Monthly Archives: October 2017

Red Ribbon Week Set for October 23-27


Next week, a very special campaign is set to begin here in our community and across the country. Red Ribbon Week is almost upon us and with it comes a stark reminder against the perils of drug and alcohol addiction. This is an issue across the country and here in LaGrange and Troup County, there is a focus on prevention ...

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Marching On_LaGrange High School Band


The LaGrange High School Band currently highlights 142 students of various musical talents supporting and cheering on the Granger nation. However, according to Dr. Jarrett Farrell, band director for LHS, “It has taken a team effort to build our marching band program to the family we are today.” When Dr. Farrell moved to La-Grange, the band consisted of 23 students. ...

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Community Calendar

• October 23: The Elms & Roses Garden Council of La-Grange will sponsor its 4th Garden Lacture with jason Powell, owner of Petals from the Past, Jemison, AL on October 23, 2017 at Del’avant, 141 Main Street, La-Grange, GA. Starts at 5:30pm with Petals from the Past, followed by the lacture (Tough Plants for Southern Gardens) at 6:30. Tickets are ...

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Countess Speaks on KMMG at Chamber Breakfast


This past Tuesday, October 17th, was a very busy day for the citizens of La-Grange and Troup County. Besides government meetings, community events, and the seeming all around speed up of time as the holidays approach, there is a lot happening here in town. With so many developments and projects currently happening everywhere across the board, sometimes things can be ...

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Theft Suspects Film Themselves Testing Stolen Police Vest


Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested two candidates for Dumb Criminal of the Year and potential Darwin Award winners after they reportedly stole a bulletproof vest from a police vehicle and tested it out on themselves. The arrests came as the result of an investigation over recent weeks, where investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office began working a string of Thefts, ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports


Police & Sheriff’s Reports • Monday afternoon about 4:44 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Dollar General on Commerce Avenue in reference to reports of Shoplifting. Officers arrived and spoke to employees, who stated that an unknown female, later identified as Ashley Buchanan, had just stolen three boxes of press-on nails and fled in a vehicle. The clerk stated Buchanan ...

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Mosley Named as Troup County’s New Assistant County Manager


Mosley Named as Troup County’s New Assistant County Manager October 17th, there was a very special announcement made by the County Commissioners regarding a position within their ranks. For quite some time, the County has been searching for an Assistant County Manager to help fill some of the various duties that the office needs. That Tuesday morning, the County named ...

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Mr. West Point Lake: Crosby Receives Adulation, $3,284


Mr. West Point Lake: Crosby Receives Adulation, $3,284 Chris Fernsler Sports Editor For more than two decades, Randy Crosby has been a fishing guide of prominence, promise and largemouth bass on West Point Lake. Crosby has been a part of the mouth-watering, eye-catching backdrop at the lake for 25 years. The former iron man of prep football, Crosby, the exoffensive ...

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Crosby Still Has The “It” Factor; So Does Williams, Bass Tourney Titlist


The tournament namesake was there and forever accounted for. Randy Crosby, the man of the hour and the local fishing legend, was even more important than the largemouth bass in Saturday’s fishing tournament on West Point Lake. And on that day the tournament of choice was the Randy Crosby Benefit Fishing Tournament. “This is a great thing. There’s nothing like ...

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Construction Crews Begin Work on Segment 2 of The Thread


LaGrange, Ga. October 13, 2017 – Crews started construction on Segment 2 of The Thread this week at Harris Fields, near the playground. The second segment will run from the Mike Daniel Recreation Center to the intersection of Daniel and Ware Streets. There is an existing trail from the Mike Daniel Rec Center that runs about a half mile through ...

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