Monthly Archives: August 2017

Church Calendar

• August7-10: Harrisonville Baptist Church will be having revival at 7:00pm. Messages will be brought by Brother Woody Woodard, Brother Tommy McLeroy, Brother Jim Butler, and Brother Tom Kennedy. Special singing will be provided each night by local musicians. Harrisonville Baptist Church is located at 2885 Hwy 54 West Hogansville, Georgia. • Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road, LaGrange, ...

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Three Leaf Terrorist: Poison Ivy

Poison ivy, according to the American Medical Association, causes more cases of contact dermatitis than all other plants, household and industrial chemicals combined. Contact dermatitis is a fancy name for redness, rash, blisters and itching. This plant affects thousands of Americans each year. We had a wet spring and a wet summer so far this year and this encouraged poison ...

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Hale, Mansour, Holle Lead LaGrange To Second At State

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They gave everything that they had. Natalie Hale, Emily Mansour and Anita Holle led the LaGrange 40 and over women’s team to runner-up honors last weekend in the Southern Tri-Level State Tennis Championships at the McCluskey Center. There were also matches at LaGrange College. Hale is just glad the pressure points are over. She and her LaGrange tennis team had ...

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Tilson Takes 3.3-Pound Bass In Sunday Tournament

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Life is nothing but one adventure after another for Wes Tilson. He is seven years old. For Tilson, every day is a new experience. Other than eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, Tilson would just as soon fish with something on the every loving line. Like maybe an artificial lure. He was using one of those, a Frog lure, ...

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OBITS- Monday, August 7th

Higgins Funeral Home Robie Howard Knight Mr. Robie Howard Knight, age 70, of LaGrange, passed away peacefully on July 31, 2017 at his residence under hospice care.  Mr. Knight was born on March 7, 1947 in LaGrange to the late Herman Meier Knight and Lillie Viola Davis Knight.  He is survived by his daughter, Sharon Knight of San Francisco, California.  ...

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Callaway Offensive Tackle Has Offers From Buckeyes, Vols, USC

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Good ol’ No. 58 for the Cavaliers does have an uncanny way of explaining life down in the pits on the offensive line. “If you don’t get it done, someone is going to get smashed,” said Callaway High junior offensive tackle Keiondre Jones. “I like the pressure.” Indeed he does. Jones has been a starter for the Cavalier football team ...

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Heard Handles Grangers, 26-14, But LHS Finishes Strong

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It’s no secret. LaGrange High is looking for difference makers. The Grangers may have found a few of those on Friday night despite losing to Heard County, 2614 in a preseason football game in Franklin. LaGrange High received a second half spark behind two sophomore backups. Quarterback Deandre Towns and wide receiver DJ Burks came off the La-Grange High bench, ...

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Troup Defensive End Has Options: Alabama, Georgia, Auburn

In football terms, King Mwikuta is a game changer. He is a player with promise. He is a player with immense football tools. He is a player on his way up. Mwikuta, a junior defensive end for Troup High School, is becoming football royalty. He is quick. He is agile, and he is a tower of strength. He is not ...

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Three Leaf Terrorist: Poison Ivy

Three Leaf Terrorist: Poison Ivy Contributed by: Brian Maddy, County Extension Agent Poison ivy, according to the American Medical Association, causes more cases of contact dermatitis than all other plants, household and industrial chemicals combined. Contact dermatitis is a fancy name for redness, rash, blisters and itching. This plant affects thousands of Americans each year. We had a wet spring ...

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Local Student Elected as Vice President of SkillsUSA’s High School Division

Leesburg, Va., July 31, 2017 – Scott Hicks, an automotive service technology student at Troup County High School in LaGrange, Ga., was elected to serve as vice president of the high school division of SkillsUSA. Hicks was elected through a formal elections process in the SkillsUSA House of Delegates during the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held ...

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