Monthly Archives: October 2017

Junior Service League Attic Sale Draws Huge Crowd

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Tradition is held at a very high standard here in La- Grange and Troup County. Our history is full of tradition and it is these interwoven threads that provide us with an identity and all of the flair that a beautiful hometown community needs. Many of these traditions here involve a spirit of charity and giving back to others that ...

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Two Fires Cap Long Week for Fire Department

Local Firefighters have had their work cut out for them recently with three structure fires in one week. If it seems to you that we’ve had a lot of fires lately, you’re not alone. Fire officials have also noticed the alarming trend. After dealing with a house fire on North Greenwood Street on Monday, La-Grange Fighters never expected to have ...

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Juvenile Charged with Burglary in Entering Auto Investigation

LaGrange Police have additionally charged a 14year-old juvenile with Burglary and Theft by Receiving after an Entering Auto investigation revealed a large amount of property stolen from a local residence. The whole investigation began Thursday afternoon about 2 p.m., when LaGrange Police were called to the Sun Park Apartments on Hogansville Road in reference to an Entering Auto. Officers arrived ...

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Cartersville Blitzes LaGrange, ‘Canes Hold Grangers To 35 Yards

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Over the past three seasons the Cartersville Hurricanes have won 37 football games and two state championships. Cartersville is currently ranked No. 1 in Class AAAA in Georgia this fall. The Hurricanes convinced another opponent on Friday night with their 56-0 shutout against LaGrange High. There was no home cooking at Callaway Stadium for the Grangers, who had their upset ...

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Cougars Bash The Lions, 88-74, Shaw: “We are dog tired”

It’s been a long, hard season for Lafayette Christian. But all the bumps and black eyes now seem worth it. Now only did the Cougars break their six-game losing streak on Friday night, Lafayette Christian also shattered a few single-game school records with an 8874 dismantling of the Praise Academy Lions in a football game that never seemed like it ...

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Versatile Cavaliers Smoke Lamar, Thompson: “We’re finding our rhythm”

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Whether they’re ahead or behind, they always seem to play with a purpose. That’s just the Cavalier football concept. Callaway High plays all out – from offense, to defense, to special teams. Senior center Lawrence Thompson and the Cavaliers showcased some of that versatility on Thursday night in a 48-7 rout of the Lamar County Trojans. Callaway High scored the ...

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Kirby Smart: The Right Man For The Job At Georgia

After a little less than two years on the job, Georgia has learned plenty from Bulldogs head football coach Kirby Smart. We now know, without a doubt, that the 41-yearold Smart is the right man to lead the Bulldog football program. Smart has brought energy and humility to Athens. Smart has instilled confidence and a still evolving work ethic in ...

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Lamar Dodd Art Center Exhibition Celebrates American Indian Art

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Lamar Dodd Art Center Exhibition Celebrates American Indian Art The Lamar Dodd Art Center at LaGrange College is exhibiting two collections of North American Indian art objects from scholars Leland and Josephine Altman Case and Bonnie Dale Sansom. The Case collection came to the college in the 1970s through a friendship with former college President Waights G. Henry Jr., and ...

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Jenny Scott Chosen as Teacher of the Month

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Congratulations to Jenny Scott for being chosen as Teacher of the Month. This is her third year at Hogansville Elementary School, and she teaches Kindergarten, First and Second Grade Math. She graduated in 2014 from Columbus State University with her bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. She has wanted to be a teacher since she was a little girl, and ...

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Man Airlifted After Trucks Collide on West Point Road

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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 ...

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