Monthly Archives: September 2017

Man and Child Injured In Hogansville Road Collision


An unidentified male and child were injured during an auto collision on Hogansville Road late Thursday evening. The accident occurred at the intersection of Hogansville Road and Whitfield Road around 7 p.m. Thursday. Georgia State Troopers are still investigating the accident, but it appears as if two Hondas, one black, one silver, collided in the intersection after the black vehicle ...

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Bass Fishing Royalty: Tucker Wins Again On West Point Lake


Life is just one bass after another for Greg Tucker. The LaGrange fisherman is rather adept at catching those species of fish. Tucker caught eight more West Point Lake bass on Sunday. Tucker weighed in five of them, and he won for the second time on the Reel 30 Bass Trail this year. The nonchalant and big time fisherman shared ...

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Rebuilding Cougars Are Looking For Solutions, Not Excuses


Very little has gone right for Lafayette Christian this season. The Cougars have lost five consecutive games to open the season, and that comes just two years after winning the state football championship in the Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association. That is a tough pill to swallow for all concerned, from LCS head coach Nate Shaw down to the last ...

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Church Calendar

• September 24th: Union Chapel United Methodist Church, 1098 Hammett Road, La-Grange, GA. Rev. Walter McMullon, Pastor. Their annual men day celebration at 3:00pm • 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. ...

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City of LaGrange Makes Granger Park Improvements


LaGrange, Ga. September 18, 2017 – City of La-Grange crews are finishing up some improvements to Granger Park this week. The original exercise equipment by the track is getting a facelift to match the new exercise equipment recently donated by the Heart of West Georgia. City workers spent Monday morning sanding and painting the existing stationary equipment to match the ...

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Gunshots from Car Leads to Five Arrests

LaGrange Police investigating a gun complaint ended up arresting five people for various offenses, including drug charges. Early Sunday morning about 2:50 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department began checking the area of Fourth Avenue and Park Avenue due to a call about a large group of people at a party with a gun. While checking the area, officers ...

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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. • Friday afternoon about 12:42 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and made contact the store’s loss prevention personnel, who stated the female shoplifting ...

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LaGrange Police Officer Participates in Discussion of Georgia’s Opioid Crisis


LaGrange, Ga. September 15, 2017 – LaGrange Police Sergeant Mark Cavender participated in the Georgia Municipal Association’s discussion on the opioid crisis in Georgia. According to researchers with the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University – there have been 1,000 deaths from opioid abuse in Georgia in just 2016. The GMA held a workshop on the opioid crisis ...

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Lafayette Christian School Honored with Operation Christmas Child Award


For over 20 years, Wanda Peterson and Lafayette Christian School have been participating in a special, magical event that affects children all across the globe that are in need. Year after year, students, parents, and faculty have collected shoe boxes full of toys and other things that they need and shipped them across the world. Operation Christmas Child is a ...

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