Monthly Archives: October 2017

LaGrange Candidates Make their Case at Forum


The candidates for La-Grange Mayor and District 1B City Council participated in a political forum Thursday night hosted by Del’Avant. The event was a joint effort held by the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and the local Republican and Democratic Parties. Though these municipal elections are non-partisan, but the topics were pre-approved by both political parties. None of the candidates ...

Read More »

Bellevue Hosts 2017 Fashion Show at Del’Avant


This past Thursday afternoon, October 12th was a special day for several local ladies here in town. This past Thursday was the annual fashion show for the LaGrange Women’s Club, the wonderful ladies of Bellevue. The event hall at Del’Avant began to quickly fill with women from all around, enjoying a lunch together and preparing for the fashion show. Once ...

Read More »

A Standard Of Excellence: Sharks Bear Down, Cut Times


Everything starts somewhere. For the Troup County Sharks swimming team their starting point comes with the stare of head coach William Yin. He has expectations for every swimmer in his program, newcomer or veteran. Yin demands his swimmers full attention and their optimum effort. Hard work is very often the difference between first place and last place. The coach is ...

Read More »

Ice Hockey In His Blood: Gogel Is Learning Fast


To live it, a person has to love it. Landen Gogel craves every second of it. The 10-yearold LaGrange boy is an ice hockey player. Yes, thousands of miles away from the frozen rivers and lakes of the North, Gogel has discovered one of the rougest games of all right here in West Georgia. Hello ice hockey – with the ...

Read More »

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. to a theft. Officers arrived and spoke to the store manager, who stated that a former employee had taken $40 from a cash register the previous day while she was at work. The theft was ...

Read More »

Third Annual March for Jesus Moves Through Downtown this past Weekend


The churches here in the LaGrange/Troup County community are constantly moving and continue to stay involved in various things all across the town. From fundraisers to special events and charitable causes, there is always something going on somewhere in town to promote unity, giving, and praise. This past weekend, on Saturday, October 7th, an event returned once again where people ...

Read More »

Jackson Printing: Your One Stop Print Stop


For over 25 years Jackson Printing has been a staple in all things printing. The Herndon family takes pride in quality, customer satisfaction and quick turnaround. They have recently added new vinyl graphic printer equipment to round out what they can offer to their customers to truly make it a one stop shop. They offer the standard business and personal ...

Read More »

Man Airlifted After Trucks Collide on West Point Road


A male was airlifted for emergency treatment after two trucks collided on West Point Road Thursday afternoon. The accident occurred at the intersection of West Point Road and Fling Road around shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Georgia State Troopers are still investigating the accident, but witnesses say a Chevrolet K5 Blazer being driven by a 16-year-old male turned left ...

Read More »

Community Calendar

October 14: Criminal Record Restriction Day. 10am-2pm. Griggs Recreation Center. You must present to complete record restriction. Completed application must be submitted BEFORE SEPT. 14 to LaGrange Police Dept. ot Troup County jail. First 300 applications accepted. • October 16th: The WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Board of Trustees meets routinely on the third Monday of each month at 5:15 ...

Read More »

Pills in Wrong Bottle Yields Drug Charge


LaGrange Police have arrested a man on a misdemeanor drug charge after he was suspiciously found with prescription opiates in his mother’s pill bottle. Monday evening about 5:18 p.m., LaGrange Police conducted a traffic stop on a Saturn Ion on North Cary Street for a seatbelt violation. Police then conducted the routine traffic stop and made contact with the driver, ...

Read More »