Monthly Archives: April 2018

Troup Baseball Shines in State-Tournament Opener


Troup Baseball Shines in State-Tournament Opener The Troup Tigers decimated the Ridgeland Panthers from Walker County, GA in the first round of the state championship on Thursday, April 26th. The Tigers, needing to win two games to prevent a Friday tie-breaker, rallied behind excellent pitching performances by Garrett Casey and Colby Williams to blank Ridgeland in both games. Going 8-0, ...

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Callaway Holds Academic Signing Day


With graduation right around the corner, Callaway High School continued their tradition of announcing the commitments of outgoing seniors who are headed off to college and the military with an athletics-style signing day. Friday morning April 27th, Callaway hosted their second annual Academic Signing Day to give academic based college decisions a similar experience to that which elite athletes receive ...

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Steve Pardue Youth Football Camp


LaGrange College head football Coach Steve Pardue is hosting a youth football camp starting in May. The camp accepts boys and girls from kindergarten to eighth grade. The camp is owned and operated by Pardue and runs for three days Wednesday, May 23rd to Friday, May 25th. Pardue’s goal is to allow youth to have fun while getting to know ...

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Granger Tennis Comes Up Short in Round Two of State Championship


The LaGrange boys and girls tennis teams finished out a strong season with a loss to Region 7-AAA Marist in the second round of the state championship. The Grangers advanced to the second round with convincing defeats of Northwest Whitfield by the girls and Lafayette High by the boys in round one. The Grangers faced a storied tennis powerhouse in ...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR • May 3rd: A National Day pf Prayer Service will ne held from 12:15pm-12:45pm, May 3rd, at the Biblical History Center, 130 Gordon Commercial Drive. Community members Marshall McCoy, Katie Mercer Van Schoor, Randy Hardigree, Cliff Meeks and Angela Anderson will lead prayers for government, media, education, church and family. Mr. Joseph Miller will serve as emcee. • ...

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FOOTBALL: Jacob Leuken Signs with Northwestern


Lafayette Christian school celebrated Jacob Leuken Tuesday, April 24th as the young athlete pledged his intention to sign with Northwestern. Leuken played football for the Cougars. Addressing Leuken and a crowd of his peers, Lafayette Christian congratulated him on his achievement while acknowledging both his physical and spiritual development. Assistant Headmaster Rene Gomez started the ceremony with prayer before recounting ...

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West Point Lake to host two public workshops to launch Shoreline Management Plan Update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, announced today that the West Point Lake Project Management Office in Georgia is scheduled to host two public workshops in May to officially begin the process to update the project’s Shoreline Management Plan. The West Point Lake Shoreline Management Plan governs the use of the shoreline by adjacent property owners to promote ...

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Middle School GreenPower Tech Class Spurs STEM Learning


Sixth grade Long Cane Middle School (LCMS) student, Summer Horne, has been working with her father on car maintenance for years. She says it is something they bond over. She was surprised to learn she could transfer the knowledge she already gained from her father to the classroom if she signed up for the GreenPower Tech class at her school. ...

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Georgia Annual Burn Ban Begins May 1

Georgia’s annual ban on outdoor burning begins May 1 in 54 counties, mostly in the northern half of the state. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) puts the restrictions in place during the summer months, when increases in ground level ozone may create health risks. “From May 1st until September 30th, open burning of yard and land-clearing debris is prohibited ...

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Patrick Terrail Shares Stories of Old Hollywood at Rotary Club Meeting


LaGrange’s Rotary Club met for its usual lunch meeting this past Wednesday at the Country Club. As usual, the club hosts many interesting speakers for their meetings, but perhaps none more interesting than Patrick Terrail. Hailing from a long line of restaurant owners in France, Terrail moved to America to attend Cornell’s hospitality school. A fastpaced career in the tourism ...

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