Monthly Archives: July 2017

OBITS- Monday, July 24th

Striffler Hamby Deborah Lynne Huckeba (Debbie) Hodnett Deborah Lynne Huckeba (Debbie) Hodnett born January 14, 1959 went to her heavenly home July 17, 2017. Debbie is survived by her husband, Craig, her children, Hunter and Haley, her mother, Pat Johnson and her brothers Reed and Kevin Huckeba along with many loving aunts, uncles and cousins who loved her so dearly. ...

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Ex-Brave Alex Wood Discovers Success In Dodger Blue

Sometimes the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. Elsie the cow knows that and so does Alex Wood, the Major League pitcher. Wood, the multi-talented lefty and former Braves pitcher, left behind three seasons of “so so” baseball in 2015. Wood was 2120 with the Braves with just one winning season despite striking out 337 batters ...

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Through Trial And Error Asbell Has Found Her Niche


She tried gymnastics, ballet and swimming. None of those sports rocked her boat. It wasn’t until Maggie Asbell was introduced to soccer by her father that she found what she was looking for. The girl has gone from modest and meek on the field to dominating and prolific. Now 17 years old and a senior at LaGrange High School, Asbell ...

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Sheppard Has Some Baseball Backbone, Leadership Qualities


Nobody on the face of the baseball planet outworks No. 23. Blake Sheppard, the hard hitting, defensive dynamo for the Troup National All-Stars, is a 5-day a week player. Sheppard is a maximum effort person. He is working when others are snoozing. Sheppard is not a “show off.” He simply shows up for practice, and transfers that to the games. ...

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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 morning about 11:21 a.m., LaGrange Police and Parole Officers responded to Bell Street in order to check on parolee, Larry Darnell Ward. During the check, officers located two unauthorized weapons and an amount ...

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From Our Table To Yours


BLUEBERRY PIE MUFFIN BREAD WITH ALEMON GLAZE Prep time-10 mins; Cook Time-50 mins; Total time- 1 hour Blueberry Bread Ingredients: 2⅓ cups all purpose flour 1 Tablespoon baking powder ½ tsp salt ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla ½ cup sugar 1 cup milk 1 21 oz can Lucky Leaf® Blueberry Fruit Filling and Topping Streusel Topping: ...

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Rotary Reveals List of Projects for the Next Calendar Year

The Rotary Club is fresh off of their State of the Union style address form last week’s meeting. In that meeting, they discussed the statistics of the club and all of the things that they can continue to do in order to best serve the community. They mainly discussed their service projects throughout the year and all of the various ...

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No One Hurt in Poplar Circle House Fire


No one was hurt during a late night house fire Wednesday night on Poplar Circle in LaGragne, though the residence did sustain significant damage. Authorities are still working to determine exactly how the blaze started. Early Thursday morning, just after midnight, firefighters with the La-Grange Fire Department responded to the 100 block of Poplar Circle off of Lafayette Parkway in ...

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Probationer Caught with Illegal Narcotics


LaGrange Police have arrested a man on several charges after he was found with Cocaine and Marijuana at a local convenience store. Tuesday evening about 5:36 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department’s Crime Suppression Unit made contact with Marcus Isaih Stephens at the Bay Food Store located on Hamilton Road. During the contact with Stephens, a drug investigation was ...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar • 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 Tuesday of every month. Bring your own lunch, 12 – 1 pm at the LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford Street, LaGrange. For more information call 706-8827784. • August 21st: The WellStar ...

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