Monthly Archives: June 2017

LaGrange High School Graduation:


LaGrange High School Graduation: Shaping the next generation  Photo credit: Troup County School System At the early hour of 8:30 on the morning of May 27 the 2017 graduating class of LaGrange High School marched into Callaway Stadium to come together as a unit, mark a major milestone in their lives, thank their many supporters, receive their coveted diploma and demonstrate ...

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Police Arrest Bank Fraudster, Investigating Second Suspect

LaGrange Police are investigating a pair of check forgeries after a man was caught passing forged check at a local bank. The suspect didn’t get away with any money, but it was later discovered that another individual had passed a fake check on the same account. Wednesday afternoon about 3:49 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the ...

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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. • Saturday night about 8:25 p.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 100 block of Ramp Road in reference to an unwanted subject. Deputies arrived and spoke to the complainant, who advised that authorities ...

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Leadership Troup Class of 2017 completes program


The LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce recently held a graduation dinner to recognize the 27 community members who completed the 2016-17 Leadership Troup program. Sponsored by the chamber, Leadership Troup has educated local professionals about the issues and concerns of the community since 1991. The program spans ten month and includes leadership modules created by The J.W. Fanning Institute for ...

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Police Investigating Mason Street Shooting

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a local man was shot in the back during a street side altercation. The incident reportedly occurred shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday evening when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 900 block of Mason Street in reference reports of a person shot. Officers arrived and located a subject in the ...

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Kool and The Gang Rocks Sweetland


The 70’s were a groovy time here in the good ole US of A. Bellbottoms, 8 track tapes, and disco fever was sweeping the nation and it was from this era that many of the most popular songs of all time were produced. Coming out of the psychedelic phase of the 60s with all of its flower power and heavy ...

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The Baby Face Assassins are Week #1 Champions at the 6th Annual William Griggs Summer Basketball Shoot Out


The season has begun at the William Griggs Recreation Center for summer basketball. Graduation on Memorial Day weekend didn’t affect the Shoot Out’s normal routine. The attendance and atmosphere was positive along with a competitive spirit. The day started with a “Tem 21” round robin play and tournament. The #2 Callaway Team beat the #1 Troup team in the championship ...

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