Monthly Archives: December 2017

Police & Sheriff’s Reports

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Police & Sheriff’s Reports • Saturday afternoon about 4:09 p.m. LaGrange Police responded to the Belk department store at the La-Grange Mall in reference to Shoplifting. Officers arrived and made contact with contact an employee and suspect, Ashley Gates, in the parking lot. The loss prevention employee stated that Gates and another female, later identified as Precious Durham, entered the ...

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Auburn Hopes To Have A “Peachy” New Year In Atlanta

One of the most curious and fascinating bowl games is the Jan. 1 matchup in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl with No. 7 Auburn and 10th-ranked Central Florida. Auburn is battle-tested and still famished. The Tigers beat a pair of top ranked teams during the regular season. Auburn won the Western Division in the Southeastern Conference. The Tigers came within a ...

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Largemouth Bass Tease The Fishermen On A Frosty Christmas

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Rubber worms and every other flavor of artificial lures were on the menu. Tim Pruitt and the other anglers tried just about everything that they knew in order to entice the largemouth bass. It was nippy on Christmas Eve on West Point Lake. It wasn’t snowing, but it was cold enough to freeze an ice cream sandwich. All that Pruitt, ...

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Herschel Is 55 Now, But His Legend Is Growing

It’s been 35 years since Herschel Walker last run over a Southeastern Conference linebacker. That’s a long time. But football legends in the South die hard. Sometimes they don’t die at all. Herschel Walker, now 55 years old, comes to mind. The former Georgia Bulldog tailback and the three time All-American is one guy whose memory refuses to fade. Just ...

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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. • On December 20, La-Grange Police responded to the All Pro Chevrolet dealership on New Franklin Road in reference to a stolen vehicle. Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated that they received ...

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LaGrange Lifestyle: Column

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Troup County News is now running weekly articles from some of our talented writers. These columns will pertain to interests of the individual writers, subjects they want to share and think would be interesting for Troup County News’ readers. My lifestyle column will cover weekly snippets of interesting things to do around town, travel, health, safety, and any other lifestyle ...

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Dr. James Bruce named WellStar West Georgia Medical Center’s 2017 Physician of the Year

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Dr. James “Jim” Bruce has been honored as Well-Star West Georgia Medical Center’s 2017 Physician of the Year for his more than 35 years of service to his patients, the hospital and the community. Dr. Bruce chose to practice medicine in LaGrange, after serving a summer externship under the guidance of Doctors Robert Copeland, Julian Duttera and Jay Geisler, while ...

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Honour Hendricks Leads CHS Drama Department to Victory

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Callaway High School’s new Drama Director, Honour Hayes Hendricks loves seeing her student’s excitement as they perform on stage. As the yearbook advisor and a first year educator, she has made Troup County her choice for employment. Growing up only one county over in Manchester, she says that she and her husband, Jeremy, love the area. While getting to know ...

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Donate your Christmas trees for West Point Lake fish structures

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Project will accept real Christmas trees, not artificial trees, for recycling Dec. 26, through Jan. 13. The trees will be used to create fish structures at various locations. The trees may be dropped off in the parking lots of Yellow Jacket Boat Ramp and Sunny Point Boat Ramp in Georgia ...

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Crime Stoppers Offering Reward for Recent Armed Robberies

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The Troup County Crime Stoppers are offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a suspect believed to have committed a pair of recent armed robberies in Troup County. Both robberies were committed exactly one month apart on November 14 and December 14, at the Pony Express and Charter Bank, respectively. Security video captured ...

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