Monthly Archives: March 2018

Deputies Looking to Identify Female

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Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are asking for help identifying a female who is believed to have stolen some lawn equipment from the back of a truck. On Tuesday, Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Stephen’s Store near the corner of Bartley Road and Whitesville Road in reference to a theft. Deputies arrived and made contact with the victim, who stated ...

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Piedmont Newnan Announces Expansion Holland Ware and Faye Hendrix-Ware Contribute $2 Million

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Holland Ware and Faye Hendrix-Ware Contribute $2 Million Hogansville residents, Holland Ware and Faye Hendrix-Ware have pledged $2 million to support construction of a new 18-bed Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. “Partnering with Piedmont Newnan Hospital and seeing the expansion is something I have been hoping for,” said Ware. “This is an honor for me and my ...

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Disabled Hunters to Hold Memorial Hunt

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Everyone here in Troup County knows a hunter. Hunting is one of the most popular pastimes in the south, and many people enjoy the peace and quiet of a deer stand, the rush of adrenaline when you hear hoofsteps or the rustle of feathers, and the joy of bringing home fresh game to eat on for the next few days. ...

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Man Terrorizes Store During Mental Health Crisis

A man got his wish to be sent to jail Thursday afternoon when he began terrorizing a convenience store. Thursday afternoon about 2:25 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Valero fuel station in reference to a male subject having mental health issues and vandalizing the store. Police had already dealt with the man earlier in the ...

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Students Prepare Bowls for Empty Bowl Dinner this April

Poverty is a big problem globally, with many in need of food, water, and shelter every day. These issues are not localized, but are spread across the world. Here in LaGrange and Troup County, there are men and women that face these same issues. However, there are groups and organizations dedicated to helping fix these issues through various means of ...

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Troup Comes Up Short in Tough Battle

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Troup Comes Up Short in Tough Battle The Troup High Tiger baseball team hit a stumbling block in Friday night’s game against the Cartersville Hurricanes. The Canes tore through Tiger Field, leaving a scoreless Troup team in their wake. The Tigers fell 5-0 in the first matchup between the two region powerhouses. Both teams entered the game undefeated in region ...

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Callaway High School Fishing Team Place Fifth in GICAA Tournament

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While many were celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day and wearing green Saturday, two local Callaway High School students were competing in the GICAA State Fishing Championship on Lake Sinclair. Congratulations to anglers Matthew Freeman and John Reed Batchelor of the Callaway High School Fishing Team for placing fifth in the tournament. These two did an exceptional job of adjusting their on ...

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The Hogansville City Council Unanimously Passed the Resolution to Become a Purple Heart City

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The Hogansville City Council on Monday approved a resolution to become a Purple Heart City. The official declaration will be unveiled at this year’s Memorial Day Celebration in Hogansville. The Purple Heart was created as a Badge of Military Merit by President George Washington in 1782 as the first American service award or declaration to common soldiers. It is given ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

• March 31 – EASTER PET PARADE: The 13thAnnual Pet Parade benefiting the Humane Society of Harris Country will be held at the entrance to Longleaf at Callaway community off of Hwy 354, Pine Mountain. The event will take place Saturday, March 31 at 10:00 am. There will be prizes for several categories including best outfit and best bonnet. Included ...

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Grangers Rally for a Cause

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In Thursday night’s basketball game between the LaGrange High faculty and the West Georgia Wolverines, there were two main rules. The game had to be clean and fun. And all players had to be in a wheelchair. For the LaGrange faculty playing and for the fans watching, the game offered a glimpse into the life of fellow Granger Logan Wegienka. ...

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