Monthly Archives: March 2017

Monday, March 13th – OBITS (6)

Debra Cooper Culpepper Debra Cooper Culpepper, age 61, of Hamilton, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at her home. Graveside services were held on 11:00 am, Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Parkhill Cemetery. Visitation was from 6:00 until 8:00pm, Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Culpepper was born July 29, 1955 at Ft. Benning, the daughter of Stanley W. Cooper, Sr. ...

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Crisp Snorkels Her Way Around The Philippine Islands

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Jade Crisp was back in the swimming pool for another strenuous practice with the Troup County Sharks on Wednesday afternoon. It was back to the daily grind. But just a matter of weeks ago, Crisp was returning from a month’s vacation on the Philippine Islands. The 13-year-old girl didn’t have a hard time finding something to do either, not on ...

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Panthers Display Some Poise, Confidence At Callaway Intercollegiate

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LaGrange College looked every bit like the No. 11 team in the country. The Panther men’s golf team opened up the spring season with a flashy second place finish at the starstudded Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate Tournament on Monday and Tuesday in Pine Mountain. Some of the best NCAA Division lll teams in the country played on the Mountain View Course, ...

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Volleyball Is Competitive Fun For Troup Special Olympians

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Of course they’re serious players of the game. Sportsmanship comes first. Friendship comes second, and winning isn’t too far behind for the Troup County Special Olympians. Volleyball practice started for them on Tuesday afternoon, and 12 players were in the house and in the gym at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center in LaGrange. What these highly skilled volleyball players are ...

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Lafayette Ballet Company Presents Swan Lake On March 10th – 12th

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March 5, 2017, LaGrange, GA- For the first time in its history, LSPA’s Lafayette Ballet Company will present a full length, family-friendly version of ballet’s most famous work, Swan Lake. Under the direction of Amy Orr, Tchaikovsky’s iconic score comes to life in “the quintessential ballet, the one that defines the standards of the Company, tests its dancers and ennobles ...

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County Commissioners Lift Hiring Freezes and Allow Grant Applications

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The County Commissioners once again held another of their regularly scheduled meetings this past Tuesday morning, March 7. The agenda was a long one, full of hiring freezes and several other pieces of legislation. After the invocation from Reverend Chad Hill from Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and some approval of minutes from previous meetings, the agenda was underway. There ...

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Police Investigating Strange Home Invasion Incident

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where masked armed men allegedly forced their way into a local residence looking for another unknown subject. Tuesday night about 9 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 400 blcok of Park Place in reference to a Home Invasion. Officers arrived and made contact with the female victim, who stated that ...

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