Monthly Archives: August 2017

Congressman Drew Ferguson Speaks to Troup County Republicans


After taking some meetings off for the summer months, the Troup County Republican Party and the Troup County Republican Women returned to their regular joint meetings this month. On the afternoon of Tuesday, August 15th, the group gathered at their usual location at the highland County Club for a very special guest speaker. Congressman Drew Ferguson was on hand that ...

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Man Accused of Prescription Fraud

LaGrange Police have arrested a man on several felony charges after he was allegedly caught attempting to pass a forged prescription. Monday afternoon about 1:58 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police responded to the Medicine Cabinet pharmacy on Vernon Road in reference to a prescription forgery in progress. Officers arrived and immediately detained the suspect who was standing at the ...

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Deputies Looking for ATV Theft Suspect


Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are currently looking for a local man wanted in connection with the theft of an ATV. Sheriff’s Deputies have identified, Seth Long Olson, as a suspect from theft of an ATV at an undisclosed rural Troup County residence. As a result of the investigation, warrants have been issued for Olson’s arrest for Sheriff’s Office for Felony ...

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Tigers Are Motivated For Rematch With Hardaway


All Troup High Tigers – on the field and in the bleachers – remember last year’s Columbus Hardaway game. “We remember losing, and we don’t want that to happen on Thursday,” said Tigers offensive tackle Hunter Bass, the 5-foot-11, 215-pound junior. Bass and Troup High will kick off the 2017 football season on Thursday night against the Hardaway Hawks at ...

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Fishing Trio Catches 150, “We Caught Some Eating Size”


He came. He saw, and he reeled. And then he reeled some more. Ryan Orr and two youth anglers caught 150 bream on West Point Lake on Sunday. The fishermen needed a water break. They got some 1-pound bream instead. The three anglers were fishing with crickets in one foot of water. “This is summertime fishing. We caught a lot, ...

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Kayaking Is On The Rise On West Point Lake


It’s not a fad. It’s a new form of transportation on West Point Lake. Kayaking is catching on, and one of the newcomers to the sport is Sandra Jernigan of Pine Mountain. Jernigan has been a kayaker for all of six months. She loves every pull of the paddle and every ripple in the water. Jernigan was back in her ...

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Church Calendar

•• Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road, LaGrange, GA, will have a Bible Study from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Every Sunday Worship service every 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and on the 3rd Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. with Pastor, Rev. Jairo Gay. • Open Range Cowboy Church: located at the ...

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Police Investigating Violent Hit & Run

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where an unknown man allegedly intentionally stuck a vehicle and then threatened the victims with a gun. Saturday afternoon about 4:40 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the area of Jenkins Street and Vernon Road in reference to reports of a Hit & Run and a person with a gun. Officers ...

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Christ’s Corner


There is a big difference between “offerings”, and, “paying”. When we offer something, we do it willingly out of a heart of love. When we pay something, we do it because we have agreed to take on a debt for something. One of the first things I do every morning is to look out my window at the sky and ...

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