Monthly Archives: September 2017

Troup County Sheriff’s Office Adds Kia Sorento to its Fleet


LaGRANGE, Ga. – Sgt. Stewart Smith, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office’s public information officer, has been attracting more attention than normal as he rides through the county thanks to a new West Point built Kia Sorento that has recently joined the sheriff’s office’s fleet. “The comments about this vehicle have been very positive and we are happy to have a ...

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Notre Dame Versus Georgia: It’s Not Just Another Game

Irish eyes will be looking down on the Georgia Bulldogs this Saturday. The “Junkyard Dogs” of coach Kirby Smart will tangle with Notre Dame in a 7:30 p.m. kickoff on NBC. This will be a college football heavyweight brawl with two of the winningest teams of all time. Through the decades and the ivy-covered walls, Notre Dame has won 897 ...

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Lady Grangers Play Tough Against Defending State Champions


Every game is a learning experience. On Tuesday night the Lady Grangers learned that they can go toe-to-toe with the defending Class AAAA state softball champions from Central Carrollton. There wasn’t much separating the Lady Lions and the Lady Grangers in their Region 5-AAAA game at LaGrange High. The Lady Grangers gave it their best shot in a narrow 2-1 ...

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Hungry Cavaliers Are Ready To Chow Down Against Columbus


The most important game of the year is always the next one for Callaway High School. In the on-deck circle for the Cavaliers is a nasty and 2-0 football team from Columbus High. The Blue Devils will meet their counterpart, Callaway, tonight in a very intriguing non-region game in LaGrange. The fun will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Callaway Stadium. ...

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11th-Ranked Troup Sacks Bowdon, Hearts Academy Tops Cougars


Troup High football is on schedule. The Tigers are improving by the game. Troup High is keeping the weekly focus, and the Tigers are looking past no one. That included the Bowdon Red Devils last Friday night on the road. Troup High pumped the brakes and laid out Bowdon, 35-6 to improve the Tiger record to 3-0. Troup High is ...

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Team Keeney Catches, Releases 10 Bass On West Point Lake


The lake was crowded. The fish were hungry, and the anglers were there bright and early on Labor Day Weekend. West Point Lake was jumping, but so were the bass. Michael and Missy Keeney were absolutely bringing it on Sunday. The husband and wife fishing team caught 10 bass – nine spotted and one largemouth. The Keeneys fished from 6:30 ...

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Lady Cavs Stumble Against Lamar, Summerlin: “We still competed”


Ashley Summerlin has some backbone and some class. He had an ample opportunity to throw his Callaway High softball team under the proverbial yellow school bus. But the Lady Cavaliers head coach refused to do it despite Callaway’s 13-0 region defeat to Lamar County on Tuesday, Aug. 29 in Hogansville. Summerlin is a player’s coach through the good times and ...

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Christ’s Corner


Christ’s Corner As we begin to enter new seasons, we are able to see the changes. Fall brings a crisper air, different colors, and of course, harvest. Now, in farming or gardening, we know that there are seasons also. You plant the seed, be patient as it grows and take care of it by watering it and weeding out whatever ...

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‘Join the flight’ rides and ground tours available in historic World War II bomber EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin – Since EAA began tours of the aircraft in 1994, tens of thousands of people have experienced this unique airplane through its flights and ground tours. Known as “The Flying Fortress,” the B-17 bomber is considered one of the greatest military ...

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