Monthly Archives: February 2018

Reward Offered for Lady Elaine Street Murder

The Troup County Crime Stoppers have offered a $2,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the subject(s) responsible for the murder of Antonio M. Harris. Harris, age 31, was killed around 9 p.m. on January 29th during an incident where unknown suspects fired numerous gunshots into a house on Lady Elaine Street in La-Grange. Police say the ...

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Man Threatens Family During Apparent Drug Trip


LaGrange Police have arrested a man on multiple felony charges after he allegedly threatened a local family during what appeared to be a bad drug trip. Wednesday night about 10:39 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 400 block of Harwell Avenue in reference to a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived and found a male and female yelling ...

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First United Methodist Church of LaGrange Hosts Valdez Brothers


First United Methodist Church of LaGrange held its monthly Thursday Lunch Club (TLC) this past Thursday, February 1st. As always, the church provided a delicious, family-style meal. After plates of roast beef and vegetables had been passed around each table, everyone settled in to enjoy fellowshipping before the presentations began. The presentations began with discussion of upcoming events and some ...

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State Farm David Christie Celebrates 43rd Anniversary


For 43 years, David Christie has been a leader in business and community involvement in the West Georgia area. On Thursday, February 1st, their agency celebrated his many years of faithful service with State Farm Insurance and to the community. After graduating from UGA with a Business Management degree, David worked with C & S National Bank in Atlanta and ...

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Community Calendar

• February 5: CASA of Troup County, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is in need of community volnteers. Training classes will begin on Monday February 5th and will be held on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:00pm-7:30pm. The trainings will be held at the CASA office at 118 Ridley Avenue. Please contact Katrina Self, Executive Director, at (706) 298-3629 or ...

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West Point Woman Charged with Arson and Attempted Murder


West Point Police have arrested a woman on numerous charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault and a separate arson incident. On Wednesday evening around 6:15 p.m., officers with the West Point Police Department arrested Wanda Michelle Buckner, of West Point, after she turned herself in on warrants from an assault that allegedly took place on August 25, 2017. Buckner ...

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Bad Parking Leads to Felony Drug Arrest


Police have arrested a man on a felony drug charge as a result of an investigation that started with stopping to deal with an illegally parked vehicle. Tuesday night about 8:51 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department observed an improperly parked truck in near the end of Sirrine Street. No one was in the driver’s seat, so officers made ...

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