Monthly Archives: March 2017

Smoke Detector Saves LaGrange Family

An Addie Street family was saved by a working smoke detector late Sunday night. Monday morning about 3:24 a.m. firefighters with the LaGrange Fire Department responded to the 100 block of Addie Street in La-Grange in reference to a reported structure fire. Firefighters arrived minutes later to find the singlestory, wood-frame family dwelling fully engulfed in flames on the front ...

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Smallwood Goes Large With 6.5-Pound “Big Bass”


There were some largemouth bass looking for a free meal on West Point Lake on Saturday. Coby Fuson of Roanoke, Ala. knows all about it. Fuson thought for sure he had the best fish of the day in the 11th Annual Walmart Children’s Miracle Network Charity Bass Tournament. Fuson, a youth angler, outfought and outmuscled a 5.10-pound largemouth bass. The ...

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Police Looking Into Bull Street Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating a Robbery by Force where a local teen apparently wanted money for the return of a cell phone and wasn’t about to walk away empty handed. Saturday night about 7:38 p.m., officers took a walk-in report at the La-Grange Police Department in reference to a Robbery. Officers met with the female victim, who stated she had ...

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Krewe Of Mask Holds Successful Recruitment Lunch


There are many incredible organizations here in the LaGrange/Troup County Community. These are organizations that are dedicated to enriching the lives of the people who live here and providing us all with a sense of joy, engagement, and outreach involvement. One of those groups, the Krewe of Mask, recently hosted LaGrange’s first ever, and quite successful, family friendly Mardi Gras ...

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Mustangs Edge Lafayette Christian, Wright Still Compiles 25 Saves


The exploits of Cougar senior goaltender Logan Wright continue. On Monday night, Wright had another soccer match to remember. He responded with 25 saves in Lafayette Christian’s 3-0 setback to Central Georgia Arts & Athletics. Never in his soccer life has Wright played better, harder and with more passion than in this season. Wright is one of a kind. Wright ...

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Eslinger & Eslinger Team Up For One More Bass Title


Sometimes last is first. Frank and Trey Eslinger were one of the last fishing teams to weigh in their catches on Saturday afternoon at Highland Marina in the 11th Annual Walmart Children’s Miracle Network Charity Bass Tournament. They did save the best for last. The LaGrange fatherand- son, also known as Team Eslinger, made it all worthwhile with 16.12 pounds ...

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Hogansville Place First On Parent Engagement Video Contest


There was buzz in the air at Hogansville Elementary School this past Monday morning, March 27 as there was a special presentation for the entire school. Hogansville Elementary, a title one school, excels in many different areas and has become one of the premier elementary schools in the entire school system. Monday morning at their special presentation, Hogansville learned that ...

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Relay For Life Hosts Annual Survivor Luncheon


Each year the Troup County Relay for Life team hosts a banquet for local cancer survivors and their caregivers to celebrate life and to give hope to the recently diagnosed. Though they are painfully aware that some of their friends and loved ones won’t be walking back through the doors to next year’s banquet, it’s the ones that come back ...

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Wednesday, March 29th

Community Calendar • March 31st BBQ Lunch will be held at Calumet Bank. This BBQ lunch, provided by Slopp Pig Catering, will be held to raise funds for the March of Dimes and Relay for Life. The BBQ will run from 10am to 2pm. • April 1st: West Point Lake Wildlife Cruise will be held on April 1 from 2-4 ...

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