Monthly Archives: May 2018

Cavaliers Dominate in Spring Game


The Cavaliers traveled to Jacksonville State University in Alabama Saturday, May 19th for their spring game against Montgomery Catholic. Callaway, coming off a strong 11-2 season last year, looked great in spring practice but had a formidable Alabama state 4A opponent to overcome in their first test of the year. Montgomery Catholic, back-to-back region winners in their Alabama division, also ...

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LaGrange Ends Losing Streak But Is Still Searching for a Win


In their first game under new head coach Chuck Gibbs, the Grangers tied 14-14 with Manchester. The football team is coming off a winless season and lost to Manchester 14- 0 in last year’s scrimmage. While the Grangers, who shot to a 14-0 lead only to have it close in the second half, didn’t get the win they were looking ...

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary Introduces School Uniform Policy

Students will begin wearing uniforms in August 2018. Parents and students will see a new look when the doors of Berta Weathersbee Elementary (BWES) opens for the new school year in August. That look will be worn by the students as they don new school uniformed apparel. With the motto Think Like a Scholar. Act Like a Scholar. Look Like ...

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Gardner Newman Middle School Honors Top Students


Gardner Newman Middle School held its annual honors day Friday, May 18th. The ceremonies kicked off at nine Friday morning with the sixth-grade celebration. Dr. Adams, assistant principal, stood alongside principal Derek Pitts in awarding recognized students. The middle school recognized students in multiple categories, including: academic excellence, academic achievement, perfect attendance, star students, and those with special recognitions. One ...

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Police Investigating Hit & Run

Police are investigating an incident where a teen allegedly rear-ended a female in Downtown LaGrange and fled the scene. Friday afternoon about 4:11 p.m., officers with the La-Grange Police Department responded to the intersection of Broad Street and Vernon Street in reference to a Hit and Run. Officers arrived and spoke to the female victim, who stated she had been ...

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COMMUNITYCALENDAR • “Hope For Karen”Benefit Concert and Dessert SocialFeaturing: Van Barnett AKA Elvis Presley, Mark Siersma’s One Man Band and Grace Abounds Saturday, June 2nd 2:00-4:30pm At Clearview Chapel 2101 South Davis Road LaGrange There is no fee for the concert, however a love offering will be received. • Mondays: The “Movers and Shakers” Line Dance class will be held ...

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Controversial “Deportation Bus” Gubernatorial Candidate Michael Williams Stops By LaGrange


Controversial Republican Gubernatorial candidate Michael Williams stopped by the LaGrange Waffle House Friday, May 18 as part of his “Deportation Bus Tour.” Williams made national headlines earlier in the month with the unveiling of the “Deportation Bus.” The school-bus-turned-deportation vehicle is painted gray and white, with “FILL THIS BUS WITH ILLEGALS.VOTE MICHAEL WILLIAMS” printed on the side. The bus sparked ...

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DUI Suspect Receives Additional Charge from Hospital Incident


A West Point woman managed to talk her way into an additional charge during an arrest for Driving Under the Influence when she allegedly threatened hospital staff while voluntarily having blood drawn. Sunday morning about 4 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department pulled over a Honda Accord near the intersection of New Franklin Road and Franklin Street for a ...

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LaGrange College Holds Graduation


LaGrange College held its commencement ceremony Saturday, May 19th in celebration of its graduating seniors. The event kicked off at 7:45 Saturday morning with the upcoming graduates lining up on Panther Way before the commencement ceremony began at 8:30. the “2018 LaGrange College Pay It Forward” campaign designed to help raise money to give back to the university. With a ...

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