Monthly Archives: September 2017

Owen Gets His Competitive Fire From Weekly Hockey Matches


He admits he doesn’t know much about the game itself. But what Jim Owen does have is an appetite for the wild side. That is what the Lanett, Ala. man gets every Sunday afternoon in the LaGrange Street Hockey League. Owen is learning and is going with the flow. “I first came here for speed work and agility. I’m a ...

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LaGrange Hockey Players Can’t Wait For Sunday Afternoon


Little by little and with each passing month, street hockey is becoming an integral part of the sports fabric in LaGrange. Four years ago the La-Grange Street Hockey League was born, thanks to Glenn Cunningham and Brett Miolen. These two Massachusetts transplants and Boston Bruin fans have done LaGrange a favor. The local league is still picking up players and ...

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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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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. • Saturday night about 7:43 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to shoplifting in progress. While en route, officers were informed that the suspects were fleeing the scene ...

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Football and Community Legend Honored With Street Name

Saturday morning friends, family, and former teammates joined public officials in a dedication ceremony to officially rename a portion of Niles Street for local football legend Vince Sutton. The street renaming ceremony and official ribbon cutting was held outside Sutton’s former home on Niles Street in the current Lucy Morgan Housing Complex. Starting at 9 a.m., Saturday friends and family ...

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AGCAO Mentoring Is Growing Quickly Here In The LaGrange and Troup County Community


One thing for certain is that there are many people within our community that are dedicated to protecting and nurturing our children, making sure that they grow into productive citizens. Several of these men and women find unique and creative programs to reach these goals. One of these groups, AGCAO (Adaptive Growth and Cultural Advancement Organization) Mentoring and Tutoring, has ...

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DAD Holds Patriots Day Celebration At Park


On Saturday, Defending America’s Defenders Inc. (DAD) held a Patriot’s Day Celebration at Pine Road Park to help honor veterans and first responders, and to help raise funds for their community efforts. DAD is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring and supporting America’s homeless, disabled, and disadvantaged veterans. The group is an all volunteer tax-exempt service and charity organization that ...

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Community Calendar

• September 18th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board Room. • October 3rd: Lunch and Learn Series! Join the Troup County Master Gardeners on a Free Horicultural Adventure on October 3 with Bulbs in the Georgia Landscape. ...

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Bark At The Park Returns To LaGrange This Past Weekend


 This past Saturday morning, September 9th was a special time for the animals of LaGrange and Troup County. All across the community, there are many people that have pets that are like members of the family and as such, they long to take care of them and show them off to others in the community. Until recently, there have not ...

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Second Annual LIFE International Festival A Great Success For Community


LaGrange and Troup County saw the return of an incredible event this past Saturday afternoon, September 9th when the L.I.F.E International Festival returned to the downtown area. A place of diversity and culture, curious about other lands and other ways of living, this city has always been one to welcome wonderful and awe inspiring events such as this. To be ...

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