Monthly Archives: August 2017

Arrests Made after Police Find Abandoned Toddler

Two women have been charged with misdemeanor child protection charges after a toddler was found walking by himself in a local apartment complex. Thursday morning about 7:42 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Sunridge Apartments on Hogansville Road in reference to reports of a toddler walking alone in the parking lot. Police arrived and located the ...

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Childress Dental Welcomes New Dentist to the Team


This past Wednesday, August 23rd was a very special day for Childress Dental. That afternoon at their office at 114 Calumet Center Road was packed to the brim with visitors and well wished to meet and greet the new Dentist joining the group, Dr. Ben Higgins, and that afternoon was full of introductions, delicious treats, cold popsicles, and smiles from ...

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District Attorney’s Office Delivers Backpacks to TCSS


That time of the year has once again come and gone where kids are headed back to school. Now that school is back in session, students are settling back into their routines. However, this transition is not always so easy for some as many students will start back to school without the supplies they need. Some will even start without ...

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Kendrick Stands Between Tigers And A 2-0 Start


  Troup High head football coach Tanner Glisson and the Tigers are not overlooking the winless Columbus Kendrick Cherokees. The Tigers and Cherokees will square off on Saturday morning at 11 o’clock at Kinnett Stadium in Columbus. That game will be the first of four matchups in a football classic. It will be a rare Saturday game for Troup High, ...

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Softball Rivals Play Another Game Down To The Wire


Certainly the game had a little bit of everything. In some ways it was a typical Troup High-LaGrange girls softball game. There were a lot of highs and lows as LaGrange High topped the Lady Tigers, 6-5 on Tuesday night at the Troup High softball diamond. “This was nerve-wracking,” said Troup High senior catcher Maddie Weathers, who took the Region ...

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LaGrange Edges Lady Tigers, Aldridge: “We Worked Harder”


Home field advantage means nothing in girls softball. Back on Aug. 5, Troup High beat LaGrange, 9-8 on the Lady Grangers home field. On Tuesday night, LaGrange High returned the softball favor. The Lady Grangers held on for a 6-5 win over the Lady Tigers in a Region 5-AAAA game at Troup High. The game was still in doubt until ...

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Suspect Caught on Video Breaking Into Car


Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office have a local man with entering auto after he was allegedly caught on video breaking into a vehicle. Sheriff’s Investigators arrested Mike W. Stewart, after they uncovered evidence indicating he forcibly entered someone else’s vehicle. Investigators initially responded to the incident in rural Troup County in reference to a vehicle breakin. During a ...

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Man Arrested for Selling Stolen Dog

Police have arrested a man for theft after he allegedly sold a woman’s stolen pit-bull dog. Monday morning about 10:51 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Family Dollar on South Greenwood Street in reference to a dispute. Officers arrived and spoke to the female complainant, who stated her pit-bull dog was stolen. The female stated the ...

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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. • Monday morning about 8:47 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 200 block of Payne Street in reference to an Entering Auto. Officers arrived and spoke to the complainant, who that stated sometime between 10 ...

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