Monthly Archives: May 2017

Strong Showing in Fishing Tournament Benefiting Veterans


The Veterans Fishing Organization, Inc.(VFO)hosted a benefit tournament this past Sunday, May 21 at West Point Lake Marina. There were 18 teams and a serious bunch of fishermen who took on the morning rain storms to compete for the top three places. Regardless of the outcome, there were nothing but smiles as the boats rolled in because each fisherman knew ...

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SPORTS SCOREBOARD Your Local Standings, Scores & Schedules Callaway Cavaliers – Boys Baseball (23-10)(12-0) 4/14 – Callaway 8, Heard 0 (W) 4/17 – Callaway 16, Central 3 (W) 4/21 – Callaway 5, Jackson County 8 (L) 4/28 – Callaway 11, Chattooga 1 (W) 4/28 – Callaway 6, Chattooga 5 (W) 5/5 – Callaway 2, Dodge 8 (L) (Second Round of ...

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Troup County Special Olympics Soccer Teams Bring Home the Gold in Summer Games 2017!


This past Friday and Saturday, May 19 and 20, Emory University in Atlanta hosted the Georgia Special Olympics SummerGames.TroupCounty sent two soccer teams for this annual competition – The Troup County Mahem, which is the middle school team and the Troup County Havac, which is the high school team. We caught up with the teams at an afternoon practice the ...

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Youth Baseball Regular Season Comes to a Close


This past week was the last week of regular season play for Troup County Parks and Recreation youth baseball league. As the evening approached this past Thursday, teams were battling for a coveted spot in the Dixie Youth District Tournament (boys 9 – 12 years), which will be hosted this year in LaGrange at the George Harris Baseball Complex , ...

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Christ’s Corner


When you think of “hope”, what do you think about? Most would agree they think of possibilities. For example, the hope to have a child, the hope for a better future, or simply the hope for something more. But if we think about it, our first instinct is to thinks positive, while our natural mind set reverts to a more ...

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Church Calendar

Church Calendar • May 25: Men’s Luncheon on Thursday at noon in the New Life Building of First Baptist Church on the Square. Speaker: Dr. Hope Taylor, President of International Leadership Embassy in Washington, DC, and formerly of LaGrange. Cost is $7.00 paid at the door. Reservations made by calling the church at (706) 884-5631 by Monday, May 22. • ...

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Obits- May 22nd

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Mr. George W. Moody November 16, 1948 ~ May 18, 2017 (age 68) Mr. George W. Moody, age 68, of Valley passed away on Thursday, May 18th, 2017 at his residence in Valley. Mr. Moody was born, an only child, in Andalusia, Alabama on November 16th, 1948 to the late George Labon Moody and Mabel Patterson ...

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LaFayette Christian Football Program Preparing for Another Trip to the State Playoffs in 2017


LaFayette Christian Football Program Preparing for Another Trip to the State Playoffs in 2017 With four consecutive trips to the state semi-finals and a 2015 state championship, there is no reason to doubt that Head Coach Shaw and his coaching staff are preparing the LaFayette Christian football team for another successful run in 2017. While training is a year long ...

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