Monthly Archives: July 2017

National Infantry Museum Hosts Presentation at Kiwanis


Your local Kiwanis Club is keeping their programs rolling over the summer with many interesting speakers and programs. With summer coming to an end, people are still looking for things to do until school starts back, this past Thursday, July 6th speaker at Kiwanis offered an incredible program about a venture near by in Columbus. This is a place where ...

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From Our Table To Yours


Chocolate Lasagna AChocolate Lover’s Treat Ingredients - 36 Oreo cookies (regu lar, not double stuffed) – 6 tablespoons butter, melted – 8 oz cream cheese, soft ened – ¼ cup granulated sugar – 3¼ cups cold milk, plus 2 tablespoons, divided – 12 oz tub Cool Whip, divided – 2 – 3.9 oz packages chocolate instant pudding mix – ½ ...

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ESOL Students Learn the English Language During Yearly Learning Academy


LaGrange, Ga., July 5, 2017 – This summer, Troup County School System (TCSS) hosted the English Language Learners Summer Academy for over 50 English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) students within the county. Within TCSS, 18 languages are spoken so it is important to provide a learning environment where students of other languages can learn together in various settings while ...

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Troup-Harris Regional Library Hosts Summer Reading Program


Now that summer is here, our kids are out of school and back in the home full time. After a week or so, they are anxious and full of energy, always looking for the next adventure. There are many summer camps, outdoor activities, and many other things to keep them entertained throughout the hot summer months. One such entity that ...

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Troup County Crime Stopper Rewards

During their July meeting, the Troup County Crime Stoppers approved four rewards that led to the arrest of wanted suspects. These rewards were not specifically previously offered, but Crime Stopper Board Members elected to award the anonymous tipsters at the request of Law Enforcement. When tipsters call the Crime Stopper hotline, they are given a caller code so they can ...

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Health Department Restaurant Inspections Report

Tyler’s Express – 205 New Franklin RD. LaGrange GA Current Score: 95, Previous Score: 94. Health inspector Comments: Open bags of sugar flour on shelf, wrap in plastic or put in container. New Violation. Lids dispensed wrong side up, can lead to contamination. New Violation. Gasket in disrepair around stand up freezer. New Violation. Waffle House – 629 New Franklin ...

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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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Donald Davis Hosts Storytelling Workshop Here in LaGrange


There is something so magical about the art of storytelling. For many in today’s modern world, this is a lost thought as TV and internet is a contestant in our lives. However, here in LaGrange and Troup County and for those of us familiar with the Azalea Storytelling Festival, this is not the case. There are master storytellers that come ...

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Twenty Pit-Bulls Removed from Alleged Dog Fighting Ring

Authorities have shut down what appears to be a huge dog fighting operation in rural Troup County. Troup County Marshals, Sheriff’s Deputies, and La-Grange Police responded to the 3000 block of Roanoke Road Monday morning after finding numerous pit-bulls and alleged dog fighting equipment on the property. Officers arrived and found several pit-bull dogs outside and dog fighting paraphernalia in ...

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Woman Charged with Terroristic Threats after Fire Incident


A local woman is back behind bars after she allegedly set a mattress on fire and later threatened officers during her arrest. Monday afternoon about 12:55 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 400 block of Glenn Robertson Drive in reference to a residence damaged by a fire. Police arrived and met with the property owner, who ...

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