Monthly Archives: October 2017

27th Annual Chili Cook Off and Trick or Treating this Saturday


Downtown LaGrange’s 27 th annual Chili Cook Off will take place this Saturday on Sweetland Amphitheatre’s great lawn. Chili tasting tickets are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. The event includes a competition between 15 local Chili teams competing to be the Best Chili by People’s choice and by the Judge’s choice. The Best Booth award will be selected ...

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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 afternoon about 4 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Holliday Realtor on Hill Street in reference to reports of Financial Transaction Card Fraud. Officers arrived and spoke to the complainant, who stated one of ...

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Officer Collecting Water Filters for Hurricane Relief


A Troup County Detention Officer is currently working to collect water filtration devices to help hurricane victims in Peurto Rico get fresh, safe drinking water. It’s been just over a month since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, which devastate the island territory and took the lives of more than 60 people. Since the initial devastation, much of Puerto Rico ...

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Local Real Estate Agents Help Fund Lego Wall at Franklin Forest


Makerspace areas are trending across the United States as places for students to be creative. Throughout the Troup County School System, media centers are transitioning from the traditional quiet place to study and learn to a place where students can reach their optimal intellectual experiences by experiencing learning through creativity and handson application. Franklin Forest Elementary School is on the ...

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The Annual LaGrange Lions Club BBQ Fundraiser


Tickets are now on sale for the annual Lagrange Lions Club BBQ Fundraiser! Purchase tickets from your favorite Lions Club member to benefit local sight conservation. Ticket prices are as follows: $10 per plate $20 per two pounds of meat (bulk) $10 per quart of stew ( bulk) Plates may be purchased the day of at the drivethrough in one ...

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Reeves Rounds Up Classic Bass Fishing Championship

Nobody can wiggle his fishing lure quite like Toby Reeves. The LaGrange fisherman made all the right calls and most of the heavyweight catches as he won the Reel 30 Bass Trail Classic championship last weekend on not one, but two lakes. Day No. 1 of the tournament was held on Lake Harding. That was followed by some sun and ...

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Bulldogs Chew Up Broncos; Scott Scores On Interception Return


They do have some bark and some bite. The Bulldogs also have some uncollared tenacity as displayed in their 26-0 shutout against the La-Grange Broncos in a 9 & 10-year-old Youth League football game on Tuesday night. On this pigskin evening at Callaway Stadium, the Bulldogs won in some unconventional ways, but that is all a part of this team’s ...

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Granger Seniors Have One Final Goal: A Win At Chapel Hill


Tough hardly explains it. The Grangers have endured a lot of losing with a great deal of emotion in this football season. They have dealt with the death of a treasured teammate, freshman Nar’quevious Tucker, from a summer swimming accident. Tucker is still in the thoughts of the Granger football players every day and on every Friday night. LaGrange High ...

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Glisson Preaches, Teaches As Tigers Get Ready For Cedartown


The team with the Blue & Gold swagger had a humbling moment after practice on Wednesday night. Troup High head football coach Tanner Glisson got up on his soapbox and had a heart-to-heart discussion with his Tiger team. The players mostly listened, and Glisson did some preaching that would have made Billy Graham blush. “We’ve been winning on the big ...

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Callaway Is Still Ranked Third; Troup Maintains No. 4 Position

Football rankings should be taken with a grain of sea salt and a gulp of Gatorade. The high school football polls are a conversation piece. They are a gauge. The polls are a state pulse for prep football in Georgia. The Troup Tigers and Callaway Cavaliers are alive and well. Callaway High, coming off a 35-28 loss to rival Heard ...

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