Monthly Archives: April 2017

MDTA Nursing Class Of 64-65 Echoes Through The Halls Of Time

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There are some truly incredible people here in the LaGrange/Troup County community. However, every now and then, you meet people here whose stories are that of courage, bravery, and strength beyond the realm of what a normal human being should be able to bear. These are people that pick up their crosses, crosses that often times others cast upon them, ...

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Monday, April 24th

Community Calendar • Now – May 8th: Main Street from East Depot Street to Frank Tigner Street will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, April 24, 2017 for approximately two (2) weeks. A detour route will be available and posted with signage to help avoid the work zone area. Questions concerning this work may be directed to David E. ...

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Recipe for Barbecued Shrimp

Recipe for Barbecued Shrimp

Few cuisines are as beloved as barbecue. Barbecue aficionados will travel far and wide to try a new barbecue joint, but those who can handle a grill need not leave their properties to whip up a delicious meal. The following recipe for “Barbecued Shrimp” from Neal Corman’s “Virgil’s Barbecue Road Trip Cookbook” (St. Martin’s Press) is flavorful and simple, making ...

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Monday, April 24th – Obits (5)

Alyssa Hope Shirey Alyssa Hope Shirey, age 13, of LaGrange, passed away on April 18, 2017 at Children’s Health Care of Atlanta, Scottish Rite. Alyssa was born on April 9, 2004 in LaGrange to Charles Hayward Shirey and Melissa Ann Humphreys Shirey. She was a seventh grader at Callaway Middle School and a member of Franklin Road Baptist Church where she brought ...

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Monday, April 24th

Police & Sheriff’s Reports The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty. • Tuesday night about 9:41 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Curran Avenue in reference to an animal complaint. Officers arrived and spoke the residents, who advised that about 20 to 30 ...

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Accused Terroristic Bomber Arrested

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a person they believe to be a violent suspect after he allegedly firebombed a local residence. On Sunday April 16, about 7:40 p.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies and Investigators were called to a residence on Archie Lane in Southern Troup County in reference to a violent disturbance. Investigators arrived and learned that the vehicle ...

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