Monthly Archives: March 2017

Friday, March 10th – OBITS (4)

Charles (Peewee) Arthur Bailey, Jr. Mr. Charles (Peewee) Arthur Bailey, Jr., of LaGrange, passed away on March 7, 2017 at the West Georgia Hospice. Mr. Bailey was born on June 27, 1945 in LaGrange to the late Charles A. Bailey, Sr. and Annie Ruth Walls Bailey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Tressa Bailey. He proudly served his ...

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Storytelling Helps Troup County School System Students Connect With Reading

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LaGrange, Ga., March 6, 2017 – Last week was a week of fun, learning and reading for Troup County School System students as they marked Dr. Seuss’s Birthday and Read Across America Day with fun-filled festivities. Community volunteers became storytellers in classrooms across the county as adults read their favorite books to students in hopes of encouraging literacy and reading. ...

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Deputies Recover Stolen Sports Car

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Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have recovered a car allegedly stolen out of Atlanta after happening to run up on the disabled vehicle in LaGrange. Saturday morning about 9:46 a.m., Patrol Deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were in the area of North Davis Road near Youngs Mill Road when they observed a black Chevrolet Camaro with no license plate ...

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Kiwanis Hears About Camp WinShape

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David Traylor introduced Camp WinShape to LaGrange Kiwanis. The annual faithbased camp is scheduled for June 12-16 and will be held at Lafeyette Christian School. The day camp is designed for children who have completed the 1st grade through 9th grade and is a week-long, fun-filled experience of sports, arts, Bible study and worship lead by Impact Ministries. Registration starts ...

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Storyteller Donald Davis Mesmerizes Attendees With His Story

The Thursday Lunch Club (TLC) met at noon March 2, 2017 in the Fellowship Hall of the LaGrange First United Methodist Church. There were 182 people who enjoyed a delicious meal of Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole, Peas and Carrots, Spinach Salad, Rice, Rolls, and Chess Cake for dessert along with coffee, tea or water. The meal was prepared by Rick ...

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Youth Angler Catches 4.3-Pound Bass From Shore

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She didn’t need a boat or any help from her dad. All that youth angler Samarrah Norris needed was a couple of minutes and some good old fashioned girl power. The 10-year-old Norris reeled in a 4.3-pound largemouth bass from shore on Sunday afternoon at Highland Marina. Norris weighed her fish in at the headquarters at the Mike Laster Memorial ...

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Woman Robbed Of Pizza On Cary Street

Purse Snatching? What about pizza snatching? La-Grange Police are investigating an incident where a woman was robbed of a pizza Thursday night. Thursday night about 7:20 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the Wood Glen Apartments on North Cary Street in reference to a theft. Officers arrived and spoke with the victim, who advised that she was ...

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Suspects Arrested In Shoplifting Scheme

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Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a store clerk after he allegedly allowed couple of friends steal merchandise belonging to his employer. Sheriff’s Deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office began looking into the incidents several weeks ago after management at the Dollar General on Greenville Road reported the thefts. During the investigation, Sheriff’s Investigators were able to determine the store clerk, ...

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