High School student learned a hard lesson Wednesday, but it didn’t come from her teachers. It came from police as they were arresting her for misdemeanor drug possession. When caught with the drugs, she tried to claim that she was only holding the contraband for someone else. She quickly learned that even if that was true, it was ...

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Murder Mystery Adds Fun To Mayhem


Senior KaDarius Griggs had an extra challenge in preparing for his role in LaGrange College Theatre’s newest production, “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940” – he had to learn how to play the piano. KaDarius plays Broadway composer Roger Hopewell, who joins the creative team of his new musical at a backer’s audition to woo prospective investors. Because his character ...

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LaGrange Sierra Club Invites Everyone To March 21st Meeting


The LaGrange Sierra Club invites everyone to their March 21st meeting at LaGrange College located at 601 Broad Street. Our guest speaker will be Harriett Anderson Langford, Trustee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. Her topic will be ‘The Ray, the world’s first sustainable highway’. The Ray is a non-profit foundation that has developed, with partners in state government and ...

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