Monthly Archives: October 2017

Heard County Upsets Cavaliers; Holy Ground Decks Lafayette

The Callaway High Cavaliers are no longer the favorite to win the Region 5-AAfootballchampionship. Heard County made sure of that as the Braves upset Callaway, 35-28 on Friday night in a region football game in Franklin. The Cavalier loss broke Callaway’s 25-game regular season winning streak, which began on Aug. 27, 2015. But even in this game against Heard County, ...

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Vaught Put His Stamp On Ole Miss Football

Nobody liked to have fun like former Ole Miss football coach Johnny Vaught. He was a frequent visitor to the golf links. In between his birdies and double-bogeys, Vaught cracked a few jokes. And then he played on. Vaught made friends easily. He was endearing, inviting and always up for a good game of something or the other. Vaught had ...

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Colts Trot Past Raiders; Crim Churns For 104 Yards


Hendrix Stadium was the place to be on Thursday night. Some of life’s most valuable lessons were learned right there in the Youth Flag Football League. The 6 & 7-year-old players from the Colts and Raiders got their daily allowance of perseverance, teamwork, sportsmanship and touchdowns. As Colts running back Landon Crim said, “You have to try, and you have ...

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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. • Thursday morning about 10:21 a.m., officers took a walk-in report at the La-Grange Police Department in reference to a theft. Officers spoke to a representative of Big Tex Trucking, who stated a 53- foot-trailer, ...

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Hobby Lobby Preparing for an Early 2018 Opening


LaGrange, Ga. October 12, 2017 – Hobby Lobby representatives are releasing more details about their proposed opening. According to Hobby Lobby’s Communications Coordinator Bob Miller, the store’s opening is expected in early 2018. “We are eager to get the doors open on the LaGrange store and look forward to being a part of the community,” he said. The 55,000 square-foot ...

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Jungle Bus Delights Early Learners with Characters and Books


LaGrange, Ga., October 9, 2017 – Recently, Jungle Jama and her friend Reading Ranger pulled up in apartment complexes and school parking lots driving a jungle-themed school bus. Their purpose, you ask, was to put a book in children’s hands in hopes of impacting early learning. Starting in Hogansville, the mobile bookmobile also came to LaGrange and will soon travel ...

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Community Calendar

• October 16th: 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 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, ...

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Man Jailed for Domestic Abuse


LaGrange Police have arrested another domestic violence suspect after his alleged victim finally got fed up with the abuse. Thursday night about 8:18 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 1600 block of Jackson Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived and spoke with the female victim, who stated her husband, Jose Jimenez, had punched her in the face ...

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Callaway High School Homecoming Court


Next week, Callaway High School will celebrate its 22nd Homecoming. Recently, the student body selected its 2017 Homecoming Court. They are pictured as follows (l-r seated) Hannah Hidalgo, Addie Kate Pruett, Abbie Gholston, Kelly Carlisle, Naomi Ozley & Alexia Hurston (standing l-r) Cheney Eubanks, Jasmine Dukes, Nyasia Woodyard, Ken Wilson, Jonathan Leonard, Lichon Terrell, DQ Wilkerson, Kyle Campbell, Noah Stephens, ...

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