Monthly Archives: February 2018

Citizen’s Police Academy Week 4: Narcotics and Gangs

This week the LaGrange Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy covered topics that are sadly becoming a part of life: drugs and gangs. The class went over current drug and gang issues as well as ways police are attempting to help eliminate both. The lesson was taught by Sgt. Mark Cavender of the LaGrange Police Department. Cavender has been working “Vice” ...

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Black Panther Shows its Claws on Opening Night


This Presidents’Day weekend, Marvel fans were in for an all-star cinematic experience. The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s newest film has already earned its spot among the greats, even surpassing several long-time favorites. Black Panther opened to sold-out theaters this passed Thursday, February 15th. Sources projected opening night ticket sales of $25 million, tying with Captain America: Civil War as the second ...

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Sharon J’s Holds Ribbon Cutting at New Location


Since 2014, Sharon J’s has been delivering the latest fashion trends directly to the ladies of Troup County. Starting on Bull Street, moving to Commerce Avenue, and now moving to its new location on Main Street, Sharon J’s has always been a LaGrange staple. Family owned and operated by Randy and Laura Sievert and named for Laura’s mother Sharon Cochran, ...

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Lafayette and Adrienne and the Marriage Near Missed


This month occasions the 245th anniversary of a major event. The Marquis de Lafayette and Adrienne de Noailles married Monday, April 11, 1774. One of the great partnerships of all time, it was a near miss. Lafayette’s father died when Lafayette was two, sliced in half by an English cannonball. His mother died when Lafayette was twelve. He became heir ...

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Community Calendar

• February 20: The LaGrange Sierra Club invites everyone to their monthly meeting Tuesday, February 20th at LaGrange College :Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 and the meeting will be from 7-8PM. Our Sierra Club February meeting will highlight current environmentally related bills in the 2018 Legislative Session and how YOU can make a difference ...

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Man Charged for Fake Sexual Harassment Claims

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a LaGrange man for a misdemeanor obstruction of public officials charge after he allegedly conducted a hoax accusing a church leader of sexual impropriety. In late January, Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators received information from William Chasten “Chase” Williams indicating that he received a text message from an unknown female asking for help. According to ...

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County Continues to Push Anti-Litter Campaign at Recent Work Session


The county has been on an incredibly active streak throughout the beginning of 2018. From meetings to re-election campaigns beginning to kick off, county officials are on their way to making 2018 an exciting year for all citizens. This past Thursday morning, February 15th, the county held one of their regularly scheduled work sessions to discuss upcoming items that they ...

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Wanted Suspect Found with Meth

Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a local woman on two separate felony charges, all stemming from an incident on Wednesday. Wednesday afternoon around 12:09 p.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators responded to the 100 block of Chase Road looking for a felony wanted suspect. Deputies arrived and knocked on the door attempting to serve the warrant, but they were unable ...

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