Monthly Archives: May 2017

Callaway High School Fishing Team Prepares for Georgia Bass National State Classic


LaGrange, Ga., May 22, 2017 – Earlier this month the Callaway High School Fishing Team qualified for the Georgia Bass National State Classic Championship in Hiawassee, GA. This is the first qualifier tournament the team has participated in. Both students, Matthew Freeman and John Reed Batchelor are coached by Charles Freeman. In addition to this competition, they have repeated qualifying ...

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LaGrange Pickleballers Bring Home Medals


Several pickleball players from LaGrange participated in the GE Aviation Auburn Pickleball Charity Event benefiting March of Dimes. The event was held on Saturday 5/20/17. There was a large turnout with Greenville, Montgomery, Auburn, Opelika and La- Grange. Events were held in these categories: Ladies 65+, Ladies Doubles, Mens Doubles, Mixed Doubles. LaGrange pickleballers Kim Harris and Carol Bowman brought ...

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Pereira and Deloach named 2017 NAIA Tennis All-Americans


Contributions from Jeremy Andrews Copy Editor The bulk of this information was taken from Reinhardt University’s website. WALESKA, GA — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its 2017 Men’s Tennis All- America teams on Tuesday, May 23. Honorees were selected by the NAIA All-America committee, with 16 and 17 student-athletes being named to both the first and second ...

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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. • Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Cindy Denise Wells, of LaGrange, after an investigation determined that she allegedly stole several thousand dollars’ worth of merchandise from multiple Dollar General stores while working the locations. Investigators ...

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From Our Table To Yours


Red, White and Blue Poke Cake Prep time-15 mins; Total 4HR, 50 MIN, Serves 16 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix (Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box) 1 box(4-servingsize) Jell-O™ strawberry-flavored gelatin 1 cupboilingwater ½ cup cold water 1 box (4-serving size) white chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix 1/3 cup ...

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Marketplace Celebrates Five Years Downtown on the Square


The downtown area here in LaGrange has found some new life over the course of the past few years. Through the opening of the Sweetland Amphitheater, the new Courtyard by Marriot Hotel under construction, and the eventual opening of Wild Leap Brewing Company, the downtown has found an incredible new lease on life. Alongside these huge giants, many high-end luxury ...

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Deputies Searching for Home Invasion Robbers


Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking to identify suspects who allegedly forced their way into a Whitesville Road home and robbed the resident. On Wednesday, Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched a residence on Whitesville Road in reference to reports of a home invasion robbery. Investigators later learned from the victim that two unknown black males forced their way into ...

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Truck Driver Escapes Wreck Unscathed


A delivery driver is lucky to be alive after running his truck off a steep embankment on New Franklin Road Thursday afternoon. The accident occurred about 12:45 p.m. across from the Walmart on New Franklin Road during standard lunch hour traffic. The flatbed truck was carrying a small load of rolled insulation going northbound on U.S. Highway 27 when a ...

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