Monthly Archives: June 2017

Community Calendar

• July 17th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room. • August 1st: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on August 1 with Fall Vegetable Gardening. Every first ...

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Loud Music Leads to Felony Drug Arrest


Loud music from an overly rambunctious birthday party has led to a felony drug arrest. The drug suspect and ostensible partygoer was arrested outside the party after police approached him for an illegal park job and determined he was in possession of cocaine. Friday night about 11:15 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department Special Investigations Unit responded to a ...

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Drugged Out Man Leads Police on High Speed Chase


A local man was arrested on numerous charges Friday night after he led police on a high speed chase, allegedly while high on marijuana. Late Friday night about 10:34 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were in the area of Troup Street near Fourth Avenue, when officers observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle ...

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Man and Young Son Robbed in Home Invasion

A local man and his young son were robbed at gunpoint in their own home during a frightening kickoff to Father’s Day weekend. The whole incident went down Friday afternoon about 1:30 p.m. Officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the incident in the 1000 block of Second Avenue in reference to reports of a Home Invasion Robbery. Officers ...

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OBITS- Monday, June 19th

Higgins Dr. Albert Charles (Chuck) Myers Dr. Albert Charles (Chuck) Myers, age 92, of LaGrange, Georgia passed away on June 15, 2017 at the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center.  Chuck was born in Huntington, West Virginia on November 23, 1924 to the late Hayward Earl Myers and Edith Ferguson Myers.  He was also the husband of the late Marjorie Hagan ...

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Delivering The Art of Soccer To Our Youth


Troup County is certainly grateful that approximately three years ago Coach Fred Wagenaar made a giant leap across the country from Graceland University in Iowa to coach the LaGrange College Panthers in soccer. In just a few short words, it is easy to tell that Coach Wagenaar is not originally from the South, and Iowa is not the accent either ...

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LaGrange Has 127 Student-Athletes Earn 2016-17 USA South Academic All-Conference Honors


The USA South Athletic Conference has released its 2016-17 Academic All-Conference Team. La-Grange has 127 student -athletes earn conference academic honors. During the spring semester, the LC athletic department student-athletes posted a 3.067 grade point average. ‘Our student-athletes work very hard academically and athletically and we are very excited with their overall grade point average from the spring,’ said athletic ...

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BELIEVE 2017 – A Community Event

Judge R. Michael Key, the Trauma Responsive Community Project, the Troup County Foster Care Collaborative, and the Troup County School System would like to invite you to BELIEVE 2017- A Community Event. Below is a brief description of the event with links for additional information. We hope to see you there! Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 ...

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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. • Wednesday afternoon about 12:29 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Piggly Wiggly supermarket on South Greenwood Street in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and spoke with the manager, who stated that an initially unidentified ...

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