Monthly Archives: November 2017

Community Calendar

• December18th: 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. • Now – July 2017: Pasaquan Works on Paper by Eddie Owens Martin. Regular Museum Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9-5PM and Every Third Saturday from 1-4PM. The La-Grange Art Museum ...

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Man Stabbed During Hamilton Street Robbery

LaGrange Police are currently investigating a delayed Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault report where a local man was allegedly robbed and stabbed, but didn’t bother to seek help till the next morning. Tuesday morning about 8 a.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the West Georgia Medical Center in reference to a subject who had been stabbed. Officers ...

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Police Recover Stolen Firearm During Traffic Stop

LaGrange Police have arrested a convicted felon for gun possession after a residual odor of marijuana led them to discover a stolen firearm. Tuesday morning about 11:30 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Dallis Street near Juniper Street. Officers observed an odor of marijuana, so police began to investigate potential drug activity. When questioned, ...

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Cavaliers Take Their Positive Playoff Vibes To Brooks County

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Only eight teams are left in the Georgia Class AA state championship hunt, and the Callaway Cavaliers are one of those football teams that is still living the dream and the good life. Callaway High will put its reputation and its rear end on the line one more time tonight in a third round state playoff game at Brooks County ...

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Gardner Newman Middle School Students Connect with Never Forget Traveling Exhibit

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When Amanda Pack attended the Georgia Council for Social Studies’ annual conference last month, she didn’t expect to bring a museum to Gardner Newman Middle School (GNMS). Just one month later, through her connections and networking at the conference, the Mustangs now have a Holocaust museum living in their media center. Pack, who teaches 6th grade Social Studies and Current ...

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LaGrange Art Museum to Host Francoise Gilot Exhibit

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The LaGrange Art Museum will feature the exhibition of Francoise Gilot: A Retrospective of Original Prints starting November 10th. Gilot, soon to be 96, premiered her first exhibition of paintings in Paris in 1943. The following year, at age 21, she met and became a very intimate friend of famed artist Pablo Picasso, then 61. Their relationship continued for nine ...

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Diverse Power Donates Funds to West Georgia Worx for Audiometric Equipment

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A gift of $6,535 from Diverse Power in La-Grange has enabled Well- Star West Georgia Worx to purchase audiometric equipment so it can perform precise onsite hearing evaluations for businesses and companies in west Georgia and east Alabama. WellStar West Georgia Worx has provided Diverse Power with occupational medicine services for the past several years, including various employee health screenings ...

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports

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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. • Friday afternoon about 1:58 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Brown Cab Service on Colquitt Street in reference to a theft. Officers arrived at the business and spoke to the complainant, who stated they had ...

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Loud Music Leads to Multiple Felony Arrests

A brief burst of loud music led to the arrest of a male and female Friday night. Police initially tried to warn them that people were trying to sleep, but after much arguing the two were hauled off to jail for felony drug and gun possession. The incident occurred late Friday night about 12:37 a.m. while officers with the LaGrange ...

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