Monthly Archives: May 2017

Cougars Sweep Up Against Colonial Hills, Springwood

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Rarely does a soccer team win two games in one day, but that is what the Lafayette Christian boys did on Monday. The Cougars first had a victory gift wrapped as Colonial Hills Christian forfeited to LCS. Lafayette Christian and the Rams were supposed to play in the first round of the Boys State Soccer Tournament in the Georgia Independent ...

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She’s D.O.P.E. Applauds Eight Troup High Seniors For Amassing Over $2.8 Million In College Scholarships

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LaGrange, Ga. – A group of eight young women showed just how dope they were in Troup High School’s media center as they announced their acceptance to various colleges across the U.S. All young ladies are seniors at Troup High School and are the first graduating class of the non-profit organization, She’s D.O.P.E. (Determined Overachiever Public servant who Empowers women). ...

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Optimist Club Holds Law Enforcement Appreciation Luncheon

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This past Monday, May 1st the local chapter of the Optimist Club of LaGrange held a very special meeting, a meeting that is of the utmost importance to not only our local community at large, but to the entire Country. The purpose of said meeting was to honor and feed the incredible men and women that are in the law ...

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Blackberry Smoke Lights Up Sweetland

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Sweetland is back and the season of summer music has begun. There have already been some incredible performances this early on in the season, with many more planned for months to come. Kool and the Gang, Vince Gill, and other are set to perform, but this past Friday night, April 28 a new force swept through Sweetland, bringing with it ...

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Callaway Clobbers Chattooga, Mitchell Swats Two-Run Homer

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Timid they were not. The Callaway Cavaliers threw some thunder and lightning bolts Chattooga’s way in the first round of the Class AA State Baseball Tournament on Friday afternoon in Hogansville. In the first game of the best two out of three playoff series, Callaway High poured past the Indians, 11-1 behind a seven-hit attack. “We got some good pitches ...

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LaGrange Moves To Establish Park And Trail Rules

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During the their second April Mayor and City Council Meeting, the City of LaGrange took the first steps toward amending the city Parks and Recreation Regulations and establishing rules for the new trail system, The Thread. First readings were held for an ordinance amendment regulating public parks and a separate new ordinance regulating The Thread during the meeting Tuesday evening. ...

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Deceased Subject Found In Walmart Parking Lot

LaGrange Police are investigating how a man ended up dying in a vehicle and going unreported for the majority of the day parked outside a busy supermarket. Thursday afternoon about 4:20 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Lafayette Parkway in reference to reports of an unresponsive person in a vehicle. Police arrived ...

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LaGrange Kiwanis Sponsors “Terrific Kids” Program

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A ‘Terrific Kids’ program, sponsored by the LaGrange Kiwanis, was started at the Hogansville Boys & Girls Club. ‘Terrific’ is an acronym for Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable. Terrific Kids is a student-recognition program. Students work with their teachers to improve their attendance, academic performance, behavior and relationships. They develop selfesteem, learn perserverance and gain important ...

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Award Winning Writer Janisse Ray To Speak At LaGrange Library

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Award-winning writer and environmental activist Janisse Ray will speak Tuesday at LaGrange Memorial Library. Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library will host her 6:30 p.m. keynote talk as part of its annual meeting in the library at 115 Alford Street. Her talk, part of the Author Talk series sponsored by Friends of the Library, is free and open to the public. ...

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