Monthly Archives: July 2017

Johnston, Allen Are Jumping Into The Hockey Fray


Lola Grace Johnston is better than she thought. The 11 year old stepped into a hockey rink for just the second time on Thursday night, and Johnston still can’t believe she is just as good as the boys. And she is. “Hockey is not really a girly sport. At first I didn’t want to do this. But I’m having fun, ...

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Team Holsey Upsets Team Hardy Behind Moss, Gates, Holsey


Yes, even in Recreation League basketball there are upsets now and then. One of those times and one of those knuckle-cracking surprises on the hardwood occurred on Thursday night. Team Holsey upset Team Hardy, 22-18 in a 9 & 10-year-old league game at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center in La-Grange. Neither team led by more than five points all night. ...

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Foltnewicz Is Making Some Strides For Second-Place Braves

While Julio Tehran struggles and R.A. Dickey counts the days until he gets his first social security check, Mike Foltnewicz just might be in the process of becoming the Atlanta Braves new pitching ace. Foltnewicz is coming on like a National League gangbuster. He has gone from inconsistent to reliable. His fastball is in the next zone, and he is ...

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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. • Tuesday evening about 6:40 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Pizza Hut on Commerce Avenue in reference to reports of Financial Card Fraud. Officers arrived and spoke to employees who stated that at about ...

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Hogansville Discusses Community Housing Program


The Hogansville Mayor and City Council held their July work session Thursday evening to discuss a number of ongoing projects and issues facing the city and got into a debate over the direction of the Hogansville Housing Authority. One of the first items of items on the agenda was a discussion of the city’s participation in the Georgia Initiative for ...

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From Our Table To Yours


Easy Fresh Strawberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies Quick Recipe Prep time-5 mins; Cook Time-10 mins; Ingredients 1 15.25 oz. Box Strawberry Cake Mix 1/4 Cup Canola or Veg etable Oil (increase to 1/2 Cup if you are opting not to add the fresh strawber ries) 2 Large Eggs 2 Cups White Chocolate Baking Chips 5 or 6 Medium to Large ...

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Kiwanis Hear Presentation on Recent Young Game Changers Event


The Kiwanis Club here in LaGrange is continuing their work through July to help keep their members informed of all the on goings here locally in LaGrange and Troup County. They are also gearing up for a busy fall and winter sessions with many programs that they are involved with in order to help the community. This past Thursday afternoon, ...

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County Hears Bids on Airport Extension with Vote Expected Next Week


The County Commissioners are readjusting to their schedule this week. After rearranging some of the schedules over the past month, they had a regular meeting this past Tuesday morning, July 11th and then returned this Thursday morning, July 13th with a new work session. They will have another regular meeting scheduled this upcoming Tuesday, July 18th. They have been hard ...

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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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Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report

Banzai – 1510 Lafayette Pkwy. LaGrange GA Current Score: 82, Previous Score: 85. Health inspector Comments: Observed employee cutting squash without gloves on. New Violation. Observed bins of rice in cooler at 69 degrees, was made the previous day. Rice discarded. New Violation. Brickhouse Grille – 141 B Main ST. LaGrange GA. Current Score: 96, Previous Score 96. Health inspector ...

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