Monthly Archives: August 2017

Police Investigating Boulevard Street Robbery

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a man was allegedly robbed at gunpoint while walking down Boulevard Street Thursday night. Investigation into the incident began Thursday night about 9:33 p.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department were monitoring traffic in the areas of Vernon Street and they were approached by a male subject claiming he had just been ...

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Ten Cats Taken from Hogansville Home for Possible Animal Cruelty

Police investigating animal nuisance complaints are now in looking into a possible case of animal cruelty after the pets were found in horrible conditions. Wednesday morning, animal control officers with Hogansville Police Department, LaGrange Police Department, and Troup County Marshall’s Office responded to the 200 block of Granite Street in Hogansville in reference to pet hoarding and possible animal cruelty. ...

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Defiant Domestic Abuser Admits to Striking Female


LaGrange Police have arrested a domestic violence suspect, who defiantly and immediately admitted to hitting the female victim upon their arrival. Thursday afternoon about 3:16 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Hogansville Road in reference to a fight between a male and a female. The two were arguing when police arrived, but as ...

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City of LaGrange Holds Second Meeting on Proposed Skate Park


The City of LaGrange has been on quite roll lately with many varying projects all across the city. From the wonderful construction of the Great Wolf Lodge, the downtown Courtyard Marriot Hotel, and the coming soon Wild Leap Brewery, there are a lot of big things happening in the community. For several months now, there has been work going on ...

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Almost Half Of Cougars Football Team Are Freshmen


The youth movement is here. Lafayette Christian and head coach Nate Shaw have the welcome mat firmly in place for 11 freshman football players. As a matter of fact, almost half of the Cougar football team are ninth-graders this year. “We are young, but talented. All of these kids want to play varsity football. No one is going to get ...

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Successful Finals As 59 In Attendance During Week #10 of the William Griggs Basketball Shoot Out


Packed house, good competition, food and good old fellowshipping was a great way to end this summer’s shoot out”, stated Coach Sam Cotton. During this week’s finale, we added a Youth basketball game which didn’t disappoint any basketball fan or player. Team Purple defeated Team Red 28-18 in a exciting closed game and don’t let the score mislead you. The ...

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All-Star Experience Heads To Oxford, Ala. For Troup National


He has already figured it out. “We have to score more runs than they do,” said Curt Longshore, the head coach of the Troup National All-Stars. Longshore will take his 11 & 12-year-old baseball boys to the Dixie Youth World Series tomorrow in Oxford, Ala. The six-day tournament will get underway for Troup National on Saturday with an opening round ...

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Warrants Issued for Domestic Violence Suspect

LaGrange Police are looking for a man accused of brutally attacking his girlfriend in front of two small children. Tuesday about noon, officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Town & Country Motel on New Franklin Road in reference to witness reports of possible domestic violence. Officers knocked several times on door of the room where the incident ...

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Cockrell, Jackson Are Upbeat;“We’re Going To Have Fun”


The Troup National All-Stars would like to get one thing perfectly straight. “We’re going to have fun,” said Gryson Cockrell, an outfielder and second baseman for Troup National. Cockrell and the Troup National All-Stars are on the invitation list for the Dixie Youth World Series, which will start tomorrow in Oxford, Ala. Troup National will take a 10-1 record to ...

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Second Annual National Night Out with LPD Set for October


Last year, for the first time ever, the community here in LaGrange was treated to a special new event hosted by the LaGrange Police Department. That event was the national night out, a community wide event that sought to bring law enforcement officers together with others in the community to dispel so many of the negative connotations that are put ...

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