Monthly Archives: February 2018

Ice Queen Freezes Sweetland On Ice


It’s well known around LaGrange and its neighboring cities that Sweetland Amphitheatre has brought people from all around to the area. With its concerts, events, and festivals, Sweetland has become a summertime hotspot, but the fun didn’t stop in the summer this year. Sweetland Amphitheatre is now the home of Sweetland On Ice, the local ice skating rink, and THE ...

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“Victory through Harmony” Set for February 24th in LaGrange

Have you ever felt like taking a step back in time? It would be quite an experience to see the sights and hear the sounds of a decade you’ve never seen, or maybe one you have seen that brings back fond memories. The opportunity to do just that has presented itself in “Victory through Harmony”Songs that Won the War. This ...

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Long Cane Middle School Students Pitch Idea to LaGrange City Manager


A class of Long Cane Middle School students presented an idea to La-Grange City Manager Meg Kelsey. Nine students from Chris McCalla’s STEM class asked Kelsey to consider increasing the number of electric vehicle or EV charging stations in the City of LaGrange. The students addressed issues like how to pay for the program and how to market the idea ...

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Cadet of the Month for January 2018.


It is with great pleasure that AFJROTC GA-20068 announces Jasmine Diaz was selected as Cadet of the Month for January 2018. She has consistently demonstrated an outstanding attitude, superb leadership, and school spirit. During the month of January, cadet Diaz averaged 99% for uniform wear and physical fitness participation. Jasmine has performed superbly as the CHS AFJROTC Color Guard Commander ...

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Callaway High School Student of the Month for January 2018


Congratulations to Jamie Sellers who was selected Chick-Fil-A’s Callaway High School Student of the Month for January 2018. Jamie was selected because he is thought to exemplify our school’s mission to ‘Be Callaway’ through his hard work, respect for others & willingness to help his classmates. Sellers is pictured (l-r) with Gina Langston of Chick-Fil-A on LaFayette Parkway & Dr. ...

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Troup County School System Announces Student Make-Up Day is March 9th

March 9th already marked as ‘Inclement Weather Day’ on school calendar Last week when Principal Willie Cooks at Berta Weathersbee Elementary stood in front of a parent group and opened the floor for questions, only one was asked: Will the students have to make-up time missed due to weather. Since the beginning of the school year, Troup County School System ...

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Men’s Basketball: Alex Bonner leads Panthers in 114-97 shootout loss to Pfeiffer on Senior Day


Senior Alex Bonner had a game-high 31 points as LaGrange lost 114-97 to visiting Pfeiffer on Senior Day. Bonner, Michael Mc-Cauley, Duncan Parker, and Nate Rosetti were honored before Sunday’s game. ‘Very proud of the seniors coming out today,’ Coach Kendal Wallace said. ‘Its been a great season for those four guys and a great four years. They have all ...

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Baseball: Fain, Layrisson lead Panthers past Centre 9-1


LaGrange took the deciding game of its threegame series with Centre with a 9-1 win Saturday at Cleaveland Field in Williamson Stadium. The second straight win upped the Panthers’ record to 5-2. Centre is now 1-2. The Panthers banged out 11 hits in the game. Jack Layrisson had three hits, including two doubles, and four RBIs. Austin Jones had a ...

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Rec Basketball Season Winds Down


Basketball players hit the courts this past Saturday at Mike Daniel Recreation Center in LaGrange. Parents and siblings filled the stands to cheer for their favorite players. There were several games that day. The 4/5 year old age group’s Eagles fought the Spartans and Huskies battled the Bulldogs. The 6/7 year old range’s Cleveland vs. Houston and Memphis vs. New ...

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Troup County Parks and Recreation Holds Evaluations for Rec Baseball


Baseball is perhaps the oldest and most beloved past time. From the Majors all the way to local recreational programs, the sport is played by millions and millions the world over. Here in LaGrange and Troup County, the sport continues to be a big hit, with our community producing some incredible baseball talents over the years. This past Thursday night, ...

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